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Stone-Drew/Ashe & Jones (SDAJ) was created through the 1989 merger of two Seattle firms with roots going back to the 1950s. Over the years, SDAJ has established long-term relationships with manufacturers and customers alike, attracted knowledgeable and dedicated employees, and fostered continuity of leadership and a forward-thinking focus.
The Phoenix Sales Group’s mission is to provide the highest level of insight into the Luxury Decorative Plumbing industry in the NY, NJ and CT tri-state area and beyond. Michael Varian and Matt Matragas founded The Phoenix Sales Group in June 2020, rising from the ashes of the pandemic to grow and support the market for manufacturers and distributors.
Gordon Bertrand, owner of Tira Global, started his plumbing career as the National Sales Manager for Custom Luxury Bath Products, who was the Canadian distributor for Blanco, Grohe, Trim to the Trade and Bathroom Jewelry. Years later, in 1999, he started his own agency, Tira Global.