OSHKOSH, Wis. — Commercial laundry equipment manufacturer Girbau North America (GNA), a manufacturer of commercial laundry equipment, recently welcomed Barb Kramer as national accounts coordinator and Paige Paulick as inside sales associate to its team.
As national accounts coordinator, Kramer handles multiple duties in support of national accounts sales and customer relations, including order processing, assisting customers with inventory and product inquiries, and generating and distributing reports.
Additionally, she supports GNA’s sales team, interfaces with distributors and customers, and forecasts upcoming national accounts needs.
“As a company, we are lucky to have Barb on our team for many reasons,” says Customer Experience Key Account Manager Alivia Murkley. “Her positive attitude, dedication and hard work shine through in everything she does.”
“What I like most about GNA is everyone has been so friendly and welcoming,” says Kramer. “It’s the little things at GNA that make me smile.”
In her new role as inside sales associate, Paulick is responsible for managing inside sales and lead-qualification processes, as well as juggling customer relations, product pricing and reporting duties. She regularly interfaces with end users, distributors and other GNA staff members; analyzes and reports on industry trends; performs competitive analyses; and assists with product and parts orders and tracking.
She comes to GNA with a strong background in customer service and a proficiency for managing multiple responsibilities simultaneously. Paulick earned an associate’s degree in communications and media studies from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh in 2021.
“We are excited to welcome Paige into the GNA family,” says Pam Kuffel, director of strategic business solutions. “With her experience and personality, we are confident she’ll take the inside sales role to new heights – making it even more effective.”
Paulick maintains she was interested in joining GNA in an entry-level role to gain the skills and experience needed for her to pursue a sales or marketing position: “I liked the fact that GNA has a lot of opportunity for growth but still very much has a family-friendly culture.”
GNA offers a variety of commercial, industrial, textile care, multi-housing, and vended laundry solutions to North American customers, with brands including Continental Girbau®, Girbau Industrial®, Sports Laundry Systems®, Poseidon Textile Care Systems®, Express Laundry Centers®, OnePress®, Econo and LG Commercial.
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