Member Company: South Atlantic, LLC
- Time in the industry: 40 years
- Titles Held Throughout Industry Career: Material Handler, Management Trainee, Shift Supervisor, Plant Manager, Regional Manager, Operations Manager, President
Bachelor of Science and Business Administration, Western Carolina University, Majored in Management
What do you enjoy most about your job?
Working with people.
What are two or three most significant developments in the industry during your career?
Dry Kettles, Variable Speed Hoist, Poly-Pro Process Tanks, End Fired Furnaces.
My View of the Current State of the Industry
Before Covid-19, healthy, but the market needs continued growth. After Covid 19, remains to be seen, as I feel it is the most critical, external challenge facing our industry and economic recovery right now.
My View of the Impact of AGA
The AGA is a fantastic resource for the industry itself and a greater proponent for educating the target audience.
Other Interesting Things that Shape My Life
Outside the AGA, I am enjoying steaks on Sunday! We fire up the grill at 5:30pm.
We have a new puppy!
Words of Wisdom
Keep moving forward……
“Don’t give up. Don’t ever give up.” ~Jim Valvano