Trent Patton has been appointed to the newly created role of general sales manager for Mission Stone & Tile, a Nashville-area retailer/distributor of premium surfacing products for residential and commercial use.

In this new position, Patton is an integral part of Mission’s leadership team, responsible for guidance of sales strategy for the company. He will provide support for Mission’s sales team in growing key markets and forging new distribution channels for the company. He will also work closely with clients throughout the region in a hands-on sales role as needed.

Patton comes to Mission directly from a successful tenure as national account executive with U.S. Surface Warehouse, where he traveled extensively servicing major accounts across the nation. Prior to that position, he worked for five years as sales manager for NuStone Distributing. His resume also includes three years with IPV USA, where he gained experience selling throughout the U.S. for an international manufacturer.

A native of Alabama, Trent attended the University of Northern Alabama before launching his career and ultimately settling in the Nashville area.