J.J. Keller expands field sales force

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J.J. Keller & Associates — a Neenah, Wis.-based specialized publisher and services provider — announced Thursday, Oct. 4, that it has expanded its field sales force with the hiring of regional account executives serving the metropolitan areas of St. Louis/Kansas City, Mo., and Birmingham, Ala.

Cleman Decker, based in St. Louis, and Ronny Jones, based in Northport, Ala., will be responsible for identifying and consulting with prospective customers on J.J. Keller’s Business Services, including driver and vehicle compliance management services. They will be involved throughout the customer development process, from initial contact through contract negotiation and transition to J.J. Keller’s client service staff.

Decker comes to J.J. Keller with more than 18 years of transportation sales experience. For the past five years, he worked as a senior account manager for United Parcel Service within the St. Louis metro market. Prior to that, he worked in sales and sales management for both Apex Trailer Rentals and TIP Trailer Rentals.

Jones comes to J.J. Keller with more than 20 years of experience in the transportation industry. Most recently, he was an account executive with Roadway Express. Prior to that, he was a material manager with Recticel North America.