Product Team

Al Bakken [+]
Day Job: Meat Cutter
Born/Raised: Madison/Stoughton
Currently Reside: Cottage Grove, WI
Favorite Music: Oldies
Favorite Food: Steak
Favorite Book: All Corvettes are Red
Favorite Movie: Any John Wayne movie
Hobbies: Camping, Car Shows
Nickname: All Corvettes are Red
Idol/Hero/Inspired By: Mother and Father
If not working for RMM, I would be: not sure
Quotes for use on RMM.com. Always do the best you can
Why I exist. What do I believe in: Good and honest day's work, fun, honest day's pay
Alberto Sanchez [+]
Day Job: Portion Control Manager
Born / Raised: Ciudad Hidalgo Michoacan/grew up in Chicago, IL
Currently Reside: Black Earth, WI
Favorite Music: Salsa, Bachatu, Merenge
Favorite Food: Mole, BBQ, Grill
Favorite Book: Cooking Books, recipes
Favorite Movie The Lion King
Hobbies: Hunting, Soccer, Camping
Nickname: Beto, Al
Idol/Hero/Inspired By: my dad
If not working for RMM, I would be: Chef
What's my legacy: My kids, all the good times
Americo Castillo [+]
Day Job: BEM Team Member
Born / Raised Zacatecas, Mexico
Currently Reside: Marshall, WI
Favorite Music: Country
Favorite Food: Beans, Salsa, Steak
Hobbies: Cooking, keeping busy
Nickname: Amigo
If not working for RMM, I would be:w hatever, I can do many things
What's my legacy: I like to make people happy and enjoy life so much
Aubrey Rogers [+]
Day Job: Secretary
Born / Raised Prairie du Sac, WI
Currently Reside: Cross Plains, WI
Favorite Music: Easy Listening
Favorite Food: Candy
Favorite Book: Narnia Series
Favorite Movie All Star Wars
Hobbies: Crafting
Nickname: Aubz
Augustin Ruiz [+]
Day Job: Sanitation Specialist
Born / Raised Mexico City
Currently Reside: Madison, WI
Favorite Music: Classic, Rock
Favorite Food: Tacos
Favorite Movie Medea Movies - Tylor Perry
Hobbies: Soccer
Nickname: Auggie
Idol/Hero/Inspired By: Dad
If not working for RMM, I would be: Landscaping
What's my legacy: My kids
Brandon Mallo [+]
Day Job: BEM Team Member
Born / Raised Lake Delton area, WI
Currently Reside: Lake Delton, WI
Favorite Music: Classic Rock, Rap
Favorite Food: Good Food
Favorite Book: The Hobbit, Lord of the Rings
Favorite Movie The Big Lebowski, Boondock Saints
Hobbies: Fishing, pool
Nickname: Chopz
If not working for RMM, I would be: Probably in a kitchen somewhere
What's my legacy: I like to make people happy and enjoy life so much
Christopher Pax [+]
Day Job: Exec Sales Dir/Chef Liaison
Born / Raised Wisconsin
Currently Reside: Madison
Favorite Music: Punk
Favorite Food: Lamb
Favorite Book: Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
Favorite Movie Breaking Away
Hobbies: Cycling, Beer drinking
Nickname: Pax
Idol/Hero/Inspired By: Anthony Bourdain
If not working for RMM, I would be: Running a restaurant
What's my legacy: Family
Cory Evans [+]
Day Job: BEM Team Member
Born / Raised Madison/Sauk City
Currently Reside: Sauk City, WI
Favorite Music: R&B, Hip Hop
Favorite Food: greasy hot food
Favorite Book: Harry Potter
Favorite Movie Fern Gully
Hobbies: Hiking, biking, long boarding
Nickname: Beaker
Idol/Hero/Inspired By: Obama
If not working for RMM, I would be: Professionally moving furniture
Quotes for use on RMM.com. Stop! Hammer time!
What's my legacy: My kids
Dale Bonk [+]
Day Job: Counter Jockey
Born / Raised Human
Currently Reside: Madison, WI
Favorite Music: Live
Favorite Food: Prepared by me
Favorite Book: O.E.D.
Favorite Movie Delicatessan
Hobbies: Gardening, Biking
What do I believe in: Nihilism
Fletcher McGiveron [+]
Day Job: Butcher
Born / Raised Lansing, MI/ Menominee, MI
Currently Reside: Middleton, WI
Favorite Music: Alternative
Favorite Food: Biscuits and gravy
Favorite Book: Lord of the Rings
Favorite Movie Tombstone
Hobbies: Shooting, reloading, reading, bicycling, woodworking
Nickname:
Idol/Hero/Inspired By:
If not working for RMM, I would be: Still working at Copps
Quotes for use on RMM.com. Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement.
