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Bill RogersBILL ROGERS, Principal

Bill has been a Manufacturer's Representative (Rep) for Consumer Electronics and Housewares in the territory of Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Arkansas for over 40 years. He has developed relationships with all classes of trade in the territory with concentration on mass merchandisers, distributors, electronic specialty stores, discount, and membership warehouse accounts. Prior to the “rep” business, he was Sales Manager for seven years of a chain of consumer electronic stores. Bill is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, with a BBA degree in Personnel and Industrial Management.

Kay HattermanKAY HATTERMAN, Principal

Kay has been in sales for over 34 years and specifically a Housewares and Gift Manufactures Representative for over 13 years. She has worked with department stores, specialty stores, grocery, military, warehouse clubs, internet accounts and distributors to develop product programs. Prior to the "Rep business" she sourced products for international customers. A graduate of the University of Northern Iowa, Kay holds a Bachelor of Science degree.

Patsy JohnsonPatsy Johnson,
Showroom Manager

Patsy comes to Source One with a 35 year background in the gift and decorative industry. In that length of time, she has done about every job there is to do in a multi-line showroom. In addition to showroom sales, many years were spent working on the vendor side assisting with product development, inventory, production, and order fulfillment. Even after all these years, Patsy finds the business very exciting and really enjoys working with salespeople and customers to work out a merchandising plan that will be successful for all.

Paul AyoPaul Ayo, Sales

Paul is married with 2 children and lives in Lafayette, LA. He has a Masters in Business Administration. His business background and love of cooking give him a unique insight to our kitchenware "rep" business. He has a passion for cooking that borders on "obsessive". Because he is so familiar with kitchenware brands as he owned a store in Lafayette, E’s Kitchen, he is great for analyzing store assortments and suggesting new brands to compliment those products. He loves teaching cooking classes and will be a great asset to his Source One customers in Louisiana.

Beth PacochaBeth Pacocha, Sales

Beth is a veteran of the home industry. Her experience includes being a Key Account manager for a large tabletop brand, a top management position with a DFW based retailer, a buyer for an independent brick & mortar/internet store and a sales rep for kitchen, home and gift. With her extensive experience, she brings an understanding of the independent retailer business from a wholesale and retail point of view. She is responsible for DFW metro area and West Texas.

Chris and Kathy LaLonde, SalesChris and Kathy LaLonde, Sales

Chris is a Certified Executive Chef. He was a college professor for many years at El Centro’s food and hospitality program located in Dallas. He loves cooking and teaching. Kathy is a graduate of El Centro’s culinary program. She is an award-winning baker. She loves to bake and teach cooking classes. Chris and Kathy have taught cooking classes together and will be happy to help customers with any classes or demonstrations of our product. Their love of everything kitchen will be a benefit to all.

Suzi LawrenceSuzi Lawrence, Sales

Suzi Lawrence comes to us with almost 30 years of sales experience with a top floral, and technology company. She covered 7 states as a territory manager. This career was built on the foundation of owning and operating her own flower shop for 10 years prior. Suzi also had an accomplished career as the Vice President over marketing and advertising in the banking industry for more than two decades. Suzi brings to Source One a combination of traits that will allow her to connect to our consumers from a buyer’s perspective, while assessing their needs as a retailer. She finds this business fun and creative. She feels that cooking is something that can bring family and friends together, so having the right accessories, tools and gadgets is a must!