our team

 

MIKE MCFARLANE, PRINCIPAL

Regional Sales Executive  |  WA, AK, HI

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Mike is the owner of VPI and has worked for the company for over 13 years.  Born and raised in Seattle, he is a proud father of three kids and has been happily married to Jessica for almost 20 years.  

 

Mike is always actively looking for ways to be better both professionally and personally, and to push the bar higher for himself and the rest of his team.  Mike is passionate about being the best in the industry and providing the highest level of service.  Mike's vision and goal for VPI is to provide the best solution along with a great  experience.  You will feel his passion and honesty when you work with him.  

 

Mike enjoys being outdoors with his family, and loves football, golfing, mountain biking, skiing, and especially paddle boarding.  His side hustle is commercial real estate investing and he has properties in multiple states.  Always looking for the next opportunity or adventure, Mike is not one to sit still!

EMAIL MIKEM@VPIREP.COM        

PHONE (206) 850-1767       

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MARVIN MESSALL 

Regional Sales Executive  |  WA, ID, MT 

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Trusted and passionate about helping people find solutions to create a functional and inspired workplace. Driven to boldly go where no one has gone before to provide the best service in the industry. Marvin has 30 years of experience in the industry providing solutions from the manufacturers VPI represents, and takes pride in being a good problem solver.

On the weekends, Marvin enjoys hanging out with his family, playing golf when the weather allows, and taking his dog "Paris" on nice long walks! 

EMAIL MARVINM@VPIREP.COM   

PHONE (206) 979-8461    

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DANA WOOD 

Regional Sales Executive  |  OR

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Dana has been in the industry for over 20 years, working with both interior designers and furniture dealers. She really enjoys meeting with clients and coming up with solutions that fit their needs. Dana is passionate about customer service and strives to help clients as quickly and efficiently as possible. She also enjoys learning about new products and industry trends.

 

Dana graduated from Oregon State University and is a devoted Beaver fan! She likes doing anything outdoors with her family and dog, including rafting, skiing, biking, hiking, and exploring the Pacific Northwest! Dana is also an avid runner and you may see her in a local race!

On the weekends, you can find her frequenting her favorite Portland restaurants or visiting a wine bar with friends!

EMAIL DANAW@VPIREP.COM   

PHONE (503) 936-5611   

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JESSICA MCFARLANE

OPERATIONS + MARKETING MANAGER

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Jessica has worked with VPI in various capacities and roles for over 15 years.  She is currently handling warranty claims and operations management of VPI.  Prior to this, Jessica was the A&D Market Manager where she enjoyed getting to know the wonderful A&D community in the greater Puget Sound area.

 

Born and raised in Seattle and currently living in Boise, Idaho, Jessica enjoys both urban and backcountry hiking, yoga, snow and water skiing, kayaking, biking (but not uphill!) and reading.  She's also currently obsessed with podcasts and is often spotted with AirPods in her ears on long walks and doing chores at home.  Jessica is married to Mike McFarlane and they have 3 awesome kids who are now teens and preteen.  Time flies when you're having fun!

 

Jessica is happiest on a long hike/ski/paddle/bike on sunny bluebird day, followed by a few hours curled up with a great book, then dinner (cooked by someone else!) with family and maybe a glass of wine with friends!

EMAIL JESSICAM@VPIREP.COM   

PHONE (206) 850-1764       

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TRINA ADAMS

CUSTOMER SERVICE SPECIALIST

SHOWROOM MANAGER / SEATTLE

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Trina has been with VPI for over 20 years and is the glue that holds us all together! Whether reviewing specifications, creating quotes, or space planning in CET, Trina constantly strives to exceed expectations and provide excellent customer service. 

Trina is highly attentive to detail and is know to find the needle in the haystack. Her high level of organization and patience make her a critical team member at VPI. 

On the weekends, Trina loves having the chance to catch up on some  zzzz's, and also enjoys thrift shopping, decorating her home, and spending time with her family. 

EMAIL TRINAA@VPIREP.COM   

PHONE (206) 850-1767       

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ERIN WALTON 

CET + CUSTOMER SERVICE SPECIALIST

SHOWROOM MANAGER / PORTLAND

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Erin is our senior CET designer with a background in project management and design at multiple dealerships.  She has experience with many different furniture lines and systems, but is currently loving the newest innovations from the VPI lines. 

 

As an Interior Designer, Erin works with clients to develop furniture layouts and specifications to meet their budget and needs.  Whether it's a single table, private office layout, or full floor plan, you can trust Erin to develop an accurate quote and rendering, providing helpful suggestions or precautions along the way. 

 

Multiple moves, traveling, and children have taught Erin to be patient and resourceful, skills she uses daily in her career. Erin is passionate about the furniture industry and strives to make things better through design. 

EMAIL ERINW@VPIREP.COM   

PHONE (503) 621-7687      

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MEGAN TRAXINGER

HEALTHCARE SPECIALIST | WA 

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Megan joined the VPI team in March 2020 as the Healthcare Specialist for the Puget Sound area.   Megan partners with healthcare organizations, healthcare designers, and healthcare-focused furniture dealers to help drive Carolina specifications, as well as provide updated knowledge in the healthcare community as a whole.  Megan brings 16 years of sales experience and 5 years of industry experience to the VPI team.

When Megan isn’t chasing after her two young boys, she enjoys gardening, reading, traveling, skiing, and hiking. Megan and her family live on Bainbridge Island.

EMAIL MEGANT@VPIREP.COM

PHONE (206) 229-5368

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ANNIE GRAEBNER, CPA

ACCOUNTING MANAGER

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Annie is a CPA and performs bookkeeping and financial reporting for VPI.  She has been with VPI since 2016 and also works as a consultant for other manufacturing reps in the industry.  Annie's professional background is in accounting, where she served as a public accountant auditor for several years.  She graduated with a business degree in accounting and earned a Masters in Professional Accounting both from the University of Washington. 

 

Outside of accounting, Annie runs her own photography business, a passion that was started over 20 years ago when she lived in Siena, Italy.  Additionally, Annie loves spending time with her family.  She and her husband, Kyle, were born and raised in the greater Seattle area, but recently moved with their 3 kids to Bainbridge Island.  She loves the outdoors and enjoys being active both on the water and in the mountains.

EMAIL ANNIEG@VPIREP.COM

PHONE (206) 850-1767     

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