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AMES Taping Tools Announces New VP, National Accounts

July 10, 2014 (Stone Mountain, GA) — AMES Taping Tools, the nation’s leading drywall taping & finishing retail operation, appoints Catherine Celeste to a new Vice President of National Accounts position within the company.

Catherine Celeste VP, National Accounts

Catherine Celeste
VP, National Accounts

“We’re excited to move Catherine into this new role,” says Jim Mathers, VP of Sales with AMES Taping Tools.  “Her industry experience combined with her great experience with our West coast customers made her the prime candidate for this new role.”In her new role as VP, National Accounts, Ms. Celeste will focus on developing customer growth plans for our current National Account customers, as well as identifying future National Account candidates for the organization. Through these efforts, AMES strives to grow stronger relationships and a more consistent approach to their customers who have operations across the United States.

Catherine – previously AMES’ Regional Vice President on the Western coast – has a great deal of experience dealing with larger customers and creating plans that maximize the customer/vendor relationship. In her three plus years with AMES, Catherine has proven to be a customer advocate of growth and satisfaction that has led to a very loyal customer base.

“This is an exciting new role that AMES has developed,” says Catherine Celeste. “While we’ve always focused on how to better serve the customer, this position will give us a better opportunity to focus on customers with multiple locations providing deeper levels of service to their various office locations.”

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About AMES Taping Tools

Headquartered in Stone Mountain, Georgia, AMES Taping Tools is the industry’s leading provider of drywall finishing tools, supplies and training. AMES invented the automatic taping and finishing tool technology in 1939 and improved it with the introduction of the Bazooka in the 1950’s.  This technology dramatically improves the speed, quality and efficiency of the professional finisher.  AMES supplies, supports and services residential and commercial interior finishing applications through a network of company-owned and franchise operations in over 180 locations across the U.S. and Canada. For more information, visit or call 800-241-2771.

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