Spider, a division of SafeWorks LLC, recently named Michael Ford district sales representative at its Chicago operation center. In this position, Ford is responsible for solving suspended access and safety challenges of contractors and facility owners on Chicago’s north side, in Illinois north of I-88, and in southern and central Wisconsin.
After completing Spider’s Sales Trainee Program in 2011, Michael spent eight months as inside sales representative for Chicago. He then transitioned to district sales representative at Spider’s Orlando, Fla., operation center.
Prior to joining Spider, Ford worked as a sales specialist for Automatics & Machinery Co. in Colorado and as a financial analyst for the Cypress Co. in St. Petersburg, Fla.
“From the sales trainee program to his various sales assignments, Michael has excelled in every role he’s held with Spider,” said John Sotiroff, vice president, sales and distribution.
Headquartered in Seattle, Spider is No. 73 on the RER 100.