Browse Month: May 2018

Feature Friday – Clyde Sory

ClydeName: Clyde Sory
Store: Beaumont
Title: Store Manager

Clyde is one of the newest members of our Beaumont location. You may recognize Clyde, he has 17 years experience working with Southeast Texas farmers selling Firestone ag tires. Serving as the Store Manager, Clyde takes an active role in working with our customers. He enjoys working with everyone at Shoppas and being able to say he represents John Deere. Clyde also likes to spend time with his wife of 33 years and taking his four grandkids (soon to be five) hunting or fishing.

Feature Friday – Robert Vincent Jr.

Headshots_Bios_2018 (21 of 3)Name:   Robert Vincent Jr.
Store:  Bay City
Title:  Sales Consultant

Robert prides himself on being customer focused and providing the right type of equipment for each need. Robert has been with Shoppas for three years but has extensive knowledge of the agriculture business with more than 25 years of experience. Robert has many hobbies like gardening, hunting, and fishing, but his true joy is spending time watching his grandchildren play sports.

Feature Friday

Wesley CatesName:   Wesley Cates
Store:  Victoria
Title:  Store Manager

Wesley Cates has only been with Shoppas for a few months but has been apart of sales, sales management, and store management for over 15 years. As the store manager of our Victoria location, Wesley’s job is to oversee daily operations, problem resolution, customer relations, as well as create and maintain communication throughout all departments. When he is not at work, Wesley enjoys spending time with his wife and three daughters or helping out at his parent’s ranch.

Feature Friday – Donnie Strieder

Headshot of Donnie Strieder, small ag salesman for Shoppas John Deere.

Name: Donnie Strieder
Store: East Bernard
Title: Small Ag Sales Representative
Donnie Strieder has been the small ag salesman with Shoppas for six years. He is a graduate of Texas A&M University (he would throw a whoop in right here). Before coming to work for Shoppas, Donnie worked in equipment sales for over 30 years with Washington County Tractor, Virnau Tractor, and Sealy Tractor. Donnie says he enjoys his job because he gets to interact with customers. Part of that responsibility is knowing that they can call him at any time. In his spare time, Donnie also farms hay, raises cattle, and horses, in Sealy.