On April 7, 2014, Mike Dowdall joined Husqvarna as a District Sales Manager - Heavy User Sales for Minnesota, North and South Dakota. Dowdall has plenty of experience in the construction industry, having owned his own concrete and masonry business for 10 years. He became a Husqvarna customer after purchasing a wall saw and started offering concrete cutting. His knowledge of what it's like to be a concrete cutter gives him a better understanding of his customers' needs and will be a wonderful asset to the team.
Dowdall is married with three lovely daughters, Isabella (6), Adelaide (4) and Eliana (2). Please help us welcome Mike to the team!
Mark Schweers became part of the Husqvarna team on April 21, 2014 as a District Sales Manager - Heavy User Sales for Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, and Missouri. Schweers has over 17 years of experience as a sales representative in the concrete cutting industry and was most recently a sales representative with Diamond Products. He brings a lot of expertise and knowledge to our customers and also to our team.
Schweers graduated from Iowa State University in 1994. A big welcome to Mark!
A big welcome to BJ Jager, our new District Sales Manager - Distribution Sales covering the New England region as of April 28, 2014. Even though Jager has spent the last 15 years working in the food and beverage industry as a sales representative, he started by pouring concrete on weekends and during Summer breaks throughout college. He has come full circle with joining Husqvarna! His customer first attitude and sales experience will be a wonderful asset to the team.
Jager enjoys spending time with is wife and two boys, Tate (9) and Preston (6). He also plays soccer and likes to run, fish, camp, travel and work on housing projects. Welcome to the team BJ!
On April 28, 2014, Brian Piccinich joined Husqvarna as our new District Manager - Distribution Sales covering New York City. Piccinich has an extensive background with experience in everything from construction to food - serving mainly as an account manager. He has worked with distributors as well as end users and this experience has given him the ability to understand the customer and serve him/her well. We are excited to have Piccinich as part of the team!
Piccinich graduated from Seaton Hall University in 2000 where he studied Sports Management. He has also received an MBA from Felician College in 2010. He is very excited to be a part of the Husqvarna team and is looking forward to growing relationships in NYC!