OW Lee presented Justin Pfahl with the company’s Sales Representative of the Year award for 2019 earlier this month.
Pfahl was presented with the award during a sales meeting dinner at Harry Carey’s Steakhouse during Casual Market Chicago.
A fairly new member of OW Lee’s sales team, Pfahl began his tenure in the spring of 2018 covering the company’s Florida territory. Since his onboarding, he has successfully opened five new accounts and grown the territory’s sales by 69%. Before coming to OW Lee, Pfahl was actively involved in the outdoor casual business for over 16 years, working in buying, selling, product development and marketing capacities. In 2013, Pfahl received the International Casual Furniture Assn.’s Sales Rep of the Year award at the Apollo Awards in Chicago.
“Justin and his assistant Pat Thomas have both wowed us with their salesmanship, tenacity and professionalism in the short time they have been with us,” says Brenda Pereyda, independent sales manager for OW Lee. “Justin’s commitment to growing OW Lee sales is exceptional and I can’t wait to see what’s to come.”
OW Lee’s winning sales rep is chosen collectively by OW Lee staff with regard given to specific criteria. To be eligible, winners must do the following:
- Work with other departments to ensure the customer receives the highest level of service possible.
- Be supportive of every team member and works towards individual and company goals.
- Have a positive attitude and be respected by peers.
- Balance service with sales to ensure a great customer experience.