Rotary announces national sales award winners


Kenny Purvis, left, receives the Duke Award from Mark Smith, VP of sales and marketing.

Rotary Corporation recently recognized several team members for outstanding performance in sales and leadership during the company’s national sales meeting in Puerto Rico.

The Duke Award, named in honor of the company’s late founder, Duke Harvey, was presented to Kenny Purvis. The recipient was lauded for consistently displaying competitive and positive approaches to the continued growth and success of Rotary during the past year.

Rusty Brakefield, Rodney Collins, Pete Toth and Greg Vaughan were the recipients of outstanding sales awards. Each was commended for achieving excellence in sales and dealer support.

Distinguished service awards were presented to Al Campbell (30 years) and Gordon Howes (22 years) for their dedication and longtime commitment to Rotary’s sales team.


Thirty-year Rotary sales representative Al Campbell, right, receives a distinguished service award from Mark Smith.

Founded in 1957, Rotary is a leading aftermarket supplier of outdoor power equipment parts, tools and accessories, serving customers in all 50 states and 68 countries around the globe. The company provides next-day delivery to more than 80 percent of the United States with a fill rate of approximately 95 percent.

Rotary operates eight U.S. distribution centers plus alternate shipping sites strategically located nationwide. A state-of-the-art manufacturing and distribution facility is located at its world headquarters in Glennville, Ga.