What We Do
We achieve sustainable and ethical long-term results for any brand that connects with us. We treat every brand we work with as if it is our own. We help turn good retailers into great merchants.
Our commitment as a marketing distribution and sales organization is to deliver exceptional results using technology, creativity, sales and customer service. All of our services are based upon one key ingredient: relationships. Jessup & Associates is dealer, distributor and consumer-centric.
Who We Are
Based on his father’s strong business foundations in 1977, Ed Jessup crafted Jessup & Associates into a successful marketing and sales company representing brands and thousands of retail accounts across the United States. Our talented team is dedicated to building brand relationships.
ED JESSUP, president
Ed Jessup has dedicated more than 40 years to sharing his sales talents in the field. He followed in his father’s footsteps working with W.R. Case & Sons Cutlery Co. and also founded Jessup & Associates in 1977.
Maury Ford, Executive Vice President of Sales and Operations
Amy Smith, Chief Operating Officer of Administration
Amy joined Jessup & Associates’ Sales and Marketing Team. She has held many positions within the company during her tenure, including her recent appointment as Chief Operating Officer of Administration.
Vice President of Sales Administration
how we do it
We have the ability to handle every aspect of your brand and product the moment it leaves the assembly line. We customize services based on your business needs while building lasting relationships as your brand's representative.
- Retail Relationships
- Market Analysis
- Contract Negotiation
- Mobile Tours
- Customer Service
- National Field Sales
- Creative Collateral
- Tradeshow Management
- Product Launch
- Strategic Planning
- Retailer Expertise
- Mobile Tours
- Event Management