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17 Feb 16

Ergodyne Announces 2015 Lead Dog Winners

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2015 Lead Dog Awards

St. Paul, Minn. (February 17, 2016) – Ergodyne announced today the 2015 winners of its annual Lead Dog sales and marketing program. Lead Dog qualifiers and winners are determined based on overall excellence and are picked from among Ergodyne’s independent sales agency partners.

“This is a special event we host to thank our sellers in the field for their efforts in the previous year as well as set the tone and strategy for the year ahead,” said Tom Votel, president and CEO of Ergodyne. “These great folks help support us in our mission to Make the Workplace a Betterplace™ and we are grateful for all that they do.”

The Ultimate Lead Dog award goes to the agency that most demonstrates a mix of leadership, engagement, and sales.

2015 Ultimate Lead Dog Winner:

  • Ebbert Company

“It’s the culmination of a lot of hard work by my own team combined with the support that Ergodyne gives us,” said Troy Ebbert of Ebbert Company. “Ergodyne employs some of the top reps in the nation, so to win this over that kind of competition is an awesome honor and a testament to my team.”

Our award for Most Valuable Dog (MVD) goes to those who have hit these milestones:

  • Closed a huge sale.
  • Accumulated significant annual sales.
  • Penetrated a big, long-term target with high upside.
  • Broke in to a new, high-potential market.

2015 Most Valuable Dog Winners:

  • Denis Coderre // Pacesetter
  • Tom Chapo // Mountain Borders
  • Kevin Kennedy // Mountain Borders
  • Phil Hines // JDF Associates
  • Ed Maude // JDF Associates
  • Damon Mason // JDF Associates

Our Most Valuable Inside Dogs (MViD) are people who work tirelessly behind the scenes to support their outside sales force. These individuals go above and beyond to pull their weight and support the team.

2015 Most Valuable Inside Dogs:

  • Abbie Beggs // JDF Associates
  • Paula Booker // ISK Industries

Congratulations to all 2015 Lead Dog winners! For more information on where to buy, visit, email or call 800-225-8238 // (651) 642-9889.

About Ergodyne

Since 1983, Ergodyne has pioneered the development of products that Make The Workplace A Betterplace. What started with just one product has grown into a line of top flight, battle-tested, Tenacious Work Gear®; all precision crafted to provide protection, promote prevention and manage the elements for workers on jobsites the world over. The current lineup is extensive and constantly growing: ProFlex® Hand Protection, ProFlex® Knee Pads, ProFlex® Supports, Skullerz® Head Protection, Skullerz® Eye Protection, Trex™ Footwear Accessories, Chill-Its® Cooling Products, N-Ferno® Warming Products, GloWear® Hi-Vis Apparel, Squids® Lanyards, Arsenal® Gear and Tool Storage and SHAX® Portable Work Shelters.