The unique skill sets that Team Marquis offers to manufacturers, distributors and dealers sets our service and experience apart from other companies.
Wayne lives in Clear Spring, MD near our corporate office in Hagerstown, MD. With over 30 years served in the building products industry, Wayne has had the good fortune to experience many different opportunities. From stocking shelves as a teen to managing several large distribution facilities for major building product companies, many valuable lessons have been learned. Some of Wayne’s proudest moments in his career are watching folks succeed and tackle complex opportunities. Wayne holds a lot of pride in his team members; most of which have the same experiences and values which allows for excellent communication and ingenuity. Team Marquis brings consistency, focus and integrity to an often complex market.
Joshua W. Kirschner
Joshua Kirschner lives in Chapel Hill, NC and is an equity partner in our organization. Josh started in our industry right out of UNC hustling the phones and selling millwork. Later in his career, Josh had the opportunity to serve as a General Manager, National Accounts Sales Manager and Regional Manager. Josh has a creative mind for addressing opportunities and loves to get his hands dirty to take care of his customers. Passion to do the right thing is always at the top of Josh’s check off list.
Jay Saxton lives in Bristol, PA and is covering all of Pennsylvania and part of southern New Jersey. Jay comes to Marquis with years of experience in the Lumber Yard/Home Center tier of the millwork business. With Jay’s broad product knowledge and his passion for digging in to projects his efforts achieve outstanding results. Jay is definitely a “people person”, and he excels at customer service and relationship building.
Tony Strong lives near Easton, MD and is covering MD, and VA and WV east of the I-81 corridor. Tony has years of experience including manager of Lansing Salisbury and New Castle as well as being a salesperson for REEB Millwork. Tony is comfortable calling on dealers, contractors and architects. Having Tony on the Marquis team has been very exciting. He has done everything from walking a multi-family job for materials take off to working trade shows. His experience carries him into every situation with a high level of professionalism and integrity.
William Herbert lives in Greenville, SC and since his time as an Airborne Soldier in the Army, he has been working in the building products industry. Starting as a lumber yard counter salesperson and working his way up he has also gained tons of respect and knowledge in the Carolina’s, Western Georgia and Eastern Tennessee. Having sold many products in his past he has great understanding of the market he serves along with a fantastic reputation for doing the right thing.
Regional Sales Manager
Al lives in Southeastern Massachusetts and has worked in the building products industry for over 25 years. Al started his career priming knots in a board priming operation for a large New England Lumberyard. Realizing his potential, the lumber yard moved him to the yard and finally was promoted to a purchasing agent. From there Al worked for a large window to door specialty center leading him to a large national window company. His last stint before joining Marquis Sales and Marketing was as a wholesale millwork territory manager. Al’s experience over his career is valuable because he understands not only the sales process but also all the steps along the way to make the manufacturers he represents more successful and adds value to our dealer and distributor partners as well.
Lisa Sumner lives on the North Shore of Long Island and covers Long Island, NYC and Northern New Jersey. Lisa comes to Marquis with years of experience in retail design and project management as well as working with local millwork shops and lumber yards. Lisa has had a vast array of experiences in interior design, façade design and building material supply. Lisa was able to put those skills into successful efforts selling windows, doors and kitchen cabinets for a national building products company. She has focused on the architectural community to build brand awareness as well as working with builders to drive business in a competitive environment.
Sales Operations Manager
Callie Quinn lives in Fredericksburg, VA. She joined Marquis with a background in marketing and sales communication. Callie’s role is to provide our supply chain partners not only the best products but also the valuable resources to manage social media, initiatives related to advertising and marketing as well as providing essential customer service and administrative support.
Marquis Sales and Marketing was formed in January, 2014 and incorporated later that year.