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31 May 2024

Avanti Announces Director Roles, Changes to Sales Team Structure

The Avanti team is fueled by determination, vision, and a steadfast dedication to our core values of collaboration, enthusiasm, growth, and integrity.

Our mission is to provide sustainable solutions for safer work environments and healthier communities everywhere. We pride ourselves in the level of education, training, and support services our team offers that are unmatched in the industry.

One of the most important strategies we follow is education - the way forward. As testament to our unwavering commitment to innovation, growth, and excellence in the injection grout industry, our company is evolving and with that comes change. 

"Many of you likely already know the individuals below as they have been an integral part of our sales and support team for years, but I am delighted to announce their role changes as Directors to the markets that Avanti serves. Each of the Directors bring a wealth of experience, expertise, and fresh perspectives that will undoubtedly enrich our organization and contribute to our continued growth and success. Their backgrounds span various industries and disciplines, providing a diverse range of insights that will be invaluable as we navigate the challenges and opportunities ahead" says Britt N. Babcock, PE, President of Avanti.

Chris Hamilton - Director - Municipal Division
Chris has been part of the Avanti team since 2014. In that time, he served as the Midwest Regional Manager, and most recently the Southeast US/Intl Manager. Chris will be moving forward as Avanti's Director of the Municipal Division where he will lead strategic initiatives and operations to support grouting projects for municipal/government entities, specifying engineers, and municipal contractors. Avanti has been at the forefront of municipal grouting since 1978 and dedicated to enhancing infrastructure. Chris will continue this endeavor by empowering municipalities to achieve their goals efficiently and sustainably.

Chris will still have an active hand in all markets Avanti serves in the following states: AL, FL, GA, NC, SC, and TN, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Latin America, Other Intl.

Jacob Swanson - Director - Geotechnical Division
Since 2016, Jacob has been an integral part of the Avanti team, successfully managing the US Midwest Region for all markets Avanti serves through education, project development, and on-site field training. We are thrilled to announce that Jacob Swanson is stepping into a new role as Avanti’s Director of the Geotechnical Division. With his extensive experience and passion for geotechnical projects, Jacob will spearhead and drive initiatives for the geotechnical market, forge strategic partnerships, and lead our efforts in advancing geotechnical solutions and ensuring top-notch project outcomes.

Jacob will remain responsible for all market segments in the following states: IA, IL, KS, MN, MO, ND, NE, SD, WI.

Keith Sisson Director - Industrial & Dealer Channel Division
Keith has been a valued member of Avanti since 2013 managing the Northeast and West/South Central US Regions over the years. Moving forward, Keith has been named Avanti's Director of Industrial & Dealer Channel Divisions. In this director role, Keith will oversee the development and execution of strategies to expand Avanti's dealer network, provide training and support, and ensure alignment with organizational goals and market demands.

Keith will continue to serve all markets in the following states: CT, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, RI, VT.

Re-Introducing Chris M. Hamilton - Director of National Accounts
With excitement and anticipation, we extend a warm welcome to Chris M. Hamilton - affectionately known as CH2 - who has rejoined the Avanti Team with a wealth of skills, passion, and an eagerness to contribute to our customers and shared goals. Chris's role has evolved to be the National Accounts Director where he will head the strategic management of key client relationships and business development initiatives on a national scale, helping to drive growth and market expansion. The role involves collaborating cross-functionally to identify opportunities.

Chris will also serve all markets in the following states: DE, IN, KY, MD, MI, OH, PA, VA, WV, Washington DC. 

The West and South Central US states will continue to be led by Regional Manager Billy Jalomo. 

For questions or comments about any of these changes, give us a call at 800.877.2570.

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