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SENIOR LEADERSHIP TEAM/CORPORATE
is president and CEO of Keyston Bros. He has been with the company since it was acquired in 2001 and brings a wealth of hands-on industry experience and expertise to the organization.Dee travels the world in behalf of Keyston Bros. to personally source vinyl, fabric and textiles in order to engineer unique products that meet the demands of customers in the various markets served. He brings high level executive experience as both a wholesale distributor and vinyl-coated manufacturer. Prior to acquiring Keyston Bros., Dee served many years as senior vice president of sales and marketing with Peachtree Fabrics, and later as national sales manager for Spradling International. Dee is actively engaged in the business. He has served three terms as president of the South Eastern Fabric Group, is a five year member of the board of directors for the Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association, and is currently the President of the National Association of Decorative Fabric Distributors. He is based in Roswell, GA at corporate headquarters.
is Senior Vice President and Director of Human Resources. Based in Roswell, GA, she has been with the company since 2001 and oversees all human resources initiatives, as well as employee benefits and insurance programs. Ann is also a 30-year member of the Society of Human Resource Management.
is Senior Vice President of Finance. She has been with Keyston Bros. since 2005. She is responsible for managing the financial risks of the company and oversees the corporate accounting department in Roswell, GA.
is Executive Vice President and National Sales Manager. Based in Denver, CO at the company’s sales and marketing offices, Jeff has been with the company since 2001 and oversees multiple branch operations as well as overseeing and directing corporate sales activity for both Keyston Bros. and KB Contract.
is Senior Vice President of Information Technology and has been with Keyston Bros. since 1993. Rupi oversees all areas of technology including communications, network, and systems operations, with direct responsibility of field operations nationally.
is the Senior Vice President National Sales Manager for Keyston’s core business. He joined Keyston in March of 2016 and is based out of Cleveland, OH. Eric joined Keyston from OMNOVA Solutions where he recently managed their coated fabrics business. Eric has held progressive sales, marketing and general management positions over his 20 year career with International Paper and OMNOVA Solutions. At Keyston, Eric is responsible for leading sales process improvements, developing sales training, and working with branch teams to improve overall sales performance.
is the National Sales Manager for Keyston Outdoor (Awning and Marine Division). He joined Keyston in November 2010 and is responsible for over-seeing the Keyston outdoor team and its products. Dennis is currently serving on the IFAI board and has served as MFA chairman. Dennis has been involved in the fabrics industry for over 33 years.
is Vice President and Regional Manager for the Southwest U.S. and has been with Keyston Bros since 1984. He started his career in San Diego, CA then moved to Anaheim, CA to become a sales representative. Greg has been with the company for 27 years and won the “Top Gun” Salesman of the Year award in 1999, as well as the “President’s Award” in 2003 for largest sales increase and largest sales volume. He assumed the RM position in 2011 overseeing the 7 locations of PHX, ONT, FRS, NHO, SDO, ANH, and SLC.
is Vice President and Regional Manager for the Southeast U.S. and has been with Keyston Bros since 1984. He started his career in Raleigh, NC where he worked as a sales representative for 18 years before being promoted to the branch manager in Atlanta, GA. His strong background in automotive and marine products helps him oversee the operations and sales management in his five warehouse locations: Atlanta, GA; Raleigh, NC; Largo, FL; Ft. Lauderdale, FL; Doral, FL.
is Vice President and Regional Manager. He has been with the company since 2001, starting with Keyston as an outside sales rep. and later becoming the Toledo, OH. Branch Manager in 2008. Today, as Regional Manager, John oversees daily operations of seven Keyston Branch locations, directing purchasing, inventory and customer service, as well as growing markets. John oversees the Toledo OH, Dallas TX, Houston TX, Denver CO, Sacramento CA, San Francisco, CA, and Hayward CA branches. John started in the business as an Automotive Trimmer, and Marine Canvas Fabricator before coming to Keyston. Johns’ strong background and knowledge of the marine trade, is utilized by many of our locations nationwide.
BRANCH/WAREHOUSE MANAGEMENT TEAM
Shane Ackerman is Branch Manager for Keyston’s Anaheim, CA branch, which includes the shipping hub for several company programs. The branch specializes in auto trim supply, with a growing clientele in both contract and marine markets.
Daniel Kong is the Branch Manager of Keyston’s Atlanta branch and has been with Keyston Bros. since 2010. He oversees all daily operations including sales, inventory, pricing, and customer service. The Atlanta Branch covers sales to customers throughout Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama, and the Florida Panhandle whose focus is in automotive, marine, awning, furniture, and commercial contract markets.
Paul Douglas is General Manager of the Dallas, TX branch and has been with the company since 2004. An 11-year veteran of the upholstery business. he oversees daily operations for Keyston Bros. including purchasing, customer service, A/R and sales, with responsibility for the east, west and north Texas markets as well as Oklahoma and Arkansas. The customer base includes automotive, marine, RV, contract, hospitality and healthcare.
