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Brad Dunn


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 Greenville, SC area but as sole partner of the company he oversees all of the SMS Group Associates and their territories.

Tina Batchelor

Sales Associate

Tina joined SMS Group in 2007 after years of working for a major contractor organization in the United States. She brings a tremendous amount of experience 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.

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Patrick Shelow

Sales Associate

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 interior and exterior products in the states of Georgia and South Carolina.

James Eley

Sales Associate

James joined SMS Group in January 2019. He 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. He represents the upstate of South Carolina, western North Carolina and Virginia.

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Chad Smith

Sales Associate

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. He represents exterior products in central North Carolina, interior products in western North Carolina and parts of upstate South Carolina.

Clint Towe

Sales Associate

Clint joined SMS Group in 2021 with over 10 years sales experience as a district manager and professional business to business sales coach. Clint represents exterior products in eastern North Carolina; including Raleigh, South Carolina coastal area to Myrtle Beach and the Tidewater area of Virginia.

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Cassie Stopka

Sales Associate

Cassie joined SMS Group in 2021 and brings 13 years of sales experience in the multi-family housing industry. She is a Graduate of North Carolina State University with a BS in Art & Design. Cassie represents After-Paint vendors covering central and eastern North Carolina, including the Myrtle Beach area of South Carolina.

Pattie Wicker

Sales and Marketing Associate

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.

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Judy Dunn Estep

Sales Support

Judy graduated from East Tennessee University in 1975 with a BS and obtained her Master of Education in 1985. She retired from teaching in 2000. Judy has been with SMS Group since it was founded in 2002. She provides office support to Brad.

Kerilyn McQuate

Administrative Coordinator

Kerilyn joined SMS Group in 2020. She is a Graduate of North Greenville University with a BS in Health Science. After many years in the hospitality industry, she joined the SMS Group. Kerilyn has outstanding administrative and customer service skills which serves her well as she is tasked with assisting our owner and our sales associates. She is instrumental in planning all of our meetings and events and oversees our website.

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