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Meet The Team


The collective expertise of our wonderful team is what makes the difference here at Friendship Trap.   Veteran production team members, many of whom have been building quality custom traps for decades, pride themselves on building the Best traps in the industry.  Likewise, many members of our management team have been in the trap business all their lives.   By exercising great care in taking Your order accurately, through meticulous attention to detail as we ensure Your traps are built precisely to Your specifications, to delivering the product directly to you, we seek to delight you with Your experiences with Friendship Trap!





Beyond The Business... Chris Anderson 1-22-62- 9-2-20   


Beyond The Business He Was A Friend....

Friendship Trap's Mike Wadsworth (Left) Welcome Chris Aboard In 2011.                               

Read More; Click On The Picture...                          


 Mike W. - CEO

small7Most of you know that Mike has spent the majority of his working life refining the art of making the highest quality lobster traps.  This is a passion he won’t set aside easily, so he remains with Friendship Trap Company for an indefinite period of time in a special advisory role to insure we maintain the same high standards he has worked so hard over the years to put in place.  He is available to our customers as always, and assists Chris in a variety of other aspects of the business.

Cell 207-542-0841
[email protected]


jerryJerry W. - Outside Sales

Jerry is the only full-time trap salesman in the industry. He is on the road every day, going directly to you, our customers, to make sure you are fully satisfied with your orders. Jerry's territory covers: Stonington, ME to Newport, RI.  Jerry has been part of the FTC Team since 1995 and is the Best at what he does.

Cell 207-542-0842
[email protected]



markMark W. - Operations Manager

Mark is responsible for hiring and managing the people that build your traps at our Friendship location. He also keeps our daily operations running smoothly and makes sure all orders in Friendship are completed on time and to your satisfaction. Mark has over 30 years experience manufacturing wire lobster traps. 

1-800-451-1200 ext. 202
[email protected]



Lisa-LevineLisa L. - Finance Manager

Lisa joined the Friendship Trap Team mid-2012.  Her financial consulting background has been tested extensively throughout the different aspects of managing everything money-related in a business in the lobstering industry.  From payroll to inventory, etc., Lisa's fingers fly on the adding machine and her wit is pretty quick, too!  She's a great personality fit in our main office in Friendship and you may even catch her answering the phone once in a while!

1-800-451-1200 ext. 203


Accounts Payable 

To reach our accounts payable department.                 

1-800-451-1200 ext. 205 

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Mike DeanMike D. - Customer Service Representative/Dispatching

Mike joined our team in 2015 and his prior experience includes 13 years in route sales, along with a lifetime of experience in customer service.  Being responsible for ordering and managing inventory over those years translates well into the position that he fills here at Friendship Trap.  He possesses a sense of urgency and a desire to meet our customers’ needs in a timely and accurate fashion. Mike takes his job personally and believes that working as a team,  with co-workers AND customers, will tend to build life-long relationships.

1-800-451-1200 ext. 213      Cell: 207-542-0846 
[email protected] 


jimmyJim Jr. - Branch Manager Columbia Falls

Jimmy Jr. keeps everything running smoothly and makes sure that all orders completed in our Columbia Falls location are built to your specifications and on time. Jimmy has been a vital part of the FTC Team since 1992.

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danni_-_smallDanni E. - Operations Manager - Columbia Falls

Danni joined the Friendship Team in 2004 and she fills many different roles for us.  She takes care of all our heading needs for the Columbia Falls location, for our production lines, and for your kits.  One of her favorite parts of her job is working directly with you, the customer, whether completing an invoice or getting the supplies you need.  She also works with our customers on their sample traps to make sure they are built to your specs and all your needs are met.   Danni helps to insure we have all the material we need to keep our productions lines running and even jumps in to help out in the production line when needed!

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VJ_-_smallVJ - Office Manager - Columbia Falls

In April 2011, VJ joined the Friendship team bringing over twenty years of retail experience and excellent customer service. His unique contributions are a great asset and his dedication to each and every one of our customers is remarkable!


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