ST.CLOUD, MN -- Park Industries has recently made several additions to its staff in order to better meet customer needs.

Dean Casad has joined the Park Industries team as the Director of Business Development where he will be analyzing the market and will develop new consumer products for the stone industry.

Craig Kurvers, who has over 17 years experience as a marketing professional, will now serve as the teams Vice President of Marketing.

Dennis Emslander recently accepted the Interiors Division Sales Manager position at Park Industries. Prior to his new position, he served as the team's sales manager in the Architectural division for six years, and is excited to start working with the countertop fabrication industry. Emslander has over 36 years of sales, management and engineering experience, and is a retired Minnesota National Guardsman.

Brent Ford has accepted the position of Outside Sales Consultant within the Northeast Sales Team. Ford has worked as a Customer Trainer where he gained a vast amount of machine, stone processing and customer relationship experience.

For a number of years, John Hoppe has been building relationships with customers in the Northeast, and is excited to now begin supporting the Southeast region.

Additionally, Park Industries welcomes Jason Jacobson -- who has worked with the company for over six years -- to the Interiors Sales Team.

Dale McAvoy recently accepted the position of Field Service Manager for the Interiors Division. Prior to his new appointment, he led the Interiors Sales Team for over four years. McAvoy's marketing and sales experience is extensive, and he will bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the service department, reports the company.

Park Industries has also started a new position of Field Service Coordinator for the Interior Division, which will be filled by Gordy Roy. With over 18 years of experience in the customer service arena, Roy will be designing and implementing service programs for the company.

With over eight years experience at Park Industries, David Titus accepted the Strategic Partner Manager position within the Interior Sales Team. Prior to his new appointment, Titus worked in the marketing department as the Marketing Research and Development Manager.

Park Industries also notes that Jeff Walerius has received the Architectural Division Sales Manager position. During the past four years, he has held a variety of positions, including customer service, technical support, installation and management positions. Walerius has over 20 years experience in hydraulic, technical support and sales.