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Nick Wildrick
Founder

Nick received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wofford College in 1990. He spent his first seven years after graduation in foodservice sales. In early 1997, Nick and co-owner John Bauknight began working on the idea for a document destruction company, and in October 1997, Shred First, LLC officially opened its doors. Shred First was named to the INC. 500 twice, which recognizes the 500 fastest growing, privately-held companies in the United States. In August 2006, Shred First sold the paper shredding division of the business to Cintas Document Management.Since then, Nick has been focusing on growing the other companies in the Longleaf Holdings family, which include: Total Records & Information Management, Total Product Destruction, Total Training Services, Total Storage Services, Longleaf Development, Longleaf Holdings, and RJ Rockers Brewing Co.

Nick is a member of First Presbyterian Church and is active in the community:

  •  Jr. High Sunday School Teacher
  • Deacon-First Presbyterian Church
  • Leadership South Carolina Class of 2005
  • Spartanburg Regional Foundation Board 2006-present
  • Spartanburg Regional Hospice Board 2000-2005; Board Chair 2005
  • Chamber of Commerce

John Bauknight
Founder

John received his Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Wofford College in 1989. Since graduation, he has been active in the start up of several entrepreneurial ventures. The first start up began in 1990 in the employee benefits industry; John was a founding partner of a third party administrative firm. In 1994, John left the employee benefits field for the real estate and investment arena and he is still involved as President of the real estate investment firm, Longleaf Holdings, LLC. In 1997, John read an article in an entrepreneur's magazine about the shredding and recycling industry and passed it along to his brother-in-law, Nick Wildrick. John foresaw great marketing and sales potential as the business plan for Shred First was being formulated. He put his real estate career on hold and helped start Shred First, LLC. In seven years, Shred First was named by INC. Magazine as one of the country's 500 fastest growing, privately-held companies twice; sales were good. In 2003, John and Nick, along with a silent partner, founded Total Records & Information Management, LLC. Since the sale of Shred First in August 2006, John has been focusing on business development for Total Records and Longleaf Holdings. 

John is a member of The Episcopal Church of the Advent and is very active in the community: 

  • Member Young President Organization 2004
  • BB&T Local Advisory Board 2005
  • Wofford Presidents Advisory Board 2007
  • Spartanburg Community College Incubator Advisory Board 2007
  • Spartanburg County Foundation Family Mentoring Program 2007
  • Liberty Fellows Class 2010
  • Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce Entrepreneurial Representative 2009
  • Spartanburg Regional Fellows Class 2010-2011
  • Board Member of Privately held Manufacturing Furm 2009
  • National Association of Information Destruction (NAID)
  • Presidents Advisory 2010 National Association of Information Destruction (NAID) Captive Board Secretary 2010

Past Trade Organizations and Boards:

  • Wofford Terrier Club Board of Directors 2001-2003- and 2005-2009
  • Chairman 2008-2009 Wofford Alumni Executive Council 2009-2009
  • Charles Lea Center Foundation Board 2003-2010 (Chairman 2010)
  • NAID Board (National Association of Information Destruction) 2002-05; President 2005-06
  • Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors 2002-04; Board of Governors 2006-07
  • Spartanburg Regional Board of Governors 2005-07
  • Upstate Better Business Bureau Board 2001-04 
  • Chair on the Board of The Haven until last year in service 1990's Board of Upstate Presbyterian Student Council 1990's

Tols Sanborn
Treasurer

Tols received her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in accounting in 2005 from the University of South Carolina, Upstate. She joined the Shred First team in June 2002. Tols is responsible for the daily financial activity for the Longleaf Holdings family of companies. This includes accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll. She also manages the commercial and residential properties for Longleaf Holdings and handles Human Resources for each company. Tols is a member of First Presbyterian Church and is active in the community:

  • Cancer Association of Cherokee and Spartanburg
  • County Board Employee of the Year 2006
  • Regional Fellows 2010-2011
  • Dale Carnegie Graduate 2010
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Longleaf Development, LLC


