John Altepeter – Principle/Sales
Born into a contracting and plumbing wholesale family, Altepeter has been professionally in the industry since 1993. He started his career in sales for Lochinvar immediately after college. Well-versed in the industry, he has experience in various channels including manufacturing sales, sales for a mechanical rep, and as a product manager/sales for a wholesale distributor. Altepeter joined A.O. Smith in 2003, and served in several successive roles with the last as Vice-President of Western Wholesale Sales. A6 Sales was started as a greenfield business in March 2016 and continues to grow and expand. Altepeter lives with his wife of 20+ years, and four children, in Hendersonville. His focus is sales coverage for Western Tennessee (Nashville accounts all the way West to the Mississippi River) covering all segments.
Andy Street – Outside Sales
Street entered the plumbing industry as a District Sales Manager for A.O. Smith in 2014 after a strong sales career in the outdoor sporting industry. Street is a results-driven professional with a penchant for balancing support for existing lines with pioneering new products successfully. A University of Tennessee graduate, Street resides with his wife and two children in Dickson. His focus is sales coverage for Eastern Tennessee (Nashville accounts all the way East to the Tri-Cities/Chattanooga corridor) for all segments.
Kendra Altepeter – Office Manager
Kendra manages the day-to-day office duties at A6. Beyond trying to keep the salesmen focused and on point, she handles all inbound calls, parts inquiries, pricing/availability, quotes, and general help for all customer types. An elementary teacher by education, she married into the plumbing and mechanical industry and has reluctantly absorbed more than she would have liked over the last 25+ years!
Georgia Jones — Inside Sales/Customer Support
Georgia joined A6 Sales in October 2018. She is a graduate of Vanderbilt University School of Engineering and has had positions as an Industrial Engineer, as well as a Cost/Sales Engineer within the appliance industry. Her primary responsibilities include covering customer inquiries on orders, pricing, availability, and coverage of commercial quotations/follow-up/tracking. Georgia is a resident of Gallatin with her husband of 19+ years and their three daughters. They are active in their church and she is an avid reader and tennis player.