Mr. Landin brings thirty years of sales, marketing and purchasing experience to Murphy Business Financial as well as seven years representing an International Business Sales, Mergers & Acquisitions Company. Past experience includes Chief Operating Officer of the J. Stomel Company, a $500 million multi-division distribution company, Vice President of Purchasing at McLane Company, a $2.5 billion multi-division distribution company, and General Manager of Allied Merchandising Industry, a subsidiary of Core-Mark International.
Joe has served two terms on the Board of Directors of the General Merchandise Distributors Council. He also served on the National Housewares Manufacturers Advisory Board and the Board of Directors of the Non-Food Merchandising Association.
In addition to senior management responsibilities and bottom-line improvement of all companies associated with, Joe initiated and completed acquisitions of several companies in the same industry.
After a rewarding career in distribution, Joe took his hobby of classic car restoration to new heights through the purchase of a MAACO Collision and Auto Painting Franchise. Starting from zero, in a relatively short seven years, Joe sold the business with sales of $1.2 million and over 11,000 vehicles painted and repaired, winning MAACO’s Top Performer Award. Joe sold his MAACO franchise in 2005 at which time it was the highest priced MAACO resale in MAACO’s history.
Joe attended Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J., and the Armour Dial Management Institute, Phoenix, AZ.