Elkhart, Ind.-based lifting and leveling system supplier Equalizer Systems announced the hiring of new sales and service personnel to handle the growth and expansion of its RV operations. According to a press release, the three new hires bring with more than 30 years of combined industry experience.
• Jason Loose was brought in last summer as an outside sales representative for the eastern United States. Loose’s experience includes working 11 years for Quadra Manufacturing as a dealer and retail sales manager. Responsibilities include setting up a dealer network for service and installation; assisting with the design of new products and upgrades; setting up distributors in both Australia and China; developing a full e-commerce website; and generally involved in various aspects of marketing and product development. He also provided after-hours technical support for customers.
• With the addition of Jason Reed this July as outside sales rep for the western United States, Equalizer will better reach out and serve customers at the OEM, distributor and dealer level, marking a significant increase in its sales and service capabilities. Reed comes with 11 years of RV industry experience, including seven years as northern Indiana market manager for Sherwin-Williams Co. He also spent time as an account manager for Precision Painting Inc., leading its aftermarket interior renovation division, Precision RV Interiors. Prior to taking this position he was a sales coordinator for Heartland RV LLC.
• Jamey Lehman began at Equalizer in January as manager of its service and warranty department. Lehman’s career has exclusively focused on the RV and automotive industries, including 12 years with a hydraulic leveling and slideout manufacturer. During this time, he served as sales and production manager as well as customer service and warranty manager. His background includes experience in all areas of product design, engineering and quality management, including extensive experience in the production of hydraulic cylinders. Among other projects, he also established a larger network of dealers and service centers and executed the training program for it.
“Equalizer Systems has made an investment in these three employees because of increased sales in a variety of markets throughout the United States, as well as internationally,” said Kevin Schmidt, Equalizer division manager. “Since our objective is to provide quality products and services at a fair price, we needed to strengthen our staff to be able to respond to our customers’ changing needs.
“The additional personnel allows us the opportunity to grow our business, while at the same time provide superior customer service and support. We look forward to utilizing the variety of skills each one brings to the table to strengthen our products and processes.”
Equalizer Systems, a division of Days Corp., is a leading supplier of hydraulic and electric lifting, leveling and slideroom solutions for a variety of industries including RV.