Model First Aid Safety & Training - "Safety Pays"
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(email: Jon Subar   Justin Laskowski   Carol Leyman   Cindy Schihl   Matt Bandt     Theresa Sander

Jerry Subar:  (In Memorium 1929-2012)  "I've worked all my life in this business.  After graduating from Central High School, The University of Michigan, and serving in the U.S. Army in Korea, I dedicated my career to providing our customers with the best value in the business."   Jerry has served on dozens of industry and community boards and chaired several committees, and has donated thousands of hours supporting Special Olympics, Sheriff's Honor Camp and many other local programs.  Jerry and Judy Subar and Model have supported dozens of local charitable organizations and fund scholarships at several local universities.

Jon Subar, President:   "We are proud caretakers of our family's business, and hope that some of our five daughters will take over the business one day.  Our goal has never been to be known as “the biggest”, but to be known as 'the best', and as bringing many 'firsts' to our customers.  Please call me anytime with your questions, comments or suggestions for improvement.  To our customers, thank you for the gift of your loyalty.  We will continue to work hard to earn it. To our employees, thank you for the gift of your dedication to our mission.”    Jon worked at Model while in high school and college, and worked in finance in Boston after graduating from The University of Michigan.  He has been back at Model since 1986, and has “the best job in the world."  Contact Jon  or call Jon's cell-phone anytime (616-291-0895) 

Justin Laskowski,  General Manager & Kent County Rep: I was born and raised in the Bay City Area.  I was an athlete at Michigan State University, and graduated with a degree in Communications.  I began my career in sales, working for a staffing company as a technical recruiter where I was promoted to a direct hire manager.  Next, I moved into a sales role as a copier sales consultant for Ricoh where my territory was Oakland County.  After selling copiers, I moved into a sales role as a Territory Manager selling uniforms and facility services in the Detroit area, for a large national company.  I am happy to have finally joined a great, local family company.  I joined Model First Aid Safety and Training team in 2009 with a strong sales and marketing background.  I have a passion for developing relationships with customers by helping them maintain MIOSHA standards along with promoting safety in the workplace.  I am currently engaged to be married and live in Grand Rapids.  I enjoy golfing and giving back to the community by coaching diving for the Grand Rapids Diving Club. Justin is also a Certified Instructor in  First Aid, CPR, AEDs and MIOSHA compliant programs.  Contact Justin

Cindy Schihl, Northern Michigan:   I joined the Model First Aid, Safety and Training Team in 2006 bringing with me, a strong background in marketing, sales and customer service management.  The one area I like best about working at MFAST lies in facilitating MIOSHA compliance training programs.  “It’s an area where we shine and the one sure way to cement very personal and long-lasting relationships with our customers.”  I reside in a small agricultural/resort community in North-Western Michigan and in my spare time enjoy spending time on the beautiful shores of Lake Michigan. Cindy is also a Certified Instructor in First Aid, CPR, AED and MIOSHA compliant programs.   Contact Cindy

THERESA SANDER, SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN: Theresa began her sales career 19 years ago after graduating from WMU.  She says, “People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.”  Theresa is a Certified Instructor in First Aid, CPR, AEDs  and MIOSHA compliant programs.  Her objective is to exceed her customers’ expectations by responding quickly to their needs; by providing outstanding products and services with a positive attitude.   She also has learned over the years that she needs to offer products that actually are a need not just a want.  Model First Aid, Safety and Training provides every aspect of the safety spectrum she was looking for.  Theresa is married to Paul and has three boys.  She is involved with her church as a prayer elder and in children’s ministries. Contact Theresa



100 28th St. SE  Grand Rapids, MI 49548   800-968-6491  fax: 616-241-0677