Meet Your GMP Sales Team

Ted Clemens, Director of Sales -- Ted was originally responsible for GMP sales in the Northeastern U.S., and subsequently held the titles of Senior Sales Representative and Sales Manager. He joined GMP in 1986 after working for two years for Graybar Electric, in New York and Los Angeles. Ted holds a BS degree in Industrial Management from Purdue University. Ted can be reached by phone at 215.357.5500 ext 277 or email at tclemens@gmptools.com.

Frank V. Zaccone, Eastern Regional Sales Manager -- Frank is responsible for all sales activity throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Mid-Western States. Frank has been with GMP for the past 20 years (1986) and has worked extensively in all aspects of sales and customer support. Frank has been heavily involved in sales, technical support, new product development, field trials, and product standardization while managing his territory and beyond. Frank also works the various trade shows throughout the country, travels to visit with end users, and calls on contractors jointly with our distributors. Frank holds a BA degree in Business Adminstration from Beaver College. Frank can be reached by phone at 215.357.5500 ext 244 or email at fzaccone@gmptools.com.

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Frank McKeown, Customer Service Manager -- Frank is responsible for the Customer Service department and provides technical support for all the GMP product lines. He is also responsible for the planning and coordinating the manufacturing of the Adams Winch & truck accessory product line offered by GMP. A second generation employee in his 35th year at GMP, Frank has work experience in virtually every department in the company. Frank can be reached by phone at 215.357.5500 ext 251 or email at fmckeown@gmptools.com.

Randy Trussell / Western Regional Channel Manager--Randy is responsible for sales in the western half of the United States, west of the Mississippi. Randy comes to GMP with a background in construction, building materials and channel management including driving specifications with architects and developers. Randy is responsible for end-user pull through business, product demonstrations and managing the GMP sales channel. Randy has taken the challenge to not only learning a new product line, but also a new “telecom language”.
Randy received a BS degree from East Central Oklahoma University in Business Administration where he also played football. On the weekends, Randy can be found supporting his youngest son who plays football at Kansas State. His two older sons played football at the University of North Texas and Purdue.
Randy can be reached by cell phone at 817-239-3218 or email at rtrussell@kleintools.com.


Mike Cantlin, Field and Technical Service Specialist— Mike has been with the company since 2015 and recently was promoted from Customer Service to Field and Technical Service Specialist.  Mike is responsible for handling majority of the field and technical service issues.  Mike trouble shoots problems for customers over the phone and in the field when necessary, while also assuring that the customer orders the right product before they purchase one of GMP’s units.  Mike also assists in putting new units into service for new customers as needed.  Mike assists in the repairing of the Fiber Blowing machines once they arrive into the building.  Michael has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from Kutztown University.
Mike can be reached by phone at 215.357.5500 ext 269 or email at mcantlin@gmptools.com.

Mary Konopka, Logistics and domestic/International Customer Service — Mary works in the sales department where she reports to Frank McKeown. Her job responsibilities include taking and helping customers with their orders and finding the most rapid and economical way of shipping our products to our customers. An employee since 1984, Mary has a lot of experience to draw from. She is the go-to person in the department when there's a issue. Mary can be reached by phone at 215.357.5500 ext 201 or email at mkonopka@gmptools.com .

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Edward Wu (Wu Xiao), Sales Far East -- Representing GMP in China from its Shanghai Sales Office, Edward is in charge of business development and marketing activities in PRC. He has more than 8 years of working experience in the telecommunications and CATV industries, in both the US and China. Edward co-founded Telligent Marketing Consultants in Shanghai and also serves as an independent advisor for telecommunications and internet industries at Gerson Lehrman Group, New York. Edward holds a MS degree in Finance and a BA degree in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Edward can be reached by phone (Shanghai office) at 86 21 63862290 or by email at shanghai@gmptools.com

Marissa Bruette, Social Media Account Manager- Slice Communications
Marissa joined the Slice team in 2019 after receiving her Bachelor's degree from Temple University in Communications Studies. With a focus on Contemporary Media Environments, Marissa enjoys bringing brands to life in non-traditional ways. She specializes in content creation and executing creative campaigns. When not in the office, you can find Marissa exploring a new coffee shop or catching a deal at her local TjMaxx.
For any GMP advertising inquiries, please contact Marissa by email at mbruette@slicecommunications.com


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