Mike Fox (L) and Ben Rose (R).

The Portland Group Announces Promotions

March 02, 2020

The Portland Group, a family-owned, fourth-generation plumbing and heating company, is pleased to announce the promotion of several employees: Greg Jackson to Haverhill Branch Manager, Chris Nappa to Providence Branch Manager and Mike Masse to Marketing Manager.

Mike Fox (L) and Ben Rose (R).
Mike Fox (L) and Ben Rose (R).

Mr. Jackson has been with the company since 2013 and previously worked at the Manchester, NH wholesale branch in several capacities. Since 2005, Mr. Nappa held various roles in the Providence branch. In their new roles as Branch Managers, Mr. Jackson and Mr. Nappa will oversee daily operations of the service counter, the warehouse, customer relations, inventory, and sales. As Marketing Manager, Mr. Masse will be responsible for creating promotional campaigns, marketing research, and day-to-day marketing tasks.

“These promotions are very well deserved,” states Michael Fox, CEO and Ben Rose, President of The Portland Group. “Greg, Chris, and Mike have consistently gone the extra mile with both customers and employees, and each has been instrumental in the company’s growth.”

Founded in 1930 by the Rose and Fox families, three and four generations (respectively) and 90 years later, The Portland Group has evolved into one of New England’s leading wholesalers of plumbing, heating, and air conditioning. Nationally recognized, The Portland Group prides itself on the quality and variety of products offered to customers, providing top brand names in a warehouse space exceeding 300,000 square feet. The Portland Group is also known for their vision in promoting innovative products that create new opportunities. Their success is built on a foundation of building strong relationships and a commitment to changing with the times while at the same time staying true to the traditions that have made them successful.

The Portland Group currently owns 14 wholesale branches in Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Maine, and Rhode Island, as well as seven retail showroom locations: Splash, their interactive design center in Newton, Massachusetts, and Spritzo with locations in Saco, ME, Providence, RI, Worcester, MA, Middleton, CT, Clinton, CT and Vernon, CT.

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