Our Team

Ian Jones, CPMR — Joined the agency in 1994, became a partner in 1996 and purchased the agency in 2012. Ian has over 20 years of industry experience working as a representative and also directly for manufacturers. Ian worked for USE Diamond (MKT Fastening) and True Temper Hardware after graduating from York College. He earned his MBA in 2004 and became a “Certified Professional Manufacturers Representative” (CPMR) in 2007. Based in Medina, Ohio he covers Ohio.

Chris Gauche, CSP — Joined the agency in 2003 after beginning his career as a manufactures representative in the safety industry. Chris earned his “Certified Sales Professional” (CSP) designation in 2005. Chris has over 10 years of experience as a Manufacturers’ Representative dealing with all levels of the supply chain. Based in Cincinnati, Ohio he covers Southwestern Ohio, Kentucky and Southern Indiana.

Jason Shelburne – Started with the agency in 2009 covering Northern Indiana.  After working for Powers Fasteners directly on the West Coast, Jason returned and rejoined the agency in January 2014.  Based in Carmel, IN he covers Indiana.

Kelly Jones – Joined the agency in 2015, Kelly covers the Western PA and West Virginia Territory. Kelly has 10 years experience in the territory working for two different industrial STAFDA manufacturers. Kelly resides in Pittsburgh.

Bobby Redd – Joined the agency in 2016. Bobby is a graduate of The Ohio State University, and his previous experience is in marketing and industrial sales. He is currently Trainor Associates’ national accounts representative.