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The Hofstetter Company


The Hofstetter Company
11904 Auburn Road
Chardon, OH  44024




Jeff Fisher – President

Northern OH and Columbus OH

Jeff is a native Clevelander and has been selling electronic components for 28 years.  After graduating from Grove City College in Pennsylvania, his electronics career started as a district applications engineer with a global industrial controls manufacturer.  He joined The Hofstetter Company in 1996 as a sales rep and was promoted to vice president in 2002.  He purchased the 57 year old company in 2009.  Jeff has a strong work ethic, excellent organizational skills and enjoys helping customers with his technical product knowledge.  He enjoys home improvement projects, is an avid fisherman and also coaches Middle School Girl’s Basketball.


Julie Fickes – Sales Rep

Southern OH, Southern IN and Kentucky

Julie handles the Southern Ohio, Kentucky and Southern Indiana territory.  She joined The Hofstetter Company in 2000 and has 19 years of experience as a manufacturer’s representative.  Prior to this, Julie spent five years in electronic distribution as an inside/outside salesperson.  Her strengths are prompt followup, persistence and time management.  In Julie’s spare time she enjoys working out and spending time with her children.


Rudy Stagl – Sales Rep

Northern OH and Toledo

Rudy, a lifelong resident of Northern Ohio, joined the Hofstetter team in 1984 after several years in the Air Force and having worked as a component engineer for a large medical manufacturer.  He is married with three daughters and enjoys building and working around the home.  His hobbies include music, traveling and politics, as well as spending time with his family.  Rudy is president of the German Family Society of Akron, a family-oriented social club preserving his family heritage.  He currently has 45 years industry experience.


Roger Haworth – Sales Rep

Michigan and Northern IN

Roger brings a unique perspective to The Hofstetter Company with over 25 years of sales experience in Michigan and Northern Indiana for companies from virtually every segment of the electronics industry including bare printed circuit boards, contract manufacturing services and extensive experience with distribution of electronic and electromechanical components of practically every type.  He is married with three children and enjoys boating and camping with his family.  Roger is also very active in youth baseball in his community in his role as the Commissioner of his city’s recreational baseball league, overseeing the baseball operations for more than 600 youth baseball players.


Al Handrick – Sales Rep

Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia

Al has 23 years of direct sales experience across a variety of industries and has been with The Hofstetter Company for seven years.  His territory covers Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia.  Al brings a wealth of sales experience with him including great follow-up skills, a fantastic work ethic and a very positive attitude.  Al enjoys spending time with his family and biking on the trail.