Meet Our Team
Synergy Sales

Meet Our Team

Jay Hollabaugh
Jay Hollabaugh
President
Jay’s career in the plumbing industry spans 25 years, first as a salesman, followed by Vice President/Principal at Hollabaugh Brothers & Associates. Jay is a certified professional manufacturer’s representative through AIM/R. His reputation in the Pacific Northwest for relationship building and being a conduit between the end user and the factory is second to none.
Brenda Cashdollar
Brenda Cashdollar
Vice President
Brenda entered the plumbing industry after graduating from George Fox College with a Bachelor’s degree in psychology. Beginning in inside sales, Brenda then moved to Office Manager, followed by Commercial Quotations Manager with a manufacturer’s representative. Her vision on how to run a commercial team is among the best in the region.
Dan Johnson
Dan Johnson
Sales Manager
Dan brings over 20 years’ experience, including positions as showroom segment leader and sales manager. His knowledge and expertise has him great gained respect. Dan is also involved with builders and plumbing contractors in the Puget Sound area and has established good relationships with key contractors in our market.
Mary Hollabaugh
Mary Hollabaugh
Treasurer/Comptroller
Mary is the former Secretary Treasurer for Hollabaugh Brothers, as well as the corporate comptroller and personnel director. Mary was also the financial advisor, working as the liaison between the employees and the investment firm, establishing an employee 401K program above the industry standard. Mary brings years of experience and financial insight.
Andy Kaltenbach
Andy Kaltenbach
Sales Washington
Andy has worked in the plumbing industry for more than 20 years and is CPMR certified as a professional manufacturer’s representative through AIM/R. His responsibilities focus on outside sales where he creates unmatched relationships and a loyal following with a high level of service and accountability.
Steve Sharratt
Steve Sharratt
Sales Washington
A 16-year industry veteran, Steve is active with key engineers in the Puget Sound market as our lead specification writer for the architect and design community. He specializes in multi-family urban high rise projects. He also played an integral role in establishing the American Society of Professional Engineers (ASPE) Chapter in Washington State.
Paul Hubbard
Paul Hubbard
Sales Oregon/ SW Washington
Paul has worked in the plumbing industry for more almost 30 years and has earned the reputation as the best builder specialist in the Oregon market. A former regional manager with MAAX and Holcam Door, Paul enjoys close working relationships with large contractors throughout Southwest Washington, Portland and Central Oregon. He holds a B.S. degree in Finance from Radford University in Virginia.
Russell Erickson
Russell Erickson
Sales Oregon/ Tri-Cities
Russell has 17 years experience as a sales rep in the plumbing industry. He started with Delta Faucet in retail sales and moved into the wholesale industry 3 years later. Russell calls on designers, key contractors and engineers in Metro Portland & the Tri-Cities region. He holds a B.S. degree from George Fox College and attended Portland State University graduate school in elementary education.
Doug Sewell
Doug Sewell
Sales Spokane/ N. Idaho
Doug is a second generation plumber beginning as a high school student. He spent 27 years in the field as a plumber, pipefitter and project foreman before spending 13 years as a project manager and estimator. His experience includes installation and design of residential and commercial plumbing and hydronic heating projects, as well as budgeting, estimating, and managing projects and manpower.
Andrew Vulgan
Andrew Vulgan
Will Call Territory Specialist – Oregon
Andrew was recruited by Synergy Sales based on his experience with Milwaukee Tool, working on the retail side of the business for over three years. Not only does Andrew have the product experience needed to help drive business, but his work ethic and good spirited nature are second to none. Andrew's focus brands are Milwaukee, Delta and Oatey.
Grady Justesen
Grady Justesen
Will Call Territory Specialist – Eastern Washington
Grady’s experience in sales comes from the safety industry. His experience in client relationships and product training have provided a smooth transition the plumbing industry. Grady has a passion to learn and excel in all his endeavors. Grady’s position with Synergy Sales is handling all will call counter duties for Eastern Washington. Grady’s focus brands are Milwaukee, Delta and Oatey.
Dean Hirayama
Dean Hirayama
Will Call Territory Specialist – Western Washington
Dean started his professional career in the flooring industry before moving on to Masco as a district representative. Dean's time as Masco Services provided knowledge of both Delta and Peerless for over 10 years. Dean is now in outside sales, handling all will call counter duties for Western Washington. Dean’s focus brands are Milwaukee, Delta and Oatey.
Megan McDevitt
Megan McDevitt
Hospitality Specialist/ Inside Sales
Megan brings an element of sophistication to our team with a degree in Interior Design from Oregon State University. Most recently, Megan managed the plumbing showroom for Montana Tile & Stone. Highly recommended for her customer service, Megan brings both management skills and social media expertise to Synergy Sales NW.
Chris Swenson
Chris Swenson
Inside Sales
Chris joined the Synergy team a year ago with experience as a manufacturer's rep outside of the plumbing industry, and has many years of customer service and account support experience. Chris' ability to assess the customer's need and find a solution will earn customer support very quickly. Chris works out of our Vancouver office and brings joy to those around her.
Arley Ross
Arley Ross
Commercial Quotations/ Inside Sales
An interior designer by trade, Arley has experience in designing projects from high-end residential to hospitality. From sales of residential condos to boutique hotel design, Arley has a unique perspective on our industry. Her project management experience is a key contributor to Synergy Sales NW’s commercial initiatives.
Heather Palmer
Heather Palmer
Commercial Quotations/ Inside Sales
Heather joins the Synergy team, adding 14 years of experience in the plumbing industry. The past 10 years Heather has perfected her skills in the commercial sector, most recently project managing. Heather's follow through and friendly personality has allowed her to develop deep relationships in the industry and is a "go to" person for the mechanical contractor.