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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
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.
Before Goldner I was: Bartender at Ruth’s Chris Steak House
Favorite part of my job: Meeting new people and helping my clients grow their brand
Professional growth & development: My 5 ½ month backpacking trip to South East Asia was the most powerful personal growth and development I could have ever experienced.
Favorite activities: yoga, high interval training, spending time with my family
On my days off, you will find me: at the beach or hiking
You might be surprised to know that I: climbed two mountains before the age of 28 - both exceeding over 12,000 feet above sea level
Favorite quote: The Hardest Part of Getting Started is Getting Started
Guilty pleasure: Reese’s cups
Favorite movie: Bronx Tale, The Beautiful Mind
Personal motto: Everything Happens for a Reason
On my days off, you will find me: Spending time with friends and family!
You might be surprised to know that I: Am a Type 1 Diabetic
Hobbies: Music, Video Games, Reading, TV, Watching and Playing Sports, Eating
Guilty pleasure: Anything fried
Dream destination: Greece
Favorite TV show: Game of Thrones
Favorite movie: Wind River
Favorite musical artist: The Avett Brothers
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.
Dee Ann Ferguson
Favorite Part of My Job: Helping create branding solutions for our clients.
You Might Be Surprised To Know That: I have raised over 10 foster children.
Favorite Quote: Some people want it to happen, some people wish it would happen, others make it happen. – Michael Jordan
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+)
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.
Accounts Receivable Clerk
Before Goldner I was: Boutique Owner
Favorite part of my job: Being a part of a team
Hobbies: Traveling, Reading and Cooking
Favorite quote: “If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door”
Guilty pleasure: Chocolate
Favorite TV show: Friends
Favorite movie: Pretty Lady
Favorite musical artist: Celine Dion
Personal motto: Treat others the way you’d like to be treated
Jill Neat, CAS
Jim Straus, CAS
Special Awards or Recognitions: Assistant to top salesperson for 10+ years.
Guilty Pleasure: Dark Chocolate.
Favorite Quote: Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results – Albert Einstein
Inside Sales/Marketing Associate
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.
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
Before Goldner I Was: A customer service representative at a call center and a bartender.
You Might Be Surprised To Know That: I have run 6 marathons…so far!
Favorite Quote: Our truest life is when we are in dreams awake – Henry David Thoreau
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.
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.
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: Learning new things, and growing in my career.
Favorite activities: Traveling
Dream destination: Hawaii
On my days off, you will find me: Camping, and spending time at the lake with my family.
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
Before Goldner I Was: A Business Manager for Bridgestone’s 2nd Largest Division.
Favorite Quote: Take care of the pennies and the dollars will take care of themselves.
Professional Growth & Development: BS in Accounting, 2005 & Women’s Unlimited Leadership Program, 2015
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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.