LOS ANGELES - As part of a strategic plan to expand and diversify its business, materials distribution company Dorsett & Jackson has added new employees. The company has hired Jay Fitzpatrick as Market Manager. With over 30 years of sales and marketing experience Fitzpatrick’s primary responsibility will be to develop new markets. Fitzpatrick has extensive background in specialty materials.

In addition, Peter Thiessen, a recent graduate of Channel Islands California State University, has joined Dorsett & Jackson’s sales staff as a technical sales representative trainee.