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 four children (Brie, Ethan, Pari, and Penelope), and also has a lovable Goldendoodle named Emma. 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 programs 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 Junior League of Wichita. She loves to spend time with her husband (Dave) and playing with her daughters (Pari and Penelope) and stepson (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 six grandchildren.
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.
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.
Josh RowellCo-Team Leader for Production read bio
Josh Rowell has been with In The Bag Cleaners for almost 4 years, but in the dry cleaning industry for over 13 years. As a previous Assistant General Manager and Production Manager, Josh brings a vast experience to his position as the Co-Team Leader for Production. Josh has three children that are 20, 18 and 17 years old. He also has an adorable granddaughter who is almost two. Josh enjoys the dad-life and working out when he gets free time.
Ella LewisRetail Team Leader read bio
As a returning team member after being away at college and working in Kansas City for the last 6 years, Ella has returned as our Retail Team Leader. With Ella previously being a store manager and a trainer of new team members, she brings a lot of great hands-on experience to the management team. Ella is an alumnus of Pittsburg State University receiving a bachelor’s degree in Communication with an emphasis in Public Relations and a minor in Human Resources. She enjoys spending time with her friends, family, and Chihuahua/Jack Russell mix, Charlie.
Cassie StuberClient Support Specialist read bio
Cassie brings a wealth of knowledge as our Client Support Specialist previously being an Office Manager and Preschool Teacher in Concordia, KS for six years. Her client service is top notch and her ability to help others work through issues is what makes her a rock star on our team. Cassie has a 9 year old son named Brodrick and a 3 year old daughter named Bristal. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, has a passion for photography and loves to root on the Chiefs and KU Basketball!
Karissa McGintyTeam Member Support Specialist read bio
Karissa McGinty has joined In the Bag as a part of our leadership team. She comes to us with a highly diverse background, as she was a professional figure skater with Disney on Ice for more than three years. After traveling the world, she began her administrative career and has enhanced her skill-set in all areas of business, including Accounting, Payroll, HR and more. Karissa’s passion for helping people and her adaptability will be an integral part of her success with our company. In her spare time, she enjoys working out, spending time with her family, and of course, attending every Taylor Swift concert she possibly can.
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.