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Throughout North America

Connect with the All-American Hose sales manager in your region

All-American Hose serves customers in all 50 states and in Canada. To request a quote or connect with one of our area sales managers, use the color-coded map to find which representative manages your region/area:

Headquarters

All-American Hose
217 Titusville Road
Union City, PA 16438 USA
p 814-438-7616
f 814-438-8163
info@aahose.com


Sales Managers by Region/Area Map

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Jeff Thompson

Midwest Regional Sales Manager
jthompson@aahose.com
816-509-4447

Jay Hillis

Southeast Regional Sales Manager
jhillis@aahose.com
912-438-7040

William Graves

Northeast Regional Sales Manager
wgraves@aahose.com
201-522-4377

Chad Anderson

Southwest Regional Sales Manager
canderson@aahose.com
480-356-0618

John Green

Northwest Regional Sales Manager
jgreen@aahose.com
307-620-0311

Dean Lester

Canadian & Upper Midwest
Regional Sales Manager

dlester@aahose.com
905-805-9611

Rob Metsker

Military/Agriculture Director
rmetsker@aahose.com
757-469-0230

 

All Military/Agriculture Hose Sales in North America

Andy Veri

Industrial Sales & Marketing Manager
averi@aahose.com
412-992-0592

Jeff Hicks

Vice President, Sales & Marketing
jhicks@aahose.com
814-529-3183

Mike Woods

Customer Service Manager
mwoods@aahose.com
814-438-1940

 

Export Sales


Jeff Thompson

Jeff Thompson

Midwest Regional Sales Manager
jthompson@aahose.com
816-509-4447

 

Jeff Thompson is an industry veteran with a wealth of product knowledge and experience. He has spent more than 30 years working for four fire hose manufacturers—with 15 years of that time representing National Fire Hose/Snap-tite Hose/Ponn. His firsthand perspective is unique: Jeff has worked with and trained municipal and industrial distribution fire departments, as well as agriculture distributors, in 48 states and four provinces in Canada regarding fire hose, nozzles and water flow appliances. He also worked in the National Fire Hose factory in weaving, finishing, testing, QC and customer service. Jeff holds a BS degree in Fire Science and Marketing and is an instructor at the Texas A&M municipal and industrial fire schools.

 

Jay Hillis

Jay Hillis

Southeast Regional Sales Manager
jhillis@aahose.com
912-438-7040

 

Jay Hillis is a Savannah, GA native who has spent more than 30 years in fire service where he has served as an ARFF firefighter, a municipal firefighter, and as a fire chief. Jay is also a licensed fire instructor, an extrication specialist, has been a member of the peer review board for FEMA grants, and is also GSAR certified.  Recently, Jay retired from full time fire service and began his career in fire equipment and fire hose sales. Jay has an extensive background in the fire suppression industry and fire ground hydraulics to include rural, metro and industrial applications. Jay has a hands on approach for his customers and embraces the challenges of matching the customers with the correct tools for the job. 

 

William Graves

William Graves

Northeast Regional Sales Manager
wgraves@aahose.com
201-522-4377

 

A 40-year veteran of the fire service, Bill Graves is a Captain with the Ridgefield Park, NJ Fire Department and a former fire school instructor. He offers All-American Hose customers incredible depth and breadth of experience, which includes a BS degree in fire protection; and host of fire training certifications including Incident Command, Rural Water Supply and High Rise, Engine Company, Foam and Refinery operations. Bill’s hose expertise focuses on attack and supply, as well as municipal and industrial fire department usage. He has served on Homeland Security Projects with 12" diameter hose and specialized LDH task forces (for water supply). An active member of NFPA, Bill works to establish standards involving fire hose, couplings, nozzles and appliances. He is a member of FEMSA/FAMA. Bill also offers 20+ years of experience with Snap-tite Hose/Ponn—he was mentored by the industry’s early innovators including Don Ruffcorn “Mr. Ponn,” the designer of the Supreme and Conquest brands.

 

Chad Anderson

Chad Anderson

Southwest Regional Sales Manager
canderson@aahose.com
480-356-0618

 

Chad has over 26 years of involvement in the public safety market, including 10 years as a firefighter, 12 years as the coordinator of the Arizona State Fire School Extrication class along with six years coordinating fire hydraulic classes. Chad is currently still serving as a Board Member and instructor of the Arizona State Fire Training Committee and brings years of experience in sales and marketing of fire products.

