SPARKY’S CORNER Spring 2017
CAPO Fireside-Van Nuys-LA
Come visit our just completed Design Center featuring Heat & Glo, Heatilator, Ortal, Stellar, Montigo, IHP-Astria, Isokern and Town & Country Fireplace Systems accompanied by Veristone Precast Mantels, Francois & Co Limestone and El Dorado Stone Mantels. Outstanding Staff headed by Noe Zamora, Steve McCook, Agnieszka Pregowska & Garan Bales to assist in your product specification and selection. Grand Opening June 8-10, 2017
Spoke is up and running with John Lundgren-Manager and Tim Sanders-Sales Manager running point as construction is underway with a brand new Design Center which will display 37 burning fireplaces by Majestic, IHP-Astria, Montigo, Ortal, Mendota and Town & Country, Design Center Grand Opening scheduled for August 1, 2017.
CAPO Fireside-Palm Desert
Curtis Conant has been promoted to Design Center Manager who brings over 10 years of CAPO Fireside experience back to home turf in the Coachella Valley. This Design Center is strategically positioned to service all the exclusive custom homes being built in La Quinta, Palm Desert, Rancho Mirage, Indian Wells & Palm Springs. Donavin Smith is the outstanding Builder Sales Manager for the area. Center has over 35 burning displays.
CAPO Fireside-Santa Cruz
Brian Cassise-Mgr. continues on building his team under the close guidance of Shawn Swihart-No. Cal Operations Manager. Ben Eldridge oversees this beautiful Selection Centers Sales while Steve Lucas is the point man for all of the customer service. This team is poised to produce double digit growth throughout the greater Monterey Bay area.
Ortega Shawn Swihart No. Calif. Operations Manager has promoted Sammy Pelayo to Field Supt. position along with Jared Truesdell heading scheduling & inventory management.
Mike Gorrono-Design Center sales continues to excel. The team here in Concord has developed into a lean and very productive operation and sales organization with great help from Ed Scheidt, Andy Strong, Roger Teidel, Alma Flores & Lorraine Ortega. Concord Team is the fastest growing division because of the strong team emphasis.
Mario & Mauricio Zamora continue to lead CAPO Fireside at Inventory Turns and productivity. They have great organization skills which have transferred to the other CAPO divisions around the state. This location will be the main base for CAPO Fireside’s new appointment as the Isokern Distributor for the State of California.
Tim Dodd-Operations Manager joined CAPO Fireside in February this year and has added great leadership with a strong emphasis on organization, productivity and customer service. Scott Emmons was promoted from SJC office to oversee Design Center Sales along Mary Rollins. Lauren Perry continues to bring strong customer service skills making the San Diego team the strongest Fireplace Company in the market place by far.
CAPO Fireside-Corporate-San Juan Capistrano
Craig Cavadini has been promoted to So. California Custom Service and Installation Manager with clear objectives of training his team of Service Mgrs. and Technicians to raise the department to a world class service department. Julia Madden was promoted to Contract Administration Mgr. This selection center is the largest of all CAPO division boasting over 70 live burning displays from the entire host of CAPO Fireside’s Comprehensive Products. Connie Parsons-Comptroller has taken on initiative to reduce inventory at all Divisions while streamlining process/flow to keep CAPO Fireside earning at the greatest level while maintaining its annual double digit growth.
John 12:36-“Put your trust in the light while you have it, so that you may become sons of light”.