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THE TEAM

ROB HENGEMIHLE

WORKING SINCE 1988 IN THE AUTO BODY INDUSTRY, IN 1998 I ACCEPTED A POSITION WITH A MAJOR PAINT MANUFACTURE AS AN AUTOMOTIVE REFINISH INSTRUCTOR. PROVIDING CERTIFICATIONS AND TRAINING FOR HUNDREDS OF TECHNICIANS, THEN PROMOTED INTO A REFINISH SALES POSITION AND EVENTUALLY WAS RESPONSIBLE FOR AN AUTOMOTIVE REFINISH SALES TEAM COVERING NORTHERN CALIFORNIA, HAWAII AND PARTS OF NEVADA. RECENTLY TAKING A DISTRIBUTION ROLE AND ECO WAS CREATED. ECO IS LOOKING TO IMPROVE COLLISION CENTERS PROFITABILITY AND BOOTH CYCLES WITH OUR INNOVATIVE OFFERINGS.

SHERMAN LOU

WITH OVER 30 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE AS A REFINISH TECHNICIAN  AND SALES REPRESENTATIVE, SHERMAN HAS A WEATH OF INDUSTRY KNOWLEDGE THAT ALLOWS HIM TO PROVIDE EXPERT ADVICE TO HIS CLIENTS. SHERMANS CAREER STARTED IN 1988, WHERE  HE WORKED AS A REFINISH TECHNICIAN FOR 12 YEARS THEN MOVED ON TO A LARGE DISTRIBUTER, GIVING  HIM A SOLID UNDERSTANDING OF THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF PRODUCTS AND SERVICES AVAILABLE. SHERMAN HAS  SPENT FIVE  YEARS WORKING AS A TECHNICAL SPECIALIST FOR  A MAJOR PAINT MANUFACTURE BEFORE MOVING INTO SALES, WHERE HE HAS BEEN FOR 16 YEARS. SHERMAN HAS RECENTLY TAKING A NEW POSITION AS A SALES AND TECHNICAL CONSULTANT WITH A DISTRIBUTOR. WITH HIS TECHNICAL EXPERTISE HE HAS BEEN ABLE TO HELP CLIENTS FIND THE PERFECT PRODUCTS AND SOLUTIONS TO  HELP THEM ACHIEVE THEIR GOALS. 

MARK JUELL

MARK WAS INTRODUCED TO THE WORLD OF PAINT & COATINGS FRESH OUT OF HIGH SCHOOL IN 1980 WHEN HE JOINED HIS LOCAL AUTOMOTIVE/MARINE UNION AS AN APPRENTICE PAINTER. IT IS SAFE TO SAY THAT MARK FOUND THE INDUSTRY FULFILLING BECAUSE HE HAS SPENT HIS ENTIRE ADULT LIFE IN IT. MARK'S CAREER IN THE AUTOMOTIVE AFTERMARKET HAS TAKEN HIM FROM A YOUNG APPRENTICE THROUGH ROLES AS A TECHNICIAN, A TECHNICAL INSTRUCTOR, A SALES REPRESENTATIVE, TO SALES MANAGEMENT, INTO EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP; AND NOW A PART OF EMPIRE CO. MARK HAS EXPERIENCED SEVERAL SIGNIFICANT TECHNICAL ADVANCEMENTS IN COATINGS OVER HIS CAREER, NONE AS SIGNIFICANT AS THE TECHNOLOGY CAPTURED IN THE PRODUCTS EMPIRE CO. IS INTRODUCING TO THE WORLD. 

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