Cleveland, OH - January 5, 2015 - Jergens Industrial Supply (JIS), a division of Jergens, Inc., is pleased to announce a change in our staff. As we cross into 2015, one of our current team members is taking on a new role within JIS. Jeff Hogya will be moving to a Sales Manager position.

Jeff Hogya joined the JIS team in 2009, and has 36 years of experience in this industry. In this new position he will be responsible for maintaining and growing business opportunities with the senior sales personnel of JIS. In addition, Hogya will be maintaining vendor relationships and working on choosing our core vendor base to best support the needs of JIS customers. He is most enthusiastic about the opportunity to work with the other sales personnel to help them grow their business and help their customers become more profitable.

Outside of work, Hogya also works part-time as the Fire Chief of Fairport Harbor. He has been in this position for 31 years. He enjoys hobbies such as bowling, shooting and raising a Bernese Mountain dog. When asked what the most enjoyable part of working for JIS is, he replied; "The family feeling of working with the people at Jergens... The Schron family tries to instill this throughout the organization and it is what drew me to the company 6 years ago." 

JIS is excited for the future as Hogya takes this new position, and the possibilities for growth in 2015. He will be working closely with our current Sales Manager, Mark Pierson. Together they will be managing our sales team. He can be reached via email at jeff.hogya@jis.com . Congratulations Jeff, and thank you for your continued work for JIS!

Thank you for taking a moment to welcome our new staff. We look forward to the growth that these new team members can help us achieve at JIS! 

About JIS
JIS, Division of Jergens, Inc., is Ohio's largest, most technical industrial distributor of metalworking products, with quick delivery and a 1,000-square-foot showroom representing over 300 of the top manufacturers in the United States. The company's website offers online ordering capabilities to customers nationwide. JIS is a division of Jergens, Inc., leading manufacturer of standard tooling components, fasteners, hoist rings, vises, and other workholding equipment.