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VanNatta (left), Brown (left center), Presnal (right center) and Bilodeau (right) joined Spider
VanNatta (left), Brown (left center), Presnal (right center) and Bilodeau (right) joined Spider
July 25, 2013 6:00 PM CDT

Spider hires four sales representations

Responsibilities include solving the suspended scaffolding and fall protection challenges

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Spider, a division of SafeWorks, LLC, announces John VanNatta as District Sales Representative of its Kansas City operation center. In this role, VanNatta is responsible for solving the suspended scaffolding and fall protection challenges of contractors and facility owners in Kansas, Nebraska, and portions of Missouri, Arkansas and Iowa.

VanNatta possesses over twenty-two years experience in the scaffolding industry with
companies including Safway Scaffold Inc., Best Scaffold Company Inc., and Betco Scaffold. Most recently, he was responsible for sales with Waco Scaffold Inc., consistently increasing revenue in his territory during his tenure.

“As the suspended scaffold market leader for over 65 years, Spider knows the value of experience and longevity,” comments John Sotiroff, Vice President Spider Sales and Distribution. “The time John has invested in this industry will directly and positively impact the contractors and facility owners he will serve with Spider. His knowledge, experience and dedication will help deliver the safest, most productive access solutions for the customers he and the rest of our Kansas City team serve.”

Cliff Brown has joined the Orlando operation center as District Sales Representative. In this role, Brown is responsible for solving the suspended scaffolding and fall protection challenges of contractors and facility owners in Florida, south of the panhandle.

Brown has been in the scaffolding industry for over twenty-one years, holding various sales
and management positions with companies like Safway Services LLC, United Scaffolding, and Betco Scaffold Services. Most recently he served as Branch Manager/Regional Suspended Products Hub Manager for Direct Scaffold Services, where his branch revenue more than quadrupled under his leadership.

“Cliff knows the suspended scaffolding industry like the back of his hand,” comments John Sotiroff, Vice President Spider Sales and Distribution. “His expertise in evaluating jobsite conditions and proposing safe, reliable, code-compliant solutions ensures contractors in his territory will receive unparalleled service and support as he transitions to his role with Spider. We are excited about the contributions Cliff will deliver alongside our top-notch Orlando team.”

Vic Presnal has joined the Atlanta operation center as District Sales Representative. In this role, Presnal is responsible for solving the suspended scaffolding and fall protection challenges of contractors and facility owners in Georgia, Alabama and Tennessee.

Presnal brings over twenty years of experience in the aerial equipment industry to Spider,
holding various sales and management positions with companies including United Rentals, High Reach Equipment Services and Skyjack Equipment. Throughout his career, he has consistently exceeded sales revenue targets, increased market penetration and focused on exceptional customer service.

“Vic’s career has reflected the ultimate goal we share at Spider - helping contractors safely access work at height,” comments John Sotiroff, Vice President Spider Sales and Distribution. “The experience he has gained in the aerial equipment market will positively impact his ability to navigate the suspended scaffold industry and promote Spider’s extensive, reliable product line. In addition, the exceptional support of our Atlanta team will ensure customers in Vic’s territory will receive the safest products and best service in the industry.”

Garry Bilodeau has joined the Vancouver, BC operation center as District Sales Representative. In this role, Bilodeau is responsible for solving the suspended scaffolding and fall protection challenges of contractors and facility owners throughout Canada.

Bilodeau boasts forty years of experience in the scaffolding industry, holding various sales and
management positions with companies like Sky-Hi Scaffolding Ltd and Swing Stage Ltd. Most recently he served as Safety Manager for Suspended Stages Inc, where his responsibilities included swing stage and fall protection instructing, fabrication estimating, and sales and rentals. He has been actively involved in the Scaffold Industry Association of Canada for the past twenty-six years, serving on various committees and holding numerous roles including Western Canada National Director, BC Chapter President, and Safety Instructor.

“Garry’s extensive industry experience combined with his familiarity of the Canadian market make him a perfect addition to our Vancouver operation center,” comments John Sotiroff, Vice President Spider Sales and Distribution. “We look forward to utilizing his training skills and acute knowledge of provincial codes and regulations to provide our Canadian customers with the safest, most reliable suspended access and fall protection solutions.”


About the Author

Heidi Krueger is a Marketing Specialist for SafeWorks, LLC.

 

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