Over 45 Years of Combined Housing Related Experience

 

PRINCIPALS

FRANS VAN HEKKEN - Owner/President

"Past experiences that contributed to my success with Select Shelter Products"

TATCO, Inc. - Sales Manager - An independent OEM diustributor serving the Manufactured housing and Recreational Vechile Indusries in Northeastern United States. As Sales manager was responsible for outside sales and input into product selection. During his 8 years at Tatco, they expereinced the fastest growth as a distributor in the region.

FORBO NORTH AMERICA - National Sales Manager/Product Manager - The world's 2nd largest flooring manufacturer...reporting directing to the President was responsible for developing marketing programs directed to OEM's and speciality markets in the USA and Canada. Re-designed a non-producing product to meet the needs of new market segments and established a new distribution channel that greatly improved our exposure and penetration into the kitchen/bath and office furniture industries.

PDQ - VP of Marketing - A domestic lock manufacturer.

AMP, Inc.(TYCO) - Sales Engineer - electronics connector manufacturer. As sales engineer responsible for the evaulation of customer's product design for AMP capabilites and functioned as a communication link between customers and AMP's engineering departments

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Masters of Arts in Counseling

Served in the United States Navy - electronics

Financial - NASD License - IDS/American Express

 

JEANNE VAN HEKKEN - Marketing and Administration

"Recently joined Select Shelter Products on a full-time basis and brings along the following experience.".

Sales Manager - Southern Energy Homes, manufacturer of HUD and modular homes

District Marketing Manager at Manorwood Homes, modular manufacturer

District Marketing Manager - Marlette Homes, high-end HUD manufacturer

Town and Country Realty - Successful real estate agent for 9 years with an independent company...part of the top 10%.

Interior Design Certification - Pennsylvania School of Art and Design

BS in psychology and sociology related degree - PSU