ETS Express™ Hires New South Central and Mid-Atlantic Sales Managers

11/21/2017 12:41 PM | Deleted user

ETS Express

Contact: Fernanda Larriva
Marketing Department


ETS Express Hires New South Central and Mid-Atlantic Sales Managers
Matt Mertins and Laird O'Cain join the ETS Express sales team 

Matt Mertins Laird O'Cain

OXNARD, CA: 21 November, 2017 — ETS Express, a leader in promotional drinkware, is pleased to announce the addition of Matt Mertins and Laird O’Cain as a Regional Sales Managers.

Matt Mertins is responsible for the South Central territory which includes; AR, LA, OK and TX while Laird O’cain is responsible for the Mid-Atlantic territory which includes: MD, NC, SC, VA and WV. Matt has a Communications degree from the University of Houston to go along with minoring in Public Relations. He spent the last 12 years working in the Print Industry where he held several roles including a management and mentoring position. In his most recent role Matt was a Global Account Representative responsible for partnering with Fortune 500 companies in numerous areas of print management. Matt spends most of his free time at the various sporting events his kids are involved in and as a former baseball player and a lifelong fan, he is currently enjoying the Houston Astros World Series victory! 

Laird studied Engineering at Clemson University before transferring to the University of South Carolina where he earned his Associate’s Degree in Applied Science. In 1999, after 11 years with a 3rd generation family-owned distributorship, Laird accepted a Regional Sales Manager position in the Mid-Atlantic region with a prominent Top 40 Industry Supplier. There he spent the following 17 years developing an in-depth knowledge of his customer base and establishing countless lifelong friendships. Laird is a life-long outdoorsman and enjoys spending time with his wife and 8-year old son. 

“These new hires complete our outside sales team and bring tremendous value to both ETS as well as our clients. Matt brings a rich B2B sales experience and a phenomenal track record which will undoubtedly add a fresh perspective and Laird is an established Regional Sales Manager with a name that precedes him in his territory. We are extremely excited to have both on our team” – Shlomo Cohen, National Sales Manager.

Matt can be reached at or 346.413.1024
Laird can be reached at or 803.62.8718 

Questions? Please email 

About ETS Express, Inc.
ETS Express, Inc. (asi #51197/PPAI #135148) is the promotional product industry's premier source for quality, innovative drinkware. Based in Southern California, this family-owned company has been in business for 30 years and is unique among the promotional products industry because of its dedication to one, single product category... drinkware. It is this exclusive focus that has allowed ETS Express to develop superior product decorating methods that complement its extremely fashion-forward line of drinkware products to promote the famous brands of Fortune 1000 companies all over the world.

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