Jeff Conner will represent Talbert as its area sales manager for the southeast, a territory that comprises Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia.
Jeff Conner will represent Talbert as its area sales manager for the southeast, a territory that comprises Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia. Conner is a veteran in the sales and marketing of specialized transportation equipment and services with a business scope that includes new trailers, components, modifications and parts and service support. His marketing experience includes dealer management and direct sales, key customer and new product line development, and valuable core research skills supporting entry into new markets and applications.
Most recently, Conner was a member of the sales and consulting team of TransMaster Trailers, a division of Master Solutions Inc. Prior to that, Conner served as district sales manager for Liddell Trailers Inc., where he achieved a number-one sales ranking in an eight-state territory focusing on custom multi-axle units. At the same time he developed a new product line for initial entry into the wind energy market.
From 1999 to 2005, Conner was the regional sales manager for Fontaine Trailer Company where he managed dealer and direct sales of multiple product lines in the central and southeastern territories. Conner began his career in truck dealer sales and management at Kenworth of Birmingham.
Conner looks forward to continuing his career as part of the Talbert organization.
“With a history that dates back over seven decades, Talbert is one of the most familiar names in the specialized trailer industry. Known for their innovation and durability across a wide range of products, I have always been impressed with the major impact and role that Talbert plays in the manufacturing of custom transportation equipment,” he said.
Talbert is pleased to welcome Conner to its team.
“With his extensive knowledge and experience in heavy haul trailer markets, Jeff Conner is well-known and respected throughout our industry. Thus his addition not only benefits Talbert, it also benefits our dealers and customers,” said Greg D. Smith, vice president of marketing and sales of Talbert Manufacturing.
For more information. call 800/348-5232 or visit www.talbertmfg.com.