Sam Carpenter Founder and President of Centratel Telephone Answering Service

Sam Carpenter

Founder, President


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Sam Kirkaldie Minority owner and VP of Centratel Telephone Answering Service

Sam Kirkaldie

Minority owner, VP


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Telephone Service Representatives (Partial Listing)


Angel - Telephone Service Representative at Centratel Telephone Answering Service

Angel

TSR


Angel has proudly served in the military and is a Central Oregon native. She loves her community, her children and all animals.

Brian Fee - Telephone Service Supervisor at Centratel Telephone Answering Service

Brian Fee

Supervisor


Born in Idaho, Brian has lived in Central Oregon since 1978. He is the guy in the office who keeps a smile on his face even during the most challenging of situations. He is happily married with three adult children. In his spare time, he enjoys hanging out at the many Oregon lakes with his family or taking in a movie. He is also a music lover.

Carla - Senior Telephone Service Representative at Centratel Telephone Answering Service

Carla

Senior TSR


A 20+ year Centratel veteran. Enjoys playing with her four cats and one dog as well as short hikes, bike riding and reading biographies.

Carol - Senior Telephone Service Representative at Centratel Telephone Answering Service

Carol

Senior TSR


Carol enjoys exploring the Central Oregon great outdoors both winter and summer, watching football, drag racing and playing with her dog.

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Cindy

TSR


Cindy returned to Central Oregon in 2015 after 13 years abroad. Oregon is her home though she has lived in eight US states and England. She enjoys photography, exploring outdoors, music filled road trips and spending time with friends and family.

Jason T. - Telephone Service Representative at Centratel Telephone Answering Service

Jason T.

TSR


Authentic Oregonian who loves the outdoors. I am also an avid boomerang aficionado. I love playing canasta with my family.

Jenna - Senior Telephone Service Representative at Centratel Telephone Answering Service

Jenna

Senior TSR


She is a native Oregonian with a background as a 411 operator. Enjoys reading, creating, learning, road-trips, and cloud-watching.

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Kelly

TSR


Kelly was born in Amarillo, Texas but has lived most of her life in different parts of Oregon. Her favorite achievement in life thus far is being a mom to her daughter. Kelly enjoys spending time with family and traveling.

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Kym

TSR


Kym truly enjoys riding her motorcycle and outdoor activities and loves spending time with her grandchildren and cat.

Laura - Floor Lead/Assistant Quality Assurance Specialist at Centratel Telephone Answering Service

Laura

Floor Lead/Assistant Quality Assurance Specialist


A native Oregonian, Laura enjoys outdoor activities as well as volunteering at a local animal shelter. She is a graduate of Eastern Oregon University and has a bachelor’s degree in Business.

Linda M. - Senior Telephone Service Representative at Centratel Telephone Answering Service

Linda M.

Senior TSR


A 20+ year Centratel veteran. Enjoys spending time with her grandchildren Cole & Amy, gardening and riding her bike.

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Mary

TSR


Enjoys Central Oregon summers and spending time with her children. She has a zest for life, learning and loves a good challenge.

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Patti

TSR


Patti moved to Oregon with her four children from the bay area, she enjoys reading, riding her bike and loves living in Central Oregon.

Rhonda - Client Services Specialist at Centratel Telephone Answering Service

Rhonda

Client Services Specialist


Enjoys Central Oregon summers and spending time with her children. She has a zest for life, learning and loves a good challenge.

Sarah - Head Supervisor at Centratel Telephone Answering Service

Sarah

Head Supervisor


Sarah enjoys reading, cooking, spending time with her daughter and family. She also enjoys outdoor activities such as camping and hiking in the summer.

Sara - Training and Development Specialist at Centratel Telephone Answering Service

Sara

Training and Development Specialist


Sara was born in Oregon but raised in Texas. She is married with three kids. Sara is family oriented and loves the outdoors. She also enjoys quiet time, reading and helping others.

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Susan

Senior TSR


Her background includes such things as a dental assistant, surgical assistant, office coordinator and facilities manager. She has two very handsome sons and has raised exotic pheasants, wallabies, and other animals. She likes to sew and knit as well as camp, fish and cook.

