Scott Thornton Joins Geerpres® as Vice President of Global Strategic Sales

Business News |Feb 5, 2018|2 min read

Muskegon, MI, February 5, 2018: Geerpres® is proud to introduce Scott Thornton as the Vice President of Global Strategic Sales. In this role, Thornton will focus on company growth and product innovation in key industries such as healthcare, building service contractors (BSC), and more. He will also lead efforts for direct, OEM, key accounts, distribution relationships, and customer contractual relationships through all channels and product lines.


As a Muskegon-based innovator of cleaning products and supplies, Geerpres® provides a comprehensive approach to solutions for the healthcare and cleaning industry. “Scott’s experience in both sales relationships and the healthcare industry positions him perfectly to lead our sales efforts,” says Geerpres® president, Scott Ribbe.


About Scott Thornton: Scott comes to Geerpres® from Karcher, a larger floor equipment manufacturer, where he developed and led a regional sales team with proven successes in developing key accounts. Previous to Karcher, Scott worked for Golden Star, managing their central region of 12 states and working with their healthcare/distribution customer base.


Scott was raised and currently lives in Magnolia, Texas, just northwest of Houston, with his wife and twin daughters. Outside of work, Scott enjoys the outdoors, golf and competition BBQ with his team, Texas Cookers. He has been competing in BBQ cook-offs for over 20 years, even winning multiple Grand Champion awards.


About Geerpres®: Geerpres® has been in business for 81 years. Their stainless steel wringers, seamless buckets, and EVS carts have been the industry standard in healthcare facilities including hospitals, cleanroom, food service, education and more. The stainless steel cleaning products offer superior antimicrobial properties required in the healthcare environment.


Geerpres® has expanded to include patented, self-dispensing microfiber applicators, single-use mops, and wipes that virtually eliminate cross-contamination concerns. The Advantex® G8 Microfiber Applicator System and the Advantex® Mop Frame are currently available. Geerpres® also offers a custom cart program that can be tailored to specific needs and facilities. For the complete product lineup, visit the website at