About Us

A PEOPLE COMPANY

A woman-owned family business for almost 60 years, PBE designs, develops, and manufactures high-performance absorbent products. From our two manufacturing locations in Northwest Ohio, we market solutions for incontinence care, acute care, and other specialty absorbent products. PBE strives to create and maintain an exceptional work environment that supports and encourages our associates’ growth and development.

A GREAT PLACE
TO WORK



Associate safety and engagement are at the heart of our business. We are focused on ensuring a workplace that enables PBE associates to contribute at their highest levels through training, development, teamwork, and work-life balance.

MISSION-BASED INNOVATION

Our mission is to be a principle-centered business that uplifts, enlightens, and enriches the lives of those it serves so that they can live more abundantly. We are proving this through the innovation and expansion of high-absorbent niche products that are manufactured to improve the human condition and elevate our customers’ quality of life.

OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM

Carol Stocking
Co-CEO

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Chuck Stocking
Co-CEO

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Andrew Stocking
President, COO

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Mike Kirby
Managing Director

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Larry Jones
CFO

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Alan Clifford
EVP, Operations

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Rodney Eason
VP, Human Resources

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Heike Reid
VP, Business Development

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Houston Legg
VP Sales, Acute Care

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Angie Willliams
VP, Marketing

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Brian Kreider
VP Sales, Incontinence

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ADVISORY BOARD

J.C. Anderson

EVP, Operations
Whirlpool

Jose Mendez-Andino

VP R&D Insulation
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Timothy Pontius

President
One Natural Way

Brent Cousino

Principal
Browning Cousineau

Amanda Backus

VP HR, Risk Management,
AP Emissions Technologies

Jacquelyn Star

Manager, Risk, Interface, & Assurance
Chevron

J. Daniel Heur

Dir., R&D Strategic Planning and Value Optimization
Nissan North America

Ladd Nichols

Owner
First Coast  Medical Supply

Thomas Waggoner

Vice President
Scotts Miracle Gro

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Carol Stocking

Co-CEO
PBE

Andrew Stocking

President, COO
PBE

Bradley Whitehead

President
Fund For Our Economic Future

Chuck Stocking

Co-CEO
PBE

Mike Kirby

Managing Director,
PBE

CAREERS