Meet Our Team
Brad is a founding member of SMS Group, and currently the sole owner/partner. Prior to forming SMS he worked as a sales associate for Tom Flowe & Associates, a Southeast regional manufacturer’s representative agency. Other related industry experience includes sales associate with Diamond Hill Plywood, a large 2-step building materials distributor. He holds a BS in Construction Management from East Tennessee State University. Brad lives in the Greenville, SC area but as sole partner of the company he oversees all of the SMS Group Associates and their territories.
Tina joined SMS in 2007 after years of working for a major contractor organization in the United States. She brings a tremendous amount of experienced sales representation to the SMS Group with her years of focusing on builders and remodeling contractors. She is a graduate of University of North Carolina, Greensboro. Tina covers the territories of central and eastern North Carolina, but also includes the Myrtle Beach area of South Carolina and the Virginia Beach area of Virginia representing the after paint vendors for the group.
Tori joined SMS Group in 2010 and brought over 10 years of account experience to the group. Tori is a graduate of the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa. Tori’s territory covers the western portion of North Carolina, including Charlotte, the majority of South Carolina (excluding the Myrtle Beach area), and the Savannah, Georgia area, serving the After Paint vendors for the group.
Judy Dunn Estep
Judy graduated from East Tennessee University in 1975 with a BS and obtained her Master of Education degree in 1985. She retired from teaching in 2000. Judy has been with SMS Group since it was founded in 2002. She is responsible for paying all employees and provides office support to Brad Dunn.
Jeremy graduated from the University of Tennessee in 1995, majoring in Sociology. He gained experience working with Best Distributing from 1999 -2001, prior to his helping to start Superior Distribution in June 2002. Jeremy joined SMS Group in January 2016, covering the southern and eastern portions of South Carolina and also the Savannah region of Georgia.
Eric is a graduate of Carson Newman College where he earned his BS in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing. For 15 years he owned and operated a construction company specializing in residential building and restoration. He was a founding partner in an energy services company. Eric joined SMS Group in 2014 and has 21 years of experience in the building industry. He covers the markets of eastern Tennessee and the western portion of Virginia.
Patrick joined SMS Group in 2018 with experience in sales management training, and excelled in business to business consulting in the technology industry. He represents the state of Georgia.
Pattie is a graduate of Montreat College with a Bachelor in Business Administration. She joined SMS Group in January 2014. She is a creative and enthusiastic professional offering over 20 years of combined experience in sales and marketing for some larger industry manufacturers. She began with SMS as a sales associate, but has recently transitioned to Sales and Marketing Associate. Pattie is tasked with driving all our sales programs and people to ensure we achieve growth.
James Eley joined SMS Group in January of 2019. James brings with him 10 years of roofing sales and management experience and knowledge of the home remodeling business. James is a Graduate of the University of South Carolina Spartanburg with a BS in Education. James represents the Upstate of South Carolina and Western NC.
Jason comes to us from the glass and glazing industry. Jason has over 20 years sales experience in building products, including division and regional sales manager responsibilities. During his sales career he has worked extensively in all markets served by SMS. Jason’s area of focus is our VA, MD & DE territory.
Chad graduated from Western Carolina University with a BA in Marketing. Chad has over 15 years sales experience in building products and transportation. Chad is a returning associate to the SMS Group. Chad focuses his time on central NC and east to the metro Raleigh areas. He is also assisting with a few lines in SC.
Kevin is a graduate of Southwest Virginia community College with a degree in Business Management. He joined SMS Group in 2018 with 24 years expereience in the building products industry that includes distribution, manufacturing, and retail. He represent West Virginia.
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PO Box 2308
Huntersville, NC 28070-2308