John ﬁrst started in Operations in 1979 managing a commissary operation for a regional restaurant chain. He worked in restaurant management until 1989 when he moved to the Dealer/Fabrication segment from 1989 to 1997. He has been in the Manufacturer’s Representative business since 1997 and is a Principal with Equipment Solutions, Inc.
Bill’s unique understanding of the food service industry is as a result of his working at all levels, including Restaurant Management and Food Service Dealer Sales. A Manufacturers Representative since 1986, Bill formed his own firm in 1988 and is now one of the Principals with Equipment Solutions, Inc./HSG. Equally adept and knowledgeable with equipment, small wares, and furniture, Bill is a great resource for all things “front and back of the house.” A member of the national trade association “MAFSI” since 1989, Bill served as President of the local Region 5 Chapter from 1993 to 1994 and on the National MAFSI Board from 1995 to 1996, CFSI I.
Al is a 40 year industry veteran with a wide array of experience in different regions of the country. He was an equipment dealer sales person and sales manager for 12 years in Florida and North Carolina, a manufacturer’s representative for 10 years in Arizona and in operations for 18 years in Oregon and Illinois. He is CFSP certified and also Serve Safe certified.
Territory Coverage: Southern Virginia – VA Beach over to Bristol, VA