Derema Group Welcomes Barry Wilhelm and Chris Gilbert

 | December, 2023

WEST CHESTER, PA. – Derema Group, a national sales & marketing agency in the outdoor recreation market, is pleased to announce the addition of two accomplished professionals, Barry Wilhelm and Chris Gilbert, to our growing team.

Barry Wilhelm is welcomed aboard as a key member of the Derema Marketplace Team, where he will play a pivotal role in supporting our brands across all aspects of Seller Central. Not only does Barry bring with him a wealth of expertise, he is also a devoted family man. Barry has three daughters, with the oldest currently serving as a preschool teacher for special needs children. The middle daughter works as a data analyst for Fanatics, and the youngest is set to graduate from high school this year. Excitingly, Barry is anticipating the arrival of his first grandchild in March 2024. 

Derema Group is also thrilled to welcome Chris Gilbert, a seasoned professional with a diverse background in Building Materials & HVAC wholesale distribution. Chris’s extensive experience with Nexgen Air & Heat, Trifecta, and Carrier Corporation will undoubtedly strengthen Derema’s capabilities in the industry. Born and raised in Southern California, Chris currently resides in Huntington Beach. Beyond his professional achievements, Chris is a family man who enjoys a range of interests, including surfing, hunting, fishing, and music. Notably, Chris played bass guitar for a punk band in 1994 and released an album, showcasing his creativity and passion for music. In addition to his professional pursuits, Chris is a dedicated father to an 18-year-old son, Finnegan, who is a junior in college, and a 14-year-old daughter, Delaney, who is a high school freshman.

Derema Group is confident that the addition of Barry Wilhelm and Chris Gilbert will enhance our capabilities, further supporting our commitment to delivering exceptional products and services to our valued clients.

Email: Barry Wilhelm

Email: Chris Gilbert



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