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Meet Our Drivers

Jul 26th, 2018

Our truck drivers are like family to many customers, so we wanted to give them a special highlight. Read below for information on the team of drivers who cross the country with beautiful Hartson-Kennedy countertops in tow!

Bill Adams

  • How long you’ve worked for H-K: 15 years
  • What routes you service: Indiana, Illinois, Michigan
  • Favorite thing about delivering H-K tops: Meeting the customers.
  • What you enjoy doing when you aren’t delivering tops: Spending time with family and friends.

 

 

Terry Adams

  • How long you’ve worked for H-K: 14 years
  • What routes you service: Ohio, West Virginia, Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin, Minnesota
  • Favorite thing about delivering H-K tops: Customer relations.
  • What you enjoy doing when you aren’t delivering tops: Yard work, movies, dogs, grandkids.

 

 

Andre Bertran

  • How long you’ve worked for H-K: 30 years
  • What routes you service: Georgia to Texas
  • Favorite thing about delivering H-K tops: The personal relationships that we develop with each customer. They’re like friends and family. We’ve watched their children grow up and sometimes even become the owners of these family-owned businesses.
  • What you enjoy doing when you aren’t delivering tops: Resting up for the next week and spending as much time as I can with the family—children and grandchildren.

Greg Burnett

  • How long you’ve worked for H-K: 3 weeks
  • What routes you service: Responsible for our “Truck 3,” which helps on long legs north of the Macon, GA location.
  • Favorite thing about delivering H-K tops: The careful attention it takes to succeed.
  • What you enjoy doing when you aren’t delivering tops: Spending time with my kids.

 

 

Torrey Dozier

  • How long you’ve worked for H-K: 1 ½ years
  • What routes you service: Responsible for our “Truck 2,” which takes all customers north of our Macon, GA location.
  • Favorite thing about delivering H-K tops: The freedom being on the road can bring.
  • What you enjoy doing when you aren’t delivering tops: Spending time with my kids.

 

 

Mac Farner

  • How long you’ve worked for H-K: 30 years
  • What routes you service: I now work in the Shipping Office, but substitute when other drivers are on vacation—driving every route from the Gulfport location.
  • Favorite thing about delivering H-K tops: The relationships you forge with customers. I’ve made a lot of friends with customers over the years. I’ve seen their children grow up.
  • What you enjoy doing when you aren’t delivering tops: I like to go bowling and golfing. My wife and I also like to travel, especially to Gatlinburg.

 

Warren “Alan” Florea

  • How long you’ve worked for H-K: 6 years
  • What routes you service: Western Ohio and Indianapolis area
  • Favorite thing about delivering H-K tops: Meeting people.
  • What you enjoy doing when you aren’t delivering tops: Being with my wife, children, and grandchildren, horse racing, and following my favorite pro team. Go Cardinals!

 

 

Brandon “Elvis” Howard

 

  • How long you’ve worked for H-K: 6 years
  • What routes you service: The beautiful dreamland of Cleveland, OH.
  • Favorite thing about delivering H-K tops: I enjoy being an ambassador for our company in Northeast Ohio. I try to represent us well.
  • What you enjoy doing when you aren’t delivering tops: I do a lot of performances as an Elvis Tribute Artist, modeling, spending time with my beautiful daughter, and doing charity work for different causes.

Larry Jackson

  • How long you’ve worked for H-K: 2 years
  • What routes you service: Routes south of Macon
  • Favorite thing about delivering H-K tops: The schedule.
  • What you enjoy doing when you aren’t delivering tops: I enjoy playing softball.

Dale Johnson

  • How long you’ve worked for H-K: 1 year
  • What routes you service: Indiana and Ohio
  • Favorite thing about delivering H-K tops: I enjoy seeing customers happy and excited to get their new tops installed.
  • What you enjoy doing when you aren’t delivering tops: Flying in my plane, motorcycling on my bike, and traveling with my wife.

 

Tony King

  • How long you’ve worked for H-K: 30 years
  • What routes you service: Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia
  • Favorite thing about delivering H-K tops: Meeting the customers. We have a lot of good people.
  • What you enjoy doing when you aren’t delivering tops: Spending time with my family.

 

 

Justin McClellon

  • How long you’ve worked for H-K: 3 months
  • What routes you service: Mississippi, Louisiana, Alabama, Florida, Georgia
  • Favorite thing about delivering H-K tops: I enjoy getting out an interacting with the customers and doing the physical work.
  • What you enjoy doing when you aren’t delivering tops: I just bought a home, so I’m out planting and gardening in the yard. I also like to read–especially books on history.

 

Jack Morgan

  • How long you’ve worked for H-K: 1 year
  • What routes you service: Cincinnati and Western Michigan
  • Favorite thing about delivering H-K tops: The customers.
  • What you enjoy doing when you aren’t delivering tops: Relaxing at home.

 

 

 

Chad Pond

  • How long you’ve worked for H-K: 2 years
  • What routes you service: Indiana
  • Favorite thing about delivering H-K tops: Building relationships with customers.
  • What you enjoy doing when you aren’t delivering tops: Fishing, camping, spending time with family and grandkids.

 

 

Dave Smith

  • How long you’ve worked for H-K: 41 years
  • What routes you service: Chicago and Detroit area
  • Favorite thing about delivering H-K tops: Relationships with customers.
  • What you enjoy doing when you aren’t delivering tops: Notre Dame sports and grandkids.

 

 

Joe Solms

  • How long you’ve worked for H-K: 34 years
  • What routes you service: Kentucky, Tennessee, Iowa, Nebraska, Minnesota
  • Favorite thing about delivering H-K tops: Customers are like friends. Being on the road–not being confined to inside.
  • What you enjoy doing when you aren’t delivering tops: Spending time with family and being outside.

 

 

Michael Solms

  • How long you’ve worked for H-K: 29 years
  • What routes you service: Indiana and Ohio
  • Favorite thing about delivering H-K tops: The friendships that have been made with the customer.
  • What you enjoy doing when you aren’t delivering tops: Spending time with family and friends, gardening, church, and motorcycle riding.