Our Team

Experienced, local service makes the difference.

The staff at Midwest Office Interiors participates in professional training to ensure that the people who sell and specify Allsteel products are knowledgeable. Installers are required to attend and pass product installation certification training in order to be considered “Certified” installers. Allsteel’s well trained, dedicated partner Midwest Office Interiors, Inc. is skilled at managing deliveries and installation, providing a full range of services.

Our sales staff is comprised of industry veterans who are well versed at listening to their clients and recommending the best products and services to best fit your individual needs. They are all trained on the latest product applications and keep current on industry trends. The CAD Services Team is comprised of professional, registered Interior Design professionals responsible for ensuring correct product application, that the client’s objectives are acheived, and compliance with all applicable building codes. The Sales Coordination Team are responsible for scheduling and coordinating all aspects of your project, so you don’t have to. The Project Management Team arrives on-site at larger installations to manage all the on-site details of complex projects for a hassle free installation.

Joseph Gollwitzer



Credentials: Joe founded Midwest Office Interiors, Inc. on the premise that the key to success is delivering on client expectations, on every order. Clients like Zurich N.A., Unilever, Wallace, Nabisco, and GE, just to name a few are longstanding customers due to our commitment to their business success. Joe prides himself on personal involvement with each project and client. That personal commitment and true respect for each client’s trust has contributed to the growth of Midwest Office Interiors. Joe is an active member of the Office Furniture Dealer Alliance and is a speaker for the Illinois Rural Health Association, providing information regarding ergonomics in the workplace.

Michael Fricilone


Executive Vice President

Credentials: Mike is a 25-year veteran of the office furniture industry and has taken the lead on several major projects with corporations that have a national and international presence. His attention to detail and concern for our clients¿ success has made him a trusted business partner to many successful organizations, such as Zurich North America. Mike has acted as a liaison between manufacturer and client insuring ultimate customer satisfaction in the establishment of national purchasing agreements. Mike has been instrumental in the management of projects nationwide for Zurich, and successfully lead the Zurich team through the One Liberty Plaza project in New York City where Midwest and Allsteel provide 5 floors of office furniture after the 9/11 tragedy.

Barbara M. Wayzer


Vice President, Design Services

Credentials: Barbara is an Interior Design professional with 25 years of corporate experience. She has expertise in interior planning, management of commercial and retail interior design projects, and staff management. She is proficient in the development of architectural drawings, furniture plans and construction documents using AutoCAD. Barbara holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Illinois State University and is a Registered Interior Designer in the State of Illinois. With Barbara’s extensive corporate and dealership experience, she possesses the project management skills to make a large scale project’s vision a reality. Barbara has been employed with Midwest Office Interiors, Inc. since 2003.