About G2

Formed in 1990, G2 is dedicated to being the representative of choice for our manufacturers, as well as delivering industry leading technical and sales support to our customers.  We are devoted to insure the highest degree of customer satisfaction, while playing an integral role in recommending and implementing designs/technologies to our customers. 

Located in the Southeast USA, G2 is the largest technically focused manufacturers’ representative with 12 Field Sales Engineers covering the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.  Our Team is one of the most experienced in the industry.  This experience, combined with market knowledge and a strong grasp of our manufactures’ capabilities, provides us with a unique position to develop and promote product solutions for our customers.

Locations

GA/E. TN
791 Cumberland Rd
Atlanta, GA 30306
800-648-8978
Don Piper
President/Partner

AL/MS/W. TN
4950 Corporate Drive Suite 140
Huntsville, AL. 35805
800-648-8978
Heath Christopher
VP/Partner

NC/SC
305 Rutherglen Drive
Cary, NC. 27511
800-648-8978
Jeff Chandler
VP/CFO/Partner

FL
550 North Reo St.
Suite 300
Tampa, FL. 33609
800-648-8978
Steve Doherty
VP/Partner

Management Team

Don Piper

Don Piper

President

Atlanta, GA

Has over 30 years experience & knowledge of the electronics industry. Prior to joining G2, Don had been with AMD for 15 years, where he held positions in Sales & Sales Management. During Don’s tenure with AMD, he served as the World Wide IBM Account Manager, Regional Sales Manager, District Manager, Distribution Sales Manager & Field Sales Engineer.
Don is experienced in managing global accounts through the development of sales teams & strategies to drive targeted designs & penetration for G2’s principals.

Don has his BISYE, Industrial & Systems engineering degree from Georgia Institute of Technology.

Heath Christopher

Heath Christopher

Vice President

Huntsville, AL

Has over 25 years experience & knowledge of the electronics industry. Prior to Heath’s current role as Territory Director at G2, Heath was Technical Sales Director for TxPort in Huntsville, AL. Heath joined G2 in 1995 as Inside Sales & has worked effectively to direct & formulate G2’s corporate distribution & Inside Sales strategy. Heath assumed the role of Territory Director in 2001 for the Alabama market & has provided strong leadership to help grow this territory for G2.

Jeff Chandler

Jeff Chandler

Vice President

Raleigh, NC

Has over 25 years’ experience & knowledge of the electronics industry. Prior to his current role at G2, Jeff was the President of two start-up companies selling RAID Storage Systems to IBM & Dell. Jeff also worked at Nortel Networks in DMS-10 Hardware Development & Schneider Electric in Industrial Controls. He completed his Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering & was a research assistant in the PhD program at NC State University. Jeff’s multiple years of success with IBM, Lenovo and Cisco provide a strong position as an effective leader of G2’s Carolina operations.

Jeff has his Masters of Science, Electrical Engineering Degree from North Carolina State University

Steve Doherty

Steve Doherty

Vice President

Tampa, FL

Has over 21 years experience & knowledge of the electronics industry. Prior to joining G2, Steve served as the Regional Manager for NuHorizons Electronics in Florida. Before joining NuHorizons, Steve was a Salesman with an OEM representative company in Tampa, FL. Very few individuals have been directly involved in this market’s technology growth as Steve has. His depth of applicable experience as a manager & salesman, coupled with his network of contacts, provides an understanding of Florida as a market that is quite thorough & extensive.

Steve has his Business Degree from Florida State University’s College of Business

FSE Team

Walter Addison

Walter Addison

FSE

Atlanta, GA

Walter has his Masters Science, Electrical Engineering degree from Georgia Institute of Technology.

Lionel Davenport

Lionel Davenport

FSE

Atlanta, GA

Before joining the G2 team, Lionel had 15 yrs of engineering, business development, and sales experience in the semiconductor & electronic components industry. 

Lionel has his B.S, Computer Engineering / Electrical Engineering degree from Southern Polytechnic State University

Nghi Tran

Nghi Tran

FSE

Orlando, FL

Prior to joining G2 in 2008, Nghi worked as an FAE and technical manager specializing in processor architecture and then display technologies.

Nghi has his BSEE degree from the University of Florida.

Ray Nery

Ray Nery

FSE

Tampa, FL

Results proven Sales Engineer with 10 years experience in electronic manufacturing, test, and design engineering prior to entering the technical sales side of our industry. Experience is our foundation and our combined success depends on knowing our customer’s markets, and continuously driving our manufacturers resources, technologies, and design services to align solutions with our customer’s product engineering requirements today and in the future.

Ray has his AS, Electronic Engineering Technology degree from Tampa Technical Institute

Steve Chapple

Steve Chapple

FSE

Orlando, FL

Steve has 32 years of Technical Sales and Regional Sales Management experience in the SE and Florida with most recently 7 years FSE Cymbet Corporation (startup), 14 years as RSM for Cypress Semiconductor and 11 years as FSE Texas Instruments.  

Steve has his BSEE, University of Science and Technology – Rolla, Mo. 

Basil Fee

Basil Fee

FSE

Huntsville, AL

Prior to joining G2, Basil worked for Motorola/Freescale/NXP for 20+ years as an Automotive FAE and Generalist FAE.

Basil has his MS, Systems Management degree from the Florida Institute of Technology and his BS, Industrial Technology degree from Eastern Kentucky University.

Jeff Schachte

Jeff Schachte

FSE

Charlotte, NC

Prior to joining G2 in 2006, Jeff was an FAE at Wyle and Arrow electronics.  His background includes electronic design of control systems and manufacturing for capital equipment of surface mount assembly equipment.

Jeff has his BSEE, Electrical Engineering degree for North Carolina State University.

Rob Patterson

Rob Patterson

FSE

Raleigh, NC

Prior to joining G2, Rob obtained over 15 years of experience as a FAE for Micron, Lattice, and Arrow, and as a regional manager for Summit Microelectronics.

Rob has a B.S., Computer Engineering / Electrical Engineering degree from Virginia Tech.