Horizon Forest Products and Long Floor have hired Bunny Hawkins as inside sales/account representative for their Beltsville, Md., branch. Hawkins will be responsible for assisting customers, providing support services to outside sales representatives, and building and maintaining customer relationships to secure future sales.
joining Horizon Forest Products and Long Floor, Hawkins was the store manager
for Alexandria, Va.-based hardwood flooring distributor Cherokee Wholesalers,
where she managed all branch operations including maintaining profit margins
and overhead costs, sales, shipping, and personnel and staffing.
sought the position at Horizon Forest Products and Long Floor, I was looking
for a position that would offer me room to grow, as well as present me with a
challenge,” Hawkins said. “I’m confident that my new position will meet all of
my expectations, and I’m looking forward to serving our current client base, as
well as helping [the company] expand into new markets and territories.”
Branch Manager Phil Kearney said he heard of Hawkins’ dedication to customer
service and excellent job performance from several customers. He said this
feedback, along with her familiarity with the Baltimore metropolitan area, made her the ideal
candidate for the position.
a warehouse in the Baltimore area for several
years and was basically a one-woman show,” Kearney noted. “She oversaw all operations
and came to us with a thorough understanding of branch operations. Her knowledge
of the Baltimore
market will allow us to expand our footprint into this desirable area. Bunny is
a tremendous asset to our team, and we look forward to having her assist us in
continuing to strengthen our presence in the hardwood flooring industry.”
Hawkins joins Long Floor, Horizon Forest Products team
February 24, 2010