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Baltimore, MD, June 12, 2023— Jeff Emdem, General Manager at Chesapeake Plywood in Baltimore, MD, has been honored with professional recognition by The Baltimore Business Journal. This recognition highlights Jeff’s dedication and exceptional leadership in the industry. Under his guidance, Chesapeake Plywood has continued to thrive and grow, cementing its position as a leading player in the wholesale plywood market. Jeff’s commitment to excellence and his ability to motivate his team have been instrumental in the company’s success. This recognition is a testament to his hard work and dedication to the industry.
Jeff Emden is a seasoned leader who has been instrumental in driving the success of Chesapeake Plywood over the past four years. He joined the company in 2001 as a Sales Rep and has since climbed the ranks to become the General Manager. Under his leadership, the company’s sales have skyrocketed from $18M to $42M, thanks to his innovative sales strategies that have taken both inside and outside sales to new heights.
As the GM, Jeff manages senior executives and leads a team of over 40 employees. He is responsible for setting strategic goals and objectives for the company, ensuring that all departments are working towards those goals, maintaining positive lasting relationships with clients, and overseeing performance metrics. Jeff also establishes policies, procedures, and guidelines for the organization, and continuously assesses the effectiveness of the company’s operations.
As a good leader, Jeff effectively communicates with his team, motivates and inspires them to perform their best, and provides guidance and support as needed. He must also possess strong problem-solving and decision-making skills to navigate challenges and seize opportunities for growth and development.
Under his leadership, the company has achieved exceptional results by enhancing operations, elevating customer service, and streamlining processes. His strategic implementations have not only met but exceeded the company’s initial objectives, paving the way for continued growth and success.
Jeff is a passionate leader who is committed to bringing out the best in his people and ensuring they reach their full potential. He has a track record of promoting individuals from within and creating a work environment where employees feel valued and motivated. He firmly believes that the quality of one’s team can greatly impact their success, and therefore strives to surround himself with individuals of high caliber and have the drive to excel.
With his sights set on taking his company to the next level, Jeff is dedicated to driving growth and success for Chesapeake Plywood. He is a true asset to the company and a leader who inspires his team to achieve greatness.
Chesapeake Plywood has been nominated as a finalist for The Baltimore Business Journal 2023 Best Places to Work, a prestigious award that recognizes companies that go above and beyond for their employees. This recognition is a testament to the exceptional culture created by Jeff and speaks volumes about the company’s commitment to creating a positive and rewarding work environment. You can read more about this here: The Baltimore Business Journal 2023 Best Places to Work.
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