Employee Spotlight: Chris Kane

Chris Kane officially joined the Alpine team as Director of Sales, West Coast, on July 5th after visiting the Alpine headquarters in Boston.  Chris’ professional background Chris brings over a decade of experience in bearing sales and a deep understanding of the market to his new position. Excited to join the Alpine team, Chris looks […]

JC Calvagna: Unexpected Career Is a Perfect Fit

James Calvagna, JC to just about everyone, started at Alpine in 1999. His first bearing-related position was in the shipping department of a competitor. He took the job in 1996 after returning from what started as a trip to Europe. It became more than a trip when JC decided to stay and work in Belgium […]

Employee Spotlight: William Pool

William Pool in his Anaheim office William Pool, a thirteen-year veteran of Alpine Bearing, works in the Anaheim office as Quality Manager and Sales Engineer. You may have thought we had just the Boston location, but we also have a West Coast office. Originally hired as a sales engineer, William stepped up to learn about […]

Sales Engineer, Lenny Brookes: Creative Problem-Solver

In 2004, Lenny Brookes saw a note on the Boston University job board for part-time work in a bearing warehouse. At the time, he figured it was a short-term situation, something to help him pay his way through school. Now, sixteen years later, Lenny is one of the most knowledgeable sales engineers at Alpine Bearing. […]

Employee Spotlight: Gabrielle Pritchett Is Keeping It in the Family

When Gabrielle graduated from Elizabethtown College with a degree in business, she never thought she’d launch a career in the ball bearing industry. Now, more than twenty years later, Gabrielle thinks she might just stick around. Alpine’s newest sales engineer won’t be commuting in to Alpine’s Boston office though. She’ll be working from her Mechanicsburg, […]

Derek Anderson: 20 Years with Alpine Bearing and Still Going Strong

This employee spotlight deals, not with a new Alpine Bearing team member, but one of the oldest. October of 2018 will mark Derek Anderson’s 20th anniversary at Alpine Bearing. Twenty years ago, Derek answered an ad in the Boston Globe and interviewed with Alpine’s founder, Robert Levin. His son and Alpine’s president, Jim Levin, hired […]

Colin Griffin, the Newest Sales Engineer at Alpine Bearing

Colin Griffin, the newest sales engineer at Boston’s Alpine Bearing, is a long way from his first home in California, but he’s happy to be here. A tall, friendly guy, Colin has a genial smile and talks easily. It’s not hard to see that he’d fit in wonderfully in this close-knit company. Colin lives in […]

Dave Coffer, Alpine Bearing’s Man on the (West) Coast

Dave Coffer lives over three-thousand miles from Alpine Bearing‘s headquarters in Boston. He has either the world’s worst commute or the best. Dave maintains it’s the best. After 23 years in the bearing business, he’s in an ideal situation. He works as a sales engineer for Alpine Bearing, from his home in Covington, Washington. We […]