Wholesale Commercial Laundry Equipment S.E. LLC
, based in Southside, Ala., has partnered with James Oman, an industry veteran who specializes in the industrial and on-premises laundry segments. In his new role, Oman will lead OPL sales in Georgia, as well as provide industrial sales support throughout the company’s entire market area.
Oman, who has 23 years of experience in laundry equipment sales and territory management, worked for three laundry equipment distributors in south Florida and the Caribbean before joining Wholesale. Early in his career, he also held marketing and management positions at the Arizona Lottery and Florida Lottery, where he helped lead program development. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Spanish and sociology from Otterbein College in Westerville, Ohio, and is an Association for Linen Management
Certified Laundry and Linen Manager.
“Jim comes to us with in-depth industry knowledge and experience,” said Wholesale President Russ Arbuckle. “We look forward to him sharing his ideas and insights with the team –
helping us continue to strengthen our service, growth and profitability.”
“In my quest to join one of the fastest growing Continental distributors anywhere in the United Sates, my factory friends all recommended Wholesale,” Oman explained. “The combination of our areas of expertise will undoubtedly lead to continued growth. I am grateful for the recommendations and confidence extended by Russ and the staff here at Wholesale.”
Wholesale Commercial Laundry Equipment S.E. specializes in vended, on-premises and industrial laundry development throughout Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia and the Florida panhandle, as well as portions of Tennessee and South Carolina.