Art Stone has been part of the SWI team since 1982. Throughout his years at SWI Art has achieved many individual awards for sales and excellence. When Art isn’t on the road, he enjoys spending time with his wife, three kids, and five grandchildren as well as traveling and playing poker. “ This is a relationship business, when a dealer thanks you for the efforts it means everything to me. Knowing you put forth your best to help the customer is my satisfaction, and I preach that to my children every day.”- Art Stone
Jim Deakin has been in sales for 28 years in both retail and wholesale sides. A newer face to the OPEI, but Jim continues to provide excellent service to all his customers as he builds strong bonds based on honesty and trust.
Bob Good is another veteran of the OPEI as he has more than thirty years of experience. Good may be his last name, but his customer service is the best. Bob is a movie buff as well as a fishing and shooting hobbyist.
Dave Willis is a Field Sales Manager for the New England Region. Dave lives for power equipment as he has many years of experience working at Agway, Crandall-Hicks Company (Boston Lawnmower) and Husqvarna. Dave resides in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts with his wife Lucille of 38 years. Dave enjoys his family, Cape Cod, boating and everything Boston sports.
Kevin joined SWI in 2015, and brings fifteen years of OPEI experience with him. A Long Island kid, Kevin grew up in Huntington and has covered Long Island and NYC in several sales areas over the past 30 years. When not helping dealers and end-users, Kevin and his wife enjoy spending time with their children and grandchildren. Kevin also indulges in playing golf, traveling the USA and watching baseball.
Alex Angel joined SWI team in the spring of 2015. Before starting with SWI he owned and operated a lawn care business where he managed large accounts across the Hudson Valley and Connecticut. In his free time Alex enjoys hanging out with his wife and children as well as playing frisbee, tennis, and walking around nature.
Bill Dougherty grew up in the lawn mower business. A longtime SWI team member, Bill has been with SWI for 26 years as a territory manager. His likes include, spending time with his three kids and wife, sales, and cooking.
Barry has been working in the Outdoor Power Equipment Industry for over 30 Years. Most of his working history includes working in the dealer, distribution and manufactures channels. Barry currently lives in Salisbury, Maryland with his wife Amy and four sons, Dillon, Dalton, Drake and Drew. His hobbies include: boating, hunting, the great outdoors, and spending time with his family.
Stewart is a veteran of the outdoor power equipment industry with over twenty years of experience in the field. He is knowledgable and provides top insight to his Mid-Atlantic sales-team as well as the vast customer base he travels throughout. Stewart is our internal BobCat specialist as there are few questions that can stump him.
Todd has experience as a dealer in both outdoor power equipment and parts sales, and will be bringing his talents to the Central Pennsylvania territory. With 25 years in family retail hardware business Todd is no stranger to excellent customer service. He enjoys time with his wife and children along with antiquing, and watching the Oakland Raiders.
Mike was born and raised in western Massachusetts, and graduated from Westfield High School in 1983. He began working in the parts department for a local electronics manufacturer, and progressed from an entry level position to department manager. In 1996 he was hired by a power equipment distributer to manage their parts department, and eventually made the jump to the sales-team. In June of 2016 Mike joined Steven Willand Inc. In his spare time he enjoys golfing, hiking, and spending time with his family.