Employee Spotlight

Rick Brethorst

Account Manager

How long have you been with CBM?

Account Manager Central/Southern IL and St. Louis

What is your role at CBM?

Account Manager Central/Southern IL and St. Louis


Rick Brethorst

What skills did you bring to CBM that have helped you be successful?

I have been with CBM for 23 years and in this industry for 29, so I bring a lot of experience and product knowledge. In addition, I am very organized and consistently try to stay on top of the latest technologies.

What gives you the most satisfaction working at CBM?

Taking care of my customers’ needs, whether it’s an emergency or a day-to-day issue that arises.  Sometimes it’s showing them something new, and it fits a need they have.

What are your hobbies/interests outside of work?

Racing sailboats; High school and College soccer referee; Green Bay Packer, Chicago Cubs, and Manchester City fan.  Future Saint Louis City SC fan.

What is something most people might not know about you?

I worked as a Utility Distributor out of college before CBM.  This industry is all I have ever known.