Sep 09, 2013

Finn Corp. Awards Dealers at Annual Sales Conference awarded Finn 2012 Dealer of the Year

Finn Corp. Annual Dealer Sales Conference

Finn Corp. held its annual Dealer Sales Conference in Fairfield, Ohio. All North American dealers were represented as well as Finn’s Australian/New Zealand distributor. Participants were treated to nearly two days of Finn equipment and consumables sales education, policy discussions, along with a full afternoon of field demonstrations and training. As part of the conference, Finn recognized its dealers with awards for excellence in partnership, leadership and growth based on their 2012 performance. was awarded the 2012 Don Sharp Dealer of the Year award. The award is named after a long-time Finn employee, now retired, who was very instrumental in making Finn the market leader that it is today.

“ is the prototypical Finn dealer and exemplifies everything that helps make us successful,” says Tim Gerbus, Finn director of Dealer Development. “They have been part of the Finn family for decades, and their dedication and commitment to both Finn and their customers is commendable and is recognized with our Dealer of the Year award.” sells, rents and services Finn equipment in Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Vermont, Connecticut, Rhode Island and New York. 

Other dealer award winners included RoadBuilders Machinery, covering Kansas, Nebraska, Western Missouri and Western Iowa, and Highway Equipment Co. of Western Pennsylvania, as runners-up to the Dealer of the Year, rounding out the top three Finn dealers for the year. Turf Equipment & Supply Co. of Eastern Pennsylvania was named 2012 New Dealer of the Year for its impressive start as a Finn distributor. RoadBuilders Machinery also won the Consumables & TRU-Mulch Dealer of the Year for its efforts in selling and promoting the FINN hydroseeding materials lines.

In addition to the awards handed out by Finn, the dealers recognized a Finn employee that they felt gave exceptional service to the distribution network. The Jerry Malcolm Dealer Choice Award was given to former Finn employee, John Imm. Imm recently left the company and is now a Finn customer, but during his tenure at Finn, he developed strong dealer and industry relationships and was counted on to be there for both the dealer network and end users 24/7.