Dryvit Systems Bolsters Sales Operation with Two New Hires

March 2016

Dryvit Systems, Inc., West Warwick, R.I., has announced two new hires for its North American sales operation. John Higgins of Huntington Beach, Calif., has been named regional sales manager, and Josh Rupe of Orting, Wash., has joined the company as technical sales associate.
    
Higgins, who will oversee sales operations in California, Hawaii, Nevada and Utah, joins Dryvit with extensive sales and management experience in the construction materials industry, including EIFS and stone products.
    
Rupe’s role as a technical sales associate will be highly valuable in providing support to Dryvit’s contractor and specifier community. He has extensive experience in the installation of EIFS, stucco, air/moisture barriers and other wall claddings and earned a number of Outstanding Projects of the Year awards from the Northwest Walls and Ceilings Bureau. His awards recognized his superior performance as a journeyman plasterer and general superintendent. Rupe, who worked in the industry for 13 years before joining Dryvit, will support installation of Dryvit products in Washington and Oregon.