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November Rep Roundup

Elevate Foodservice Group adds to its line card while Limelight Foodservice & Hospitality and Preferred Source add to their teams.

rep roundup teamMassachusetts-based rep group Elevate Foodservice Group added NORBEC and TUCS to its line card. TUCS specializes in food production equipment. NORBEC manufactures custom walk-in coolers, freezers and insulated architectural panels.

Jillian McNeil joined Limelight Foodservice & Hospitality, a manufacturers’ rep firm serving the Chicago Metropolitan market, also known as MAFSI territory no. 17. McNeil serves as territory manager for downtown Chicago. In addition, Limelight welcomed three new companies to its line card: Duralex, Chilewich, and Central Specialties Ltd. Limelight now represents both of these companies in Illinois and Wisconsin.

Preferred Source, a Dallas, Texas-based rep firm, hired Lindsey Nicks to serve as a sales manager for the firm’s Houston and upper gulf coast territory. Most recently, Nicks spent six years in sales with Forbes, Hever & Wallace, another Dallas-based independent manufacturers’ rep firm. Her background includes roles in outside sales support and outside sales for foodservice equipment and supplies manufacturers. This is the latest in a series of personnel additions for Preferred Source. Earlier this year, Janie Leitner was named territory manager for the firm’s Houston and upper gulf coast territory, and Deborah Vasquez was added to the company’s inside sales team.