Building Material Distributor Promotes from within to manage DuPont Tyvek® Weatherization Products
Batavia, Illinois - June 1, 2015 ~ Parksite, Inc. one of the nation's leading building product distributors and the largest seller of Tyvek® Weatherization Products in the U.S., has promoted Craig Wheatley to Director of Market Development. Craig is replacing Walter Gatley who is retiring after a twenty-six year career with Parksite. "With close to 15 years experience with the Tyvek® brand, Craig's accomplishments are significant, especially his relationship with the DuPont organization and his success in re-invigorating the demand creation model for Parksite," stated George Pattee, Chairman and CEO.
Previously serving as Parksite's Market Development Manager in the Chicago market, Craig has extensive experience with the residential and commercial markets and substantial knowledge of both the technical and marketing aspects of the entire product line. "I am honored and excited to accept this position at Parksite and am committed to developing and building greater relationships with our customers and partners around the country," stated Wheatley.
"It's exciting to see a Parksite Associate grow and develop over time into the ideal internal candidate for this opportunity. Craig is a recognized leader and will be instrumental in growing our DuPont Weatherization business," states Ron Heitzman, President.
A 100% employee-owned company, Parksite firmly believes our competitive advantage is directly attributable to our associates. According to Pattee, "Every one of our associates is dedicated to contributing to the success of both our customers and our suppliers. Owners produce the best results with integrity and honesty, and by doing that Parksite is successful as well. The dedication and excitement that is generated when everyone is an owner is extraordinary." Nationally, Parksite has 8 locations and over 320 employee-owners. More information about the company and its products is available at www.parksite.com.
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