Universal Companies Promotes Teddy Lester to Vice President of Sales, Brand Management, and School Partnerships

Leading spa industry supplier Universal Companies recently named Teddy Lester Vice President of Sales, Brand Management, and School Partnerships.

Prior to accepting his new position, Teddy served as Universal Companies’ Director of Sales and Education. He joined the company in 2006 as an outside sales representative for the School Partnership Program. Before that, Teddy worked for six years as a pharmaceutical sales specialist and trainer.

Teddy understands the importance of building long lasting relationships with clients and is dedicated to helping Universal Companies’ sales team provide excellent sales and customer service. He is also committed to working with the company’s school partners to develop incomparable training programs for future spa professionals.

“Building strong relationships and forging long-lasting partnerships are most essential to my philosophy for working with clients,” Teddy says. “I look forward to helping our customers successfully integrate our brands into their spa offerings. We have a wonderful selection of well-known product lines, as well as new and exclusive brands they can’t find anywhere else. I am also excited about helping clients achieve their visions for training exceptional spa professionals through our School Partnership Program.”

Teddy graduated from Emory and Henry College in Virginia with a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies and a Bachelor of Arts in Geography.