Meet our Leaders
Dave CoyleTeam Leader and Owner read bio
Dave Coyle is the Team Leader and Owner of In The Bag. After graduating with an Economics degree from Arizona State University and working on a dry cleaning counter at a rate of $5.25 per hour for textbook money, Coyle moved to Kansas City where he managed some of the largest Pride Cleaners locations. He was transferred to Wichita to manage the Best Cleaners stores in 1997 and was ready three years later to start his own company, In The Bag Cleaners, in December of 2000. Since 2000, Coyle has grown his market share to almost 70% by cultivating team member and client relationships that push the entire team to offer the highest level of quality and service in the area. Coyle lives in West Wichita with his wife Aram, has three children (Brie, Ethan, and Pari), and also has a lovable St. Bernard named Bella. He has been recognized as one of Wichita’s 40 under 40, is an active supporter of Wichita State Athletics, and is involved with Youth Entrepreneurs. He gives to the community with program like Operation Holiday with Inter-faith Ministries, Warm Hearts with KAKE, and Gown Town.
Aram CoyleDave's Boss (At Home) read bio
Aram is a Webster University MBA graduate with an Undergraduate degree in Marketing and Management from Wichita State University. She is very active in the Wichita community with her most recent role as a Board member for the Junior League of Wichita. She loves to spend time with her husband (Dave) and playing with her daughter (Pari) and step son (Ethan). She also enjoys traveling to see family and spending time with friends.
Dave ZimmermanGeneral Manager read bio
Dave lives for opportunity and never gives up, even on the smallest projects. He gained effective leadership knowledge as a business owner in the 90s. In 2002, Dave became a driver for Best Cleaners and worked his way up to become Production Assistant Manager. Since 2008, Dave has been In The Bag's General Manager and Dave Coyle's right hand man. He is a vital decision maker and leader for In The Bag. Dave has a beautiful wife of 32 years, two children and sixgrandchildren.
Shari ClaytonRoute Coordinator & Administrative Assistant read bio
Shari began her dry cleaning career over 20 years ago with Best Cleaners. There, she began as a presser and soon worked to production manager. In 2000, Best Cleaners was bought by Dave and soon became In The Bag Cleaners. Dave retained most employees in the transition and decided to put Shari's knowledge to work as the leader of route and delivery input. Shari also serves as Dave's Administrative Assistant, handling claims, client concerns and daily paperwork. Shari spends her spare time with her husband, Chad, of 14 years and their two beautiful Siberian Huskies, Samantha and Sky. She's also a big fan of local garage sales and shopping.
Monica PoeOffice Manager read bio
Monica provides administrative support to In The Bag Cleaners where her main focus is marketing and accounting. She graduated from Wichita State University in May 2015 with a bachelor's degree in marketing and minors in accounting and mathematics. Prior to working at In The Bag, Monica served on the sales staff at Johnston's by Betty where she gained knowledge in sales, customer service and retail operations. Monica loves to cook, bake and spend time with her husband, Jeff, and daughter, Charlie.
Don GeringRoute Delivery Driver read bio
Don Gering started with In The Bag Cleaners in 2001 as our route delivery driver. He has helped Dave build the route throughout all of Wichita in the last 15 years. He takes care of our route clients by picking up their weekly cleaning and bringing it back to their residence or place of business when it is finished. He greatly enjoys meeting all the people across the Wichita area. Don is an avid KU fan and will cheer on the Jayhawks any time of the year.
Patty ZimmermanCo-Team Leader for Production read bio
Patty Zimmerman has been with In The Bag Cleaners for 8 years now, transitioning from a retail store manager to our Wash & Fold Laundry Manager to her current position as Co-Team Leader for Production. She has almost 20 years of cumulative dry cleaning experience and even tapped into fire restoration when In The Bag Cleaners owned CRDN. Patty was born and raised in the heart of Wichita where she met her wonderful husband of 32 years, David Zimmerman who is the General Manager for In The Bag. Patty spends most of her free time enjoying life with her husband, children, and six grandchildren.