Tim Satterfield
Partner & Broker in charge

Tim became a partner with Longleaf Development, LLC in April 2007. He graduated from the University of South Carolina, Upstate with a BA in History. Tim's responsibilities here at Longleaf include marketing and overseeing all real estate transactions. Tim is married to the former Francie Burdell from St. Simon's Island, Georgia. They have two children, Burd and Mary Yates. Tim calls Spartanburg home and is active in the community: 

  • President of Spartanburg Downtown Association
  • Member of the Episcobal Church of the Advent The Spartanburg Board of Arch.
  • Design and Historic Review Past President of Spartanburg Lions Club
  • Graduate of Leadership Spartanburg Board of Governors, Spartanburg Chamber of Commerce
  • Past Board of Directors for Spartanburg Country Club
  • Spartanburg Board of Realtors.

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RJ Rockers Brewing Co.


Henry Depew
President

Henry joined the RJ Rockers team in August 2010 to help manage the company so Mark Johnsen could focus on brewing the beer he's so good at making. Henry grew up in Toledo, Ohio. He graduated from the College of Wooster in 1992 and went to work for America's leading producer of glass containers, where he was employed for 18 years. He moved eight times and learned about all sides of the beer business while selling glass bottles, from customer service, production planning, and sales to finances and administration. He became the manager and comptroller for the biggest factory in the company. Henry's experience in the bottling industry and learning about breweries has helped arm him with the knowledge to help RJ Rockers succeed and spread across new territory. Henry loves RJ Rockers beer and is up for a pint anytime!

Mark Johnsen
Founder

Brewer Mark is originally from Glen Rock, New Jersey. He graduated from Gettysburg College in 1985 with a degree in Business Administration. From 1985 to 1996, he was a field artillery officer in the Army with tours in California, Oklahoma, and Germany, including Desert Storm. Mark's last duty station was Pocatello, Idaho where he pursued an MBA at Idaho State. This is also where he started homebrewing. His hobby spiraled out of control and eventually, Mark moved to South Carolina and RJ Rockers was born. RJ Rockers began as a brewpub in downtown Spartanburg in 1997. In 2003, Mark moved the business and developed it into the first microbrewery in town. He has expanded it into the flourishing business it is today, with markets in Virginia, Maryland, South Carolina, and Georgia. Mark has a hand in making every single drop of beer the brewery produces. He knows exactly what goes into each brew and quality checks each batch himself. Mark is active in the Spartanburg community: 

  • The Charles Lea Center Foundation, Trustee 2002-2008
  • Tyger River Presbyterian Church, Elder Awards: 
  • 2008 Carolina Championships of Beer (Gold: Light Rock, Bronze: Patriot Pale, Bald eagle Brown, Honey Amber)
  • 2008 World Beer Championships (Silver: Buckwheat)

David Erickson
Sales

David joined the team in June 2010 as a Sales Associate. He is currently working on his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management at the University of Phoenix. David is responsible for sales and marketing for the RJ Rockers brand in Georgia, Wilmington, North Carolina, and the southeast part of South Carolina. For more than ten years, he has been working for beer distributors around South Carolina, arming him with experience in sales, merchandising, and beer in general.

Robby Hayes
Assistant Brewer

Robby started working for RJ Rockers in September 2008. He graduated from Clemson University in 2003 with a degree in Horticulture. Robby is Mark Johnsen's right-hand man, assisting him directly with the brewing process. He also takes part in bottling, labeling, and kegging the finished brew. Robby is active in the Spartanburg community. 

  • Eagle Scout

Ed Bright

Ed joined the RJ Rockers team in August 2010 as an "everything man." His job responsibilities have no limitations around the warehouse. He bottles beer, helps brew beer, labels beer, and ships beer. Ed is married with a three-year-old son, and is currently enrolled in Spartanburg Community College. Before RJ Rockers, he worked for a chemical company for 13 years where he managed shipping and recieving, production, and quality control. He has always enjoyed learning abut the science that goes along with brewing a good beer, which naturally brought him to RJ Rockers! Ed is an avid sports fan and enjoys playing golf and attending other sporting events.

