Meet Jeff Parlet, Mahaska Route Manager

Mahaska Route Manager Jeff Parlet has been working for Mahaska in Iowa for 22 years and never fails to impress his fellow coworkers with his dedication and work habits. Outside of the warehouse he enjoys spending time with his family, watching ‘Dancing with the Stars’ and golfing. He is very proud of the company he works for and its contribution to the local community. Read more about Jeff Parlet below!

What is a typical day at Mahaska look like for you?

Go to current accounts and check on them.  Setting up new accounts, sell new products; go on a few route rides, and many more things.

Favorite beverage that Mahaska distributes?

Pepsi and Mt. Dew.

Favorite snack that Mahaska distributes?

Hot Tamales.

What do you do outside of Mahaska for fun?

Golf and bowl.

What’s something no one would guess about you?

I watch ‘Dancing with the Stars’.

How would you think your friends describe you in one sentence?

Trustworthy, hardworking, and someone that is fun to be around.

What are you most passionate about?

My family.

Are you involved in the local community? If so, how?

Yes, with multiple Mahaska events.

What have you seen Mahaska do that benefits the local community?

Mahaska has benefitted the community in many ways like helping fund the new stadium, donating money to the schools yearly, contributing to William Penn Community College sporting events, and not to mention, providing excellent service to the many businesses that sell our products.

How would you describe “Midwest Values?”

I would say family – loving, down-to-earth, and hometown values that believe in the value of working hard.