Jonathan has 13 years of industry experience in customer service, outside sales, international sales, and various management roles. He spent the first 4 years of his career at a manufacturer learning the in’s and out’s from the inside before working for a rep agency. In 2014, Jonathan started JL Jones Group after learning the ropes for a few years working for a seasoned agency. He enjoys Colorado’s great outdoors by mountain biking, golfing, and hiking.
Regional Sales Manager
College: South Plains College / Hometown: Knox City, TX
Justin has 18 years of industry experience in distribution, install, estimating, sales, project management, and various management roles. He spent 15 years of his career working his way up the ladder in distribution to eventually run his own branch of The Hallgren Co. He is originally from the great state of Texas and still brings his Texas passion in everything he does. Texas Tech college football and his family are where his heart is.
College: Indiana University / Hometown: Fishers, IN
Lauren has 8 years of industry experience in inside sales. Lauren has worked as an inside sales representative for the last 7 years and started out working directly for a manufacturer to begin her career. She is an avid reader and can often read as many as 5 books in a single month. When she is not reading she enjoys spending time with her two children, hiking, and working out.
Regional Sales Manager
College: Utah Valley University / Hometown: American Fork, UT
Todd has 7 years of industry experience in distribution, estimating, sales, project management, and install. He spent the first 5 years of his career in distribution working in various roles so he has a complete understanding of what his distributors need from him. He has a passion for off roading, wake boarding, and his family.
Jack Walsh, MBA
Wholesale Sales Manager
College: Regis University / Hometown: Des Moines, IA
Jack has 4 years of industry experience in distribution and at the manufacturing level. His most recent position prior to JL Jones Group was as an inside sales representative for a local wholesaler. As such, he has a vast knowledge of what the wholesale channel and its partners need to succeed. Jack has a passion for off-roading, snowboarding, golfing, and devouring knowledge of all types.
Regional Sales Manager Southwest
Hometown: Fremont, CA
Matt has 3 years of industry experience starting out in the access control world where he worked for a low voltage manufacturers representative firm calling on integrators, locksmiths, and wholesalers. He has also spent many years as a superintendent for a general contractor so he knows the construction industry inside and out. In Matt’s free time he loves to skateboard, jam to punk music, watch baseball and hockey, and cheer on all his favorite California sports teams.
Architectural Sales Manager
Hometown: Riverton, UT
Cory has 20 years of commercial building materials industry experience in various project management, sales, product development and leadership roles. He spent 13 years of his career working for a Division 10 distributor before leaving to jump in to the Division 27, access control, world. He joined JL Jones Group in early 2022 to handle the architectural workload calling on architects. Cory is passionate about being active in his community, his family, and sports. He stands a whopping 6’6″ so watch out for him on the basketball court.
Inside Sales Manager
College: Indiana University Hometown: Fishers, IN
Amanda has 7 years of industry experience all working directly for a manufacturer of door hardware. She has held several roles in customer service, order entry, and sales operations over her career. She moved to Colorado with her family in 2021 after spending most of her life in Indiana. She joined JL Jones Group in 2022 to take on the bulk of the inside sales tasks. Amanda loves to travel the world, read all the books, spend time with her family, and dominate fantasy sports.
Duplication prohibited – our core values definitively set us apart.
Don’t do things the way they’ve always been done just because they’ve always been done a certain way. Chart your own course, be independent.
Communication is the backbone of every relationship whether it’s a business relationship, significant other, family, or friends. Timely and accurate communication is the key, be communicative.
Having passion in everything you do in life is the key to a fulfilling and successful life. Whether you’re passionate about sports, writing, or woodworking, care about what you do. Strive to be the best, be passionate in your craft.
Push the limits, do things others won’t do. Do things that haven’t been done. Be fearless in all that you do.
JL Jones Group is dedicated to providing world class sales and customer service for all manufacturers we represent. To achieve this we will provide timely and accurate communication to end users, distributors, contractors, architects, and manufacturers alike. We will operate at all times as an innovative and visionary agency with a passion for the best interest of all of our customers.
Advantages of partnering with us
Hiring a sales agency instead of a direct sales force brings many benefits to a manufacturer.
The manufacturer will avoid all fixed costs associated with hiring direct employees such as salary, insurance, expenses, workers compensation, company vehicles, human resources, travel, etc.
Aside from saving on fixed costs of employees the sales agency has an existing local presence that a manufacturer so desires. Lastly, as you may assume a sales agency has the proven entrepreneurial spirit, burning desire, and self starting attitude that it requires to take a manufacturer from where they are today, to where they want their company to be.
We work closely with end users, distributors, contractors, architects, integrators, locksmiths, glass shops, and manufacturers to build communities in the Rocky Mountain region.
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Manufacturers We Represent
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