Director of Inspection Sales
Jo leads the company’s team of inspection sales representatives throughout all S.A. Comunale offices, educating them on life safety systems and sales tactics. As part of her responsibility for day-to-day team oversight, Jo travels to all corporate locations for hands-on strategizing and coaching.
Jo reviews all large sales bids and fine-tunes competitive bid pricing. She is also involved in developing corporate marketing strategies and contributing to company website design. She works directly with the Chief Executive Officer and Vice President of Service and Inspection on strategic planning initiatives and business development ideas.
In the fire protection business for more than 20 years, Jo started her career as an administrative assistant, and during that time, she enrolled in college to advance her career. While attending college, she moved to inside sales, selling a full range of system repairs. This expanded her industry knowledge and propelled her into outside sales. Once she completed her college education in 2012, she was promoted into operations management and has been leading successful teams ever since.
Jo holds a Master of Science degree in leadership and business ethics from Duquesne University. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in business communication from Carlow University. Jo is a certified Portable Fire Extinguisher Technician in both Ohio and West Virginia. She also a Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and a certified Smith System Driver Trainer.
The Personal Side
Jo enjoys spending time with her husband and pets. She also enjoys her winter pastime of making candles and reading. During better weather, she enjoys boating, fishing, traveling, and horseback riding.