We are shining our light on Competitive Edge for our Distributor Spotlight.
CE was founded in 1993 by its current CEO MaryJo Tomasini. Strategically located in beautiful Southwest Michigan, CE travels domestically and internationally to serve the needs of its clients.
Competitive Edge offers unique, quality promotional products, excellent service and customer-focused marketing.
Several global and regional companies trust CE, including Whirlpool, Valassis, Leco, KitchenAid, Electrolux, GE Commercial Distribution Finance, United Federal Credit Union, Lake Michigan College, Consumers Energy, Brinks Home Security, and other major brand names.
CE is a single source solution provider of apparel, premiums, awards, promotional products, customer gifts, fulfillment, and trade show give-a-ways. Also, the firm offers creative consultations for employee recognition, business gifts, incentive programs, consumer promotions, safety and service awards, product launches, and events. It is a full-service promotional product and premium company specializing in branded merchandise, as well as web-based company E-stores.
Name of Company: Competitive Edge
Location: 5924 Red Arrow Highway, Stevensville, MI
Name & Title: Vicki Welham – Account Manager
What was your first job in the industry? Here at Competitive Edge
How many years have you been in the industry? 20 Years at Competitive Edge
What are the top 3 product categories you sell? Apparel, Bags, Drinkware
What makes your company stand apart from the rest? Competitive Edge stands out because of our superior leadership team & founder Mary Jo Tomasini. We operate with the highest standards of integrity and customer service, and on time deliveries. We do whatever it takes to serve our clients with the best products to promote their Brand with success, due to our knowledge of industry. Competitive Edge has been named Greatest Companies to Work For 2017. Our entire team is committed to offering the best customer experience, and that starts with our staff. The entire CE team is focused on our client’s success. Because we love what we do and where we work, we are able to consistently deliver exceptional customer experiences.
Coolest client you created promo products for: Coolest Client? I cannot pick just one. Every day & every client is a new experience for something creative with items and packaging options.
Favorite ice cream: Coffee Flavor
Which celebrity do people say you look like? I do not look like any celebrity sorry.
Favorite hobby: I love to entertain family & friends when I am not working.
Your favorite smell: Spring
How many countries have you been to? Sorry to say only one…Mexico.
Who is your favorite athlete? I love to see the participants in the Special Olympics they are a tribute to courage and overcoming!