Management Team

Joseph Gollwitzer

General Manager

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 Director – Sales

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 client successes 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

Executive Director – Design & Support Services

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.