Gary Simmerly, Business Development Coach

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Gary Simmerly

Gary Simmerly, Business Development Coach

Gary is an engineer by education and sales engineer by choice. He founded one of the first high-tech industrial distributors servicing and supporting industrial controls for plant floor use. Great Lakes Controls (GLC) was a start up venture to a regional distributor with 6 branches in 4 states. Sales grew to $20 million in 20 years.

He pioneered local marketing methods such as seminars and mass mailings to create demand for the products sold. GLC was one of the first to supply post sales support and service as well as customer product training.

Product experience includes:

  • Programmable Controllers
  • Operator Interface
  • Motor Control
  • Machine Safety
  • Motion Control
  • Industrial Networking
  • Industrial Software
  • Variable Frequency Drives

Expertise comes from years of experience. Because Gary was one of the early leaders in high-tech industrial selling, his principles and ideas are valuable in helping your company grow. Check out  Automation Pilot site: