Spanesi Americas recently recognized individual distributors for their 2017 contributions and accomplishments during its 2018 Kickoff Distributor Meeting at its North American Operations Center in Illinois.
Steve Smith, owner of Automotive Collision Equipment of Florida, received the prestigious Distributor of the Year Award for 2017. Smith’s activities in the Southeastern states put his organization’s efforts at the top of Spanesi America’s distributors.
“We are extremely proud of Steve for his contributions and accomplishments during 2017 to the Spanesi organization,” said Timothy Morgan, COO and managing director of Spanesi Americas. “Steve and his staff earned the Spanesi 2017 Top Distributor of the Year Award for their sales and service accomplishments.”
This is the second year in a row that Smith and his team garnered top honors. In addition to earning the Distributor of the Year Award, he also was recognized for the 3rd Quarter Top Sales Award and was included in the 2017 Directors Club.
Additional award winners include:
- 1st Quarter Sales Leader – Darrin Jorowski, The TED Group/Rondex
- 2nd and 4th Quarter Sales Leader – Paul French, Tri-State Collision Equipment
The 2017 Directors Club Award goes to the individuals and organizations that met or exceeded the needs of their territories in 2017. They are:
- Steve Smith, Automotive Collision Equipment of Florida
- Kevin Lombard, Lombard Equipment
- Anthony Iaboni, Collision 360
- Paul Fus, Michigan Collision Equipment
- Darrin Jorowski, The TED Group/Rondex
- Paul French, Tri-State Collision Equipment
In the Rookie of the Year category, new distributor Paul French of Tri-State Collision Equipment took home the award.
The Most Improved Distributor in 2017 honors went to Kevin Lombard, Lombard Equipment, for the largest year-over-year sales improvement in 2017.
Spanesi Americas recognized Thomas “Tom” McGee Jr. with the Employee Appreciation Award for outstanding service to the collision repair industry as a Spanesi Americas employee during 2017.
“Spanesi Americas performed phenomenally in 2017 and exceeded the expectations of the Spanesi Group,” Morgan said. “With the support of our extremely talented employees, distributors and industry-leading product and support offerings, we achieved incredible results in 2017. Spanesi Americas is coming off of our best year yet and we have extraordinary momentum at the beginning 2018. We are all excited to present the products being released this year and look forward to really making a positive impact in the collision repair industry in 2018.”
To learn more about Spanesi’s structural benches, electronic measuring systems, fixturing systems and other products, contact Spanesi at 224-SPANESI (224-772-6374), or visit www.spanesi.com.