Director, Sales Development and Support, Direct Sales Programs
About AmeriPride: Headquartered in Minnetonka, Minn., AmeriPride Services is recognized as one of the largest uniform rental and linen supply companies in North America. Operating more than 115 production facilities and service centers throughout the United States and Canada, AmeriPride provides linen and towels, uniforms, floor mats, restroom and cleaning products to nearly 150,000 customers every week. Founded in 1889 by George and Frank Steiner, the privately held company is still owned and managed by the Steiner family. Commitment to the customer, personalized service and innovation has sustained the company for 125 years.
An experienced Sales and Operations executive with a proven track record of driving growth and improving margin for mature and emerging businesses. With 40 years in the textile industry, he has had the opportunity to build and optimize national sales teams, design go-to-market strategies, reconfigure product and service offerings to meet changing market conditions, lead digital transformation efforts to create e-commerce channels and customer portals, and more recently, lead a major acquisition effort. He is driven to achieve aggressive goals, believes that loyalty and honesty should be valued, and knows that relationships are a true differentiator in a vendor-based, transactional world.