Pro Golfer Cory McElyea Joins Orbit Industries as Outside Sales for Southern Bay Area

Pro Golfer Cory McElyea Joins Orbit Industries as Outside Sales for Southern Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Orbit Industries, Inc. announced that Cory McElyea has joined the manufacturer as Outside Salesperson for California’s South San Francisco Bay Area. Prior to Orbit, Mr. McElyea was a member of the Professional Golfers Association (PGA), and competed in several tournaments including the 2013 U.S. Open Golf Championship.

In his new role, Cory will focus on educating and selling Orbit Industries’ product line to electrical contractors through Orbit distributors. He will also support the region with training, marketing and promotional programs.

Cory will be responsible for driving Orbit Industries’ sales strategies in key cities south of the San Francisco Bay, including Daly City, Paolo Alto, and Mountain View. Mr. McElyea’s territory also extends through the counties of Monterey, Santa Cruz, Santa Clara, and San Mateo.

“I look to build the same long-lasting relationships in the electrical business, as I’ve built within the golf community,” said McElyea of his new position.

This new hiring comes just months after the opening of Orbit’s new West Coast distribution center (DC) in Bell Gardens, California. The new DC promises customers in Northern California (and nationwide) even shorter lead times and faster deliveries than before.

According to Orbit Industries’ President David Nikayin, “For this position, we wanted someone with competitive spirit, and a strategic mind for ‘picking the right shot’. Cory brings both qualities to the table, and has shown an eagerness to learn about our industry.”

Before joining Orbit, Cory McElyea was a full-time professional golfer. He won the 113th California Golf Association’s Amateur Championship. He toured with the PGA, and competed in the 2013 U.S. Open Golf Championship – the largest golf competition in North America. Mr. McElyea is a graduate of the University of San Francisco.

Orbit Industries, Inc. is a privately held, family-owned electrical manufacturer with over 20 years supplying business-to-business electrical services and solutions through a nationwide network of wholesale distributors. A proud member of the NAED and NECA San Diego Chapter, Orbit Industries strives to be “Your Solutions Based Electrical Manufacturer”. Today Orbit operates a West coast and East coast distribution center, as well as a network of stocking representatives nationwide. 

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