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Veridian Fire Protective Gear adds Jon Kemp as Regional Sales Manager


Spencer, IA – Veridian Fire Protective Gear is pleased to announce that Jon Kemp has joined the company in support of their growing regional and national account base. Jon joins Veridian as Eastern Regional sales manager, with nearly 25 years in sales serving the fire service industry.

Jon is a former fire chief of the Main-Transit Fire Department, a large (100+ members) suburban department in Amherst, New York. He continues to be an active member of the department, maintaining his interior fire fighting certification.

An active community volunteer, Jon is also a member of the New York Association of Fire Chiefs; member of the Advisory Council of the Niagara University First Responders Disability Training; member of the Amherst Fire Council; outspoken advocate for individuals with disabilities; and charter board member of C-HOPE.

Jon joined the company because as he said “Veridian produces an excellent product and its customer service is stellar. I’m excited to be a member of the Veridian team and look forward to being an integral part of its future growth.”

Rob Gilbertson, National Sales Manager said, “Jon's knowledge of the industry and the eastern territory will be another great addition to Veridian. I am confident that Jon will play a definitive role in providing our customers with the support and service that is a trademark of Veridian.”

About Veridian Fire Protective Gear

Veridian is located in Spencer, Iowa USA and manufactures protective clothing in a state-ofthe- art ISO 9001 certified facility. Established in 1992, Veridian products have earned the respect and acceptance of customers around the world. Veridian makes no compromises in constructing comfortable, performance-based fire protective apparel. Innovative design elements with superior materials and workmanship are standard with every set of gear built. All Veridian gear is custom-made to each firefighter's measurements to ensure the best possible comfort and fit.

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