The Vernon Company Hires New Director of Administration
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The Vernon Company, Newton, Iowa, has hired Shannon Bergman as director of administration, effective Sept. 1.
Bergman comes to The Vernon Company with a strong service, branding and sales background. Most recently, she worked for Newton Manufacturing as sales service manager, and held leadership roles at The Maytag Company and West Bank.
In this position, Bergman will assume management responsibilities for The Vernon Company's administrative managers and support staff, including pre-sales, customer service, order department and sales support. Overall, these administrative departments provide assistance and support for The Vernon Company’s 270 account executives across the country.
"We are excited to have Shannon join our team," said Brad Lundquist, senior vice president of operations for The Vernon Company. "We have been looking for a strong leader to oversee our administrative areas, because we know this is a very important role. From helping [account executives] find the right products to getting orders to suppliers, resolving order issues and so much more, these departments are the best-kept secret to Vernon’s success over the last 100-plus years. We couldn’t do it without them.”
A native of Newton, Iowa, Bergman graduated from Upper Iowa University with a bachelor’s degree in marketing. She lives in Newton with her husband, Jim, and two daughters.
For more information on The Vernon Company, visit www.vernoncompany.com.