Our Team

Mike White

Vice President

“Treat your body good, eat smoked meat daily.”

With 36 years in the meat industry, Mike knows a thing or two about providing fresh quality smoked meat. He joined the team in 2017 and enjoys creating new products, working with Smokehouse employees on a daily basis and maintaining relationships with different retailers and suppliers. Mike lives in Hazelhurst, WI with his wife Deborah. They have two children and four grandkids. His hobbies include working on his property building trails, gardening and landscaping.

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Hawaiian (although it changes seasonally)

Chris Wege

Director of Sales and Operations

Chris is a master of meat… literally. He recently graduated from the Master Meat Crafter program at UW Madison. He started with the company in 2008 working in the produce and frozen/dairy section at the Rhinelander store. In his free time Chris can be found spending time with his family, fishing, hunting and bow hunting. He lives in Rhinelander, WI with his wife, three kids and two dogs.

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Tuscan Mozzarella

Trish Bennett

Wholesale Administrative Assistant/Shipping Supervisor

Trish has been with Smokehouse since early January 2020 and strives to provide the best customer service experience possible. She lives in Rhinelander, WI with two daughters.

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Want to join the team?

At Trig’s Smokehouse, customer service is our top priority. We fill our company with friendly, highly motivated and responsible associates dedicated and empowered to meet the needs of our customers. We apply the same kind of service to our associates as we do our customers. All our associates receive competitive wages, paid training and career advancement opportunities, and an associate discount. Visit the link below to find our current openings.