Howard Fertilizer & Chemical Continues Southeast Expansion With Additional Veteran Sales Team Members
May 03, 2012
ORLANDO, Fla. (May 15, 2012) – Howard Fertilizer and Chemical Company Inc. announces continued expansion throughout its Southeast footprint with the addition of three veteran sales team members, strengthening the company’s commitment to the professional turf management industry. With more than 100 years’ combined experience in golf, lawn care and sports turf, Howard’s additional new sales team members are growing the company’s market share in the Southeast, including North Carolina, South Carolina and portions of Virginia and Tennessee.
Mike Gregory, with 38 years of green industry experience, will service the eastern portion of the Carolinas. Gregory’s focus will be on golf and lawn care markets.
Kenny Gilmore, a 21-year veteran, will serve the central portion of the Carolinas and southern Virginia. Gilmore’s efforts will be centered on the golf, lawn care and sports turf markets.
Aubrey Hines, with more than 22 years in distribution, will service the western portion of the Carolinas and eastern Tennessee, concentrating on the golf and lawn care markets.
In addition to our three new sales team members, two of our top-performing sales representatives will expand their current responsibilities into the Carolinas.
Jay Fountain, with 22 years’ experience, will continue his capacity in the regional account representative role specific to lawn care and sports turf markets.
Cris Cooke, with 20 years of industry experience, will expand her current sales territory with the company and serve as the Southeast Key Account Representative.
About Howard Fertilizer and Chemical Company, Inc.
Family owned and operated for nearly 80 years, Howard Fertilizer and Chemical Company specializes in blending custom fertilizers for agriculture, commercial pest control, lawn care, sod growers, golf courses and ornamentals. The company manages plants in Orlando transitioning to Lake Placid and Groveland, Fla.; distribution centers in Florida, including Orlando, Bowling Green, Homestead, Immokalee and Delray Beach; and distribution centers in Alpharetta, Ga., and Charlotte, N.C. In addition, Howard provides sales services as a partner with The Liquid Plant in Immokalee and Quincy, Fla. Please visit www.howardfertilizer.com for more information.
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