Phillipsburg, New Jersey – September 30, 2011- Founder and President of Jersey Strand & Cable, Al Pratt, expands Management Team to hit the ground running for a rewarding 2012.
Richard Filandro, a seasoned executive, has joined JSC in the role of Director of Worldwide Sales. Richard brings with him over 30 years experience in a variety of roles. A mathematician, software engineer and sales professional, Richard holds the Bachelor Degree from Adelphi University and the Master Degree from Long Island University at CW Post.
After a successful career as a high school mathematics teacher, he moved to the business world where he worked as a software engineer creating cutting edge programs for word processing and graphic manipulation. Seeing the need for a new breed of sales strategies, Richard moved to bridge the gap between technological developments and sales and marketing efforts and has had tremendous success in many vertical markets for both large and small companies.
Al Pratt says, “Richard brings new perspective here at JSC. His math and science background, when coupled with our computer driven manufacturing approach make a powerful combination. When you add in Richard’s sales experience and his past worldwide business travel, we have a perfect match for our national and international customers.”
Executive Vice President, John Pratt, says, “It’s great to have Richard in place to translate our customer’s needs into the nuts and bolts requirements of our machines and production. On the flip side, he can also take our technological ideas back to the customer and present them in an easy to understand way.”
About Jersey Strand and Cable
Jersey Strand and Cable was founded over 30 years ago. It is privately held and is the most diversified fine diameter custom strand and cable manufacturer of its magnitude in the world. Located in two facilities totaling over 100,000 square feet in Phillipsburg and Washington, New Jersey, JSC utilizes over 200 production machines, many of which were conceived and built or modified at JSC.