Tina Payne Hunt Joins Beck/Arnley as Director of Marketing

first_imgDeMoulpied comes to LSI from the Private Client Services practice of Ernst & Young where he managed strategy & operations improvement engagements for privately held client businesses. Some of his prior roles include VP of strategic development, director of strategic initiatives, and Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt at OptumHealth, UnitedHealth Group’s health services business, as well as Lean Six Sigma Black Belt at General Electric, where he applied operations improvement principles to customer service, supply chain and product development. A successful entrepreneur, deMoulpied is also the founder of PrestoFresh, a Cleveland-based e-commerce food/grocery business.  SMYRNA, Tenn. – Tina Payne Hunt has joined Beck/Arnley as its director of marketing. In this position, Hunt will oversee all marketing activities for the company, including strategy, brand development, advertising, public relations, promotional programs and website management, and will play a key role in sales force communications and customer relations. Hunt will report to Max Dull, vice president and general manager of Beck/Arnley.AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement Hunt is an experienced marketing professional who has spent more than 10 years in corporate marketing management for Fortune 500, start-up and mid-size companies in various industries, including technology, data services, retail and consumer package goods. She specializes in strategic planning, segmentation, new product launches, customer programs and brand differentiation. Prior to Beck/Arnley, Hunt served as the channel marketing manager for Hickory Hardware Inc.; a home hardware design source for the retail and OEM market. In 2004-2005, Hunt directed business development and marketing for Provisio Inc., a start-up company that offered Internet-based services to speed clinical trial enrollment. From 1999-2004, she was the strategic market manager for a life sciences business of Reed Elsevier. Hunt has also served in various marketing positions with Newell/Berol Corp. and Fruit of the Loom Inc. In addition, Hunt has experience as a marketing consultant to nonprofits and startup companies in the Nashville, Tenn., area. Hunt holds master of business administration from Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn., and a bachelor of business administration in marketing from the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Ky.,Lubrication Specialties Inc. (LSI), manufacturer of Hot Shot’s Secret brand of performance additives and oils, recently announced the expansion of senior leadership. Steve deMoulpied joins LSI as the company’s chief operating officer (COO). AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement With more than 20 years of experience across multiple industries and functional areas, deMoulpied has particular expertise in organizations with complex technical products. Combined, his prior positions have required a spectrum of skills in corporate strategy, operations improvement, product quality, and revenue cycle management. He has an impressive history of utilizing data driven problem solving (Lean Six Sigma) and project management (PMP and CSM) to achieve strategic goals surrounding customer satisfaction, operational efficiency and improved profit.  LSI President Brett Tennar says, “Steve’s success in developing operational strategies that improves the bottom line, builds teamwork, reduces waste and ensures quality product development and distribution checks many of the boxes of what we were looking for in a COO. This, coupled with his career in the Air Force working with highly technical systems and his in-depth understanding of Lean Six Sigma and Business Process Management sealed our offer. As our tagline states, our products are Powered by Science. This data driven approach is one reason why our company has grown exponentially as we employ the most advanced technology to product development. I am confident that Steve is the right person to drive operational strategy for our diverse and growing brands.” Advertisement DeMoulpied has a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Management from the United States Air Force Academy and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Dayton in Marketing and International Business. He served six years with the USAF overseeing the development of technology used on fighter aircraft and the E-3 Surveillance aircraft, finishing his career honorably as Captain.last_img