FlashCo recently announced several personnel moves, including the addition of two sales representatives and the hiring of a plant manager.
Chris Lingrosso was named to the position of Mid-Atlantic sales representative. Lingrosso brings to FlashCo more than 15 years of experience in the roofing industry, having worked a variety of positions within ABC Supply. Most recently he held the position of Outside Sales Representative responsible for growing sales in ABC Supply’s Ohio territory.
“We are happy to add Chris to the team to handle our Mid-Atlantic Region,” said FlashCo National Sales Manager, Rick Santolaya. “Chris’s experience working in distribution means that he has the knowledge, experience and skills to build and maintain relationships that are key to succeeding in his new role with FlashCo.”
Lingrosso will be responsible for the Mid-Atlantic region, which includes Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, West Virginia, Western Pennsylvania, Virginia, Delaware and Maryland.
“FlashCo is continuing to grow its business in the East and Chris is a key hire for FlashCo in the region,” said Santolaya. “With a long history in the industry, we expect Chris to be very successful building relationships with FlashCo’s existing and new customers in the territory.”
Carl McCall was hired for the position of sales representative for the Central Region – North. McCall brings to FlashCo more than five years of experience in the roofing and construction industries. He has held various production and project management positions at Ameristar Roofing and Restoration, Marathon Roofing and Buck Roofing and Construction.
McCall’s roofing experience includes time both on and off the roof. “Carl grew up in the roofing industry,” said Santolaya. “He understands the process from top to bottom and we’re excited to have him continue to build our central territory.” McCall will be taking over the Central Region – North, which includes Iowa, Kansas, Illinois, Missouri, Nebraska, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.
“Carl brings a lot of youthful energy to FlashCo. I believe with his background in roofing, Carl will be able to continue to grow this region, develop existing relationships with key business partners and forge new relationships,” said Santolaya. “He’s a go-getter and I think our customers will be excited to work with him.”
Jorn Lim was hired the position of plant manager of the Mt. Prospect location. Lim comes to FlashCo with more than 15 years of experience as a manager and engineer in a wide variety of manufacturing operations. Most recently, he was a maintenance manager and senior project engineer at Vantage Specialty Chemicals. There he was responsible for the daily supervision of 25 company and contract technicians in engineering and operations. He has worked on a variety of projects focused on optimizing performance and processes in manufacturing environments.
“Jorn has tremendous manufacturing background in a variety of industries,” said FlashCo Director of Operations Eric Compton. “FlashCo is growing its business in the central part of the U.S. and Jorn is a welcome addition to our Chicago area operations. We expect this region to have a significant role in the expansion of our company, and Jorn’s experience will help us to meet growing demand in the area.”
Jorn has a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Michigan Technical University and an M.B.A from DePaul University. “We are excited to have Jorn join the FlashCo team. We look forward to tapping his manufacturing experience and knowledge,” added Compton.
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