The great Woody Hayes once said, "You win with people." We agree. We have an outstanding group of seven individuals:
Kelly Ness joined the team in July of 1989. She has been married to her husband, Douglas, for over 30 years. She is the mother of one grown son, Corey, and five yorkies, Brutus, Daisy, George, Bandit, and Polly. In her free time, she enjoys, reading, camping, bike riding, and step aerobics.
Kelly at a customer outing: "I had so much fun it didn't seem like work!"
Jeff Dee joined the team in September of 1989. He is a graduate of Clarion University. He has been married to his wife, Janet, for over 25 years and is the father of two beautiful daughters, Christine and Megan. He enjoys playing golf and bowling, and is an avid Steelers and Penguins fan.
Jeff on success: "It's all about relationships."
Allison McDevitt joined the team in September of 2001. She is the mother of two sons, Kyle and Spencer, and a fat cat, Fritz. She enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Favorite quote: "Success is not something to wait for, it is something to work for." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Trish Wahl joined the team in November of 2009. She is a graduate of Xavier University. She has been married to her husband, Jim, for over 20 years and has three children, Emma, Harry, and James. She enjoys spending time with her children, working as a Junior Achievement volunteer, and reading.
Favorite quote: “A pessimist sees the challenge in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every challenge.” – Winston Churchill
Our Reputation and Experience
We have been in business for over 30 years. We have a reputation in the industry for being honorable and fair. We have seven people in our club: Kelly Ness, Jeff Dee, Riki Krehbiel, Allison McDevitt, Trish Wahl, Rachel Krehbiel, and me. Kelly Ness has been our inside veteran since 1989. Her experience and close relationships with both customers and suppliers are what keeps our organization running smoothly. Jeff Dee, Riki Krehbiel, and Trish Wahl focus on outside selling and cover an extensive territory including the states of western Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana. Collectively, they have over 50 years experience in the industry. Allison McDevitt and Rachel Krehbiel are multipurpose utility persons. They focus on outside selling in northern Ohio and Michigan and handle other responsibilities including customer service, marketing, information technology, finance and accounting.
We cover Ohio including but not limited to the following cities: Cleveland, Akron, Canton, Mansfield, Youngstown, Warren, Columbus, Cincinnati, and Dayton. Also, we cover western Pennsylvania and part of West Virginia, including but not limited to Pittsburgh, Erie, Uniontown, Johnstown, Altoona, Wheeling, Morgantown and Clarksburg. We are under contract in parts of Indiana, Kentucky and the state of Michigan for a limited number of our vendors.
We have an outstanding group, and we believe that the chemistry between our team and our suppliers is vital.
Karl F. Krehbiel