About Elbeco

Proudly Outfitting Those Who Serve the Public Since 1907

Elbeco is a family-owned, USA-based business that designs, manufactures and distributes performance uniforms for law enforcement, fire, EMS, transportation and postal professionals throughout North America and Europe.

For over a century, we’ve outfitted those who serve the public. Established in 1907 by the Lurio family, for four generations Elbeco has been driven to make exceptional products through a commitment to ongoing innovation, exceptional quality and outstanding customer service.

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Today, we supply more than 2 million uniforms to over 17,000 federal, state and local government agencies and private companies. We know a uniform is more than just clothing, and create thoughtfully designed products that enhance performance, comfort and safety.

We have a passion for quality, a commitment to timely delivery and a devotion to outstanding customer service. Our mission is to:

  • Provide products that exceed the expectations and enhance the performance and experience of public safety professionals
  • Ensure any factory making Elbeco products abides by the standards and guidelines outlined in our Workplace Code of Conduct policy, which promotes decent and humane conditions by defining acceptable working conditions

 

Meet the Elbeco Executive Team

David Lurio

David Lurio
President

David Lurio
David Lurio | President

David is the President and co-owner of Elbeco. He started with Elbeco in 1985, after trying a variety of jobs outside of the industry. Elbeco, previously known as Wide Awake Shirt Company, was founded by his great-grandfather in 1907.

David started with the company as an outside sales rep, later assuming the roles of National Sales Manager, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, and in 2001, President. While he is responsible for the entire company and its performance, he is now concentrating his day-to-day focus on business and product development, two areas that he is passionate about.

Ann Conway

Ann Conway
VP of Human Resources

Ann Conway
Ann Conway | VP of Human Resources

Ann has been with Elbeco since July 1999.  As the Vice President of Human Resources, she provides overall HR leadership to the company and its employees.

Ann states that “Elbeco has dedicated, hard-working employees who genuinely care about the company. I have grown so much in my position over the years and I continue to be challenged and learn daily. Elbeco’s employees have a great work ethic, and we could not accomplish our tasks without each other’s support and teamwork.”

Scott Charnoff

Scott Charnoff
Chief Financial Officer

Scott Charnoff
Scott Charnoff | Chief Financial Officer

Scott is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO). He is responsible for the company’s financial planning, risk and budget management, cash flow, debt financing and IT functions, and for ensuring company accounting procedures and reporting compliance. 

With a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Penn State University and an MBA in International Business from St. Joseph’s University, Scott has worked for manufacturing companies his entire career, succeeding in all roles within the accounting/finance functions. He spent 26 years with KB Alloys/AMG Aluminum, culminating as the Vice President of Finance. Most recently, he has been Controller for Photonis USA in Lancaster and Yuasa Battery in Laureldale, Pennsylvania.

TJ Virk

TJ Virk
VP of Sourcing & Product
Development

TJ Virk
TJ Virk | VP of Sourcing & Product Development

TJ is the Vice President of Sourcing and Product Development. He is proficient in the principal applications of sourcing, supply chain management, product development and manufacturing of domestic and global apparel and uniforms. TJ is primarily responsible for managing manufacturing and product development operations.

David Burnette

David Burnette
VP of Sales and Marketing

David Burnette
David Burnette | VP of Sales and Marketing

David has been with Elbeco since September of 2017. As Vice President of Sales and Marketing, David is responsible for the development and management of sales and marketing strategies, and for guiding all sales and sales support activities for Elbeco to achieve corporate sales, market share and profit goals.

David is an executive leader with more than 25 years of experience in sales, sales management and strategic planning. As the Vice President of Business Development and former National Sales Manager at ImageFIRST Healthcare Laundry Specialists, Inc., he was a strategic member of the executive team that developed and implemented strategies and programs that resulted in building a profitable national business. His experience also includes knowledge in building sales teams and franchise networks, and providing leadership, coaching support and guidance.

Meet the Elbeco Sales Team

Bob Dragicevich

Bob Dragicevich
Director of Sales

Bob Dragicevich
Bob Dragicevich | Director of Sales

Bob has many years of experience in sales roles at Elbeco, all culminating into the Director of Sales position. Bob also has years of experience in the retail aspect of the business. In addition, he spent nearly 20 years in law enforcement with both the U.S. Army Military Police and the Illinois State Police. Bob is passionate about the industry and being able to serve the needs of public safety professionals across the country.

Rob Correia

Rob Correia
Business Development
Manager

Rob Correia
Rob Correia | Business Development Manager

Rob Correia formerly managed the New England territory and now serves Elbeco as the Business Development Manager. Rob was born and raised in New Bedford, Massachusetts, where he currently resides with his wife and daughter. 

Rob comes to Elbeco with sales experience that started in the early 90s, initiating in retail and progressively moving into a variety of industries. He has been a manufacturer’s representative in the pet industry, wearing various hats that included director and management-level titles for the companies he has represented and consulted. Rob has a passion for sales and enjoys building relationships.

Todd Armstrong

Todd Armstrong
Territory Business
Manager - NYC,
Long Island, NJ

Todd Armstrong
Todd Armstrong | Territory Business Manager
NYC, Long Island, NJ

Todd was born in New Jersey but currently resides in Philadelphia. He brings to Elbeco over 14 years’ experience in the uniform industry. Todd has a charming, upbeat personality, and it’s evident in the way he discusses his work that the relationships he’s made with end users and dealers are truly special to him. Todd was also the mayor of Glassboro, New Jersey from 1995 to 1998 and served as a councilman from 1992 to 1994. From 1980 to 2007, Todd served as President and Chief for the Glassboro Fire Department.

