Stuppy Greenhouse expands sales team

Stuppy Greenhouse expands sales team

The company has added several industry veterans as part of an expansion to allow greater coverage of all 50 states.

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Photos of sales team courtesy of Stuppy Greenhouse. From left to right: Neil Devaney, Armando Echavarria, Kevin Innes, Michael Kovalycsik and James Parris.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Stuppy Greenhouse, which provides greenhouse design, manufacturing and construction for horticultural growers, retailers and educators, recently added to its sales team with four industry veterans as part of an expansion to allow greater coverage of all 50 states. The new sales hires will join the existing team of five sales representatives to allow more extensive customer service throughout the country.

“We’re excited to announce this expansion of our sales team to nine people,” says company president Matt Stuppy. “Each is extremely knowledgeable about greenhouse growing and all have served as trusted experts who find the ideal solution for their customers."

Stuppy Greenhouse has been associated with the horticulture industry since 1873, and by expanding their coverage, Stuppy can partner with growers nationwide to help provide what they need for success.

The expanded sales team includes: 

Neil Devaney, a longtime Stuppy sales representative, and the existing team will continue to serve their current customers. In addition, Devaney, who has 25 years of industry experience, will also continue to lead institutional greenhouse projects and have sales management responsibilities.

Michael Kovalycsik brings 30 years of greenhouse and horticultural experience to Stuppy. He has handled all aspects of greenhouse design and construction on a wide variety of projects from coast to coast. In addition to his role in sales, he will serve as Stuppy’s new marketing manager with additional sales management responsibilities. He is centrally located in Aurora, Ohio, and will work with growers in the Northeast Ohio and Michigan areas.

James Parris has been involved with greenhouse and system design and project management on large and small greenhouses throughout the Southeast since 1986. He is located in Hendersonville, N.C., with easy access to locations in the Southeast.

Kevin Innes brings 25 years of experience to the team, having covered the western United States for industry manufacturers. He is located in Portland, Ore., and will serve customers in the Northwest and mountain areas.

Armando Echavarria’s 24 years of industry experience include work with commercial and institutional greenhouse design and implementation, as well as custom conservatory applications. He is highly knowledgeable in heating, cooling, controls and design. He will work with growers in the Southwest.

Stuppy Greenhouses are made in the U.S.A.

To learn more about Stuppy products, solutions and sales, contact Michael Kovalycsik at 800-733-5025 Ext. 3710, direct dial 216-299-5664 or email michaelk@stuppy.com.