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RES Accessories Appoints Marty Smith as Chief Operations Officer

RES AccessoriesRES Accessories, the rent-to-own industries leading supplier of appliance, electronics and furniture parts and accessories, recently announced the appointment of Marty Smith to fill the newly created role of chief operations officer. Smith joins RES with over 25 years of experience in the rent to own industry. Most recently he served as principal and managing partner of St Louis based Imagery Marketing Group. “My 20 years at Imagery have been a wonderful ride.  I couldn’t have asked for better business partners than Larry and Sharon Carrico.  The knowledge I obtained related to the rent to own industry, I certainly owe to them.”  Smith also serves as a member of the vendor advisory board of APRO.
Marty and Christi Smith
Marty and Christi Smith
He will oversee all aspects of operations and marketing as well as help lead the company’s strategic initiatives. He will report to RES president Michael Gerwe Jr. “RES’s business is evolving rapidly, especially with new product lines coming into play.  These are exciting time at RES with Marty coming on board,” said Gerwe Jr. “Smith’s experience with marketing and operations will help lead our company’s strategic initiatives.” “It is definitely an exciting time for RES, and I am thrilled to be part of this exceptional organization,” Smith said. “By leveraging technology, we plan to enhance our client experience and expand our services. I’m excited to begin this new journey with RES on February 20th, 2017.” His first day with RES will be February 20th, 2017. 314.348.8353 or

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