Dassel resident Rich Pauly is excited to put his 30 years of experience in the fuels and energy industry to work at Mid-County Coop in Cologne. Rich grew up in Chaska, and graduated from Chaska High School. He started working for the family business, Minnesota Valley Oil in Carver with his father, Arlan Pauly, in the 1980s. Mid-County Coop purchased the company in 2000. Throughout the years, Rich has been involved in the sales and transport of bulk and consumer fuels. He joined Mid-County Coop in August 2014, and enjoys being part of the energy sales team. When he’s not at work, Rich enjoys spending time with his family. His hobbies include hunting and other outdoor activities.