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Hill & Markes, Inc. Welcomes New Vice President of Sales



Hill & Markes, an award winning wholesale distributor, is thrilled to announce the addition of Colin Doherty to Hill & Markes’ management team as Vice President of Sales.

Mr. Doherty was born and raised in the Capital District where he began his life-long career in Sales at RJ Gile and Corporate Express. Through his impressive work ethic, he was promoted to various Sales Management positions and ultimately served in the role of VP of Sales at Corporate Express in the Oregon Market. In his most recent role, Mr. Doherty worked in Sales Management at Staples.

“Colin comes to Hill & Markes from a big corporate structure of Staples and brings a history of success in process improvement, analytic-based decision making, and discipline, while also offering the entrepreneurial qualities required from a regional business such as strategic thinking, agility, and an appetite for prudent risk taking,” said Jason Packer, Chief Executive Officer at Hill & Markes.

In addition to his experience in the industry, Mr. Doherty embodies the temperament, determination, and skill set to develop and execute successful business-to-business strategies that will elevate the company to new heights.

“I am humbled by the opportunity to work for a company with the standing and reputation of Hill and Markes. I am continually impressed by the dedication and genuine passion of both their leadership and their associates and I am greatly looking forward to contributing to a truly progressive and innovative company,” noted Mr. Doherty.

Welcome to the team Mr. Colin Doherty!

Hill & Markes is a 112 year old family-owned wholesale distributor servicing the state of New York and Vermont with industrial janitorial products, food service, packaging, clean foods and office supplies. The Hill & Markes family strongly believes in providing cutting edge solutions for customers and being a good corporate citizen.

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