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 Mission

 

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. 

 
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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.

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Maury Ford, Executive Vice President of Sales and Operations

Maury Ford joined Jessup & Associates’ Sales & Marketing Team in 1992 after graduating from The University of Tennessee, Martin with a degree in Business Administration. 

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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.

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terri alley, 
Vice President of Sales Administration

Terri Alley joined Jessup & Associates in 2001 to manage the sales force. After years of outstanding work, she now serves as Vice President of Sales Administration. 

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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. 

 
 

SALES

  • Retail Relationships
  • Market Analysis
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Mobile Tours
  • Reporting
  • Customer Service
  • National Field Sales

 

MARKETING

  • Creative Collateral
  • Tradeshow Management
  • Product Launch
  • Strategic Planning
  • Retailer Expertise
  • Training
  • Sweepstakes
  • Mobile Tours
  • Event Management

Distribution

  • EDI Capabilities
  • Fulfillment
  • Full Personalization Capabilities via our wholly owned subsidiary WTL Distribution
  • Online Ordering
  • Licensing Acquisition
  • Warehousing
  • Logistics