Close Up: Matt Sprague
Just ask Matt Sprague, president of supplier Logo Mats, Inc. (UPIC: MATLOGO9).
After earning a degree in consumer economics from the University of Georgia, Sprague spent several years learning how to keep customers coming back as a front desk manager for Hilton Garden Inn and then as assistant manager for Hampton Inn.
His years in the hospitality industry proved to be exceptional training ground when he joined Logo Mats six years ago as a regional sales manager covering 14 states and managing 14 sales reps.
â€œI spent time in all of our production areas learning how each of our products is made,â€ Sprague says of the family-owned company that manufactures several lines of imprinted floor mats for indoor and outdoor use.
When heâ€™s not running the LaGrange, Georgia-based company, Sprague
is a passionate sports fan who has a favorite team for every season: the University of Georgia Bulldogs
(football), the University of Kansas Jayhawks
grew up in Leawood, Kansas) and the Chicago Cubs (baseball).
wife, Mary Elizabeth, have a young son, Benjamin, and are expecting their second child in July.
"That is awesome Matt!