Meet the Newest Member of Our Team: David Parnell

david-photoWe’re excited to welcome David Parnell to the Induron team! With 22 years of experience building sales territories for coatings companies and his passion for growing smaller companies into larger companies, David makes an excellent addition to the Induron family.

“David exemplifies Induron’s core values of integrity, reliability, innovation and respect,” said Davies Hood, Induron President. “He also fits the culture of our whole team while bringing 2+ decades of experience selling into a new but related market for Induron. I’m excited about David joining our team mostly because I believe that good companies are built by great people and he fits that bill.”

As Induron’s new National Business Development and Distribution Manager, David will develop and grow sales in new markets while building a distributor network that will support the new industrial finishes division of Induron. To learn a little more about David, check out this Q&A.

Q: What’s your favorite thing about working for Induron so far?

A: The great team environment and a willingness to go after new markets and to hear new ideas.

Q: What’s your favorite part about what you do?

A: Introducing a new company and building a great brand, but most of all helping our customers.

Q: Are you seeing any new trends in the protective coatings industry?

A: Low VOC and LOW HAPS products, as well as  Polysiloxane and Polyaspartic products for OEM applications.

Q: What’s the best advice you’ve ever received?  

A: Zig Ziglar said, “If you want to be successful, help someone else become successful.”

Q: If you could have dinner with any person living or dead, who would it be and why?

A: On this side of eternity, I would have to say that the young  John Wayne would be a fun evening of dining.  I would like to see if he would be anything like his movies.

Q: What person has had the biggest influence on your life and why?

A: Jesus , after living most of my life without Him, once I trusted in Him, He changed me dramatically.  I am a new man after meeting the King of Glory!

Q: What is your favorite quote?

A: “IF you can dream it, you can do it” –Zig Ziglar

Q: Tell us a little about your family, pets and/or hobbies.

A: My wife Kathy and I have three beautiful sons that we are very proud of.  Reyn is 13, Noah is 18 and Madison is 23.  Our family is very close, and we spend as much time as we can together.   Kathy is a great wife and mother and the love of my life .  We met at church 14 years ago and married after knowing each other just 3 weeks.

Q: Where is your favorite place to be?

A: Walking along the beach in Pensacola Florida with all my family just before sunset.

Q: If you could do another job for just one day, what would it be?

A: I would like to be a Cruise Ship Captain and sail to a beautiful destination.


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