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Benjamin Crawford new Regional Sales Manager for the Great Lakes Region

Paulo’s newest team member is Benjamin Crawford; he joins Paulo as a Regional Sales Manager.  He will be responsible for growing new business in Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, and Pennsylvania. In this role he will report to William Rassieur, Vice President Sales.

Benjamin Crawford

Benjamin graduated from Indiana University with a BA in Economics. He previously worked in the banking industry facilitating SBA loans from both a compliance and client relations perspective.  His experience working with small business leaders will be valuable when working with Paulo’s customers to identify partnership opportunities. Benjamin added, “The Paulo team has given me an open-armed welcome and I am thrilled to work with my team members to drive the future of Paulo forward.”

William Rassieur commented, “If you have been in the industry long enough some might recognize the name.  Benjamin grew up around the metal treating industry. His father is our Vice President Operations.  Benjamin joins our team with experience dealing with owners and business professionals. This type of background will serve our customer base well. He understands financials and what keep businesses running.  This meshes very well with our ultimate goal of helping our customer succeed.  Benjamin is energetic and customer focused. We couldn’t be happier to have him on our team.”

Founded in 1943, Paulo is one of the largest providers of heat treating, brazing, and metal finishing solutions in North America. Headquartered in St. Louis, Paulo operates five divisions servicing the mid-west, great lakes, and southeast regions of the United States. Paulo’s customers include leaders in a variety of industries.