A graduate of Indiana University, Jeff began his career in the electrical industry, working for Thomas & Betts Corporation where he held positions in sales, marketing and product management.
He was recruited to the electrical industries largest marketing and buying group – Affiliated Distributors (A-D) – as a Regional Vice President. There, he worked closely with distributors and manufacturers with the goal of maximizing purchases and profits through A-D manufacturer members. Additionally, Jeff was instrumental in the development of a unique National Accounts program which was named SupplyForce. This organization (a division of A-D) streamlined the supply-chain process and was instrumental in landing large, multi-million dollar national contracts with Fortune 500 companies.
Jeff’s entrance to the JanSan industry began with his recruitment to Windsor Industries where he held the position of Sr. VP, Marketing and Channel evelopment. As part of the leadership team, the key goal was to create a strong value proposition for Windsor and their sister companies (Graco, TecServ and ProChem) with the goal of selling the conglomerate.
After fulfilling his contract and assisting in the sell of Windsor (and sister companies) to Karcher, Jeff was recruited to Brady Industries where he held the position of Vice President of Sales and Marketing, overseeing the activities of 7 branches. He was very instrumental in driving consistency in the Brady brand; and, launching private label programs to grow sales and profitability.
In his most recent position, Jeff led the Tacony Cleanmax Vacuum product line as Director of Commercial Sales.