Midwest Towers, Inc., Chickasha, OK, announces the selection of Joe Gende as New Tower Sales Manager. Gende will service customers and direct Midwest Towers’ new tower sales and marketing efforts throughout North America and the world from his office in Houston, Texas.
Following completion of engineering school in 1988, Joe spent ten years in the construction and water supply industries concentrating on well drilling, pump equipment and sales management. In 1998 Joe began his career in the cooling tower industry as a project manager for Midwest Towers progressing into sales of new towers during his tenure. Next was a sales and product management position with Niagara Blower, manufacturer of customized cooling towers for special process cooling needs.
Joe and his family then returned to Texas as an independent sales representative for over 20 leading manufacturers of various heat exchanger products including cooling towers. Since 2006 Joe has worked for GEA Group developing business opportunities in all market sectors for modular & field erected cooling towers including aftermarket repair services throughout North America.
Joe and his wife live in Houston, Texas. They have son in high school and a daughter in college.
Terry Ogburn, Midwest Towers’ Vice President, explained, “We are excited to welcome Joe back to the Midwest Towers team.”
Midwest Towers, founded in 1987, is a complete cooling tower engineering, manufacturing and construction company. They provide new cooling towers, maintenance services and replacement parts for all makes and models of evaporative water cooling towers serving industrial and power applications.
Midwest Towers is also a leading manufacturer and supplier of fiberglass fan stacks and pressure treated cooling tower lumber for many cooling tower contractors and original equipment manufacturers (OEM’s) around the world.