Building and providing product confidence to firefighters in the Midwest and Southwest areas has been a passion of his for more than 20 years. From the smallest department to the largest, his goal has always been that everyone is treated the same and properly trained for any emergency response with their equipment. Service after the sale and ongoing commitment to quality are two of his major traits.

 

John Green

John Green

Northwest Regional Sales Manager
jgreen@aahose.com
307-620-0311

 

As an industry veteran with more than 20 years sales experience, John Green has exceled in providing end users with the right product, training, and service. Using education as the cornerstone, aligning the needs and wants of the customer to the resources of the manufacturer is his primary focus. Having water flow experience with respected brands within the industry, John will be able to provide the information needed to make the best choice for your department. Possessing an extensive understanding of the municipal fire hose market, LDH industrial sector, and NSF 61 potable water arena, John is a strong asset in the Northwest Region and our overall US presence.

 

Dean Lester

Dean Lester

Canadian & Upper Midwest Regional Sales Manager
dlester@aahose.com
905-805-9611

 

A trusted local-market resource, Dean Lester has amassed more than 25 years of experience and knowledge in the Canadian municipal fire industry. As a former partner in a manufacturing facility supplying valve hardware, fittings and suction hose to the Canadian market, Dean offers unique perspectives and expertise in manufacturing, sales and customer service. His years of service also include exposure in the industrial market, serving Canadian customers from coast to coast. Dean has detailed knowledge of the distribution network and firsthand experience with end users. He is a trouble shooter and a problem solver: Dean embraces the challenge of helping customers choose the right products to suit their exact needs and applications.

 

Rob Metsker

Rob Metsker

Military/Agriculture Director
rmetsker@aahose.com
757-469-0230

 

A retired veteran of the United States Navy, Rob Metsker brings firsthand, real-world experience to his role as Military Director at All-American Hose. In the Navy, Rob served as a high-performing mission-oriented officer with over 30 years of successful service to his credit. Throughout his tenure, Rob held several senior operational leadership positions that optimized his strategic acumen. He brings that disciplined, focused approach to his work at All-American Hose, where he works to provide product solutions for customers in both military—and now, agriculture sectors—to help them strengthen their competitive edge.

 

Dean Lester

Andy Veri

Industrial Sales & Marketing Manager
averi@aahose.com
412-992-0592

 

With six years of experience working for a major industrial hose manufacturer, Andy Veri prides himself on providing customers with accurate information and the ideal solutions to their problems.  Using a strong background in market research, market management and training, he can help customers with issues from the beginning to the end of their process.  Andy’s knowledge of hose applications across many different work environments, attention to detail and desire to find not just a solution, but the best solution positions him as both an asset and resource to our customers in the Oil and Gas and Industrial markets.

 

Mike Woods

Mike Woods

Customer Service Manager
mwoods@aahose.com
814-438-1940

 

A seasoned industry veteran and an invaluable resource for All-American Hose customers, Mike Woods has been with the Company for more than 30 years. His firsthand knowledge is unmatched: Mike has cross-trained in every aspect of the manufacturing of lay-flat fire hose, which gives him a unique command of product composition, performance grade and application. He has extensive experience applying and specifying hose and couplings for all industries, from municipal firefighting and mining, to nuclear and fracking applications. Mike oversees all All-American Hose product exports and manages customer supply/service with incredible responsiveness and efficiency.

 

Jeff Hicks

Jeff Hicks

Vice President, Sales & Marketing
jhicks@aahose.com
814-529-3183

 

Knowledge. Experience. Expertise. Jeff Hicks has incredible command of All-American Hose products stemming from years of work in field testing and training. His firsthand perspective positions Jeff to expertly match products to meet the specific needs of an ever-expanding customer base. Detail-oriented and well-studied, Jeff has developed and written materials used daily in the instruction, education and training of sales and marketing professionals. He has conducted countless hours of hands-on hydraulics training and water flow demonstrations at fire departments and training facilities across the western region. Jeff delivers an exceptional customer experience, serving as the “easy button” for reliable water flow solutions for customers in every market.