Our team

With an average tenure of 30 years, our team brings decades of industry knowledge, experience and know-how to deliver the very best products and solutions for every project.


Chris Stovall President vcard

Chris Stovall
President
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Prior to joining Leader Industries, Chris led many businesses to operating success and acquisition by both private and public companies. He is a seasoned, entrepreneurial-minded management and operations professional with 25 years of experience across multiple industries building, operating and growing successful businesses and teams.… Read more


Jon Newnam General Manager Vcard

Jon Newnam
General Manager
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For more than 40 years, Jon has worked in design-build environments creating innovative solutions for just about any application. He spent the last 30 years innovating for Leader Industries, where he designed and tested an array of leading-edge products for the HVAC industry, achieving UL, Miami-Dade to AMCA certifications.… read more


Nathan Phillips Controller vCard

Nathan Phillips
Controller
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Nathan brings 30 years of financial-services and operations experience, having worked large corporations, entrepreneurial endeavors and individuals. He has worked in the manufacturing, global services, realtor, banking and educational fields… read more


tracy chase customer service manager vcard

tracy chase
customer service manager
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In her 24 years with the company, Tracy has established long-term, trusted relationships with colleagues, vendors and customers. When the phone rings, often, she is literally the voice of Leader Industries, serving as our lead customer service expert with knowledge of every aspect of the operation from order details to scheduling to logistics and more…
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Elizabeth lassiter sr. account Manager vcard

Elizabeth lassiter
sr. account Manager
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During her 17 years in our sales department, Elizabeth has focused on relationship building and account management. From quoting and product selection to order delivery and installation, she works as a liaison between customer and our production staff.… read more


james degges sr. account manager vcard

james degges
sr. account manager
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With 38 years, James is our most tenured on the Leader team. He started in production, was promoted to purchasing, and now works in sales and customer services. His hands-on experiences in all areas of the business, make him a well-informed advisor to customers… read more