Torklift International Announces Sales Department Promotions
SUMNER Wash. - Participants of Torklift International’s Leadership Growth Tract Program, a training program designed by the company to prepare employees for promotion within the organization, have recently accepted promotions within the sales department.
Kyle Bonita, recently promoted to Outside Account Manager for Torklift Central, began working at Torklift International in 2013. Bonita started in the customer sales and service department and also worked as a National Sales Manager before joining the Leadership Growth Tract Program.
“The Leadership Growth Tract Program allows individuals to grow personally and professionally,” explained Torklift International President Jack Kay. “These gentlemen have worked extremely hard and put in additional time and effort to complete extensive leadership and sales curriculum. These folks have been cross-training for these positions for quite some time.”
In his new role, Bonita will be responsible for growing business-to-business accounts for the Torklift International retail store, conducting seminars at dealerships, attending trade shows and seeking new product ideas for the research and development department.
“I am always looking for different avenues and opportunities for increasing sales across the board,” Bonita said. “This is a new journey for me. It’s a stepping stone to understanding our customers better.”
Kyler Morrison, recently promoted to National Sales Manager, served as the territory representative in Washington and Oregon, where he developed relationships with dealers and OEM accounts. Morrison will begin spearheading distributor trade shows and will continue to work with various OEM accounts.
“I have a lot of new and exciting ideas to bring to the table. With my experience in the Washington and Oregon territory, I feel that I have a good understanding of what people are looking for and what gets them excited,” Morrison said.
Jordan Harvell recently promoted to Territory Manager for Washington and Oregon began working with Torklift in 2009, where he started in the production unit and customer sales and service department. Harvell has been a student of the Leadership Growth Tract Program for several years.
“I am excited to educate dealers about Torklift products to not only help Torklift grow but to help dealers grow,” Harvell said. “I’m here to help dealers who help our mutual customers solve any issues they may experience in the RV world.”
About Torklift International (Booth 853)
Celebrating 44 years in business, the Kay family opened Torklift International as a one-bay shop in Kent, Washinton, in 1976. Today Torklift International is a manufacturer with over 3,000 dealers worldwide. With a manufacturing facility housing over 130 employees in Sumner, Washington, Torklift International produces aftermarket and factory parts for the RV and automotive industries. Torklift has been named Manufacturer of the Year, Exporter of the Year, Best Place to Work and Best Family Business.
For more information, please visit www.torklift.com