Joe Santiago


Phone: 419.724.8611

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Safety Coordinator

Joe is Metzgers first ever Safety Coordinator and an active member of the Safety Committee. His main objective as Safety Coordinator is to make sure Metzgers meets and maintains OSHA requirements. He also ensures that Metzgers is up to current fire codes with each fire inspection, and keeps up to date training for operating forklifts and performing CPR.

Before coming to Metzgers, Joe was a member of the fire service and a FEMA certified Safety Officer. He hails from a full family of fire fighters, with a brother who is a lieutenant in the TFRD (Toledo Fire & Rescue Department) and a father who is the TFRD Fire Chief. With a background in safety and rescue work, a lineage of safety workers, a number of certifications, and an attitude to never stop learning and improving; Joe is the perfect man for the Safety Coordinator position.

Joe is a firearm enthusiast who loves to go out and shoot targets. He is best known as a passionate Michigan Wolverines fan. Columbus is the last place you are going to find this guy. When he asks who your favorite college football team is, make sure to change the subject unless you share his maize and blue pride.

If you could go on a road trip with any one person (dead or alive), who would you choose and where would you go?

My grandfather and revisit Puerto Rico.

What is something you have read / heard / been told that has stuck with you?

My Dad told me, ‘If you want something, work hard, go get it, and earn it.’


Would you Rather get tased or go one round with a boxing champ?

Two words: Ding Ding. You should’ve seen the other guy.

What is one book you believe everyone should own?

I’d rather wait for the movie to come out.

List (8) eight key words that best describe you:

  • Loyal
  • Dedicated
  • Easy-going
  • Determined
  • Hard-working
  • Compassionate
  • Friendly
  • Optimistic

Mike Michalkiewicz

Mike Michalkiewicz

Phone: 419.861.8611

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Mike’s sole role at Metzgers is customer service. He spends all day driving directly to customers’ locations and delivering their products.

He is high energy and will always provide great service with a smile.

Mike has a passion for death metal and 80’s Pop. A few highlighted bands are: INXS, Depeche Mode, Lamb of God, Devil Driver, HateBreed, Bleeding Through and Arch Enemy.

He also loves cats. He has a ”beautiful male tuxedo cat” named Brutus. (Ohio State reference anyone?)

Do you have any hidden talents?

Making people laugh. I also can do a great high-kick.

When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? Why?

I wanted to be a farmer. I just wanted to drive tractors all day.

What is your favorite sport and who is your team?


What is something you have read / heard / been told that has stuck with you?

If you don’t live for something you’ll die for nothing.

List (8) eight key words that best describe you:

  • Firecracker
  • Compassionate
  • Intolerant
  • Observant
  • Exquisite
  • Hardworking
  • Humorous
  • Sarcastic

Tony High

Tony High

Phone: 419.861.8611

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Tony is one of the two Metzgers' team members that live their life on the road. He spends his days behind the wheel, shaking the customers' hands, and delivering their finished products.

Before he came to Metzgers, he worked in the construction industry and co-owned a comic shop.

Tony maintains his sanity while driving by shuffling through his music and listening to a wide variety of genres and artists. He lives with his wife and two kids.

Name one thing not many people know about you.

I have a well-stocked humidor.

What is your favorite thing to do while away from the office?

Make my kids laugh.

Do you squeeze the toothpaste from the middle or the end?

Does it matter? Sometimes both, I’m not picky.

If you could eat only three foods, what would they be?

BBQ, Medium rare burger, butternut squash ravioli from Calivino’s

List (5) five key words that best describe you:

  • Hard Working
  • Nice
  • Dark humor
  • Green Thumb
  • Father



207 Arco Drive

Toledo, OH 43607-2906

Phone: 419.861.8611

Fax: 419.861.3299

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