Pictured from left to right: Leslie Horstmann, Franke Horstmann, Ellen Sinclair, Daniel Lennertson CEO, Kim Lensing, Chris Eldringhoff, Vicky Kesler.
Daniel Lennertson – CEO
Daniel Lennertson has owned Lennertson Sample Co. for nearly four decades, and has experienced almost every type of textile sampling that exists. He is a forward thinker, avid tennis player and is slowly relinquishing sampling duties to his next generation of sample makers.
Leslie Horstmann – COO/Sales
Leslie is our Chief Operating Officer here at Lennertson Sample Company. She works as the right-hand-woman to our CEO, Daniel Lennertson, and is involved in all aspects of the company. Leslie is a family oriented person who started with us in 2001 as an administrative assistant. Leslie has an Associates of Science in Business Management, and is currently working to finish her Bachelor’s Degree in Business. Leslie has a great understanding of and relationship with our customers, and is an expert in customer service. Contact Leslie
Ellen Sinclair – Senior Account Representative
Ellen began working for Lennertson Sample Company in St. Louis in 1985 when the company was still operating out of an older building in the downtown area. Starting as a secretary, and helping early on to establish our in-house graphics department, her creative problem solving and interpersonal skills soon led her into a sales position, where she enjoys longstanding relationships with many of our customers. Whatever your needs in swatching, Ellen can help with quick and knowledgeable service. Contact Ellen
Vicky Kesler – In-House Accountant
Vicky started working for Lennertson Sample Company in February of 2000. She is family oriented and is a very versatile worker. We take pride in her great accounting, communication, and organizational skills. Vicky also works behind the scenes in our software setup and installation. Vicky is our In House Accountant, and has an Associates Degree in Accounting. Contact Vicky
Chris Eldringhoff – Administrative Assistant/Account Representative
Chris is one of our newest members to the office at Lennertson Sample Company. She started working for us in 2011, working the floor as a Mounter/operator. Chris has great people skills, and knows both the front and back end of our company which we consider a great skill set. Chances are, if you call us, Chris will be the friendly voice on the other side of the line. Aside from working as an administrative assistant, she also works with our sales team as an account representative. Contact Chris
Franke Horstmann – Production Manager / Human Resource / Sales Representative
Franke began part-time on the production floor in high school December of 2008. She swiftly worked her way up in the establishment, with both her experience and education. She has graduated from Missouri Baptist University with her Master in Business Administration. This knowledge has gone towards enhancing production and performance. Franke is great with internal factors; focusing on employee relationships, and work-place expectations. Contact Franke
Kim Lensing – Administrative Assistant/ Account Manager
Kim recently returned to the team. She worked for the company in the 90’s and made the decision to stay home so she could raise her kids and work in animal rescue. Kim is a hardworking, responsible, multi-tasker who is willing to help out where she is needed the most. Contact Kim