Matt Hocutt named national sales manager at Iron Doors Unlimited
Loudon, Tennessee-based Iron Doors Unlimited has named Matt Hocutt as its newest national sales manager, effective July 7.
Hocutt will be leading the company’s sales team in his new position, driving go to market sales and execution strategies for driving growth in the company’s trade, retail and wholesale channels.
"In my sales roles in the hardware industry, I have worked with many iron doors companies over the years," said Hocutt. "I have watched many unfortunately disappoint their customers, fail to deliver and simply come and go. Iron Doors Unlimited is the company I have been waiting for — the one with the passion for excellence, the drive to satisfy customers, and the requisite capacity to deliver for the long haul to powerfully impact the market."
In his most recent role, Hocutt served as VP sales for Weslock, where he oversaw sales management for the U.S. and Canada and is credited for driving growth.
He has over 15 years of experience in the building industry in various senior sales management roles. His resume also includes stints at Castle Entries, a wrought iron door company. He also started a shower glass door installation company as a teenager.
ECOB launches defensive builder program
Eco Building Products is introducing its own Defensive Builder Certification Program to help spread the knowledge of defensive construction within the industry.
Citing a swell of demand for its defensive building products that is predicated on its education and outreach efforts, Eco Building Products is targeting architects, engineers, builders, contractors and realtors in its efforts to expand its influence.
"It’s our Eco architects, realtors, affiliates, contractors and builders that are going to make a radical difference in America and in our insurance industry," said president and CEO Steve Conboy. "It is by their desire, that these professionals are making it their mission to defend their clients against the effects of climate change storms."
The eight-hour course uses classroom and hands-on practical application training on topics such as mold, wood rot, termites, fire, framing and overall construction defects.