Southern Plus Expands Sales Force With Four Multi-Line Reps
Southern Plus, Hartwell, Ga., is using these challenging times to expand its sales force by adding four new multi-line reps/groups to the company.
MAC Marketing - Mark and Nick Chipchase: MAC Marketing returns to the Southern Plus family handling the Southeast. Mark was Southern Plus's first multiline rep, and represented the company for 16 years. He and his son, Nick, will team up to handle the states of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, and Kentucky.
Paparone Consulting LLC: Jay Paparone will represent Southern Plus in Wisconsin, Illinois and Indiana. Paparone is an industry veteran of more than 25 years, and has held sales and sales management positions with several industry Top 40 suppliers, including Stormtech, Norwood, Imagen Brands and Evans Mfg. He was a past board member of PPAChicago, as well as a winner of PPB magazine's Best Bosses award.
KS Sales Inc.: Kerry Schmock will represent Southern Plus in Michigan. Schmock has been a familiar multi-line representative since 1996 in Michigan. Prior to starting her own company, KS Sales Inc., Schmock was part of the Doyle Group. Throughout the years, she has been recognized for top sales growth with the companies she has represented. Customer service and growing the business are key in her relationships with her customers. In 2016, she was a Great Lakes Supplier Rep of the Year Finalist (MiPPA).
Mercer Enterprises: Doug Mercer will represent Southern Plus in Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and Iowa. Mercer has been a multi-line and factory rep in the promotional products industry for more than 32 years. His experience and history of territory sales growth make him a valuable asset to the Southern Plus team.
For more information on Southern Plus, visit www.southernplus.com.