The Association of Independent Manufacturers’/Representatives, Inc. (AIM/R) is dedicated to enhancing the quality and value of professional manufacturers’ representatives in the plumbing, heating and cooling industry. AIM/R is the advocate and the voice of manufacturers’ representatives. The association delivers premier educational programs and opportunities to advance their knowledge, standing, and professionalism; strengthens and diversifies AIM/R’s communication to members; develops future leadership for the association; and grows membership.
AIM/R also partners with fellow associations to provide additional services and educational opportunities for its members. These associations include the following:
1976-1977 Mike Warren
Added Sales Co.
Wood Dale, IL
Chuck Michel Michel Sales Agency
St. Paul, MN
Paul Kahan Southeast Sales Assoc.
1979-1980 Grant Maples, Sr. Maples Sales & Service, Inc.
1980-1981 Jack Eversoll Cambridge-Lee Sales
1981-1982 Sam McCullough SD McCullough & Assoc.
1982-1983 William K. Near Edwards, Platt & Deely-NY
North Babylon, NY
1983-1984 Frank Hockett* Frank Z. Hockett & Co.
1984-1985 Jim Cushman JL-Sontag, LLC
1985-1986 Bob Woolf Woolf-Harris, Inc.
1986-1987 Richard Lewis R. Lewis Co., Inc.
1987-1988 Marvin Dussinger Delta Sales Co.
1988-1989 Don Delaney Elmco/Delaney
Corona Del Mar, CA
1989-1990 Joe Hadacek Energy Sales
1990-1991 Kirby J. Meagher Sales Service Plus, Inc.
1991-1992 John Clendenning, CPMR J.R. Clendenning
1992-1993 Kelly Michel, CPMR Michel Sales Co.
St. Paul, MN
1993-1994 Clark Peters Acme Sales, Inc.
1994-1995 Paul Rossi Mathews, Inc.
Commerce City, CO
1995-1996 Fred Brown Warrior Sales
1996-1997 Dave Watson Dave Watson Assocs.
1997-1998 Dave Madsen L.J. Whitfill & Assocs., LLC
1998-1999 Gregg Marshall, CPMR Marshall-Rodeno Associated
1999-2000 Paul Lunsford, CPMR Manufacturers Marketing, Inc.
2000-2001 Tom Tiernan, CPMR Tiernan Sales & Marketing
2001-2002 Pete M. Lewnes, CPMR
Preferred Sales, Inc.
2003-2004 Larry Hobbs, CPMR The Carr Company
Baton Raton, FL
2004-2005 Jay S. Schechter, CPMR Focus Sales, LLC
2005-2006 Greg McLaren ProLine Sales, Inc.
2006-2007 Bill Freeman, CPMR Spirit Group, Inc.
2007-2008 Rick Banner, CPMR Keyline Sales, Inc.
2008-2009 Frank Parks Parks-Peyton, Inc.
Baton Rouge, LA
2009-2010 Bill Godwin G&S Sales Inc.
Salt Lake City, UT
2010-2011 Mike Parham Pepco Sales Co.
2011-2012 Mark Creyer L & R Associates, Inc.
2012-2013 Ken McGregor, CPMR McGregor & Associates, Inc.
West Jordan, UT
2013-2014 Alan Guidish, CPMR Preferred Sales, Inc.
2014-2015 Brian Burke, CPMR Burke Agency, Inc. Walled Lake, MI
2015-2016 Steve Fleming, CPMR Reid Pacific Co.
2016-2017 Stew Chaffee Rich-Tomkins, Co., Inc.
2017-2018 Tim Morales Tim Morales & Associates, Inc.
2017-2018 Michael Hobbs, CPMR Carr Company
Boca Raton, FL
2018-2019 Rick Root Bailey Sales & Associates, Inc.
AIM/R Code of Ethics
For All Members
The Association of Independent Manufacturers’/Representatives, Inc., (AIM/R) is a trade association of manufacturers’ representatives organized to:
Promote, protect and improve the multiple-line representative function and provide benefits and services
to its members;
Create and foster a spirit of mutual respect and esteem among members and others within the industry and other Industries;
Educate the industry and other industries as to the advantages of doing business through manufacturers’ representatives.
In furtherance of these objectives, the Association develops and participates in programs and activities for manufacturers’ representatives designed to elevate ethical standards, improve business operations and provide more efficient service to principals, customers and the industry. To implement these goals, the members of AIM/R are expected to:
Represent only those lines they can effectively market and sell.
Maintain a fiscally stable firm.
Operate a well-managed firm.
Never degrade, malign or make false representations of a fellow representative.
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The Association of Independent Manufacturers'/ Representatives, Inc. (AIM/R) is a trade association of independent sales representatives in the plumbing, HVAC/R, kitchen/bath, waterworks, irrigation and related industries. AIM/R members are the top agencies and manufacturers in the industry.