Grothouse is thrilled to announce the appointment of David Hagerty to the position of Director of Sales. David will oversee the Grothouse sales representation team, assuring the representatives are educated on all Grothouse products and providing quality and timely service to the trade. He will develop standards that comply with the Grothouse brand experience.
David will also work to develop stronger relationships with our dealer base to improve the client experience. David will work with customers, and seek input to develop programs to ensure our clients are successful and profitable with Grothouse solid wood products. David will also oversee all Grothouse educational programs.
David Hagerty joined the Kitchen & Bath industry in 1986. Dave spent the next several years with American Woodmark Corporation, initially in sales dealing primarily with wholesale distributors. He quickly became a district, and then regional manager, responsible for the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast Regions. After leaving American Woodmark, David led sales efforts in the wood components and millwork segments of our industry as the Northern Regional Manager and Director of Contract Sales for Conestoga Wood Specialties Corporation and Sales Director for French Creek Millwork. In 2001, David joined Draper DBS as National Sales Manager and in 2005 became the Regional Manager of the northeastern and southern regions for Wellborn Cabinet Inc.
In his spare time, David enjoys cooking, fine dining and Philadelphia Sports. David also enjoys walking and golfing. He has been married to his wife, Peggy, for 29 years and has a daughter, Katie, and son, David.
Grothouse ownership is excited about hiring such an experienced person in the industry. We view this as a stepping-stone to help propel us into the future.