John-Brownlee

John Brownlee
Territory Business
Manager - PA, NY

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John Brownlee | Territory Business Manager
PA, NY

John is originally from Asheville, North Carolina, but he currently resides in Philadelphia. John brings 17 years of experience in a sales environment. He comes to Elbeco with a background in uniforms, apparel, firearms and equipment sales. He most recently worked for Atlantic Tactical in Philadelphia as their store manager, with prior years spent with Galls/Quartermaster in a similar position.

Neomi Carlson

Neomi Carlson
Territory Business
Manager - 
Southern CA, NV

Neomi Carlson
Neomi Carlson | Territory Business Manager
Southern CA, NV

Neomi Carlson covers our Southern California and Nevada regions. Neomi has many years of experience, being in the uniform industry since she was a child. In her career, she has had the privilege to work first for a family business and then a Quartermaster since 2005. Above all, Neomi enjoys working with people, so the retail business has always been a great fit. 

During her experience, Neomi held a position as a store supervisor, where she says, “…this is where I learned the most about the industry and the Elbeco line.” She also goes on to say, “Having worked extensively with police, fire, EMS and security for many years, I have a vast knowledge of all the product lines and what they have to offer. I’m excited to continue the tradition of building the Elbeco brand.”

Mark Downing

Mark Downing
Territory Business
Manager - TX, OK, LA

Mark Downing
Mark Downing | Territory Business Manager
TX, OK, LA

Mark is originally from Garland, Texas, but he currently resides in Prosper, Texas with his wife and two sons. Mark brings to Elbeco experience in business development, account management and general management.

Mark has managed retail operations in stores selling custom dress uniforms, stock uniforms, tactical gear and body armor. His previous sales experience is in the uniform industry as well, managing accounts of public safety professionals throughout Texas. Mark has a passion for building relationships with customers and providing outstanding customer service.

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Josh Evans
Territory Business
Manager - CT, MA, ME,
NH, RI, VT

Josh-Evans
Josh Evans | Territory Business Manager
CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT

Josh Evans was born and raised in Panama City, Panama, but he currently resides in Manchester, New Hampshire. Josh brings to Elbeco over six years of experience as a regional account executive for public safety uniforms. Josh is excited to continue working in the public safety field and is very proud to serve those who serve and protect us.

Ray Evans

Ray Evans
Territory Business
Manager - AL, FL, GA

Ray Evans
Ray Evans | Territory Business Manager
AL, FL, GA

Ray resides in Coral Springs, Florida. He brings to Elbeco 10 years’ experience in uniform sales and has evolved as a salesman during his tenure at Elbeco. He enjoys working with the agencies/end users and distribution partners, and is often sought out for his product knowledge.

Ray is originally from northern Louisiana, which is easily discerned by most people the minute he speaks. His Cajun accent is both humorous and endearing, as he peppers his conversations with colloquialisms and sayings that make him hard to forget. 

Greg Josephs

Greg Josephs
Territory Business
Manager - MN, ND, WI, IL

Greg Josephs
Greg Josephs | Territory Business Manager
MN, ND, WI, IL

Greg currently resides in Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota. He brings to Elbeco 10 years’ experience in outside sales. Greg covers the upper Midwest states and still enjoys the working relationships he has formed with his dealers and the agencies he has been servicing all of these years. 

David Rosenblum

David Rosenblum
Territory Business
Manager - DC, MD, DE, VA,
NC, SC

David Rosenblum
David Rosenblum | Territory Business Manager
DC, MD, DE, VA, NC, SC

David currently resides in Silver Spring, Maryland. He has over 40 years’ experience serving the uniform business. David covers the Mid-Atlantic states and still enjoys the working relationships he has formed with his dealers and the agencies he has been servicing all of these years

Alan Sprunk

Alan Sprunk
Territory Business
Manager - MI, IN, OH, KY

Alan Sprunk
Alan Sprunk | Territory Business Manager
MI, IN, OH, KY

Alan currently resides in Holland, Ohio. He started with Elbeco in 1982 and has over 35 years of experience in the uniform industry. Alan cherishes the friendships and relationships he has been able to develop over the years within his territory and with fellow sales reps. Alan also attends many local and national trade shows, and his experience has proved valuable with the education and training he provides vendors and agencies on Elbeco products.

Jim Weber

Jim Weber
Territory Business
Manager - NE, IA, KS, MO,
AR, MS, TN

Jim Weber
Jim Weber | Territory Business Manager
NE, IA, KS, MO, AR, MS, TN

Jim was born and raised in Southern California. He has recently moved his family to St. Louis, where he lives with his wife, son and daughter. Jim brings to Elbeco experience being a police officer for approximately 20 years. Additionally, Jim assumed a Quartermaster role, dealing directly with industry sales representatives and the various contracts and bids. Jim values his family time.

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David Thornton
Sales Representative -
NC, SC, GA

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David Thornton | Sales Representative
NC, SC, GA

David currently resides in North Carolina with his wife and two sons. David brings to Elbeco over 27 years of experience in sales, with various roles in linen and uniform rentals, apparel and paper goods, automobile, embroidery and print equipment. David also brings a passion for serving customers and providing top-notch service.

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Chris Clos
Sales Representative 
North IL, North IN, South MI, North OH

 

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Chris Clos | Sales Representative
North IL, North IN, South MI, North OH

Chris is currently resides in Macomb Township, MI. he has over 17 years’ experience in sales roles across many different industries including automotive parts sales, banking and public safety. Most of his experience centers on products and solving customer pain points. Chris is excited to use his sales and product knowledge he has learned over the years to work with public safety professionals.

Heather Fry

Heather Fry
Sales Support Manager

Heather Fry
Heather Fry | Sales Support Manager

Heather has had a long tenure being the heart and soul of the sales department from our corporate office. Prior to Elbeco, she didn’t have any experience with uniforms, and she got her start within the accounting department “before joining the BEST sales team EVER.”