SOURCE: The Garick Corporation

July 28, 2006 09:00 ET

The Garick Corporation Promotes Robert E. Smith, Jr. to Vice President - Operations

CLEVELAND, OH -- (MARKET WIRE) -- July 28, 2006 -- Garick announces the promotion of Robert (Rob) E. Smith, Jr. to Vice President - Operations. Rob was the General Manager of Smith Garden Products, Cumming, Georgia, a Garick subsidiary. Gary Trinetti, President/CEO, states, "Rob is a proven leader and we are pleased to bring him on to our executive team. He will be an integral part of our future." Garick is widely known in the industry for its sustainable and environmentally friendly natural products for the lawn, garden, landscape, and construction industries.

Rob will be instrumental in the continued profitable sales growth of The Garick Corporation and will oversee our production operations at Smith Garden Products (Cumming, Georgia) and Paygro (Springfield, Ohio), as well as future facility acquisitions. According to Rob, "I am very excited about the opportunities at the facilities. I am ready to help our Company in its mission of providing world class customer service."

Before coming on board with Garick, Rob was with Best Buy Corporation in the capacity of Sales Manager where he was responsible for $65 million in revenue. Prior to that, he was a Store Manager at The Home Depot with responsibilities that included $35 million in revenue as well as safety, operations, merchandising, and all logistical functions. Additionally, Rob was an Army Ranger for nine years making his way from Scout Team Leader to Ranger Instructor and serving in various theatres around the world.

Contact Information

  • For additional information please contact:

    Donnamarie Reeves
    Executive Administrative Assistant
    The Garick Corporation
    13600 Broadway Avenue
    Cleveland, OH 44125
    Phone: 216-475-8816
    Fax: 216-475-2865
    Email: Email Contact
    Webpage Address: www.garick.com