Riverside Foods' Sales Team

“Musky” Mike Coenen has been the National Sales Manager for Riverside Foods for more than 9 years! He is exceptional in customer service.   With his nickname this should come as no surprise that in his off time he loves to fish for monster muskys.

Jack Youngchild

Jack Youngchild has been with Riverside Foods for 5 years now and enjoys going out and meeting new people every day.

He has been married for 21 years to his wife Deanna. They have 3 children; 19 year old twins Britney and Zachary and Courtney, 13. They enjoy time up at their cottage fishing, boating and having bonfires. They love to vacation and have been to over 20 national parks and forests including Glacier, Yosemite, Yellowstone, Sequoia, Death Valley and Acadia.

Jack has also enjoyed wrestling and has served as head wrestling coach for Manitowoc Lincoln, his alma mater, as well as the youth program for 9 years.




Mark VanVactor


Mark Van Vactor has been with Riverside Foods for over 5 years. Mark enjoys hunting, fishing and spending time with his wife and grand kids.



Marc Pagano

Marc Pagano has been with Riverside Foods for 8 years. Marc is a rep for the Chicago area and his territory includes southern Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Missouri and Kentucky. Prior to working for Riverside Foods Marc worked for 24 years in the trading pits at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. He attended St. Cloud University in St. Cloud Minnesota.

Marc is a varsity hockey coach at Deerfield High School, and in his spare time loves to visit and spend time in Door County, Wisconsin.







William Loberger

William Loberger started at Riverside Foods in September 2013. William says he has become a road warrior for the company and loves every minute of his career! In his spare time he enjoys working out, spoiling his nieces and nephew, golfing, deer hunting and exploring new sites while he is on the road.





Ken Kornely

Ken Kornely has been with Riverside Foods for over 8 years. He works in the Northeast Wisconsin area with Badger Wholesale of Green Bay.

Ken is married with three children and six grandchildren. Kenny enjoys watching the Green Bay Packers and is an avid Milwaukee Brewers fan.






Bernie Zierhut

Bernie Zierhut began working for Riverside Foods in May of 1982. Bernie brings to the table a wealth of product knowledge and ideas in menu merchandising. You won’t go wrong when working with Bernie “The King” Zierhut.

Although a lifelong resident of Manitowoc WI, he continues to be an avid baseball and diehard Los Angeles Dodgers fan. Bernie is married, has three daughters and three grandchildren. In his spare time, he finds great satisfaction and relaxation in waxing and detailing cars.