Tent manufacturer Olympic Tent, Tacoma, Wash., has hired Linc Aldershof as national sales manager. Aldershof brings 43 years of experience in the tent and industrial fabric industry to Olympic Tent. He will be responsible for developing new business relationships, promoting products and overseeing the sales team.
Aldershof is an accomplished sales professional with a background in both sales and manufacturing industrial fabric products. Previously, Aldershof served as North American sales manager for Verseidag US for 14 years, selling Duraskin coated tent materials and supporting the event tent industry.
He served as vice president of Cedar Rapids Tent & Awning Co., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, for almost three decades.
Aldershof has also been active in promoting the industry as a whole, serving as a steering committee member of the Tent Rental Division (TRD) of the Industrial Fabrics Association International for six years and as president of the Upper Midwest Canvas Products Association.
“We are thrilled to have Linc on board,” says Olympic Tent President Scott Sutherland. “He brings a wealth of knowledge and the talent that we need to bring the company to the next level as we seek to expand. We are very fortunate to have him join the Olympic Tent team.”
Aldershof will be responsible for developing and implementing an overall corporate sales and marketing strategy, directly engaging and managing the sales team and translating the company’s business objectives into strategies that drive revenue.
“With our ‘Invest in Excellence’ philosophy, I am excited to help grow Olympic Tent,” says Aldershof. “I am committed to continue our excellence in customer service and promote one of the best product lines in the event tent industry.”