As Vice President of U.S. Commercial and Government Sales, Tessman utilizes more than 18 years of sales management and small business ownership to lead the Pelican commercial and government sales teams and broker representatives across the country.
Tessman oversees sales activity management and coordination of pricing processes and strategies, as well as distribution channel management of dealers and distributors, manufacturer’s representative groups and national accounts.
Since joining Pelican in 2011, Tessman has been successful in leading and managing his teams to meet and exceed sales goals. Most recently, he is responsible for $45M commercial and government revenue.
Before joining Pelican, Tessman spent 10 years as a successful small business owner and has worked for Fortune 500 companies including Grainger and Sherwin Williams.
Tessman holds a bachelor’s degree from the Central Michigan University.