KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Gallaher, the region's leading life safety and asset protection solutions provider, announced today the hiring of 18 new employees and nine promotions.
"We were fortunate enough to grow 21.6 percent in 2016 and have continued to grow geographically as well," said Breck Ellison, COO at Gallaher. "That expansion has lead us to establish staff in the Nashville market, as well as promote and add additional team members to supplement growth in the greater Knoxville and Chattanooga areas."
Gallaher's Alcoa headquarters recently welcomed Alyssa Antal, service coordinator; Teresa Baldwin, CFO; Brandon Wood, install technician; Blaine Melius, install technician; Jeremiah Mowdy, install helper; Patrick Seaton, install helper; Dalton Ruby, install helper; Mathew Mann, install helper; David Parsons, IT manager; Dan Shinabarger, IT specialist; John Simpson, designer/project manager; Larry Vaughn, service sales; and CAD and engineering intern Jake Traxler.
Recent promotions include:
- Tim Cannon to inspection technician
- David Coleman to head project and installation manager
- Barret Gray to service sales
- Jim Humphrey to director of human resources
- Ken Martin to install lead
- Kevin Thomas to Chattanooga area manager
- Kevin Tipton to designer/project manager
- Anthony Veal to install lead
- Marc Benton to Chattanooga service supervisor
With Beth Boutwell transitioning to director of purchasing and special projects.
Gallaher also welcomed Jeff Burns, service sales; Vicki Kniat, administrator; Brycen Thomas, install helper; and the return of Tim Travis, sales, to their Chattanooga facility.
In addition, Gallaher added Carlos Ayala, service sales, in the Nashville market.
"We have a lot to offer the Nashville area, specifically in the healthcare space," Ellison said. "We have a storied and unique understanding of the healthcare environment and our experience with multi-phased renovations and expansions has proven to be of great value to our clients. We're happy to bring on more people in the Nashville market and look forward to providing our services and solutions to more businesses in the area."
Since 1973, Gallaher has helped clients and the communities they serve live safer and more enjoyable lives. As the region's leading life safety and asset protection solutions provider, Gallaher delivers the best in design, integration, installation and service for a variety of business needs. Gallaher serves a broad portfolio of markets including healthcare, commercial, education, industrial, multi-dwelling and the public sector. By building customer loyalty through a commitment to a superior client experience, while maintaining a set of core values and standards of excellence, Gallaher proudly boasts an unparalleled employee retention rate and loyal customer base.
For more information on how Gallaher can help your business make integrated technology solutions easier, visit http://www.gallahersafe.com/ or call 877-970-2471.
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