With management experience and exceptional people skill. Having been with ITW / Permatex for Thirty-one years, I have gained the experience and have also gained the fleet account knowledge that has been an asset to the years of growth I've had in the Heavy Duty & Automotive markets.
Prior to working with ITW I held a position with TR Bressler & Associates in the Chicago, IL market managing both Automotive and Heavy duty markets.
Buying group experience
Marketing and Advertising
Training and development
Account Manager - GroupsOct 2000 to Current ITW/Permatex － Walworth, WI
I was Promoted to Account Manager - Groups,
In this position I covered six states and the buying group of Vipar Heavy Duty.
My direct sales covered all levels of distribution from one step to three step distribution.
Within this new roll managing Vipar Heavy Duty to expand our product offering and negotiating new contracts for ITW/Permatex.
I also managed Imperial Supplies taking them from Loctite and growing them from a 26K customer to now almost a Million dollar account today.
Bridgestone Firestone a customer that uses our products in house has grown to 200K account.
SR. Disdtict Sales ManagerAug 1995 to Oct 2000 Permatex － Delavan, WIThis position opened up to covering six states. Automotive and Heavy Duty markets are the bulk of the business.
District Sales ManagerDec 1990 to Aug 1995 Permatex － Delavan, WIIn this position I covered Wisconsin market managing the Automotive and Heavy Duty markets in the state.
Territory ManagerSep 1987 to Dec 1990 Loctite － Chicago, IL
This position included working with both Automotive and Heavy Duty accounts. The City of Chicago, all departments. Waste management in Wisconsin.
I covered seven state at this time. Working with all levels of distribution.
Outside local exchange managementAug 1986 to Sep 1987 Sprint － Resemont, ILI covered Sprint negotiations within the Bell companies and customer service.
Terririty managerApr 1985 to Aug 1986 TR Bressler & Associates － Chicago, IL
I managed the Jobber base and Heavy Duty base for all of Chicago, IL to mid Wisconsin.
This included both Automotive and fleet changeovers, warehouse changeovers along with several sales meeting to gain the trust and direction I needed the account to go in.
Education and Training
Activities and Honors
I and my wife are very in tune to the struggles young children have today. Having been a foster parent for 10 years and starting a home for young ladies.
I am involved with the community and work closely with Agape House Inc, this is a home for abused and hurting young ladies. Currently their looking to open a Boys home.
I believe as ITW believes that we need to give back to our communities. Staying in touch with my local originations and churches is very important to me.