Dean Brockner joined Wright Manufacturing as sales and marketing manager for the southern region. He will be responsible for a territory that stretches from North Carolina to Florida and from the Atlantic Ocean to the Mississippi River.

Brockner, a 22-year veteran of the outdoor power equipment industry, previously served as a territory manager for Steven Willand Inc., Wright’s Mid-Atlantic distributor, for the past seven years. In that position, he was the No. 1 Wright sales rep in the country.

Wright, headquartered in Frederick, Md., produces a broad range of riding and walk-behind mowers.