Doug Brenner CKD
Doug Brenner CKD brings to Rave Reps LLC extensive management, retail and design knowledge.
While working for two major consumer goods companies, Procter & Gamble and Miller Brewing Co., his responsibilities included managing independently owned distributors and working with them in developing and monitoring their marketing and business plans, inventory control and administrative duties.
In 1989, he opened a retail kitchen and bath showroom that grew to a 3 million dollar dealership with 14 employees. His company was honored by two vendors as a “Top 25 Dealer” in the country.
Having earned the CKD (Certified Kitchen Designer) Doug has the qualifications and experience to teach design and sales techniques.Contact Doug:
Ray Ducharme began selling cabinetry and millwork to small builders in the Merrimack Valley region of Massachusetts in 1978.
He has worked in every aspect of the kitchen and bath industry, from retail designer to the Director of Marketing and Training for several national manufacturers. Project management responsibilities included product development, marketing, advertising campaigns and production of the manufacturer’s specification and sales catalogs.
He continues to consult with manufacturers and dealer clients on best practices and sales applications. His experience on local and national levels offers the best training programs clients can receive.Contact Ray:
Jim Partsch represents Marsh, Woodland, Task, and Southside in all of the upstate New York territory. Jim started in the kitchen and bath industry 20 years ago.
His experience in this industry ranges from the smallest residential projects to the largest commercial projects. He has extensive experience in working closely with dealers, architects and designers, having helped many to grow their business and achieve their goals.
Jim’s ability to recognize his dealers’ best marketing edge, has steadily kept them ahead of their competition.Contact Jim:
Andy Armstrong is the latest addition to the Rave Reps team. He brings over 20 years of retail and wholesale sales and business management experience. His top priorities are customer service, building long term relationships and business development.
Andy was born and raised a small town in the U.P. of Michigan where he worked closely with his father who was in residential construction and remodeling. He also studied marketing and business management at Northern Michigan University.
In 1998 he began his career in sales with a large industrial and construction supply company in Minnesota. He remained in Minnesota for the next 20 years where he developed a strong work ethic and a reputation as a leader in client satisfaction.
Andy currently resides in the Boston area where he proudly serves the New England kitchen and bath industry.Contact Andy: