J.J. Keller expands field sales force in Atlanta, Nashville

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J.J. Keller & Associates — a Neenah, Wis.-based specialized publisher and services provider of risk and regulatory management products — recently hired Russ Kent as a regional account executive serving the Atlanta metropolitan area, and Brenda Joachim as a regional account executive serving the Nashville, Tenn. metropolitan area.

Both Kent and Joachim are responsible for identifying and consulting with prospective customers on J. J. Keller’s Business Services, including driver and vehicle compliance management services. Both will be involved throughout the customer development process, from initial contact through contract negotiation and transition to J.J. Keller’s client service staff.

Kent, based in Woodstock, Ga., began his transportation sales career with Rollins Truck Leasing, selling logistics services in the north Atlanta territory. He then worked for PeopleNet Communications as a regional account manager. Most recently, Kent was a senior sales professional with Sanofi Aventis Pharmaceuticals.

Joachim, based in Nolensville, Tenn., comes to J. J. Keller with more than 20 years of transportation sales experience. For the past five years, she worked for Penske Truck Leasing. Prior to that, she was a national account manager for Ryder.