Who We Are...
My name is Kevin Leonard and I am the president of SESCO. I am a 35 year foodservice equipment industry veteran including 24 years with SESCO. I am a Certified Foodservice Professional as well as a graduate of the CPMR program. I am a proud supporter of the School Nutrition Association and am currently Vice Chair of the Ohio SNA Industry Advisory Council. I am also a member of a variety of manufacturer advisory councils. I am a proud member of a wonderful golfing family. My wife of 41 years and I have played golf in all 50 states. My two sons and my two wonderful grandsons are also golf lovers.
CFO, VP of Operations
Carl brings over 15 years of extensive experience in finance and operations to SESCO. He has worked in both public and private companies. Previously, Carl was CFO and Senior VP of Operations at Mace Security Intl, Inc., Prior to that role he served as CFO and VP of Operations for Saeco USA, Inc., Carl and his wife have been married for 32 years and they have two daughters.
VP of Sales - Eastern Division
My name is Mike Rykaceski and I am the VP of Sales for SESCO. I have over 45 years of foodservice experience as an owner/operator, food broker and equipment specialist. I have been with SESCO FOR 10 years and have enjoyed it. I have been active with the Pennsylvania and West Virginia SNA for many years. I enjoy traveling with my son Michael who is in college.
Sales Manager - Southern Division
My name is Rylie Church. I have worked in the foodservice equipment industry for over 25 years as a restaurant manager, dealer salesperson and now manufacturer’s rep. I have been with SESCO for over 9 years as a territory manager and currently as Sales Manager – Southern Division. I live in West Chester, Ohio with my wife Michelle and our 3 children.
Sales Manager - Northern Division
My name is Charley Miller. I have been with SESCO for 19 years. I am currently the Sales Manager of our Northern Division and Culinary Support. I am a Certified Foodservice Professional. I am a proud member of both the School Nutrition Association and the American Culinary Foundation. I have always enjoyed helping our clients find great equipment solutions and insuring their satisfaction with our products. I am a proud father of 3 sons and even prouder grandfather of 4 grandsons.
Territory Manager - Central Ohio
With over 30 years of experience in the food service industry, I bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to my role as a manufacturer’s representative for the central Ohio region at SESCO. My diverse background includes positions such as restaurant manager, broadline food service sales, territory manager for a food service equipment & small wares dealer, and factory equipment representative. I am passionate about helping our equipment dealers provide value and solutions to their customers through our comprehensive manufacturer’s lineup. I am honored to serve my clients, and take pride in being part of a hardworking and fun team here at SESCO! In my personal life, I am a devoted husband to my amazing and talented wife Lisa, and a proud father blessed with three wonderful children. I am currently a resident of Dayton, OH.
Territory Manager - Kentucky
As a Territory Manager for Kentucky, I work diligently to help all of my customers find the right solutions for their food equipment needs.
Territory Manager - Indiana
As a Territory Manager for Indiana, I work diligently to help all of my customers find the right solutions for their food equipment needs.
Territory Manager - Michigan and Northwest Ohio
My name is Gerald Rosales and I have been with Sesco since November 2022. I have over 27 years of experience in the food service industry as an Inside and Distribution sales manager and am excited to be the new manufacturer's rep. for Northwest Ohio / Michigan. I live in Bowling Green, OH with my amazing wife Lydia and have two grown children and two wonderful grandchildren. I look forward to meeting all of your product needs!
CCR Manager - Marketing Director
My name is Paul Cornish. I have been with SESCO for 28 years. Currently serving as client care manager. I am a certified foodservice professional with SESCO experience ranging from inside & outside sales, parts sales, service, and marketing. Residing in Akron, my wife Julie and I are the grateful and proud parents of our son - who is now college.
Andrew came to SESCO in 2021 with over 3 years experience managing shipping and receiving.
Before his position as Purchasing Manager at SESCO, Jason's experience comprised over 6 years at SESCO in both the equipment and the parts departments as a client care representative.
Equipment Client Care
Jack is a client care representative in SESCO's equipment customer service department. He is ready to take your order and able to help you with all your new equipment needs and questions. Jack joined SESCO in 2020.
Equipment Client Care
Karen has 10 years experience as a client care representative in SESCO's equipment customer service department. In addition to SESCO, she has many years of sales and customer service experience in the foodservice industry. Karen, is ready to take your order and able to help you with all your new equipment needs and questions.
Mike joined the SESCO staff in April of 2011. He is a graduate of Ohio State University. Shortly after graduation he became a Certified Public Accountant. Before joining SESCO, Mike was an accounting and operations consultant for various organizations in industries that included home improvement, computer software and health & fitness.
Sales Support Representative
Beth came to SESCO in 2021 with15 years of experience with food service equipment including quoting, and order processing. Beth is now coordinating quotes and supporting the sales and client care team at SESCO.
Cindy is a long term SESCO team member, having joined the staff in 1983. Cindy handles the billing of our valuable customers and is responsible for an array of administrative and accounting functions.
Administrative Assistant / Receptionist
The first friendly voice you hear when you call SESCO will probably be Colette, she is the receptionist. Other responsibilities include a wide range of accounting and administrative functions. Colette has been a SESCO team member since 2010.