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    Sara McMurray

    DIRECTOR OF SALES & MARKETING

    Sara McMurray has been the Director of Sales and Marketing since March 2018. Sara is responsible for all aspects of Premier’s Sales, Estimating, and Marketing functions including strategic planning, execution, managing and coaching the sales team, and customer loyalty. Sara has over 20 years of manufacturing sales and management experience. Sara joined the heat treating industry as an Account Manager in 2003 with Bodycote Thermal Processing. In 2007, Sara left Bodycote to join Specialty Heat Treating as their Sales Manager. Sara was instrumental in growing sales during her time at Bodycote and Specialty Heat Treating, leading the expansion into new markets (including aerospace, agriculture, defense, & medical). Sara is a proud graduate of Western Michigan University, where she earned her B.A. in Organizational Communication.

    Kelli Dickerson

    Cost Estimator

    Kelli Dickerson joined the Premier Thermal team as Cost Estimator in October 2018 as part of the Al-Fe acquisition. As a Cost Estimator, Kelli interprets drawings and specifications, builds heat treat processes, and issues quotations. With comprehensive knowledge of aluminum heat treating and aerospace specifications, Kelli also serves as a technical resource for Premier Thermal. Kelli is also responsible for Salesforce Administration at Premier Thermal, becoming a certified Salesforce Administrator in December 2019. Kelli joined Al-Fe Heat Treating in June 2014 as an administrative assistant and eventually found her home on the sales team in 2017. Kelli is currently attending Ball State University where she is majoring in both Business Administration and Economics.

    Glenn Whitaker

    Cost Estimator

    Glenn Whitaker has been Cost Estimator for Premier Thermal since January of 2000. Glenn works with our customers on all quotation requests to gather the information required for supplying pricing based on our customer’s needs. With comprehensive knowledge of steel heat treating and industry specifications, Glenn also serves as a technical resource for Premier Thermal. Glenn has been with the company for 34 years. Prior to his role as Cost Estimator, Glenn was Production Manager for 10 years.

    Bryan Gerber

    Regional Sales Manager : Ohio, Indiana, Pennsylvania, Kentucky and Tennessee

    Bryan Gerber joined Premier Thermal as Regional Sales Manager as part of the Al-Fe acquisition in October 2018. Bryan is responsible for sales growth, managing customer base, and customer service within the Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, and Tennessee region. Prior to the Al-Fe acquisition, Bryan was a Sales Representative for Al-Fe Heat Treating, starting with the company in February 2017. Bryan moved into sales in 2010 working in the manufacturing and software industries. Prior to working in manufacturing and software, Bryan worked for FedEx as a Regional Quality and Service Manager, and Facility Service Manager. Bryan graduated from Indiana University with a B.A. in Business Marketing.

    Mark Bergel

    Sales Manager : Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin, Ontario

    Mark Bergel joined Premier Thermal as Upper Midwest Regional Sales Manager in late 2019. Mark is responsible for sales growth in Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin and Ontario. Mark brings over 30 years of sales and sales management experience. Starting in the mid 1980’s selling replacement machine tool parts and growing that business significantly, Mark moved onto manufacturing sales at Webster Industries. This experience led to the building of a multi person, multi million dollar manufacturers’ representative agency. Mark returned to mechanical sales and troubleshooting in 2007 at BDI, working at first regionally, then nationally and finally globally prior to becoming a Branch Manager. Mark is a current member of the ASME B29 Chain committee. Mark is a Michigan State graduate with a degree in Communications.

    CJ Quealy

    Business Development Specialist

    CJ Quealy has been the Business Development Specialist since May of 2019. CJ’s position is a hybrid between sales and marketing. He assists in developing new opportunities with the sales team and works on marketing related efforts for the company. Prior to Premier, he worked as a sales liaison for CDW’s higher education division. He helped the regional sales team grow business with Western Michigan University’s IT departments, where he also obtained a bachelor’s degree in Sales and Marketing.
    Construction/Heavy Equipment

    Construction/Heavy Equipment

    End Users Include

    • Caterpillar
    • John Deere
    • Timken

    Typical Applications

    • Bulldozers
    • Cranes
    • Excavators
    • Mixers
    • Graders
    • Trenchers
    • Loaders
    Material Handling

    Material Handling

    Typical Applications

    • Automated Guided Vehicles
    • Conveyors
    • Cranes
    • Forklifts
    • Hydraulic Lifts

    Medical Equipment

    End Users Include

    • GE
    • Stryker

    Typical Applications

    • Dentistry
    • Medical furniture
    • Surgical equipment
    Wire Rope

    Wire Rope

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    Heavy Truck

    Heavy Truck (Class 8)

    End Users Include

    • Meritor
    • Volvo

    Typical Applications

    • Brake Systems
    • Exhaust Systems
    • Hitch
    • Powertrain Systems
    • Steering Systems
    Defense

    Military/Defense

    End Users Include

    • Bell
    • Boeing
    • Lockheed Martin
    • Sikorsky

    Typical Applications

    • Firearms
    • Missile Systems
    • Aircraft Components
    • Avionics
    • Naval Systems
    • Ground Support Vehicles
    • Space
    • Manned Aerial Vehicle
    • Armament Systems
    • All Terrain Vehicles

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    Railway

    Railway

    Typical Applications

    • Brake Systems
    • Engine Systems
    • Hitch Systems
    • Ramp Systems
    • Turbo Systems
    Recreational Equipment

    Recreational Equipment

    Typical Applications

    • Engine Systems
    • Cylinder Rods
    • Suspension Systems
    • Transmission Systems
    Mobile equipment

    Mobile Equipment

    End Users Include

    • Caterpillar
    • BOSS

    Typical Applications

    • Graders
    • Haulers
    • Refuse Trucks
    • Salt Trucks
    • Snow Plows
    Energy

    Energy

    End Users Include

    • FMC
    • GE

    Typical Applications

    • Fracking
    • Gas and Oil
    • Seismic Imagining
    • Solar
    • Wind Turbine
    Agriculture

    Agriculture

    End Users Include

    • CAT
    • John Deere

    Typical Applications

    • Drill Equipment
    • Harvesters
    • Hay & Forage Equipment
    • Irrigation & Crop Processing Equipment
    • Planting Equipment
    • Spraying Equipment
    • Tractors

    Marine

    End Users Include

    • Mercury Marine
    • Seakeeper

    Typical Applications

    • Anchor Systems
    • Engine Systems
    • Cylinder Rods
    • Propeller Systems
    Aerospace

    Aerospace

    End Users Include

    • Bell Helicopter
    • Boeing
    • Honeywell
    • Rolls-Royce
    • SpaceX
    • UTC Aerospace Systems

    Typical Applications

    • Aircraft Body
    • Brake Systems
    • Electrical Systems
    • Engine Systems
    • Interior Cabin
    • Landing Gear
    • Propulsion Systems

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    Auto

    Automotive

    End Users Include

    • FCA
    • Ford
    • GM
    • Honda
    • Tesla
    • Toyota

    Typical Applications

    • Brake Systems
    • Exhaust Systems
    • Powertrain Systems
    • Steering Systems