Buddy Brown & Associates LLC

Our Staff

Ralph Greene - Arizona

Ralph has been with BBA since 1982. He stated in Denver covering combinations of the Arizona, Southern New Mexico, El Paso, Colorado, Montana, and Wyoming territories. He relocated to Phoenix in 1991 to concentrate on the Arizona market. Prior to that, he worked for Rediform covering Oregon and Idaho for two years, and was the Purchasing Agent for Writing Sales in Phoenix for two years. Ralph attended Wright State University and Pikeville College.

Contact Information:

Email: ralph@buddybrown.com

 

Jennifer Brown - Arkansas

Jennifer joined BBA in 2008. She has been an integral member of our group learning the business in her role in accounts receivables and payables. This put her in close contact with our manufacturers. Jennifer attended The University of Texas at Arlington and has extensive sales experience in Grocery Distribution, Freight and Real Estate. She recently took over the Oklahoma, Arkansas and West Texas territory.

Contact Information:

Email: Jennifer@buddybrown.com

 

Jim Feagin - Colorado

Jim joined Buddy Brown & Associates in 1982 as a partner headquartered in Denver. He previously worked as a Key Account Manager for Berol, USA in Dallas. Prior to that he spent five years in the Marketing department at the Coca Cola Company and Litton Office Products in Austin. His awards include the Sales Representative of the Year by Miller Business Systems, the Rep of the Year from the Verbatim Corporation, Sales Representative of the Year by S.P. Richards, Oklahoma City, and Rep of the Year for Buddy Brown. He earned a B.B.A. degree in Management from Southwest Texas State University.

Contact Information:

Email: jim@buddybrown.com


Paul Hibbs - Denver

Paul joined the Buddy Brown & Associates sales team in 1995. He has previously been a Territory Manager for the Ampad Corporation and prior to that was a Sales Representative for L.A. Ward and Associates. He brings a wealth of Denver and Rocky Mountain experience, having been responsible for Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, Idaho, Arizona, Nevada and Southern California with Ampad. Paul is a graduate of the University of Iowa with a B.B.A. degree in Administrative Management. 

Contact Information:

Email: paul@buddybrown.com


Jim Nydam - Denver, Colorado

Jim's career in the office product/furniture industry started in 1978 with a manufacture's representative firm. His responsibility included the major accounts in Colorado and New Mexico. During his career he was awarded vendor representative of the year from United Stationers, Outstanding Performance Awards from a regional wholesaler for several years and in 1987 was awarded Sales Representative of the year for Avery Label Company. Prior to joining Buddy Brown and Associates in December 1999, Jim was with Global Industries. He earned a degree in Business Administration from Metropolitan State College in Denver.

Contact Information:

Email: jimn@buddybrown.com


 

Rocky Cox - Idaho

Rocky has worked with BBA since 1988 as the Territory Manager for Montana, Idaho and Utah. During that time, he has earned awards for 1st Place in National Sales, Top Salesman, and Salesman of the Month from C Line and Rep of the Year for Mead/At-A-Glance.  He is a graduate of Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing. Prior to receiving his degree, he worked for two years as Manager of Summit Stationers in Phoenix, Arizona and San Jose, California. 

Contact Information:

Email: rocky@buddybrown.com

 

John Windham - Louisiana

John has worked with BBA since 1986, as the Supply and Furniture Territory Manager in Louisiana. He has been in the office products industry for over 20 years, with 15 of those years spent in sales. He received the Rep of the Year Award from Buddy Brown and was named District 7 Rep of the Year for Eldon/Rubbermaid. He has a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and Marketing.

Contact Information:

Email: johnw@buddybrown.com

 

Rocky Cox - Montana

Rocky has worked with BBA since 1988 as the Territory Manager for Montana, Idaho and Utah. During that time, he has earned awards for 1st Place in National Sales, Top Salesman, and Salesman of the Month from C Line for and Rep of the Year for Mead/At-A-Glance.  He is a graduate of Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing. Prior to receiving his degree, he worked for two years as Manager of Summit Stationers in Phoenix, Arizona and San Jose, California. 

Contact Information:

Email: rocky@buddybrown.com

 

Jim Nydam - New Mexico

Jim's career in the office product/furniture industry started in 1978 with a manufacture's representative firm. His responsibility included the major accounts in Colorado and New Mexico. During his career he was awarded vendor representative of the year from United Stationers, Outstanding Performance Awards from a regional wholesaler for several years and was awarded Sales Representative of the year for Avery Label Company. Prior to joining Buddy Brown and Associates in December 1999, Jim was with Global Industries. He earned a degree in Business Administration from Metropolitan State College in Denver.

Contact Information:

Email: jimn@buddybrown.com

 

Jennifer Brown - Oklahoma

Jennifer joined BBA in 2008. She has been an integral member of our group learning the business in her role in accounts receivables and payables. This put her in close contact with our manufacturers. Jennifer attended The University of Texas at Arlington and has extensive sales experience in Grocery Distribution, Freight and Real Estate. She recently took over the Oklahoma, Arkansas and West Texas territory.

Contact Information:

Email: Jennifer@buddybrown.com

 

Stan Brown - President

Stan entered the office products industry in 1970 with Scott Rice Company, in Dallas, while attending Northwood University. After graduating with a B.B.A. degree, he continued working for Scott Rice in outside sales for two years before joining his father, Buddy Brown, in 1975. He initially covered North & West Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas as Territory Manager. After the addition of salespeople in 1980, he took over some key accounts in the DFW area and became more active in the management of the organization. Upon Buddy's retirement in May of 1992, Stan took over the overall operation of Buddy Brown & Associates.

