Spotlight Series: Mike Anderson

This month we’re meeting Mike Anderson from our Builder Divisions Sales team!

What is your role at Warners’ Stellian?
Builder Divisions Sales since Jan. 2009


Tell us more about your role.
I work with the builder / remodeler trade-partners in the south and west metro.  It has been very rewarding to see how our division has grown and adapted in my time here.

What do you like most about your job?
The store personnel I get to work with day to day.  I also get a chance to visit most stores and really enjoy meeting my co-workers in the stores I don’t visit as often.

Tell us about your family.
Wife Julie, daughter Emily, son Sam, and 2 puppies: Maddie and Eddie!

What was your first job?
I worked for a power tool company out of college.  I still have some friends from my days there.  Love the appliance business much more!

What do you like to do on your days off?
Try to go to the gym, ride my bicycle, and hang out at home with Julie and the puppies.

What three words would you use to describe Warners’ Stellian?
Family / Friends / Integrity

What’s your favorite appliance, and why?
Whichever one we sell to a builder!

Tell us something about you that would surprise us or that most people don’t know.
Was a first team all-conference basketball player way back in high school.

What is the one thing you cannot live without?
Sad to say, but my iPhone.

If you had to eat one meal, every day for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Easy, Pizza.

What is your favorite thing to do?
Golf with my high-school buddies once a year back home in Iowa.

Spotlight Series: Rebecca Uhrig from Merchandising

This month we’re meeting Rebecca Uhrig from our Merchandising Team at HQ!


What is your role at Warners’ Stellian?
Pricing and Promotions Assistant.


Tell us more about your role.
A lot of my work is behind the scenes. I assist in promotional pricing, keeping digital tags working, but most people know me through my work with our rebates.

What do you like most about your job?
Definitely the people I work with. Who surrounds you makes things better and you actually look forward to coming to work!

Tell us about your family.
Most of my family still lives in Kansas, but my mom lives in Mankato. I have a younger brother currently in Des Moines going to Drake. I have two cats, Macintosh and Crookshanks. They were both adopted in Kansas, but like living here especially when it snows.

What was your first job?
My first job was in high school, a seasonal position at JoAnn Fabrics. Most of my paycheck when back into JoAnn buying art supplies!

What do you like to do on your days off?
Some days I’ll hit up a brewery with friends, otherwise working on some project around the house or hanging out with my cats. They love weekends when I’m home.

What three words would you use to describe Warners’ Stellian?
Close-knit, challenging, and fun.

What’s your favorite appliance, and why?
Probably the refrigerator. Aside from my love of food, they’re the star of the kitchen.

Tell us something about you that would surprise us or that most people don’t know.
I can’t read my original birth certificate, since it’s in German! My dad was in the military. I wasn’t born on the base, but in a German hospital.

What is the one thing you cannot live without?
I’m torn on this, there’s so many things I want to list. But in day-to-day life, I definitely need my coffee. Close second would be my phone.

If you had to eat one meal, every day for the rest of your life, what would it be?
I’d have to pick pizza. You can change the toppings to make entirely new flavors. I’m also a firm believer that fruit has its place on pizza.

What is your favorite thing to do?
Something creative: art, quilting, baking, reading. I like creating things and making something out of nothing. My most recent project was a quilt for my cousin in celebration of her wedding!

Spotlight Series: Duane Fisher from Plumbing

This month we’re meeting Duane Fisher from our Plumbing Team!

What is your role at Warners’ Stellian?
I’m a plumber.


Tell us more about your role.
I install and fix anything with water or gas.


What do you like most about your job?
Meeting new people.

Tell us about your family.
My family is small but loving.

What was your first job?
My first job was at Minnehaha Bowling Lanes.

What do you like to do on your days off?
On my days off I like to relax or get things done around the house.

What three words would you use to describe Warners’ Stellian?
Fun, energizing and challenging.

What’s your favorite appliance, and why?
My favorite appliance is a range to cook pizza.

