This is our core.

We’re diligently joyful and hustle with enthusiasm. Not only determined to succeed, but successful.

Daniel Goldstein
President & Chief Executive Officer

Daniel Goldstein is President and CEO of Folience. He has 25 years of executive leadership experience that spans five continents and an irresistible wanderlust that’s carried him to more than 50 countries. It’s a spirit for exploration that’s essential as Daniel shares Folience with the world in his role as chief ambassador and educator.

Daniel also guides investment strategy, which includes acquiring, integrating and advising each of the brands in the Folience portfolio.

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Cathy Terukina
Executive Vice President

Cathy Terukina directs all aspects of the ESOP administration process as Executive Vice President. She’s responsible for integrating new brands into the Folience ESOP ecosystem and also leads the Shared Services team that supports existing brands.

In addition to her 20 years of leadership experience in human resources and organizational development, Cathy has been married for 35 years and successfully ensured that all three of her kids complied with curfew and adhered to homework requirements.

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Paul Nus
Director of Technology & Infrastructure

Paul Nus is Director of Technology & Infrastructure at Folience, where he’s responsible for technology infrastructure and the resources necessary to support it. He ensures that technology projects are designed, implemented and maintained for the purpose of growing the ESOP.

The constant state of invention at Folience is a perfect fit for Paul’s intellectual curiosity, and of course, the local breweries are a nice fit too.

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Kelly O’Hara
Chief Financial Officer

Kelly O’Hara is the Chief Financial Officer in Folience’s Shared Services group, where she oversees accounting and the Finance Cohort. She also supports individual business unit leaders and participates in the due diligence of target brands.

Kelly earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation, one of the highest distinctions in the investment management profession.

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Sandra Ahrendsen
HR Project & Integration Manager

Sandra Ahrendsen is the HR Project & Integration Manager. She provides oversight for ADP software and partners with the Shared Services team for acquisition planning and integration. She also collaborates with the Folience brands to facilitate continuous improvement efforts.

Sandra’s relentless commitment to project execution has been instrumental in completing eight marathons.

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Ashley Gansen
Human Resources Generalist

Ashley Gansen is a Human Resources Business Partner at Folience. She supports Shared Services and Fusionfarm in all human resources needs, and also advises our other business units in recruiting, onboarding, and retention efforts.

Ashley started her career in human resources in Chicago before moving back to Iowa. So far, she and her husband have rescued two dogs and a cat.

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Denise Lewis
Manager of Accounting

Denise Lewis is the Manager of Accounting at Folience. She prepares and analyzes monthly financial statements and supports accounting cohorts in the individual business units.

Denise is usually chasing one of her daughters around, but also jumps at the opportunity to attend baseball games and country music concerts.

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Sue Schantz
Payroll & Benefits Manager

Sue Schantz is the payroll and benefits manager at Folience. She’s responsible for management of all payroll and benefit functions as well as company-wide HR manager and employee support.

Sue has over 15 years of job experience in facilitating payroll and benefits. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her son, frequenting the great outdoors and has an affinity for anything Disney-related.

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Michelle Dopp
Accountant II

Michelle Dopp is an Accountant II at Folience, where she supports the accounting cohorts in each of the individual business units.

Michelle and her husband Randy have two kids and she’s also whitewater rafted down the Yellowstone River twice.

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Andrea Kula
Accounts Payable

Andrea Kula processes accounts payable for each of Folience’s individual business units, which includes employee reimbursements, independent contractor payments and invoices. She has more than 20 years of accounts payable experience.

There’s always more paperwork coming across Andrea’s desk, but after it’s tamed, she enjoys river boating and bonfires with the family.

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Tyler Jentz
Payroll Administrator

Tyler Jentz is a Payroll Administrator at Folience. He oversees all administrative activities related to payroll and contributes to the management of benefits as well.

Tyler takes every opportunity to spend time outdoors, although he’s usually working on projects around the house.

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Lynette Cavin
Office Coordinator

Lynette Cavin is an Office Coordinator at Folience. Her organizational efforts and communication skills contribute to the day-to-day operations of various teams.

Lynette graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a Master of Arts in Spanish and she also has a twin sister.

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Kolin Gage
Network Security Administrator

Kolin Gage is the Network Security Administrator at Folience. He is responsible for implementing network upgrades, monitoring network performance and security threats, as well as daily operational and maintenance functions. He has prior experience working in a bank’s IT department where he was responsible for network monitoring and security threats, as well as general IT help desk tasks.

In his free time, Kolin helps run a non-profit organization called SecMidwest, which puts on free monthly meetings to give IT and security talks/demos. He also enjoys traveling and camping, as well as spending time with his wife, two kids and the family dog.

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Kevin Saathoff
Server Administrator II

Kevin Saathoff is a Server Administrator at Folience, where he builds and maintains the systems that support applications and end user needs.

Like every good dad, Kevin loves golfing, fishing and watching baseball.

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Shawn Hoy
Server Administrator

Shawn Hoy is a Server Administrator at Folience. He builds, troubleshoots and maintains servers, systems and infrastructure.

Shawn also enjoys playing all kinds of games with his wife and daughter, including card games, board games and tabletop miniature games.

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Kayla Bishop
Desktop Technician I

Kayla Bishop is a Desktop Technician in the IT Department. Before coming to Folience four years ago, she forged her patience while solving IT challenges in a call center environment.

Kayla recently bought her first home, which means that she has plenty of garage space for building projects.

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Ken White
Senior Manager Facilities

Ken White is the Senior Manager Facilities at Folience. With more than 17 years of experience in program, project, property and facilities management, Ken provides services and solutions to each of the individual business units. He also aligns facilities efforts to strategic and capital expense planning.

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