Kemper System America Inc. has announced the promotion of Joseph Hoekzema and Brian McGuire to directors of sales with joint responsibility for the liquid-applied roofing and waterproofing products for the building envelope.
Hoekzema, based at the New York metro sales office in Hasbrouck Heights, N.J., oversees sales and distribution across Canada, New England, greater New York city and several states including New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Ohio. McGuire, based in Cary, N.C., leads sales and distribution across the remainder of the U.S. and Mexico. Both are members of the executive team.
The directors set sales strategy with a focus on developing industry relationships and the sales structure, and improving customer service throughout the organization.
Hoekzema joined Kemper System in 2014 as New York regional sales manager, and brings more than 25 years of sales and management experience to his new post. He earned a Master of Business Administration in marketing and finance, and a Bachelor of Science in marketing from Ohio State University. Hoekzema is affiliated with both RCI and CSI.
McGuire brings more than 25 years of experience in the construction industry to his role, recently serving as Southeast regional manager. Since joining Kemper System in 2009, he has held successive positions in technical service and sales. Previously, he ran his own company for five years and spent five years as director of production and project manager for a regional construction company. McGuire is an active member of RCI, CRCA and WSRCA.