Tell us something about you that would surprise us or that most people don’t know.
I’m deathly afraid of snakes.

What is the one thing you cannot live without?
My watch.

If you had to eat one meal, every day for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Pizza.

What is your favorite thing to do?
Be outdoors.

Spotlight Series: Anna Johnson from Marketing

This month we’re meeting Anna Johnson from our Marketing Team!


What is your role at Warners’ Stellian?
I’m the Digital Marketing Specialist.

Tell us more about your role.
I run and monitor all of our social media platforms; Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, Snapchat Ads and TikTok. I also run our social media ads which has equaled out to about 100 ads running at a time. With social media I am creating all the content that is posted.

What do you like most about your job?
I love the possibilities and resources we have here. There is also a lot of teamwork which makes making content and generating ideas for marketing campaigns really fun!

Tell us about your family.
I am the middle child with two brothers. I adopted my dog Savannah about 3 years ago and she is a spunky 4-year-old lab/shepherd mix who likes long walks after dinner and trips to the dog park. She enjoys swimming so we go up north to Cumberland, Wisconsin where my dad’s family is from, from time to time.

What was your first job?
My first job was at the Hudson Golf Club when I was 15 where my dad was the Superintendent and my boss. That made for an interesting experience (in a good way, ha!) as I was on the Grounds Crew there with my older brother.

What do you like to do on your days off?
On my days off I’m either visiting friends and family or managing a mental health non-profit, The Butterfly Path which I started 5 years ago to help fund for mental health resources and therapy sessions for families/individuals when insurance can’t cover it.

What three words would you use to describe Warners’ Stellian?
Family, Community, and Integrity.


What’s your favorite appliance, and why?
My favorite appliance is anything Smeg. I love that style and aesthetic.

Tell us something about you that would surprise us or that most people don’t know.
I used to want to be a teacher when I grew up but changed majors to marketing halfway through college. Once I got my degree, I was a substitute teacher in Hudson where I’m from before landing my first full time job.

What is the one thing you cannot live without?
Coffee! I can’t function without it.

If you had to eat one meal, every day for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Top the Tater. I could eat that all day, every day.

What is your favorite thing to do?
My favorite thing to do would probably doing anything with my family! My mom, two brothers, and sister-in-laws are really close and do a lot together whether that’s going out to dinner, Top Golf, or getting ready to welcome the first grand baby into the family! I’m very excited to add Auntie to my name.

Spotlight Series: Meet Jason Mustafa from Warehouse 1

This month we’re meeting Jason Mustafa!

What is your role at Warners’ Stellian?
I’m in charge of the transfers, I’m in charge of bulk in the morning (like water lines, inlets, etc). I unload the trucks, and I stay busy. Sometimes I help with custom installs.


Tell us more about your role.
I really like working. I really like to stay busy. I really like the company.

What do you like most about your job?
Everything. I like learning. Every day is a new day. Why not be open to learning something new?


Tell us about your family.
It’s me and my wife and we have grandkids. I moved from the East Coast. I used to live in Massachusetts and New York.


What was your first job?
My first job was at the company that I worked at before I came here, doing something similar to what I’m doing now.


What do you like to do on your days off?
I take care of the house, spend time with my family, the grandkids. They’re 8 and 3 years old.


What three words would you use to describe Warners’ Stellian?
I only have one word. Awesome. This place is awesome.


What’s your favorite appliance, and why?
My favorite appliance is my fridge/freezer, because I can put ice cream in it!


Tell us something about you that would surprise us or that most people don’t know.
I’m half Puerto Rican, half Arabic. My Dad is from Saudi Arabia and my mom is from Puerto Rico. I was born in Chicago and moved to Puerto Rico when I was 2 or 3, and from there I’ve been to a lot of places, especially on the East Coast. I like traveling.


What is the one thing you cannot live without?

Family. Definitely my family.


If you had to eat one meal, every day for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Pizza. In New York, especially in Little Italy, the pizza is so good.


What is your favorite thing to do?
Travel.