PARKER ANNOUNCES PROMOTIONS
Parker Bows, a leading manufacturer of high quality Compound bows, Crossbows and Crossbow Accessories, is pleased to announce the promotion of Doug Harris and Phil Rabb to its Regional Sales Manager team and the promotion of Todd Wade to the dual role of both Regional and National Sales Manager.
"We are excited to have Todd, Doug and Phil as a part of our Factory Direct Sales Team," noted Rob Mason, President of Parker. "Without question, Parker will continue to build and develop the most skilled, highly trained and dedicated salesmen in the industry, and these gentlemen have a comprehensive understanding of archery and their professional sales background will greatly benefit Parker’s customers."
According to Bob Errett, Parker’s founder and CEO, "We are continuing to build on the remarkable success that Parker has enjoyed over the past 29 years. Providing Factory Direct Salesmen has proven to be a valuable asset to Parker Dealers, Distributors and Major Retailers that sell Parker Bows."
Their respective responsibilities and backgrounds are:
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|Todd Wade is Parker's National Sales Manager as well as Regional Sales Manager for Virginia. He has been with Parker for over 10 years, working in a variety of roles, including Production Supervisor and Customer Service/Sales. During his tenure, Todd has helped build Parker's relationships with dealers across the United States with his knowledge of the Parker Products and the archery industry. Prior to joining Parker, Todd spent 10 years with Dupont. Todd has been hunting for over 30 years. His most memorable hunting trip was when his two boys (Ty & Dylan) harvested their first deer. He, his wife Stephanie and two boys reside in Spottswood, Virginia.|
Doug Harris is in charge of West Virginia. Doug brings to Parker over 10 years of experience in the archery industry. He has spent those years playing a vital role in Parker's daily operations, from working in Production to assisting Dealers and Consumers in Customer Service. Prior to joining Parker, Harris spent 21 years as a Plant Technician at Dupont. Doug has spent over 35 years hunting, fishing and enjoying the outdoors. He manages a lease of over 1,000 acres in Highland County, Virginia, which offers some of the best hunting Virginia has to offer. Doug's most memorable hunting adventure came in 1992 when he scored a 6X6 Elk with his bow in Montana. He has a son who lives in Raleigh, and currently resides in Staunton, Virginia with his wife Lisa, of 21 years.
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|Phil Rabb is managing NC, SC, TN & KY. Phil brings over 25 years of experience in archery and over 20 years of experience in Sales. Most recently, Phil worked in Parker's Customer Service/Sales Department. Prior, Phil worked for Holland in Sales and Operations Management. During his 15 years tenure there, he helped design the inbound operations system still in use today. Prior to joining Holland, Phil worked as a Sales Consultant for Carolina Freight Carriers. Rabb has been a Parker Field Staffer since 2009, contributing to Parker's success attending promotional events up and down the East Coast. He earned his BS from Garden Web University with an emphasis in Business Management. He also studied Foreign Economics and International Trade in Taipei, Taiwan. Phil has been hunting since he could walk and bow hunting for over 25 years. He is passionate about getting youth involved in hunting and donates his time and energy to youth hunting events and tournaments. Rabb is also heavily active in his local Ronald McDonald House Charities. Phil's son Eric attends Appalachian State and is about to graduate in the Spring of 2014. He and his wife Kim currently reside in Catawba, NC.|| |