Loomis Brothers Announces Retirement of Rees
(April, 2019) Carl Rees, a long-time employee of Loomis Bros. Equipment of Fenton, Missouri, is retiring May 1. “Carl has worked with Loomis Brothers for 39 years—longer than any other employee in our company’s 70-year history,” says Dale Loomis, chairman and CEO of Loomis Bros. “Carl began his career installing machines and working with our service department.”
A few years later, Rees started working in Loomis’s sales department, where he was trained and mentored by his father, Jack Rees. That experience proved to be invaluable when Rees started working his own sales territory. After a long run as a territory sales rep, Rees accepted promotions to several management positions, including sales manager, vice president of sales and, most recently, vice president of strategic accounts.
“Carl has been recognized as being one of the premier dealer sales professionals in the Milnor/Chicago dealer network,” Loomis stated. “He is the recipient of numerous sales achievement awards from Pellerin Milnor, Chicago Dryer and other leading manufacturers. Carl has won Milnor’s coveted ‘Key