team

THE TEAM

Tom Garnett

TOMMY GARNETT

PRESIDENT / CEO

919-801-4627tommy@gcsrep.com

RALEIGH, NC

Tommy Garnett, President/CEO, brings over 30 years of experience owning/operating a manufacturer’s representative agency, focusing primarily on highly engineered custom mechanical components. His goal of providing a value-added technical and consultative resource, enabling clients to achieve higher efficiencies and profitability, lines up perfectly with the goals of GCS.

  • Certified Professional Manufacturer’s Representative – CPMR
  • Certified Sales Professional – CSP
  • Board of Directors – MANA
  • Business Management at North Carolina State University

Mr. Garnett is originally from Lynchburg, VA but moved to NC for college, and currently resides in Wake Forest, NC with his wife and two children. Prior to becoming a manufacturer’s representative, he served as a golf professional and was a member of the PGA of America.

Artie Smith

ARTIE SMITH

VICE PRESIDENT

919-475-4775artie@gcsrep.com

RALEIGH, NC

Artie Smith brings over 30 years of experience as a highly accomplished Sales and Marketing professional. He has previously represented Caterpillar, Bobcat, and John Deere. Artie has a wide range of experience servicing and representing the OEM community across several different and unique manufacturing platforms. An extensive background in customer service coupled with a keen business acumen are the pillars of his success as a sales professional.

  • Certified Professional Manufacturers’ Representative – CPMR

Artie is a native of Charlotte, North Carolina, a North Carolina State University graduate, and has lived in Raleigh, North Carolina since 2014.  Prior to that he spent the previous 15 years in Dallas, Texas.

 

 

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MARK SNYDER

TECHNICAL SALES CONSULTANT

678-699-9152 | mark@gcsrep.com
ATLANTA, GA

Mark Snyder has earned both, the Certified Professional Manufacturers Representative and the Certified Sales Professional, designations since joining the GCS team.  He has over 30 years’ experience selling custom applications to Fortune 500 companies in the Southeast. Prior to joining Garnett Component Sales Inc, he spent 19 years with SCA-Tuscarora, a large custom foam molder of components and packaging, as the Regional Director of the South.

  • Certified Professional Manufacturers’ Representative – CPMR
  • Certified Sales Professional – CSP

Originally from Ohio, he moved to Atlanta in 1991 and now lives in Johns Creek, GA, with his wife and two sons.

 

 

Mike Mosher

MIKE MOSHER

TECHNICAL SALES CONSULTANT

678-296-1947 | mike@gcsrep.com

ATLANTA, GA

Mike Mosher has over 20 years of Corporate Sales and Sales Management experience and 8 years of Professional Manufacturers Representative sales experience working with Fortune 500 companies and smaller businesses alike. His focus has always been on finding solutions that are profitable for both the Principal supplier and the Customer.

Prior to joining Garnett Component Sales Inc., he was a VP of Sales for Argotec, Inc., and held sales positions at JP Stevens Corp and The Celotex Corporation.

Mike is a graduate of Kansas State University and lives with his wife Kathy in Acworth, GA.

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RICARDO MALACARA

TECHNICAL SALES CONSULTANT

+52-331-799-9897 | ricardo@gcsrep.com
TERRITORY: MEXICO

Ricardo Malacara has an International Trade undergraduate degree from ITESM with an MBA from Central Michigan University. He is fluent in English and Spanish and has worked for over 20 years in the electronic and mechanical manufacturing areas in Mexico. 

Over these years, his areas of influence have been in operations, sales, marketing and materials management. This combination helps better understand customers’ needs. 

Ricardo has worked for Fortune 500 US companies based in Mexico as well as Mexican startup companies so he understands what it takes to find, grow and keep a customer and how to work with interdisciplinary, international teams.

As part of his passion for sales, Ricardo is an avid follower of sales materials (books, podcasts, seminars, etc.), has a few written publications in specialized magazines and works as a coach for starting sales teams in Mexico

THE SUPPORT TEAM

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ANGELA GARNETT

OPERATIONS MANAGER

919-917-5824angela@gcsrep.com

Angela Garnett, Sales and Operations Manager, brings 10 years of business-to-business sales experience in the staffing industry to O.E.M. manufacturers. More recently, she served as Regional Sales Manager for a $2B company serving NC, TN, VA, and MD. She also has 10 years of retail management experience.

Although originally from Richmond, VA area, she now resides in Wake Forest, NC with her husband Tommy and their two children.

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ADDISON GARNETT

OFFICE ADMINISTRATION

Addison is a high school student with dreams to join the family business after college. She’s in the Student Leadership Academy, National Junior Honor Society, and plays competitive tennis.

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TOM DIAMOND

MARKETING DIRECTOR

Tom Diamond, brings over 30 years of experience in the marketing and graphic design industry. His education includes a degree in Commercial Art and Graphic Design from Johnston Technical College. Tom has experience working with all types of businesses from startups to Fortune 500 companies, and offers distinctive and creative ideas that allow GCS to continually grow and strengthen their professional brand.

Served 3 years in United States Marine Corps 0311/Disabled Veteran and currently resides in Wake Forest, NC. He also has a daughter serving active duty in the United States Marine Corps.

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