Mobile, AL

116 Fairhope Ave – Fairhope, AL, 36532
Phone: (251) 533-7125 | Cell Phone: (251) 533-7125

Steve Martin, CPMR – President and CEO

Steve graduated from Valdosta State University in 1997 with a Bachelors of Business Administration degree in Marketing. Shortly after graduation Steve joined Applied Industrial Technologies as an Account Manager in Norcross, GA. After five years with Applied Industrial Technologies, Steve was promoted to General Manager of the Albany, GA and Thomasville, GA locations. In 2007, he was transferred to Mobile, AL to become the General Manager of the Mobile Service Center.

In August of 2010, Steve left Applied Industrial Technologies to become the Vice President of Sales and a new member of the ownership group of Clifford Sales and Marketing. In August of 2015, he became the sole owner. Steve has experience in the steel, pulp and paper, automotive, packaging/bottling, aggregate, agriculture, forest products, and military/defense industries. In 2014, Steve finished the three year Certified Professional Manufacturers Rep certification program at the University of Texas in Austin.

Memphis, TN Warehouse

155 Matthews Drive – Senatobia, MS, 38668
Phone: (662) 562-4949 | Cell Phone: (901) 481-3166 | Fax: (662) 562-6210 

Wayne Collinsworth – Regional Manager

Wayne had spent numerous years in management with independent distributors in North Florida and Southern Alabama before purchasing Clifford Sales with Bob Jones in 1989.  Wayne is in charge of operations for Clifford Sales as well as being the forest products specialist. Wayne is dedicated to continuously improving our operations and growing our sales.



Atlanta, GA

2117 Cherry Tree Lane- Peachtree City, GA  30269
Cell Phone: (901) 481-3163

Bob Jones – Regional Manager

Bob graduated from Auburn University with a degree in Business Administration. He started his career with Graybar Electric and in a short period of time became Industrial Sales and Marketing Manager for the Atlanta Region. He then became Southeast Regional manager for CRC Products of Warminster, PA.

In 1989, he, along with Wayne Collinsworth, purchased Clifford Sales Agency. Bob has specialized in the Poultry (including packaging), Forest Products, and Agricultural Industries. He is well versed in Electrical and Mechanical Products and always looks forward to new challenges.

Atlanta, GA

120 Chastain RD NW Unit 2207 – Kennesaw, GA, 30144
Phone: 404-550-8731 | Cell Phone: 404-550-8731

Ed Rupert- Regional Manager

Ed has over 35 years in the industrial market place. The last 22 years were with Applied Industrial Technologies. Eighteen years were as General Manager in Cartersville Georgia and the last two years as an Account Specialist focused on the aviation markets, OEMs and government accounts. Industries experience includes automotive, wood products, pulp and paper, textile, power generation and food plus other assorted industries. Ed has a BA in Applied Human Behavior and Business Management.


Cordele, GA

421 Lewis Mill Rd. – Vienna, GA 31092
Cell Phone: 229-322-9886

Kael Silcox- Regional Manager

Kael graduated from Georgia Southwestern University with a Bachelors of Business Administration Degree in Management. He started his career over 15 years ago at his family owned Industrial, Commercial, and Retail Hardware store, Wells Hardware and Supply. Kael as spent the last two years building an outside sales program to grow and expand the business. Kael has a vast knowledge in both the Agricultural and Forest Products Industries. In September of 2017 Kael joined the Clifford Sales and Marketing team.


Greenville/Spartanburg, SC

14 Calalla Court – Taylor, SC, 29687
Phone: 864-404-7815 | Cell Phone: 864-404-7815

Taylor Thompson- Regional Manager

Taylor graduated from Anderson University and earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Management degree. Shortly after graduation, Taylor joined SYNNEX Corporation, a Fortune 300 IT Distributor. At SYNNEX, Taylor was the Business Development Manager for Samsung Products in Greenville, SC. After a year, SYNNEX became the top distributor for 2 of the 3 lines Taylor managed and the third line rose to number 2. In October of 2016, Taylor left SYNNEX Corporation to become a Regional Manager for Clifford Sales and Marketing. Taylor has an in-depth knowledge of working with distribution and OEMs to provide a full solution for any client’s needs.

States Covered

Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, Tennessee, Arkansas, Louisiana, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia