Our Team

Our Team

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KAYU Team with Mill Owner in SE Asia – 2016 Triannual Strategic Business Meetings

"Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results."

- Andrew Carnegie
Steve Wilson, President

Steven P Wilson – President: Over 40 years as an industry leader importing and marketing wood products from South East Asia, Central America, South America and New Zealand. Instrumental in his previous position as General Manager at a leading premier importer of wood products globally with sales of over $38 million annually.  Steve started KAYU International, Inc. in 1994 where he remains actively involved heading up sales and purchasing; with over 100 trips to SE Asia and numerous trips to Peru, Ecuador, Chile, Brazil, El Salvador and Costa Rica, building solid personal relationships with suppliers. Steve is fluent in Indonesian and Spanish.

Robin Lynn Wilson, VP of Marketing

Robin Lynn Wilson, MBA – VP of Product Development | Marketing: Energetic, highly motivated, results focused with a proven track record of more than 20 years of Project Management and consulting with fortune 500 companies for complex system implementations. Joining the KAYU International team in 2007 and utilizing her broad-based competencies, facilitates the “behind-the scenes” marketing and development solutions for both USA and International based relationships. 2018 marks more than 30 trips to Asia, demonstrating commitment and loyalty.  Working in partnership with husband, Steve Wilson, is positively regarded in the Asian culture and the long legacy of Family Owned mill suppliers that Steve has been working exclusively with since KAYU International’s inception.

Steve Wilson, President and Owner with Wife Robin Lynn Wilson, VP of Marketing

Sudi Soh –Indonesia | Malaysia VP of Purchasing for KAYU 

 

Kayu Exclusive Graders: Based in Indonesia:

  • Sufandi
  • Adi Winarno
  • Aspan Thamrin Nasution

 

Shipping Document assistant: Based in Indonesia:

  • Erick

 

Sudi Soh - VP of Purchasing
Sudi Soh VP of Purchasing

Sam Reasoner – Finance Manager: Consistent and dedicated to managing Kayu finances and operational needs. Accounting experience and has a broad set of professional skills. At Kayu, she handles projects related to growth and continuous business improvement.

Natalie Wilson-Smith – Sales Territory Manager: Dedicated, enthusiastic and motivated, Natalie holds a business degree with a Spanish minor from Oregon State University.  After several years gaining experience in sales, marketing and management in other industries, she joined the KAYU team in 2011. Her main roles include overseeing Sales and Account Management.  She speaks Spanish and has traveled and lived all over the world.
Natalie Wilson - Smith, Sales Territory Manager

Jessie Cornwell, Logistics & Inside Sales

 

Jessie Cornwell, Logistics & Inside Sales
Alexis Kind, Assistant General Manager

Alexis Kind, Assistant General Manager

Johnna Williams, Bookkeeping & A/P

Johnna Williams, Bookkeeping & A/P

Alfredo “Fred” Sanchez–Inside Sales|Warehouse Manager: Industry knowledgeable and focused on Inside Sales and delivery of our constant and demanding shipping needs.  He is well versed with KAYU International products, shipping, and handling of the lumber.   Fred is an instrumental KAYU team contributor for our overall success.

Fred is bilingual in English and Spanish

Joseph Yang – Warehouse Enthusiastic about working for Kayu, he is always on the move in the warehouse. Joseph is a valuable member of the warehouse who pulls and prepares orders, and helps keep Kayu running smoothly.

Joseph Yang, Warehouse

KAYU Warehouse Wilsonville, Oregon

Kayu® Wilsonville Warehouse
Natalie Smith checking on a shipment heading to our Distributor
KAYU Deck Tiles Ready for Shipment
Preparing Shipments for our Distributors
Moving Inventory to our Distributors
Kayu® Wilsonville Warehouse
KAYU Premium Hardwood - on it's way to our distributor. Great TEAM work!
Kayu® Wilsonville Warehouse
Kayu® Wilsonville Warehouse