Direct South, Inc, a restaurant equipment supply company based in Macon, Ga., has named Steve Austin as project manager for the Chattanooga area. Direct South has additional locations in Warner Robbins and Gainesville, Ga.
Mr. Austin, a veteran restaurant equipment sales specialist, had previously worked for American Foodservice Equipment Company, Inc and Lillie McCall. He has been in the business 30 years, based in Chattanooga, with a nationwide customer base.
Nick Adams, president of Direct South said, "I am honored and excited to have such a talented, experienced, and well respected member of the food service industry join the Direct South family. We are also excited to be venturing into such a great area and wonderful community as Chattanooga. We see so many opportunities to grow and develop business while serving the needs of the various foodservice establishments and look forward to utilizing Steve’s expertise. "
Mr. Austin will continue to serve customers in the retail, commercial, industrial, government and institutional arenas.