VPI has hired Wes Hoover to serve as as the company's new Southwest regional sales manager. Hoover, who has a background in sales and sales management, now oversees all Southwest Region sales for VPI's Floor Products Division.

Prior to joining VPI, Hoover worked for Big D Distribution in Phoenix as regional sales manager. He gained his broad range of experience from sales and management positions with a variety of Southwestern-area companies. Hoover also has worked closely with the architectural and specification community, as well as major flooring contractors throughout the southwest.

Hoover earned his bachelor of science degree from San Diego State University. He lives in Gilbert, Arizona.