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Born in 1933, Jim graduated from Florence State Teacher's College (now the University of North Alabama). After serving in the Army from 1955 to 1957, Jim spent three years as a bank examiner for the State of Alabama. He joined the company in 1960 as finance manager and served as Secretary and Treasurer from 1970 to March, 2002. His two sons, Preston and Tom, work in the business. He is married to Gail and they have four children and eight grandchildren. He is a member of Grant Street Church of Christ.

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Born in 1957, Pat graduated from Auburn University. He joined the company in 1986 as credit & office manager after working for Merrill Lynch and AmSouth Bank in Birmingham. His father is James R. Fite, Sr., who joined the company in 1941 and retired in March, 2002. Pat's brother, Dan, also works for the company. Pat is married to Jane and they have two sons. They are members of First Bible Church.

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Born in 1965, Dan graduated from Auburn University. He joined the company right out of college as a salesman and job estimator. Dan is now the company's sales manager and chief estimator, providing customers with accurate "takeoffs" from their blueprints. His father is James R. Fite, Sr., who joined the company in 1941 and retired in March, 2002. Dan's brother Pat also works for the company. Dan is married to Kim and they have four children, two of each. They attend First Bible Church.

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Born in 1964, Preston graduated from Auburn University. He turned down many lucrative offers to join the company upon graduation in 1986. Preston manages the contractor sales & dispatch counter and is in charge of overall yard operations including warehousing and inventory management. His father is James E. Hurst (see above). He is married to Leigh Ann and they have two children, a boy and a girl. They are members of Central United Methodist Church.

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Born in 1967, Tom also graduated from THE University (Auburn University). He, too, started with the company immediately following graduation in 1990. Tom is primarily involved in outside sales, but has gained much experience in real estate development by helping his father, James E. Hurst (see above) with both personal and company owned developments. Tom is married to Bonnie and they have three children. They are members of Central United Methodist Church.

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Birth date unavailable. Susan is another Auburn graduate. She finished "a long time ago" and worked for Xerox Corp. before joining Gobble-Fite "a long time ago". Susan manages our Homecenter. Her father is Jack P. Fite, who joined the company in 1939 and retired in March, 2002. She has one son, Jack Fite Lovelace and two grandchildren. Susan is a member of First Baptist of Decatur.

Other Key Personnel

Paul J. "Pete" Fite, Appliance & Homecenter Sales
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Sammy Stone, Martin Senour Paint Sales Representative
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Chris Dunnivant, Construction Sales
Russ Austin, Cabinet Sales

Administrative Staff

Nancy Mathis, Payroll and Accounts Receivable Clerk
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Daphne Tabis, Head Bookkeeper
Linsay Thrasher, Receptionist