Joe Franklin has joined Highmark TechSystems as the company’s director of sales, Western region. Franklin has enjoyed a successful sales career across industries as diverse as chemicals, materials technologies and financial services. Six years ago, he altered his career trajectory when he discovered face-to-face marketing. Because of his broad experience, Franklin is the ideal candidate to introduce Highmark’s wealth of product offerings to exhibit and event designers and producers charged with finding face-to-face solutions for a variety of clients.
Franklin says, “I am delighted to have joined an organization that is a recognized as not only a market leader but also one that continues to look for ways to grow and expand top quality offerings to its partners in the experiential marketing industry. The internal support I have been receiving as I start my career here is a mirror to the service and support Highmark provides its customers. I look forward to bringing Highmark’s best-in-class products and services to existing clients and prospects.”
Debbie Parrott, Highmark’s president and CEO adds, “Having worked with Joe for several years prior to Highmark, I am confident in the abilities and experience he brings to our team and in his desire to deliver the right solution to customers. His energy, smarts, organizational skills, positive attitude, and interest in Highmark—our innovative products and solutions, and our impressive customers—all blend well with our team and remind us to bring our best to our work every day. He’s a great addition to our company and to those we serve.”
Franklin is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign.
For more than 20 years, Highmark has been America’s trusted supplier of advanced modular exhibit systems and structural solutions, available for purchase or rent, meeting all industry standard codes. Highmark’s proprietary products are known for design versatility, weight and installation efficiencies, and ease-of-use. For more info, visit www.HighmarkTech.com.