On Friday, March 2, 2012 DistributorCentral LLC, the company behind the eCommerce platforms of many of the promotional products industry’s leading distributors and suppliers, announced key executive appointments that centralize and strengthen its management team as the company continues to experience aggressive growth. Jason Nokes has been named President and Chief Operating Officer, David Shultz has been named Vice-President of Operations, and Tiffany Tarr has been named Vice-President of Sales. These appointments solidify DistributorCentral’s executive team and expand the company’s ability to serve key clients and continue its growth within the industry.
“As DistributorCentral’s growth as the leading eCommerce solution in our industry continues to accelerate it is critical that we have the right combination of technology, marketing, sales, and management expertise on our executive team,” said Tom Mertz, DistributorCentral’s CEO and chief visionary. “DistributorCentral has the most creative and technology-driven staff in the industry and Jason, David, and Tiffany bring to our executive team the proven leadership, vision, and ability to form true partnerships with our customers that will enable us to further help them to reduce their operational and technology costs and streamline their business processes.”
As President and COO, Jason Nokes will oversee the day-to-day operations of DistributorCentral and lead its development efforts. Mr. Nokes brings nearly 20 years of experience within the industry and was one of the original member’s of DistributorCentral’s development team. He was the chief architect of the industry’s first eCommerce-enabled, and award-winning, website for leading industry supplier, TradeNet Publishing, and continues to lead the development of DistributorCentral’s suite of eCommerce tools. Mr. Nokes will oversee all facets of DistributorCentral’s development, marketing, and sales efforts.
As Vice-President of Operations, David Shultz will oversee the operations of the technology and development team and assist with the company’s strategic planning, sales and marketing efforts. Mr. Shultz came to DistributorCentral from a global engineering and professional services firm and has spent past 12 years with DistributorCentral as an application developer, business analyst, and project manager. Mr. Shultz works with DistributorCentral’s key enterprise-level customers to develop technology strategies designed to reduce operational costs and streamline their technology initiatives.
As Vice-President of Sales, Tiffany Tarr is responsible for DistributorCentral’s overall sales and marketing initiatives. A seasoned sales executive with a proven track-record and a key member of DistributorCentral’s executive team, Ms. Tarr will focus on corporate marketing, branding, and sales, as well as oversee the team that provides support to key DistributorCentral customers and helps them migrate their operations onto the DistributorCentral platform. Ms. Tarr is actively involved in the industry and currently serves as the Vice-President of the Promotional Products Association Midwest (PPAM).
About DistributorCentral, LLC:
DistributorCentral is an industry-leading eCommerce provider in the promotional products industry. The company’s technology offerings include web-based product search tools, eCommerce-enabled web hosting services, customer management, quoting, order management, invoice and payment receipt, and reporting tools for suppliers and distributors. One of the original technology companies in the industry, DistributorCentral continues to be among the most widely used eCommerce solution in the industry and works closely with leading industry distributors and suppliers to develop an evolving set of eCommerce tools designed to help companies streamline their operations.
DistributorCentral is headquartered in Gardner, KS. For more information please visit distributorcentral.com
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