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Favorite part of my job: I love meeting and talking to new people. I strive to build relationships through consistency and trust while helping customers discover the value and importance of this industry to successfully market and grow their business.
Favorite activities: Spending time with my kids, family and friends. I love live music, shopping and traveling.
Favorite quote: Actions speak louder than words
Guilty pleasure: Reality TV Junkie!!
Dream destination: Iceland, Australia, Greece and Hawaii
Favorite musical artist: I LOVE 2000's Indie/Alternative Rock, 80's New Wave, 90's Alternative and Grunge but my favorite band of all times is Led Zeppelin!
Favorite Part of My Job: I love helping my customers get what they need and creating new initiatives to foster growth
You Might Be Surprised To Know That: I used to play Trombone in high school and college.
Favorite Quote: You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want. – Zig Ziglar
Favorite part of my job: Working as a team
Favorite activities: Sports with the kids and family
On my days off, you will find me: Working around the house, spending time with family
You might be surprised to know that I: I owned a company called Valley Internet Creations
Pets: 1 dog and 2 cats
Hobbies: Projects around the house, collecting sports memorabilia, coaching youth sports.
Favorite quote: “Change is inevitable….except from vending machines.” – Steven Wright
Guilty pleasure: Donuts
Dream destination: Scotland
Favorite food: Thanksgiving Dinner
Favorite TV show: The Office
Favorite movie: The Natural
Favorite musical artist: Van Halen
Personal motto: Not a shred of evidence exists in favor of the idea that life is serious. – Brendan Gill
President & 4th Generation Owner
Favorite part of the job: The great team of people I get to work with every day.
On my days off, you will find me: Watching my daughters play soccer
Special awards or recognitions: Proud of Goldner being named Distributor of the Year by PPAMS.
Favorite Part Of My Job: Meeting new people and helping to find solutions to their marketing and incentive needs
Before Goldner I Was: The owner of Accurate Incentive Promotion Inc. in Chattanooga, TN
Special Awards or Recognitions: Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce Small Business Person of the Year Award
Favorite part of my job: Learning new things and growing my knowledge.
You might be surprised to know that I: Love directing my church choir and singing
Hobbies: Skating, traveling, and trying different foods
Favorite quote: “If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” Maya Angelou
Favorite Part of My Job: I love working on creative projects with my clients.
You Might Be Surprised To Know That: I have done several commercials and voiceovers over the years. I was also on the show Real People.
Greatest Accomplishment At Work: Growing a business from my apartment into a 6000 square foot office and showroom.
Before Goldner I Was: An HR Business Partner in the healthcare industry
Favorite Part of My Job: Building and creating long-term relationships with my co-workers
Professional Growth & Development: Project Management Certified (CompTIA Project+)
Donna Bach Wagner
Senior Vice President & 3rd Generation Owner
Before Goldner I Was: A High School Teacher of Business Courses
Favorite Part of Job: Interacting With Our Employees
You Might Be Surprised To Know That: My Grandfather and Father founded Goldner in 1951. I began working there in 1982 when my Mother, who was keeping the books manually, broke her shoulder and couldn’t write anymore. Over the years I have worked in almost every job at our company. Today, I am so proud of our building, our management team, the entire Goldner family, and the direction we are headed.
Favorite activities: Spending time with my family; playing/watching sports
You might be surprised to know that I: Was inducted into SEC Greats for Women’s Basketball in 2008
Favorite Type of Vacation: Beach with white sandy beaches and clear water
Favorite Dessert: Cheesecake
Personal Motto: Be part of the solution; not part of the problem.
On my days off, you will find me: enjoying the outdoors with my toddler or shopping
Hobbies: Spending time with my family, gardening, arts n’ crafts.
Guilty pleasure: chocolate!
Dream destination: Anywhere Tropical!
Favorite food: Mexican
Favorite movie: any Romcom
Favorite music: All top 40 songs from the 90’s!
Jim Straus, CAS
Customer Solutions Manager
Before Goldner I Was: A personal assistant in NYC.
Favorite Part Of My Job: Having the opportunity to speak to so many interesting people and help them with their order needs and issues.
Favorite TV Show: The Office.
eCommerce Administrative Assistant
On my days off, you will find me: Playing video games and spending time with family.
Favorite activities: Sports, running, playing music, and gaming.
Dream destination: New Zealand
You might be surprised to know that I: Was a vocalist for a band that’s signed to a record label.
Before Goldner I Was: After graduating from Emory University, I began my career as a high school foreign language teacher – German and French.
Favorite Quote: The spirit, the will to win, and the will to excel – these are the things that will endure and these are the qualities that are so much more important than any of the events themselves. – Vince Lombardi
Greatest Accomplishment At Work: Introducing a revolutionary idea to college sports conferences: sewing a patch onto uniforms to increase recognition for the conferences.
Laurie Straus Aronoff
Marketing Director & 4th Generation Owner
Favorite part of the job: Designing creative marketing pieces and hearing that they resonated with clients.
Guilty pleasure: Dark chocolate sea salt caramels.
Special awards or recognitions: ADDY Awards for creative marketing pieces.
Area of expertise: Sales/Marketing/Print
Favorite part of my job: My clients
Favorite activities: Playing with my two boys
You might be surprised to know that I: have a blue tick coon hound who is Smokey 10 (From the UT Vols) sister
Favorite Part Of My Job: Collaborating on a new project and following it through from concept to creation. It is exciting to see an idea grow into a tangible product.
Favorite Quote: Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.
On My Days Off, You Will Find Me: Spending time with my husband and our two great kids.
GoldnerSports Programs Specialist
Favorite activities: I am a supporter of Nashville SC. On match days, you can find me in the supporters section, singing with The Roadies.
