Beyond the brush

Our staff

Meet the people

Mark Bergman

Founder & CEO

Year you started working at HP Co?
Forever.

What do you even do here??
Not much.

If you go to Happy Hour what do you order?
Surly Furious

When you’re not working, what are you happiest doing?
Being at the cabin with my family… and golfing!

What is your favorite HP Co. Product?
My favorite Handy Product is and always will be the Original Handy Paint Pail! That is the product that started this great company with fantastic people! Don’t buy the Handy Paint Pail because it was first.....Buy it because it is the BEST! Thanks for all the years of support and loyalty.

Jeff Given

President

Year you started working at HP Co?
2005

What do you even do here??
Top secret presidential things and office handyman.

If you go to Happy Hour what do you order?
Hazy IPA

When you’re not working, what are you happiest doing?
Traveling with my wife and surfing.

What is your favorite HP Co. Product?
The Handy Pro Pail (Aka The Cuda) because you can easily switch back and forth from any size mini-roller to brush. Yes, that’s right even up to a 6.5” mini-roller…. WOW.

Dawn Schmieg

Vice President

Year you started working at HP Co?
1986

What do you even do here??
Bookkeeping, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Human Resources.

If you go to Happy Hour what do you order?
Miller Lite or Coors Light

When you’re not working, what are you happiest doing?
Spending time with my daughter, Spending time with friends, and being outside.

What is your favorite HP Co. Product?
The original HANDy Paint Pail…because it’s where it all started and it just feels good on your hand!

Matt Dehne

Vice President of Operations

Year you started working at HP Co?
2011

What do you even do here??
I do what I am told.

If you go to Happy Hour what do you order?
Crown and 7

When you’re not working, what are you happiest doing?
Watching my kids play sports. Read & workout.

What is your favorite HP Co. Product?
The Handy Pro Pail.

Chris Bergman

Sales Manager

Year you started working at HP Co?
August, 2005

What do you even do here??
A little bit of sales, a little bit of operations, a little bit of marketing…

If you go to Happy Hour what do you order?
Usually either an IPA or bourbon on the rocks.

When you’re not working, what are you happiest doing?
Spending time with family and friends, playing golf, running.

What is your favorite HP Co. Product?
Tray because I use it the most.

Britta Lang

Account Services Coordinator

Year you started working at HP Co?
2008

What do you even do here??
Manage customer orders and invoices, coordinate item set up and management between HP Co and customers, customer service & water the office plants.

If you go to Happy Hour what do you order?
Red wine when it’s cold outside, white wine when it’s warm.

When you’re not working, what are you happiest doing?
On the boat at the cabin with my family.

What is your favorite HP Co. Product?
Handy Paint Pail for me – the adjustable strap gets small enough to comfortably fit my hand, and the Liners save so much time and hassle.

Rob Tracy

National Sales Manager

Year you started working at HP Co?
2010

What do you even do here??
National Sales Manager.

If you go to Happy Hour what do you order?
Beer.

When you’re not working, what are you happiest doing?
Golfing, traveling, and hitting the beach.

What is your favorite HP Co. Product?
My favorite Handy Product is the Paint Tray and I actually say that in my sales presentations. It’s sturdy, holds a whole gallon of paint and the liners are awesome for reducing cleanup.

Megan Bergman

Marketing & Social Media

Year you started working at HP Co?
2014

What do you even do here??
Social Media & Online operations.

If you go to Happy Hour what do you order?
Diet Coke.

When you’re not working, what are you happiest doing?
Going on adventures with my kids, Pelotoning, or running.

What is your favorite HP Co. Product?
My favorite product is the Handy Paint Tray. It is super sturdy , and holds a whole gallon of paint.

Mike Bailey

Operations Manager

Year you started working at HP Co?
2015

What do you even do here??
Operations Manager/Inventory control.

If you go to Happy Hour what do you order?
Tito’s and soda water with a lime.

When you’re not working, what are you happiest doing?
I love to workout, run, rollerblade, spend time with family and friends, and grocery shop/cook.

What is your favorite HP Co. Product?
My favorite product is the Handy Paint Pail because it is the perfect size for many different types of painting projects and fits your hand very well with the strap.

Natalie Meger

Director of Childhood Education

Year you started working at HP Co?
2019

What do you even do here??
Wrangles 4 kids - 3 and under in the on-site child care. Helps the operations team when needed.

If you go to Happy Hour what do you order?
A Stella or an Amaretto Sour.

When you’re not working, what are you happiest doing?
Relaxing and doing nothing.

What is your favorite HP Co. Product?
The Handy Paint Pail.

Noah Dehne

Operations Intern

Year you started working at HP Co?
Spring 2020

What do you even do here??
Build/ship orders.

If you go to Happy Hour what do you order?
I am not 21 yet.

When you’re not working, what are you happiest doing?
Playing baseball, playing basketball, and hanging out with friends.

What is your favorite HP Co. Product?
The Handy Paint Cup.

Work beyond the brush

We believe in doing good

Handy Products believes in doing good. Beyond a tagline or slogan, it translates into being a generous with our time and resources. As part of our commitment to Do Good, we proudly give to the following organizations: