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Stephen Skakum

Stephen Skakum
Trade Sales / Technical Representative

Steve brings over 13 years of specialty coatings and sundries experience. Since joining our organization as a Sales and Technical Representative, Steve has managed our inside sales department, now working with our Retail Trade Distributor business, and has direct responsibility for Professional Wood Flooring customers.

Steve began his career in 2006, where he managed a successful paint and hardware store in Northeast NJ. He joined National Paint Industries in 2014, specializing in our Protective Maintenance Coatings segment. In 2016, National Paint Industries joined the Valentus Specialty Chemicals team, Steve then transitioned his responsibilities and focus to our wood floor coatings.

Steve’s knowledge working with a wide variety of coatings and sundries throughout his career has made him an asset and strong contributor to the Valentus team. Steve works closely with our distribution partners, manufacturer’s sales reps, contractors, and end-users to ensure a quality customer experience, adding greater “value” to the overall customer relationship.