CG West welcomes Podany and Mendoza to team

February 2017 | Download PDF

Santa Fe Springs, Calif. — Continental Girbau West (CG West) recently welcomed Steve Mendoza and Michelle Podany to the CG West Team. Mendoza serves as parts and warehouse assistant, while Podany serves as office support coordinator.

Mendoza, of South Gate, Calif., is bilingual in English and Spanish. In his new role as parts and warehouse assistant, he supports a growing CG West parts department by handling parts and product order completion, inventory stocking and warehouse organization. Communicating daily with CG West customers, in person or via phone, Mendoza provides high-quality service in a timely manner, according to Tod Sorensen, CG West vice president. “We are really happy to have Steve as part of our team,” he said. “His bilingual ability and previous experiences allow him to hit the ground running. He’s a quick learner and already a valued employee.”

Podany, of Whittier, Calif., serves CG West customers, as well. As office support coordinator, she supports CG West’s sales staff, responds to customer inquiries, assists the parts department and directs all incoming calls. Podany, who holds considerable experience using Microsoft software applications, processes installation quotes, handles order fulfillment, and prepares bills of landing for shipment. “Michelle brings excellent office and customer care skills to CG West,” said Sorensen. “She juggles a variety of tasks simultaneously and she’s a great asset to our team.”

To discover more about CG West call 866-950-2449.

A subsidiary of Wisconsin-based Continental Girbau Inc., CG West serves the Southern California vended, on-premise and industrial laundry markets by providing equipment, parts, financing, service, warranty and training. Continental Girbau Inc. is the largest of 15 subsidiaries of Girbau S.A., based in Vic, Spain. Girbau S.A. laundry products – marketed throughout 80 countries worldwide – meet rigorous environmental and safety standards established by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Girbau S.A. holds both ISO9001 and ISO14001 certifications. Ever focused on laundry efficiency, Continental Girbau is a member of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGB), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that developed the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System. Discover more about Continental at, or call 800-256-1073.

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