Joe Framsted is our new Branch Manager of our Denver, CO offices He manages all branch operations including purchasing, employee training, operations and sales management. The branch covers sales in Colorado, New Mexico, Nebraska, Kansas, eastern Wyoming, western South Dakota and North Dakota, and caters to the automotive, marine, contract and residential upholstery markets.
FT. LAUDERDALE, FL
Mike Hendrix is Branch Manager, based out of the company’s Ft. Lauderdale, FL office. He oversees the Ft. Lauderdale and Doral branches, with management responsibility for sales, purchasing, inventory control, pricing, A/R and new product introductions. Mike was a former sales representative and Branch Manager in the company’s Denver office and posted the largest percentage of sales increase in 2003.
Debby Brown is General Manager and Vice President of the Fresno, CA office. She has been with Keyston Bros. since 1968 and began as an office clerk, working her way up through the ranks. Her exceptional performance was recognized and well rewarded, as she has twice been named “Manager of the Year.” Debby is responsible for all daily operations including inventory management, sales and customer service, as well as purchasing of container goods for Keyston’s national distribution center. Debby’s regional area of responsibility ranges from the Central Valley of California, from Bakersfield to Ceres and the Central Coast region. The focus is automotive, marine and furniture, with some specialty manufacturing business as well as the fabrication of polyurethane foam products.
Shan Breneman is General Manager of the Houston, TX branch and oversees all daily operations including sales management and purchasing. The main focus at this facility is Automotive Trim, but the branch also caters to the marine, awning and contract markets. Houston is the 3rd location where Shan has been the GM since he started with Keyston in June of 2007 having also managed the Denver, CO and San Diego, CA locations prior to the transfer to Houston in December of 2013. Shan was awarded the Bulldog Award in while in San Diego for best year-over-year turnaround.
David McElroy is Branch Manager of our Largo, FL offices, which was formerly owned by CMK Trim Products of Florida. Dave supervises and coordinates our Largo operation, with branch level responsibilities including product procurement for regional distribution. This office has a strong auto aftermarket presence as well as marine, awning, commercial seating and contract business.
Adrian Vargas is Branch Manager for Keyston’s Ontario, CA branch and has been with Keyston since 1984. Adrian oversees daily operations including purchasing and sales management along with customer service. The branch caters to automotive trim shops, commercial re-furbishers and furniture upholstery shops, as well as marine, canvas and trailer manufacturers. He was the recipient of the 2003 President’s Award.
Julie Teller is General Manager of the Phoenix, AZ branch. She has been with Keyston Bros. since 1980 and originally worked in Seattle as credit manager prior to her promotion and transfer in 1990 to head up Phoenix operations. Julie supports, leads and trains a qualified team of sales and customer service reps, as well as warehouse personnel. She also oversees marketing and merchandising in her region. Her office covers the state of Arizona, as well as servicing casino clients in Las Vegas and Laughlin, NV. She has served three terms on Keyston’s in-house Profit Sharing Committee, as well as on the board of directors from 2001 through 2005.
Jana Cole is Branch Manager of the Raleigh, NC branch which services customers throughout North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and surrounding areas. The branch focuses equally on both the automotive and marine markets. Jana has been with Keyston Bros. since 1998 and currently oversees all branch operations including A/R, A/P, purchasing and inventory.
Tonya Padilla is Branch Manager of the Sacramento, CA warehouse, with responsibility for servicing 2000+ customers in the automotive, marine, contract and furniture markets. Tonya comes from a family of trimmers and has been in the textile and upholstery trade throughout her career. She has been with Keyston Bros. since 2002 and oversees daily operations which services customers in the automotive, marine, supplies and furniture markets.
SALT LAKE CITY, UT
Steve Van Leeuwen is General Manager of Keyston’s Salt Lake City, UT facility. A multi-year “Manager of the Year” winner for 2007, ’08 and ’09, Steve and his team services all of Utah as well as most of Idaho, eastern Nevada, western Wyoming and western Montana. The office services clients in the automotive, contract, awning, marine and residential upholstery markets.
SAN DIEGO, CA
Chris Young is the new Branch Manager of the San Diego, CA branch and oversees all daily operations including sales management and purchasing. Rocky is from the Southern California area. The main focus at this facility is marine, but the branch also caters to automotive, awning, outdoor and contract markets.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Steve Turdici is General Manager of both the San Francisco and Hayward CA branches. Named “Manager of the Year” six times, Steve has been with Keyston Bros. since 1977 and oversees all operations in the respective metro markets served, with a focus on the furniture manufacturing market in San Francisco and automotive trim and marine in Hayward.
Paul Cooper is Branch Manager of Keyston’s Seattle, WA operations and oversees sales and operations for the Seattle Warehouse, while supporting clients throughout the Pacific Northwest including Alaska. The region provides full support of all major markets including contract furnishings, automotive, marine and awning.
Chris McCarthy is Toledo’s branch manager. Prior to joining the Keyston Bros Team, his career is filled with many years of logistics, merchandising and sales experience. The branch has increased in sales and added new customers in hopes for continued growth. Located near the Great Lakes, we have favored marine sales while selling into all textile markets including furniture, automotive and awning.