Staff 2017

Jim Mickelson

 Jim Mickelson

CEO/Owner

Jim, after a successful career with a major oil company, founded Northwest Embroidery in 1977. This was the first commercial embroidery in the Pacific Northwest. Over the years Jim has become the guru of embroidery never refusing to answer a question or offer advice to his fellow embroiders. Jim and his wife Leeanna raised four wonderful children who went on to successful business careers. 

Erik Mickelson NW Custom Apparel

Erik Mickelson

OPERATIONS MANAGER

Erik has been with Northwest Custom Apparel since his graduation from Washington State University in 1996.  He recently graduated with his MBA from Western Governors University. He is married to his lovely wife Wendy who works as a System Educator at Multi-Care. He also enjoys lifting weights, traveling, working in his yard and a good micro brew.

 

Dee Rogers

SALES

Photo to come!

Taylar Hanson

Taylar Hanson

SALES 

Taylar Hanson is a recent graduate from Washington State University, with a degree in Apparel Merchandising and a minor in Communication. She has worked in retail since she was 16 years old and has been with Northwest Custom Apparel for 1 year. Her hobbies include; Traveling (Recent travels include; Brazil and New York), spending time with her family and spoiling her Yorkie-Poo Cotton.

Tracy Murphy

Tracy Murphy

SALES

Tracy started working at NW Custom Apparel in January of 2014, and became GM in July of 2015. She loves soccer, and enjoys attending Sounder FC and International Matches. Hiking and camping are one of her passions, and she highly encourages family and friends to join her. Ask her about her next adventure or where she has been lately!

Production Team

Ruth Nhoung

Ruthie Nhoung

Production Manager

Skill Level 4
Ruthie has no favorite movies and enjoys ALL food!

Kelsey

Kelsey Keneipp

Shipping & Receiving

Our production team is by far one of the BEST in the Northwest! Energetic, motivated, and committed into turning your custom apparel or promotional items into what makes your brand shine. You may not talk to all of our staff, but remember you have an entire team that is here to inspire you.

Sharon Benjamin NW Custom Apparel

Sharon Benjamin

Production

Skill Level 3
Sharon has been with Northwest Custom Apparel for 25 years! Her favorite movie is Never Ending Story. In her free time Sharon loves to be outside gardening or camping.

Sarann Thin

Sarann Thin

Production

Skill Level 5
Sarann loves Cambodian food and action movies. You'll often find her outside on adventures!

Savy Som

Savy Som

Production

Skill Level 3
Savy has been with Northwest Custom Apparel for 9 years. She loves sewing and all things Cambodian!

Obdulia Sandoval

Obdulia Sandoval

Production

Skill Level 4
Obdulia has been with Northwest Custom Apparel for 10 years! She loves cooking, watching T.V and movies. Her favorite movie is Latin Lover.

Ken Bines

Ken Bines

Production

Skill Level 2
Ken loves to eat candy especially if it's while watching his favorite movie Scarface. His hobbies include computers and hanging out with friends.

Zeny Bautista

Zeny Bautista

Production

Skill Level 4
Zeny has been with North West Custom Apparel for over 30 years! She loves action, comedy and romantic movies. Most days you'll find her singing, reading, and watching movies. Her favorite food is Filipino.  

Salena Riem

Salena Riem

Production

Skill Level 3
Salena loves comedy movies and Cambodian food. Among her favorite things to do is anything outside!

Ilke Morgan

Elke Morgan

Production

Skill Level 4
Elka's favorite movie is Rock and Roll high school. She love pizza and is a part of the Ramones fan club!

Judy Pacheco

Judy Pacheco

Purchasing

Our production team is by far one of the BEST in the Northwest! Energetic, motivated, and committed into turning your custom apparel or promotional items into what makes your brand shine. You may not talk to all of our staff, but remember you have an entire team that is here to inspire you.

Bert Dumlao

Bert Dumlao

Janitor

Our production team is by far one of the BEST in the Northwest! Energetic, motivated, and committed into turning your custom apparel or promotional items into what makes your brand shine. You may not talk to all of our staff, but remember you have an entire team that is here to inspire you.

 

Steve Deland

Graphic Designer

Photo to come!

 

Bradley Wright

Bookkeeper

Photo to come!