Corporate Fact Sheet

Corporate Fact Sheet

Smead Manufacturing Company was founded in Hastings, Minnesota in 1906. Charles Smead began the company with one product, The Bandless File, and six employees. Acquired by the Hoffman family in 1916, the company is now in its third generation of family ownership, and has been a woman owned business enterprise since 1955.

Smead's Mission To be our customer's choice for quality and innovative document management solutions provided by a talented workforce committed to excellence.
Brief Business Description Manufacturer and distributor of paper filing supplies. Products sold only through office products dealers and authorized resellers.
Headquarters Smead Manufacturing Company
600 Smead Boulevard
Hastings, MN
651-437-4111 phone
1-88-USE-SMEAD (1-888-737-6323)
800-959-9134 fax
www.smead.com
SIC Code 2679 Converted Paper & Paperboard Products
Ownership Privately held, woman-owned
Board of Directors Sharon Hoffman Avent
Richard Fox
Sandra J. Martin, Esq.
James P. Wicker
Executive Management Team Sharon Hoffman Avent, President and CEO
David Fasbender, Sr. VP - Sales & Marketing
Dale Olson, VP - Finance & Administration
Jim Riesterer, VP - Marketing
Dean Schwanke, VP - Human Resources
Casey Avent, VP - Sales
John Behrens, VP - Operations