Our Employees

Northwest Vapors is a family-owned business founded by Bill and his father, Will. We believe in offering quality products at a fair and reasonable price. Our business principles include honesty, fairness, and superlative customer support, both for our wholesale and website customers.

Bill Krause - Co-owner - President

After a short stint as an Army Corpsman and a long career in marketing at Intel, Bill took a leap of faith, investing in an emerging market. His dedication to customer service has set the tone for the Northwest Vapors culture and remains at the center of our business model.

 

Will Krause - Co-owner - CEO

Will spent many years in the IT and Higher Education fields, most recently as the Vice President of Technology and Planning at Greenville College. He is also the president of the Northwest Vapor Association, a non-profit lobbying organization working with the Oregon State legislature.

 

Tim Krause - Vice President of Sales and Marketing

With a background in sales and a passion for design, Tim’s role has developed to include much of our marketing and graphic design, as well as sales and account management.

 

Angela Ashlock - Production Supervisor

Angela worked for many years as a technical lead and defect analyst in the semiconductor industry. She loves animals and is seldom seen without her best friend, Rocky (bulldog). She supervises the operations at our warehouse.

 

Christina (Krause) Brooks - Accounting

As a single mother of three children, Christina is currently working three parti-time accounting jobs, while going to school full-time pursuing a Bachelors Degreen in Business Accounting. She handles all of our bookkeeping, accounts payable, and accounts receivable functions.

 

Rick Frey - Eastern US Sales

With experience in retail sales and several years working in sales for another e-liquid distributor, Rick joined us to handle Sales and Account Management for our stores in the Eastern US.

 

Hunter Hanchett - E-Liquid Mixmaster and Order Processing

Hunter has worked in residential construction and as a sales associate and technician for a cell phone company. He currently oversees the production of our e-liquids and is the custodian of our secret formulae. He is also an avid fisherman and amateur musician.

 

Vaughn Hanchett - Social Media and Sales

 

 

Brandon Krause - Shipping and Order Processing

Brandon is currently a fill-time student pursuing a career as a pharmacist. His keen attention to detail and process serve us well as he pulls and checks orders and handles our shipping. In his spare time, Brandon is a fanatical gamer and enjoys a wide variety of music.

 

Conie Krause - Office Support

Conie is a retired highschool teacher who handles all the filing and office support work at our Salem, Oregon Sales Office.

 

Jacob Rumbolz - Order Processing

Jake spends his days pulling products and pouring e-liquid to fulfill orders.