Tessa - Supervisor at Centratel Telephone Answering Service

Tessa

Supervisor


Tessa has lived in Central Oregon since 2007. She loves spending time with her daughter and dog named Lucy.

Toni - Telephone Service Representative at Centratel Telephone Answering Service

Toni

TSR


Toni moved to Bend from The Willamette Valley in 1996. She has two daughters and two grandchildren; it is her joy to spend time with them. In her free time, she loves searching for home decor and vintage items at sales and thrift stores. Toni saves them from the landfill by making them beautiful again​.

Administrative Staff


Andi Freeman - CEO at Centratel Telephone Answering Service

Andi Freeman

CEO


Andi operates Centratel in Sam’s absence… and when Sam is NOT absent! She has a Bachelors degree from Wittenberg University. She loves to find solutions to any challenge and hates to lose. She has two wonderful children and a tremendously supportive husband.

Cheryl Trindle - Accountant - CFO at Centratel Telephone Answering Service

Cheryl Trindle

Accountant - CFO


Cheryl is a CPA with a degree in Business Administration from San Diego State University. She has lived in Bend since 1996 and loves traveling.

Jesse Merickel - Sales Manager at Centratel Telephone Answering Service

Jesse Merickel

Sales Manager


When he is not spending time with his two sons, he enjoys fly fishing for steelhead and skiing.

Marcello - CIO at Centratel Telephone Answering Service

Marcello

CIO


Resides in Mirandola, Italy and Bend, Oregon. He loves his perfect Italian coffee, Ducati motorcycles and playing bass guitar.

Kendra Akehurst - Director of Operations at Centratel Telephone Answering Service

Kendra Akehurst

Director of Operations


As a 5+ year veteran, Kendra is a integral part of Centratel’s management team. She is attending school full-time. While juggling school and work she finds time for her family and friends as well as playing basketball and swimming.

Yvette Wahl - HR Specialist at Centratel Telephone Answering Service

Yvette Wahl

HR Specialist


Yvette has lived in Central Oregon for 25 years. She is the proud graduate of Concordia University with a degree in Human Resources Management. She enjoys spending time with her daughters and grandchildren, traveling, and home interior design.

Amanda Davis - Sales Associate at Centratel Telephone Answering Service

Amanda Davis

Sales Associate


Amanda loves to travel and enjoys being outdoors. She has two beautiful kids and an extremely supportive husband.

Pattie Casner - Quality Assurance Specialist at Centratel Telephone Answering Service

Pattie Casner

Quality Assurance Specialist


Has 3 married sons. Enjoys fishing, camping and day trip explorations with her retired ‘house hubby’ and family members.

Jason - IT Technician at Centratel Telephone Answering Service

Jason

IT Technician


Loves spending time with his family and friends and enjoys taking road trips around scenic Oregon.

Briela - Customer Service/Telephone Service Representative at Centratel Telephone Answering Service

Briela

Customer Service/TSR


Briela loves spending time with her husband, daughter and pets. She enjoys exploring the great outdoors, hiking, photography and baking.

Kimber - New Accounts Supervisor at Centratel Telephone Answering Service

Kimber

New Accounts Supervisor


Enjoys playing with her grandson Carter and her dog Cosmo. Loves camping, walking on the beach, and traveling.

Sandra Packard - Special Consultant for Centratel Telephone Answering Service

Sandra Packard

Special Consultant


Lives in Pocatello, Idaho. Gifted downhill skier and mountain biker. A 27 year Centratel veteran.

Teresa Abbas - Office Manager / Billing Manager at Centratel Telephone Answering Service

Teresa Abbas

Office Manager / Billing Manager


Spends time with her husband and two children enjoying car races, camping and just hanging out watching movies.

Emanuel - Software Developer for Centratel Telephone Answering Service

Emanuel

Software Developer


Lives in Transylvania, Romania, is passionate about developing web applications, and in his free time likes to travel with his wife.

Fabio - Graphic & Web Designer for Centratel Telephone Answering Service

Fabio

Graphic & Web Designer


Lives in Concordia, Italy. He loves music, movies and singing in his band. He enjoys snowboarding, swimming and spending time with friends.