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Joe Draeger - Owner/President
Joe was one of the original founders of Draeger Propane back in August of 1995 and is the current owner/president of the company. Joe plays a key role in the financials within the company. Joe is involved in bidding our commercial contracts, and is also involved in our wholesale business including wholesale brokerage and wholesale contracts. Joe graduated from the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point in 1985 with a Bachelors degree in Business Administration. Joe has lived and worked in the Antigo area for the majority of his life and has businesses stretching from Antigo WI, into Upper Michigan.
Larry Schmoll - General Manager
Larry is the General Manager and one of the original founders of Draeger Propane back in August of 1995. He is a working manager and plays an instrumental role in the successful operation of this company. His roles include bulk propane delivery, tank installation, office responsibilities, wholesale negotiation and brokerage, and connecting with customers on a regular basis. Larry has been in the propane gas industry for 35 years and has worked for several gas companies including Antigo Electric and Gas, Great Plains Gas, and National Propane – (all Amerigas now). Larry has both lived and worked in the Antigo and Rhinelander area throughout his career. His two main focuses are serving the customer and keeping propane price low for our customers.
Josh Schmoll - Location Manager
Josh is the Location manager of the Rhinelander office. He is a working manager and his role includes bulk propane delivery, propane service work, tank installation, and office responsibilities. Josh is also involved in sales, advertising and marketing and wants to reach out to attain new customers. Josh has been working for Draeger Propane part time since 1997 and is now starting full time as of July of 2011. Josh graduated from the University of Wisconsin Green Bay with a Bachelors degree in Business Administration in May of 2009. Josh has lived in both Antigo and Rhinelander and spent a year working Retail management for a major retailer.
Bryan Zinda - Bulk Delivery Driver/Wholesale Transport Driver
Bryan started with Draeger Propane in August of 2010. Bryan is involved in many different aspects of our business, including bulk propane delivery, tank installation, propane service work, and wholesale transport delivery. Bryan has lived in the Antigo area his whole life and has previous experience driving semi trucks.
Matt Schlundt -Service Technician/ Bulk Delivery Driver
Matt is involved in many different aspects of our business including tank installation, propane service work, and Bulk propane delivery. Matt has been with Draeger Propane since May of 2013. Matt has lived in worked in the Antigo area his whole life.
Rich Klement - Wholesale Transport Driver
Rich has been with Draeger Propane since 2017. Rich has been in the transportation sector for many years. Rich has lived and worked in the Antigo area his whole life.
Allan Wagner - Wholesale Transport Driver
Allan has been a Wholesale transport Driver for us Since November of 2010. He has extensive knowledge in the propane industry and has worked for a major propane retailer for many years.
Jim Olive - Bulk Delivery Driver/Service Technician
Jim is involved in both propane bulk delivery and tank installation and service work. During the summer Jim primarily operates a chainsaw safety business doing training throughout the state. Jim started with Draeger Propane in July of 2015.
Stephanie Schubbe - Office Personnel
Stephanie handles all of our office duties at our Rhinelander location including accounts receivable, billing and taking calls from our customers. Stephanie has been with Draeger Propane since July of 2014.
Paula Sorano - Office Personnel
Paula handles all of our office duties including accounts receivable, billing and taking calls from our customers. Paula has been with Draeger Propane since November of 2015. She has lived and worked in the Antigo area for 30 years.
Jason Halverson - Mechanic
Jason is our primary mechanic for our entire vehicle fleet. He not only services our bobtails, pickups and service trucks but also our semi tractors and propane transport trailers. In addition to those duties Jason also builds bobtails to add to our fleet as well as building bobtails for resale. Jason is also our main service technician for all of our propane auto gas vehicle conversions. Jason has been with Draeger Propane since 2012.