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Get to know your RETOOL Team – Alston Mullins

Where do you live?

I live in Cornelius, N.C., a small town about 20 minutes north of Charlotte.


Which states will you cover?

I will cover North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia and Kentucky.


What made you want to be on the RETOOL Team?

I was excited about the opportunity the moment I read the job description. Anytime you have the chance to be in on the ground level of a new line of tools, be part of a great company like Newell Rubbermaid, and associate yourself with other great tool lines, like IRWIN and LENOX, you’ve got to be excited.


Why should HVAC/R techs retool with hilmor?

Once HVAC/R technicians get their hands on hilmor tools, they will instantly see the innovation and durability we put into them and want to retool. The time and money-saving benefits make it an easy investment.


You used to work in NASCAR. What did you do there?

I spent my first career in the NASCAR garage, as an engine tuner for Richard Childress Racing and Toyota Racing Development. Tuning engines for drivers like Kyle Busch, Denny Hamlin, Brian Vickers, Jason Leffler and Kasey Kahne, track after track, made me a firm believer in the need for good reliable tools.


So, Daytona is coming this week. Who do you think will win the race?

Brad Keselowski. The kid is on fire.