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Territory I

New York, New Jersey

Kevin Conklin

Residence
Blauvelt, NY
Covers
New York (Metro - Long Island, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, Lower Westchester & Staten Island)

Kevin is a graduate of Rockland County BOCES Vo-Tech with a concentration in Automotive Technology. He has been in a number of positions in the automotive industry. He owned an independent repair shop and managed a national retail repair location. In addition, he possesses knowledge of, and has worked in, the sign and paint industries.

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Chris Schaub

Residence
Mahwah, NJ
Covers
New York (Metro, Southern Tier & Albany), New Jersey (Northern), and Connecticut (Western)

Chris is a graduate of St. Thomas of Aquinas College in Sparkill, NY and has an MBA from Iona College in New Rochelle, NY. Chris's past experience is in the financial sector with 20 years of sales and management responsibilities. He is no stranger to the automotive and industrial trade, having experience in restoration, construction, and working in an automotive repair shop during his college years.

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Patrick O'Brien

Residence
Landing, NJ
Covers
Northern and Central New Jersey

Patrick, a graduate of William Paterson College of New Jersey, has over 20 years experience with S-L Marketing. In addition, his experience includes six years working with Sears. Responsibilities included setting up and creating P.O.P. displays and coordinating all media advertising with store displays to ensure a successful sales promotion. Pat calls on shops, jobbers and W.D.'s in the above areas. Pat is a well-trained technician at the shop level handling demos, organizing clinics, and instructing on all mechanical and electrical equipment.

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Territory II

Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia

Bob Klein

Residence
White Oak, PA
Covers
Pennsylvania (Western - from Rte. 15 border to Western state line of PA), West Virginia (Northwestern) and New York (Western - Buffalo)

Bob is a resident of Pennsylvania and has over 25 years of experience in general automotive repair and the paint and body collision industry. He is an ASE master technician and is I-CAR certified for plastic repair. Bob has worked as a service advisor and service director for a Toyota dealership. He has spent the past 5 years of sales in the PBE industry.

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Rich Deemer

Residence
Clifton, NJ
Covers
Pennsylvania (Eastern - from Rte. 15 East) New Jersey (Southwestern)

Rich has worked with two of the largest aftermarket warehouse distributors in the country. He has held numerous positions including the head of purchasing. He is also an ASE certified master technician and is well versed on hundreds of tool and equipment lines.

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Richard Russell

Residence
Sparrows Point, MD
Covers
Maryland, Washington DC, Northern Virginia, Southern Delaware

Richard has over twenty years of direct sales experience working with a diverse customer base of repair shops and jobbers. Richard's background includes ten years of user/shop sales for a large jobber. He also managed a busy wholesale counter for an automotive warehouse distributor.

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Territory III

Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont

Michael Masce

Residence
Francestown, NH
Covers
Massachusetts, Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Rhode Island

Michael has over 20 years experience with S-L marketing. His past experience includes sales of welding supplies, equipment and consumable goods for a distributor in New England to shops, OEM and municipalities. He is a talented technician with focus at the shop level.

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Territory IV

Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee

Emilo Oliveros

Residence
Hollywood, Florida
Covers
Southern Florida

Emilio is well versed in the automotive and PBE industry. He has over 20 years of experience as a certified technician in multiple areas - as a certified automotive refinish technician, certified structural technician, and a certified specialist for a major paint company. He has also owned his own auto repair shop for over 10 years and has held product management and salesman positions which has provided him with an overall knowledge of the tool business.

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Jay Fitzgerald

Residence
Mooresville, NC
Covers
South Carolina (split with Jonathan Smith), North Carolina, Tennessee, Alabama

Jay is a graduate of The University of Alabama in Birmingham, AL. Since graduating in 2003, Jay has worked in sales. From 2010 - 2012 Jay was employed with a global leader in the paint and body side of the automotive after-market. He is goal-oriented and skilled in building strong shop, jobber and distributor relationships.

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Jonathan Smith

Residence
Roswell, GA
Covers
Georgia, South Carolina (split with Jay Fitzgerald)

Jonathan is a graduate of the University of North Carolina, Charlotte. He is third generation in the automotive business and has spent the last 7 years in sales. He has a vast knowledge of tools and equipment and PBE.

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Shawn O’Neill

Residence
Palm Bay, Florida
Covers
Florida (Northern & Central)

Shawn has over 15 years of experience in the automotive aftermarket. He spent the past 10+ years as a technical trainer and salesman for a national automotive equipment and supply distributor. He is a certified automotive refinish technician for several paint manufacturers. He also started in sales with a national industrial supply company.

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