Elgin Fastener Group (EFG) has named Jeff Hepner as Director of Distributor Sales. Hepner is a well-known veteran of the fastener industry, most recently having served as President of Telefast Industries, Berea, OH from 2008-2013. Telefast was acquired by EFG in late March. In his new role, Hepner will assume responsibility for business growth at the distributor level and will report to EFG Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Marty Goeree. Goeree commented, “We are very pleased to have Jeff accept this assignment. He is known and respected throughout the fastener industry and brings a wealth of industry knowledge to our company.”
Hepner has extensive experience in cold heading from his previous association with Lake Erie Screw Corp. and subsequent positions with Telefast. He has been an active participant in the National Fastener Distributors Association (NFDA) for many years, having served terms as a board member, associate chair, and as chairman of the Education and Training Committee. He received a BBA in Sales and Marketing from the University of Toledo School of Business.
Elgin Fastener Group LLC, based in Batesville, Indiana, is comprised of nine leading domestic fastener manufacturers (Ohio Rod Products, Leland Powell Fasteners, Chandler Products, Silo Fasteners, Landreth Fastener, Quality Bolt & Screw, Northern Wire LLC, Telefast Industries, Vegas Fastener Manufacturing) and a metal finishing company (Best Metal Finishing. All of the EFG companies are ISO certified. Elgin Fastener Group is a portfolio company of Audax Group.
For more information, contact Elgin Fastener Group LLC, 4 South Park Ave., Suite 203, Box 5, Batesville, IN 47006. Telephone: 812-689-8917, Fax: 812-689-6635. Website: www.elginfasteners.com, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Also find Elgin Fastener Group on Facebook and Twitter.