Response Team 1 hires new VP of sales and marketing


WHEELING, IL — Response Team 1 recently named A.J. Novak vice president of sales and marketing, according to a press release from the company.

Novak, who has more than two decades of experience in the sales and marketing field, will be manage revenue performance, sales strategy and brand enhancement, as well as direct the company's sales and marketing strategy and execution, in the new position.

“With more than 20 years of sales and marketing leadership experience, A.J. is well-positioned to successfully lead our national marketing strategy and build the Response Team 1 brand,” said John M. Goense, chairman of Response Team 1. “He has successfully grown market share in existing and new markets both domestically and internationally, and his extensive expertise will help grow and establish Response Team 1 as the premier national property restoration provider.”

Novak, who holds a master's degree in business administration and a bachelor's degree in chemistry from Loyola University of Chicago, received advanced executive training in innovation and strategy at MIT's Sloan School of Management.

Most recently, Novak held the title of vice president of marketing and strategy development for BCR Environmental Corporation and previously spent more than 20 years with Waste Management Inc., including a tenure as strategic business director.

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