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March 25, 2013

Nexstep Commercial Products Announces Joel Hastings, General Manager of Operations

PAXTON, IL — Nexstep Commercial Products (Exclusive Licensee of O-Cedar) is very pleased to announce the promotion of Joel Hastings to General Manager of Operations.  In this new role, Joel will be responsible for overseeing all manufacturing and distribution of our products in both Paxton, IL and Springfield, OH.

Joel brings 26 years of combined experience in transportation, distribution and warehousing. Previously he held positions with Supervalu, Prairie Farms Dairy and Ace Hardware. Todd Leventhal, President, said “We are very fortunate to have such a qualified and experienced manager on our team. Joel is a great asset to our company.”

Joel says that, “The everyday challenge of meeting the demands of customers, both internal and external, is the most exciting part of my job.” He likes the variety his job brings-no two days are the same.

Outside of work, Joel loves spending time with his wife and family. He is busy following his daughters’ daily extracurricular activities in sports, band and 4H. Joel also enjoys farming with his dad and fishing. And he lives and dies (mostly dies) with the Illinois Bears and Cubs!

Please join us in congratulating Joel Hastings on his new position as General Manager of Nexstep Commercial Products.

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