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January 2024 Rep Roundup

Chrane updates its line card and adds to its team. LTI and RSI update their rep networks, while Hollander and Kain McArthur make updates, too.

Texas-based rep firm Chrane Foodservice Solutions added Middleby to its line card and now represents the multiline foodservice equipment manufacturer throughout the state of Texas. Chrane also made a series of new hires. David McDonald works in a general outside sales role from the firm’s Houston office. Chuck McGuire serves as director of national accounts from the firm’s Dallas office. Chef Dale Williams is now a part of Chrane’s culinary team working with national accounts from the company’s Dallas locations. And Pam Williams will be on Chrane’s customer success team working with national accounts from the company’s Dallas office.

Hollander, a Minneapolis-based rep firm, added two people to its team: Andrea Gustafson as sales associate and Jaydie Regner as inside sales specialist. Gustafson has more than years in the foodservice industry with experience working in sales for both manufacturers reps as well as manufacturers. Regner’s background includes roles in communications, project management and sales support.

Kansas-based rep firm Kain McArthur added commercial refrigeration manufacturer Beverage-Air to its line card, effective January 1, 2024.

LTI added The Hansen Group to its network of independent manufacturers’ reps. The Hansen Group will represent LTI in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee (MAFSI Region 14). LTI manufactures and designs modular and custom serving counters, fabrication, and advanced serving technologies.

Refrigerated Solutions Group (RSG), the parent company of Norlake and Master-Bilt, updated its rep network. Florida REPs now represents both RSG lines in Florida, excluding the Panhandle.