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Work experience

May 2009Present


Technology & Service Solutions, Inc.

Technology & Service Solutions, Inc. is a Manufacturers' Representative firm providing sales and marketing services to its principals in a manner consistent with their strategies and behaving just as if we were a direct employee. We will understand their guiding vision, mission, goals and objectives and exceed their expectations by executing better, faster and more professionally.


To provide sales and marketing services to manufacturers and service providers that will help them achieve their objectives in the markets we serve by focusing on value creation in the end customer's businesses.

Sep 1998Mar 2009

Chief Operating Officer, VP Sales & Marketing, Branch Manager

Triad Technologies, LLC

Joined Triad to open their Cincinnati branch, held positions of Vice President of Sales & Marketing and Chief Operating Officer where I was responsible for Sales, Marketing and Operations for 8 locations.


  • Lead sales, operational and technology integration of two companies that were acquired which grew the company by 40%.
  • Lead organic growth of 36% after acquisition 2002.
  • PioneeredTriad's Lean Enterprise efforts.
  • Lead the implementation of Activant Prophet 21 ERP system.
  • Improved gross margin by 2% by leading the implementation of Strategic Pricing.
  • Implemented QSI quality system and Smoothstone IP telephony system.
  • Personally designed, developed and implemented new e-Commerce B2B/B2C web site.
Jul 1987Sep 1998

Sales Manager, Sales Representative, Hydraulic Application Engineer

Eagle Equipment Corporation

Started as a Sales Representative, added duties of Sales Manager and Hydraulic Application Engineer


  • Grew my sales territory by 387% to companies largest
  • Managed sales force in southern Ohio while maintaining my territory
  • Also performed the duties of Hydraulic Systems Engineer by completing Parker's 5 week Hydraulic Application Engineering training program.  Trained by Jack L. Johnson of MSOE.
Sep 1982Jul 1987

Sales, Sales Engineer

E & J Sales

Started as Outside Sales Representative and then became Sales Engineer for Allen-Bradley CNC controls and servo systems.

Jul 1975Sep 1982

Sales, Inside Sales, Warehouse

Started out of high school in the warehouse at 17, moved to Inside Sales and then Outside Sales at 22 years old.




Broad executive, sales, marketing and operational leadership and management. A very strategic thinker that challenges individuals with innovative and forward looking ideas to build an interdependent team.  In nearly every aspect of management, I strongly believe in carefully setting expectations and holding groups and individuals accountable.

Words That I Live By

Honor - A sense of what is right, just and true.Courage - Mental or moral strength to venture, persevere, withstand danger, fear or difficulty.Commitment - The state of being bound emotionally or intellectually to a course of action or to a person or group.Interdependency - The highest level of maturity where independent people understand through collaboration, where you share deeply and meaningfully with others, one can enjoy far greater outcomes by gaining access to the limitless potential of other human beings.


I believe balance in the various roles we play our lives is imperative to top performance in each one.A full measure of devotion to family, profession, health, mind and fun leads to self-renewal and higher levels of productivity in each.

  • Family - 2 sons that live with me and a household to maintain.
  • Profession - continuous self-improvement through reading, professional associations, networking and seminars.
  • Health - just read Younger Next Year.
  • Mind - always look for new challenges.
  • Fun - Competitive sailing and sport motorcycle riding.