KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Nisus Corporation announced the addition of Jim Sparks in a key role as area territory manager. Sparks is a seasoned sales professional who brings energy and experience to the team as he takes on the responsibility of the mountain states including Washington, Oregon, Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Utah, Colorado, Arizona and New Mexico.
"Joining Nisus Corporation allows me to embrace my passion for the industry with a company that embodies honesty, integrity while growing and developing long term relationships, all as keys to success,” Sparks said.
Sparks carries with him more than 25 years of outside sales experience including pest control, distributorship and agricultural. His responsibilities with Nisus will include identifying and developing business opportunities in the mountain region as well as provide strategic input on upcoming initiatives to assist with potential areas of growth for the organization.
“We are privileged to add an individual of Sparks’ caliber to our sales team and we are certain he will exemplify our commitment to the Pest Control industry,” says Lee Barrett, divisional vice president, domestic/international pest control. “With his help, we will be able to take even better care of these important customers and solidify our position as a leading national manufacturer of pest control products.”
Sparks has been with Great Lakes Polymer for the last five years as their national sales director. He provided strategies for product campaigns, was responsible for sales growth, budgets and coordinated all sales function for North America. Prior to that, he worked as business development manager for Univar for 10 years.