What's my legacy: To enjoy what I'm doing with as little stress as possible.
Gilberto Carrillo [+]
N/A
Giovanny [+]
Currently Reside: Honduras/New York
Favorite Music: Madison, WI
Favorite Food: Ranchero
Favorite Book: little of everything
Favorite Movie
Hobbies: Action
Nickname: Fishing
Idol/Hero/Inspired By:
If not working for RMM, I would be:
Hayley Blum [+]
N/A
Ian [+]
N/A
Jason Duhr [+]
Day Job: Operational Manager/Supervisor
Born / Raised Barbaoo, WI/Sauk Prairie, WI
Currently Reside: Prairie du Sac, WI
Favorite Music: Country
Favorite Food: Italian
Favorite Book: Harry Potter Series
Favorite Movie Avatar
Hobbies: Frisbee golfing, hiking, swimming, driving, other outdoor activities
Nickname: Doozie
Idol/Hero/Inspired By: Darson Ott/Charlie Sheen
If not working for RMM, I would be: Working another dead end job or living with my mother
What's my legacy: Live my life to my expectations and be happy with everyone and everything. Die with no regrets
Jesus Sanchez [+]
Day Job: Grind Master
Born / Raised Mexico, Michoacan
Currently Reside: Mazomanie, WI
Favorite Music: Mexican, Pop
Favorite Food: Mexican, seafood, beef
Favorite Book: Harry Potter
Favorite Movie Spider Man
Hobbies: Movies, videogames, gardening
Nickname: Chuchin
Idol/Hero/Inspired By: my son, daughter
If not working for RMM, I would be: Cutting meat at another place (market)
What's my legacy: my son and my profession
Jose Chairez [+]
N/A
Juan Carapia Picaso [+]
Day Job: Cortador de Carne
Born / Raised San Antonio Solis, Mexico
Currently Reside: Madison, WI
Favorite Music: Cumbia
Favorite Food: Mexicana
Favorite Book: Boqueros del Oeste
Favorite Movie Peroo Negro
Hobbies: Football, Soccer
Nickname: Calero
Idol/Hero/Inspired By: my papa
If not working for RMM, I would be: Flower Producer
What's my legacy: My gentle, even temperment
Luis Diaz [+]
N/A
Manuel Sanchez [+]
Day Job: Grinding and boxing
Born / Raised Mexico/Chicago
Currently Reside: Black Earth, WI
Favorite Music: Rock, Metal
Favorite Food: Lobster
Favorite Book: Che - Ernesto che guevara
Favorite Movie Cast Away - Forest Gump
Hobbies: Play Soccer, play with my daughter
Nickname: Nene
Idol/Hero/Inspired By: my dad
If not working for RMM, I would be: Pilot
Quotes for use on RMM.com. Every opinion counts
What's my legacy: My sense of humor, jokes and especially my pranks
Roberta Wahl [+]
Day Job: A/R A/P
Born / Raised Farmington, NM/grew up in AZ
Currently Reside: Black Earth, WI
Favorite Music: Classical
Favorite Food: Seafood
Favorite Book: The Hobbit/CS Lewis Books
Favorite Movie Gone with the Wind
Hobbies: hand crafts, philanthrope
Nickname: Robbie
Idol/Hero/Inspired By: my mom
Quotes for use on RMM.com. There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
What do I believe in: I believe everything has a purpose and there is a reason you are in that position
Roman Sotelo [+]
Day Job: Packing, boxing finish product
Born / Raised Cuernavaca, Morelos
Currently Reside: Madison, WI
Favorite Music: Romantic music
Favorite Food: Charnes food
Favorite Movie Eclipse
Hobbies: Soccer
Nickname: Panchito
Idol/Hero/Inspired By: my mom
If not working for RMM, I would be: Truck Driver
What's my legacy: Like to help people
Scott Evenson [+]
Day Job: Plant Manager
Born / Raised Madison, WI
Currently Reside: Sauk City, WI
Favorite Music: Country
Favorite Food: Beef, pork, fresh veggies
Favorite Book: Where the Red Fern Grows
Favorite Movie Gran Tourino
Hobbies: Hunting, Fishing, Wood Cutting
Nickname: Scooter
Idol/Hero/Inspired By: My Great Grandpa
If not working for RMM, I would be: a state worker
Quotes for use on RMM.com. It takes too much time to waste time
Todd Weisensel [+]
Day Job: Shipping/Receiving
Born / Raised Madison
Currently Reside: Madison, WI
Favorite Music: Rock
Favorite Food: Steak
Hobbies: Hunting, Fishing
Idol/Hero/Inspired By: dad, mom
If not working for RMM, I would be: Would work for someone else or for myself
What do I believe in: Have fun and be happy

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