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Equipex has appointed Denver-based Ignite Foodservice Solutions as its exclusive sales and marketing representatives in Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming, and El Paso, Texas. Equipex, headquartered in Providence, R.I., manufactures countertop cooking equipment, warming displays and patented countertop ventless hood systems.
James Mincks has been appointed as Regional Director to MAFSI’s 25-person board. Mincks, a sales representative at Kelly-Mincks in Woodinville, Wash., representing MAFSI Region 25 – Northwest, was selected by a team of regional peers to serve a three-year term. At Kelly-Mincks, he covers Oregon, Idaho and southwest Washington. He joins 19 other regional directors on the board of the 68-year-old, Atlanta-based association comprised of more than 270 independent sales and marketing rep agencies and 260 industry manufacturers. “James is an absolutely perfect addition to our board. He’s driven, ambitious, and deeply committed to the goals of both our board, and of MAFSI,” says Alison Cody, the association's Executive Director. “He’s joining a body of industry icons that constantly advocate for the rep manufacturer method, and for improving the industry as a whole. We couldn’t be more excited to have him.”