Hill & Markes hiring release
September 30, 2009
Amsterdam, NY — Hill & Markes, Inc is pleased to announce the hiring of Jason Packer as Business Development Specialist.
The position was developed as a strategic move for Hill & Markes to expand the company’s market presence. Jason is a third-generation family member joining the company. Jason has worked in a variety of part-time roles with Hill & Markes during high school. Jason graduated from Niskayuna High School and received a BA in Policy Studies from Syracuse University.
Since graduation, Jason served as a Congressional Aide for a representative from Ohio, oversaw a fundraising program for United States Senators and managed the fundraising operation of a leading legal think tank. Jason earned his MBA from American University’s Kogod School of Business.
Upon graduation, Jason was a sales consultant at the Corporate Executive Board in Arlington, Virginia. Most recently, Jason managed operations, human resources, and marketing for a Potbelly Sandwich Works unit in Washington, DC.
Jason and his wife Lisa Diamond Packer are excited to join the Capital District community. Lisa is a native of Pittsburgh PA. She graduated from Washington University in St. Louis, MO and John Hopkins University’s School of Education. She served as a pre-school special education teacher in the Montgomery County school system in Maryland for over five years. She recently joined Whispering Pines pre-school in Delanson, New York as a pre-school special education teacher. The couple currently resides in Guilderland, NY.
Hill & Markes
The Amsterdam, NY-based company distributes janitorial, industrial packaging, food service farm and office products primarily in New York, Vermont, and Massachusetts. The business was established in 1906. Harry and Harriet Finkle, purchased the company from Amos Hill and Charlie Markes in 1947. Hill & Markes is currently owned and operated by Neal Packer, C.O.O., Andrea Finkle Packer, Vice President of Marketing, and Jeffrey Finkle, President. Hill & Markes is proud to be a leader in providing solutions to customers who are looking to bring “innovative” sustainable and environmentally friendly products, into universities, health care facilities, and food service providers. Hill & Markes seeks to offer these solutions needed by customers, especially when customers are leaders in the care and protection of our environment. http://www.hillnmarkes.com