On my days off, you will find me: Listening to vinyl, and hanging out with friends and family.
Favorite quote: “The movies are like a machine that generates empathy.” – Roger Ebert
Guilty pleasure: I don’t believe in guilty pleasures. I believe you should take ownership of what you enjoy.
Dream destination: Old Trafford
GoldnerSports Sales Support
Favorite part of my job: Being a part of sending out gifts that uplift and unite others.
Favorite activities: going to concerts, hiking, and board games.
On my days off, you will find me: playing music in local bands and collecting records at my local record store.
You might be surprised to know that I: have a National Award for acting
Pets: two rescue dogs
Favorite quote: “Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.” Samuel Beckett
Guilty pleasure: Jalapeño Poppers
Dream destination: Tokyo Japan
Favorite TV show: The Office
Favorite musical artist: David Bowie
Personal motto: Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken.
Favorite part of my job: Helping others!
Favorite activities: Traveling, playing/listening to music, photography, being creative
On my days off, you will find me: In the studio!
Pets: two cats - Tito and Willow
Dream destination: Tokyo or Kyoto Japan
Favorite Food: Lobster and Steak
Favorite Movie: The Revenant with Leo DiCaprio
Personal Motto: I can do anything I put my mind to, regardless how difficult.
Favorite part of my job: Interaction with customers and being a solutions solver
Industry experience: 30 years
Favorite activities: Listening to music while taking long walks and spending time with friends and family
You might be surprised to know that: I love playing the board game Rummikub!
Pets: A beautiful Sheltie named Remi
Favorite quote: Don’t wait for opportunity - create it!
Dream destination: Amalfi Coast Italy
Mitch Emoff, CAS
Before Goldner I Was: A student at Belmont University & Goldner’s first intern.
Favorite Part of the Job: Working with people to make their jobs easier (both internal and external customers).
Areas of Expertise: IT, Operations, Systems Integration, Process Improvement.
Favorite activities: Reading, Running, Spending time with family
On my days off, you will find me: Whatever it was our 2 girls wanted to do that day
Pets: 2 dogs, Loki and Fang. 2 cats, Albus and Cupcake
Hobbies: Running, Gardening
Favorite quote: All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.
Guilty pleasure: Waterworld
Dream destination: Calakmul, or other ancient sites that aren’t completely overrun with tourists.
Favorite food: Sushi
Favorite TV show: The Office
Favorite movie: The Lord of the Rings trilogy
On my days off, you will find me: Reading a book, obsessively organizing my apartment, or watching documentaries about almost anything.
Hobbies: Creating abstract art on canvas, making wreaths, and crafting in general.
Favorite quote: “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dream.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
Dream destination: Ireland
Favorite TV show: Criminal Minds and Riverdale
Favorite movie: Nerve
Favorite musical artist: Cartel
Favorite part of my job: having fun being “Bubba”
Favorite activities: working out, gardening, binge watching
You might be surprised to know that I: have a famous cousin. His name is Carl Perkins from the rock & roll beginnings and sang “Blue Suede Shoes”
Pets: 3 dogs and 1 cat
Favorite quote: “ You’re killing me Smalls”
Favorite Part Of My Job: I love the people I work with. The fact that we are always growing as a company means that our roles are always growing and changing. This means I can constantly be looking for more efficient ways to accomplish our goals.
Personal Motto: Always leave a place better than you found it.
Guilty Pleasure: Chocolate
Favorite Part Of My Job: My customers – they are great to work with and I enjoy their long-lasting friendships.
On My Days Off, You Will Find Me: With my teenage daughter if she has time for me, if not on the courts or relaxing with friends.
Personal Motto: Be present in every area of your life.
Favorite Part of My Job: I enjoy interacting with my clients and developing personal relationships that end in lasting friendships.
You Might Be Surprised To Know That: I minored in Music in college and have served in various churches as Music Minister.
Favorite Quote: No! Try not! Do or do not, there is no try. – Yoda
Favorite Part Of My Job: Creative Problem Solving.
Favorite Quote: There is in every true woman’s heart a spark of heavenly fire, which lies dormant in the broad daylight of prosperity; but which kindles up, and beams, and blazes in the dark hour of adversity. – Washington Irving
Pets: Blue & Shirley, Australian Shepherds.
You Might Be Surprised To Know That: I am a professional artist.
Favorite Quote: How do you go from where you are to where you want to be? I think you have to have an enthusiasm for life. You have to have a dream, a goal. And you have to be willing to work for it. – Jim Valvano
Before Goldner I Was: On the basketball team at Tennessee State University while receiving a B.S. in Graphic Design
Are you driven to succeed?
At Goldner Associates, we empower our employees to achieve their full potential.
Our corporate culture promotes teamwork, integrity, and employee satisfaction above all else. Goldner offers competitive compensation and benefits, including:
• Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D and additional Supplemental Plans available.
• 401K Match
• Flexible Work Options (Schedule & Location)
For more information, see job openings below and contact firstname.lastname@example.org to apply.
• 401K Match
• Flexible Work Options (Schedule & Location)
Goldner Associates is seeking to hire top talented sales representatives to add to our team. We are looking for outstanding individuals who are enthusiastic, responsive, self-motivated and interested in working in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment. The ideal candidate will have a base of customers or network of people involved with purchasing for their organizations.
Job duties include prospecting and relationship building, working with customers to identify their needs, sourcing products from our extensive manufacturer base, presenting creative ideas, initiating orders, and after market servicing. A history of past successful sales experience must be illustrated. Experience in the promotional products industry is a major plus.
401K with match
Salary, commission, and bonus opportunities
To apply, please email resume and cover letter to email@example.com
Other Employment Opportunities
We are looking to grow our team with candidates who share our energy and enthusiasm for creating the best experience for our customers.