Contact Information:

Email: stanb@buddybrown.com


Pending - San Antonio

Info coming soon

Contact Information:

Email: kellie@buddybrown.com


Kellie Cooper - Rep Support

Kellie joined Buddy Brown in 1996. She is the Inside Sales Assistant providing Sales, Customer Service and Manufacturer support, flyer productions, coordination of new product introductions, promotion presentations and monthly Sales/Commission activity reports.

Contact Information:

Email: kellie@buddybrown.com


John Hendricks - Dallas/Ft.Worth, East and West Texas

John joined Buddy Brown in 2010, and covers the D/FW Metroplex. He was a baseball player, and played in the Fightin' Texas Aggie Band at Texas A&M, majoring in Economics. He began his office products career as a wholesale rep for Stationers Dist Co. in Ft. Worth, responsible for dealers in Dallas/Ft. Worth. He left Stationers to become a direct rep for Rediform, then became a dealer rep for Johnson Office Outfitters in Dallas. After Johnson, he joined a manufacturer rep group, representing DayRunner, Krylon, Elmer's, Sakura, and launched a consumer program, focused on key end users such as JCPenny, EDS, Frito-Lay, Dr.Pepper and Coca-Cola. After DayRunner hired George Smith & Assoc., he went to work for George, representing Atapco (later Cardinal Brands: Globe-Weis, Cardinal, and Adams), Deflecto, Stanley-Bostitch, Crayola, Henkel (now Shurtech) and C-Line. George Smith sold to Frey Gaede Brusa, which added Fellowes (who made John a Certified Ergonomic Specialist), Pilot Pen, and Tops, who purchased Cardinal Brands, to John's line list. John has been recognized as “Rep of the Year” by Dayrunner, Cardinal Brands, C-Line, DayRunner, Southworth, Stanley-Bostitch, Henkel, and by DFW dealer Preferred OP.

Received, BIC Rep of the Year award.

Contact Information:

Email: hendricks@buddybrown.com


Jennifer Brown - West Texas

Jennifer joined BBA in 2008. She has been an integral member of our group learning the business in her role in accounts receivables and payables. This put her in close contact with our manufacturers. Jennifer attended The University of Texas at Arlington and has extensive sales experience in Grocery Distribution, Freight and Real Estate. She recently took over the Oklahoma, Arkansas and West Texas territory.

Contact Information:

Email: Jennifer@buddybrown.com


Efrain Espada - Houston

Efrain graduated from Inter American University in San Juan, Puerto Rico. After graduation he went to work for Gillette in the Personal Care Products Division. Efrain was there for several years then he was transferred to Tampa covering central Florida selling Paper Mate Products. He was transferred to South Florida working for their Stationary Division where he won the SAM award for sales excellence. Efrain was then hired by the Kevin O’Gara Group as a multi line representative. He was responsible for South Florida and the Caribbean where he won their Sales Rep Of The Year award. Efrain went from being a multi line rep over to sales management with EZ Legal Forms as their National Sales Manager. He then went over to Rediform in Dallas as their National Sales Manager. Efrain then was hired by Southworth Papers and Boise Paper after that. For the next 11 years, Efrain was Director of Sales with Stride Inc managing National Accounts and then on to Houston with Buddy Brown & Associates.

Contact Information:

Email: efrain@buddybrown.com


Lori Ruehle - Dallas/Ft. Worth area

Lori joined Buddy Brown in 2010 and helps cover the DFW Metroplex Area. Prior to that, she worked for Housewarmers, an advertising and marketing company in Midlothian, Texas. Graduated from Texas A&M University in 1990 with a Bachelor's Degree in History.

Contact Information:

Email: lori@buddybrown.com


 

Rocky Cox - Salt Lake City, Utah

Rocky has worked with BBA since 1988 as the Territory Manager for Montana, Idaho and Utah. During that time, he has earned awards for 1st Place in National Sales, Top Salesman, and Salesman of the Month from C Line and Rep of the Year for Mead/At-A-Glance.  He is a graduate of Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing. Prior to receiving his degree, he worked for two years as Manager of Summit Stationers in Phoenix, Arizona and San Jose, California. 

Contact Information:

Email: rocky@buddybrown.com

 

Jim Feagin - Colorado

Jim joined Buddy Brown & Associates in 1982 as a partner headquartered in Denver. He previously worked as a Key Account Manager for Berol, USA in Dallas. Prior to that he spent five years in the Marketing department at the Coca Cola Company and Litton Office Products in Austin. His awards include the Sales Representative of the Year by Miller Business Systems, the Rep of the Year from the Verbatim Corporation, Sales Representative of the Year by S.P. Richards, Oklahoma City, and Rep of the Year for Buddy Brown. He earned a B.B.A. degree in Management from Southwest Texas State University.

Contact Information:

Email: jim@buddybrown.com


Paul Hibbs - Denver

Paul joined the Buddy Brown & Associates sales team in 1995. He has previously been a Territory Manager for the Ampad Corporation and prior to that was a Sales Representative for L.A. Ward and Associates. He brings a wealth of Denver and Rocky Mountain experience, having been responsible for Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, Idaho, Arizona, Nevada and Southern California with Ampad. Paul is a graduate of the University of Iowa with a B.B.A. degree in Administrative Management.

Contact Information:

Email: paul@buddybrown.com


 


 

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