Ralph Frese (Owner)
The founder and the spirit of Chicagoland Canoe Base. He started this wonderful adventure, he built the business, the buildings and his touch can be seen in everything here. He is Chicagoland Canoe Base.
For a panoramic view of Ralph in his workshop click here.
Also to see the WTTW11 story about Ralph click here.
To see a feature on Ralph Frese, from The Northwestern News Report click here.
To see a small video about a day with Ralph Frese and his canoe collection click here.
Ralph received the IPC first "Lifetime Achievement award" in 2010. To see a youtube video about it, please click here.
The Senior Sales Manager, who takes care of inventory, sales, orders and whatever else is needed.