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Total Product Destruction, LLC


Cedric Fernanders
Operations Manager

Cedric joined the Shred First team as a warehouse technician in 1999, making him one of the company's longest standing employees. His hard work and dedication to the progress of Shred First earned him the position of Warehouse Manager in January 2004. Cedric oversees all of the warehouse facilities and employees. Outside of work, he volunteers his time in the community; during the summer he offers assistance to senior citizens in his neighborhood by mowing their lawns. His most notable achievement is being the proud father of eight straight-A students. He is involved in the following:

  • St. Paul Baptist Church
  • Boys & Girls Club Volunteer Awards
  • Shred First Employee of the Year 2001
  • Humanitarian Award 2004

Adam Rogers
Outside Warehouse Coordinator

Adam joined the Total Product team in October 2010 as our Outside Warehouse Manager. His job responsibilities include inventory management, overseeing shipping and receiving, as well as a dedication to sales and customer service. Adam is a 2008 graduate of Clemson University where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing with a minor in Management. Before graduating, Adam worked full time as a Landscape Maintenance Supervisor and part time as an Event Supervisor. Before joining Total Product, he was employed as a Customer Service Representative. Each position has allowed him to see the importance of uncovering customer needs and meeting these needs to the best of his ability.

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Total Records & Information Management, LLC


Josh Hayes
Operations Manager

Josh has been with Total Records & Information Management, LLC since its inception in November 2003. Josh started out with sister company Shred First, LLC in 1999 and was hand selected to help start up the new records management business. In October 2005, he was promoted from Logistics Service Representative to Logistics Service Representative Coordinator as a result of his hard work and focus on excellent customer service. With his new coordinator role, he is responsible for guiding the drivers and record retention staff through their daily activities. Outside of work, he likes to play basketball and attend football games.

Craig Rhodes
Information Management Consultant

Craig received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of South Carolina in 1991. He has over 18 years of management and sales experience within the fields of hospitality, pharmaceutical and medical sales. Craig is responsible for the consulting and marketing of Total Records. He assists customers and potential customers with their questions and concerns in the records management process and helps customize plans and schedules to fit their needs. Along with the entire Total Team, Craig is dedicated to providing exceptional customer service to all customers. Craig is a member of John Knox Presbyterian Church and is active in the community.

  • Greenville Chamber of Commerce member.
  • Spartanburg Chamber of Commerce member
  • ARMA member
  • ARMA Board Member
  • Youth soccer coach

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Total Storage Services, LLC


Rob Sanborn
President

Rob joined the team in August 2000. His responsibilities include sales and marketing as well as overseeing the day to day operations for Total Storage Services, LLC. Rob is also responsible for preparing another Longleaf company, Total Product Destruction, LLC, for their AAA certification awarded by the National Association of Information Destruction (NAID). His experience with national account operations in the days of Shred First, LLC helped him learn the value of customer commitment and timely service. Rob is involved in the Spartanburg community:

  • First Presbyterian Church of Spartanburg
  • Boys & Girls Club of the Upstate Treasurer 2010-Present
  • Spartanburg Chamber of Commerce
  • SC Hunters for the Hungry
  • Spartanburg Young Professionals Leadership
  • Spartanburg Class of 2011
  • Regional Fellows 2011-2012
  • Awards:
  • Shred First Outstanding Achievement 2004
  • Employee of the Year 2009

Will Conner
Account Manager

Will joined the team in August 2008 as an Account Manager with Total Storage Services, LLC. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics from Wofford College in May 2008, where he was also involved in several student organizations. Will's primary responsibilities revolve around sales and customer service. After growing up working for a family-owned business here in Spartanburg, Will understands how important it is to be committed to prompt and effective customer care and service.