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Meet The
Jackel Team

Steve Jackel

President of JE, Steve Jackel has been involved with wood since 1971. Steve gained much of his wood education while involved in the Dulcimer business, building his own house and wood sales. In 1991 he decided to start his own business, Jackel Enterprises. As a leader for his company Steve has grown JE from a small warehouse and one man operation into a 40,000 sf facility on a 2 acre lot. Steve’s 45 years of wood knowledge is invaluable in the design and build community.

Noah Jackel

Vice President
Noah Jackel serves as our vice president and operations manager. He oversees Jackel Enterprises and our Wood Box Beam division. Diligent and knowledgeable, Noah has worked for JE since 1996; his tireless efforts continue to improve our production and services.

Len Jackel

In Memorium

Tree Rozelle

Marketing/ Admin/ Sales
Tree has been with Jackel Enterprises since 2019, and brings with her years of marketing experience in graphic design, branding, social media, print and web. She provides administrative support to management and continually increases her knowledge of wood to provide great customer care through sales and online marketing. You can find her birdwatching or gardening on weekends with her animal companion Sukha.

Eve Haines

Eve Haines is our loyal office assistant; she has worked for JE since 2006. She is always ready with good humor and a smile to get the job done.

Jon Hodges

Sales Manager
Jon Hodges has joined the team as our new Sales Manager. Jon is committed to the expansion strategy of the company and looks forward to helping develop increased market share for the company. Jackel Enterprises is in a unique position in the wood industry and has a good reputation. The West Coast Woods and Wood Box Beams are emerging brands which show great potential. The team is very strong and the future looks bright for the company.

Rick Moreno

Warehouse Manager
Rick Moreno, a local from Watsonville, has worked for Jackel Enterprises since 2000. He is our warehouse manager, with a great sense of humor and competence he is always willing to help fulfill your order and ready it for delivery. Rick is our go to guy for all our stock items.

Robert Shallenberger


Robert started working for Jackel Enterprises in 2019 and comes with years of customer service and warehouse experience. Born and raised in Freedom, California he enjoys skateboarding, cooking, and art. Having not previously worked in the lumber industry makes everyday a new learning experience for Robert.

Roger Heitmeyer

Roger has been with Jackel Enterprises since 2018. He brings many years of customer service and many different job experiences with him. He even was a first grade bilingual teacher. Roger is an ex-surf addict who now enjoys surfing in warmer water. He has 2 beautiful daughters that he loves and adores. You can find him fishing from shore or a boat on the weekends.

Phil Kornder

Mill Service Manager

Gene Martinez

Mill Services
Gene Martinez has been with Jackel Enterprises since 2007, hardworking and good humored he is a valued team member. He works in the mill and Wood Box Beam division, Gene is cranking out the custom orders to your specifications. His favorite saying “Treat yourself, don’t cheat yourself” is reflected in his work of our top quality wood products.

Carlos DeLeon

Apprentice/ Mill Services
Carlos has recently completed a course in Green Building Construction that led him to working with Jackel Enterprises. He is our newest apprentice in the mill and is a great asset to our box beam division. When not working Carlos enjoys movies, soccer games, and taking his dog on daily walks.

Mario Lomelli

Dispatch Services/ Sales
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