Our Representatives

Greg Slone

Cell: (708) 774-4223
Email: gregs@cpsreps.com
Territory: IN, KY, TN

I began my career with CPS in February 2016. I am from Bowling Green, KY and a Western Kentucky University graduate. I played baseball while on the Hill and also had the privilege of playing a couple of years of semi-pro baseball. After college, I have spent the majority of my career in the automotive business. I have owned a couple of service businesses before selling out to Valvoline. My latest adventure was Service Manager at a Chevrolet Dealership. Outside of the workplace, I have 3 beautiful kids, two girls 19 and 16, and a 13-year old boy that keeps me busy.

Jesse Wendt

Cell: (715) 790-4190
Email: jessew@cpsreps.com
Territory: N. KY, OH, WV

I began working with CPS in 2008 after a friend recommended I apply for a sales position. I relocated to Cincinnati, OH, and now cover Ohio, Kentucky, and West Virginia. My background includes living a dream in 2007 and 2008 playing in the NFL for the New Orleans Saints. I grew up on a dairy farm in northwest Wisconsin, graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Stout in 2006 with a degree in General Business Administration

Dave Freehauf

Cell: (612) 708-3313
Email: davef@cpsreps.com
Territory: MN, ND

I began my career with CPS as a Sales Representative covering the Chicago area in 2001. The company had me relocate to northern Minnesota to cover Minnesota and the Dakota’s. In 2005 I had the opportunity to purchase part of the company and I became a principal at Construction Product Sales. Today, I oversee all aspects of the company and cover Minnesota and North Dakota. In 2000, I graduated from the Southern Illinois University with BS degree in Biology.

Anthony Kannenberg

Cell: (708) 774-4223
Email: tonyk@cpsreps.com
Territory: No./Central IL, NW IN

I started working at CPS in March of 1993 as a warehouse associate. In 1997 I
graduated from the University of Illinois – Chicago with a BA in Economics. Soon after graduation I began working as a sales representative for the company. In 2005 became a Principal of CPS and currently oversee all aspects of the business and cover Central Illinois, Northern Illinois, and NW Indiana.

Nathaniel Hardin

Cell: (708) 269-1198
Email: davef@cpsreps.com
Territory: MN, ND

I started working with CPS in July of 2005 as the warehouse manager and helped with inside sales. In September of 2006 I was promoted to a sales representative covering Wisconsin, Iowa, and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. I graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Stout in 2001 with a BA degree in Marketing Education and a minor in Business Administration.

Brad Hummel

Cell: (630) 330-1031
Email: bradh@cpsreps.com
Territory: No./Central IL, NE IN, MI

I began my career at CPS at the end of 2018. I grew up in Wisconsin and Iowa and then relocated to Arizona. After attending college in Arizona, I took a job as a sales representative with a coffee company that relocated me to Illinois. I got my start in the industry in 2005, first with a distributor with American Fabricator Supply Company. My focus was calling on structural and miscellaneous steel fabricators selling fasteners, tools, and accessories in the Chicagoland area. In 2011 I became a regional sales manager for CS Unitec. I covered 4 states directly and managed independent representatives in 8 other states in the Midwest and Western part of the country. I currently live in Oswego Illinois with my wife and daughter. In my free time I enjoy spending time with family, fishing, and golf as well as other outdoor activities.

Will Pappa

Cell: (612) 716-9746
Email: willp@cpsreps.com
Territory: MN, NE, SD

I began my career with CPS in 2009 as a sales representative covering Minnesota, South Dakota, and Nebraska. Prior to joining CPS, I spent 6 years working in various managerial positions for a hand and power tool manufacturer and held other previous sales positions. In 1999 I graduated from UW-Eau Claire with a degree in Kinesiology emphasis in Motor Mechanics, Minor in Coaching.

David Pavelka

Cell: (314) 230-4079
Email: davidp@cpsreps.com
Territory: KS, MO, So. IL

I began working as a sales representative for CPS in June 2018. Prior to CPS, I worked as a Regional Sales Manager and Sales Representative. Before joining the sales industry I owned a small business “Above & Beyond Remodeling”.During my free time, I enjoy spending time with my wife and our two children, Mountain biking, riding ATV’s and Hunting

What is a Manufacturer's Representative?

A Manufacturer’s Representative is a company that provides sales and service for one or several manufacturers of complementary product lines within a defined territory. These companies sell products directly from the manufacturer to wholesale and retail customers.

Benefits of working with us

CPS sales representatives cover specific geographic territories which allow them to maintain excellent relationships with our customers and know their market very well. We represent multiple complementary product lines so our customers benefit by working with one representative who handles purchasing and service needs for several manufacturers.

CPS representatives also have extensive experience in the industry and are well versed in all our product lines. We attend manufacturer trainings and trade shows such as STAFDAWorld of Concrete, and The Rental Show. CPS also maintains memberships with organizations such as MANAARA, and others. These conventions and memberships allow us to gain product knowledge and stay informed of new developments within the construction industry.

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