PBI-Gordon adds three new team members

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Phil Brandt

Phil Brandt

PBI-Gordon recently added three new members to its team, including Phil Brandt as national business coordinator and Eric Steffensen and Jamie Zakary as sales representatives.

Brandt joined PBI-Gordon in 2020 as a warehouse manager. In his new role as national business coordinator, his responsibilities include:

  • Development and leadership in the field forecasting process.
  • Partnering with the legal department to oversee contract compliance and systems management.
  • Managing the company’s sales data platform for the sales team.
  • Leading the fulfillment process to ensure accurate agreements and deliveries.
Eric Steffensen

Eric Steffensen

With more than 20 years of experience in operations and warehouse management, Brandt previously worked for Mid America Merchandising, Alphabroder and Pacific Sunwear of California.

Steffensen is PBI-Gordon’s new North Carolina sales representative. In his role, he is responsible for leading sales initiatives and providing technical expertise for the company’s golf, landscape, professional lawn care and agricultural customers in North Carolina.

Before joining PBI-Gordon, Steffensen was the key accounts manager for SiteOne Landscape Supply Company in Charlotte, N.C. Preceding that role, he held sales positions with Arborjet | Ecologel and Sigma Organics. Steffensen holds a bachelor’s in turfgrass science from Penn State University.

Jamie Zakary

Jamie Zakary

Zakary is PBI-Gordon’s new sales representative for Alabama and Georgia. He is responsible for managing all sales functions, developing new customers and business opportunities and providing technical knowledge to PBI-Gordon’s golf, professional lawn care and agricultural customers in the region.

Zakary brings more than 25 years of professional turf industry experience to the company. Most recently, he served as a territory manager for JRM. Before that, Zakary held sales positions with Simplot and Harrell’s and served as the director of agronomy for Troon Golf. He holds a bachelor’s in agronomy and soils from Auburn University.

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