WAUSAU, WI – Linetec has promoted Jake Kriewald from Inside Sales Lead to Outside Sales Manager for Michigan, Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky. He reports directly to Linetec's Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Jeff A. Fochs Jr., who previously managed the territory.

Linetec is an independent architectural metals finishing company that provides a solution for high-performance architectural coatings, anodize and specialty finishes, and thermal improvement services, stretch forming, and repair and restoration services.

In addition to Kriewald, Linetec's other outside sales managers include Wendy Taylor for the Northwest, Tony Pupp for the North Central, Phil Bauer for the South and Scott Spaid for the East Coast.

For the past five years, Kriewald worked as part of the inside sales team managing some of Linetec's largest accounts. He previously worked in other sales and customer service roles, including at Fastenal, the largest fastener distributor in North America.