Draper Adds Commercial Sales Account Representatives

(Spiceland, Ind.) – Draper has added two Commercial Sales Account Representatives for window shades and gym equipment.

John Hutson will be responsible for the Draper dealer network in the southeastern United States. John has been with Draper since 1995, holding various positions in customer service, shade sales, and AV sales.

“John has covered the west coast, lower Midwest, and southeast regions for Draper, giving him a view into a wide variety of small and large dealer business models and their capabilities,” said Patrick Herron, LEED Green Associate, Director of Sales – Architectural for Draper. “That experience provides the ideal background for success as he works with our dealers in the southeast.”

Corey Smith is the Commercial Sales Account Representative for the Mid-Atlantic Region. Corey is a shade industry veteran with over 19 years of experience working for shade manufacturers in various operations and sales roles. He was most recently Manager of Vendor Relations for one of the largest commercial shade dealers in the country. He is based in Pennsylvania and will be responsible for managing the rep firm, Illuminations, which represents Draper products to the architectural and design community in eastern Pennsylvania, Metro New York, Delaware, and New Jersey. He will also be responsible for the Draper dealer network in Maryland, Washington D.C., and Virginia.

“We’re excited to bring someone of Corey’s experience and stature in the industry into this position,” said Herron. “His combination of experience and sales and support skills will serve Draper and our dealers in the mid-Atlantic very well.”

For more information about Draper architectural shading and gym products, and to contact John or Corey, visit draperinc.com.

About Draper
Based in Spiceland, Indiana, Draper manufactures window shades, solar control solutions, projection screens, AV mounts and structures, and gymnasium equipment. The family-owned and -operated business was founded in 1902 by Luther O. Draper and is owned and managed by his descendants. Draper ships products to dealers throughout the United States and more than 100 countries. To learn more, visit www.draperathome.com.

Media Contact:
Terry Coffey
Phone: 765-856-1230
E-mail:  tcoffey@draperinc.com
Website: www.draperinc.com

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