Honken, a graduate of St. Cloud State University in St. Cloud, MN, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing, has recently joined GranQuartz as sales representative for Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota. He began his career with Browning-Ferris Industries, and has worked in the stone industry for over seven years, representing Park Industries.
â€œWe're excited to have Randy on the GranQuartz sales team,â€ said Ronnie Benton, sales manager. â€œRandy brings excellent credentials, with his experience at Park and developing successful business relationships in the stone industry. Randy understands the machinery side of the stone fabrication business, particularly CNC machines, and with the quality tooling that GranQuartz offers, Randy will quickly add a lot of value to his customers.â€
Greg Garrison joins GranQuartz as Product Quality Manager, res-ponsible for managing the returns and repair departments and work-ing with customers to optimize GranQuartz tooling. Garrison has over 15 years of experience man-aging quality systems at international companies, including Takahashi, Crispaire and Larkin.
To bolster the inside sales department at the GranQuartz National Call Center in Tucker, GA, GranQuartz has hired Darien McKenzie and John Clark, both experienced inside salespeople. McKenzie has over 30 years experience in project management, engineering and customer service. Clark has over 15 years of experience in industrial distribution sales with Home Depot Supply and Hughes Supply.