EMA is pleased to announce Jackie Penny to become the firm’s Inside Sales Administrator beginning on April 1, 2017. Jackie comes to EMA with over 20 years of solid experience at both Manufacturers’ Representative firms and Distribution services, having worked with one of the world’s largest. Jackie will be responsible for the day-to-day office functions at EMA’s corporate headquarters in Raleigh, which will include EMA’s monthly and quarterly accounting activities. Among Jackie’s duties will be: supporting the EMA outside sales team, providing the timely and crucial interface with our customers and our OEM suppliers, act as a liaison between EMA manufacturers, their distributors and the key accounts, and to review backlogs and forecasts proactively to avoid delivery issues.

Sylvia Kneeshaw, who will be retiring from her position at EMA, will assist Jackie’s smooth transition over the next several months. We wish Sylvia good health and happiness in her well earned retirement.

Please join us in giving Jackie a warm welcome.