Our Staff

Geraldine Donnelly

Geraldine Donnelly, President

Gerry Donnelly began her career in the business in 1961. She accepted an after-school position when she was a senior student at St. Hubert’s High School in Northeast Philadelphia and learned the business from the ground floor up! Gerry is proud of her success story [...]
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Wendy Potter

Wendy Ivins, Office Manager

Wendy became part of the Barnell office team in 2007. Her initial job was covering the order desk. With her experience, education and grasp of computer science, Wendy took on the formidable task of bringing Barnell's technology programs and systems into the 21st century [...]
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Andrea Ivins

Andrea Ivins, Administrative Assistant

Andrea joined the company in 2011. Her transition into the Barnell "family" was easy, as she is Wendy’s sister. Andrea has earned the title "Queen of the Order Desk". Her excellent organizational and customer service skills have made her an invaluable member of our team [...]
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Michael Merenda

Michael Merenda, Senior Service Technician

Michael has been with Barnell since 1979. Michael has extraordinary skills. He has a unique ability to diagnose almost any kind of mechanical problem that exists in kitchen dishwashing and on-premise laundry systems. When Michael arrives to troubleshoot a problem [...]
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Don Miller

Donald Miller, Service Technician

Donald came to work with Barnell in 1998, initially as a chemical processor in our manufacturing facility. Because Donald is a dedicated and quick learner, his responsibilities eventually included all areas of powder and liquid manufacturing, in addition to plant maintenance [...]
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Shawn Rompolski

Shawn Rompolski, Service Technician

Shawn is the newest addition to the Barnell family, bringing to us his considerable plumbing and electrical skills. He, too, is a quick learner who has adapted nicely to our family environment and the unique nature of our service business. He is friendly, knowledgeable [...]
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Tom Hanratty

Tom Hanratty, Sales

Tom joined the Barnell sales staff after he retired from his role as country club manager. Tom’s first-hand knowledge of the country club market has helped propel our own growth in this very competitive field of golf club management. His experience in country club kitchen [...]
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Joe Skuba

Joe Skuba, Sales

Joe Skuba is Barnell's longest-serving employee, surpassed only by Gerry Donnelly. Needless to say, Joe has extensive knowledge of our products, equipment and markets. Nothing is ever too much trouble for Joe. He has been known to remove his jacket [...]
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Bob Chazin

Bob Chazin, Sales

Bob Chazin has rejoined the Barnell sales staff after retiring from the retail automotive industry. Bob brings along years of sales experience and customer service expertise that fits like a glove into our own market. The temporary tutelage of Joe Skuba and Tom Hanratty [...]
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Warehouse & Delivery

Warehouse & Delivery

Barnell could not function without our hard-working Warehouse and Delivery staff! From left to right:  Billy, (Gerry Donnelly), Travis, Justo, Mack
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