Welcome !

The Jailhouse Blog

Our Team
Harry Pierce

Harry Pierce

CEO, President

18-year veteran and former president of The Home Depot. In his most recent endeavor, he founded Big Time Products, the world’s largest distributor of work gloves with an annual revenue of $425m.

Email- hpierce@hardtimeproducts.com

Rick Erebia

Rick Erebia

VP Sourcing

27-year veteran of The Home Depot and 7-year veteran of Big Time Products with 34 years of international sourcing, operational, ethical sourcing, compliance, quality assurance, quality control, forecasting and purchasing experience.

Email- rerebia@hardtimeproducts.com

Jeff Chandler

Jeff Chandler

VP Business Development

20 Years of experience in law enforcement and correctional facilities. Former President, Trustee and Life Member of Georgia Prison Warden’s Association, Former Deputy Commissioner for State of Georgia Correctional Agency, Former Director of Special Operations – Floyd County Sheriff’s Office and Jail, Georgia Law Enforcement Command College Graduate Class #31b. Former VP/Business Development of a detentions and corrections supplier for 110+ facilities.

Email- jchandler@hardtimeproducts.com

Tim Burkhalter

Tim Burkhalter

VP Sales

36-year veteran of the Floyd County Sheriff’s Department. Sheriff of Floyd County January 2005 to January 2021. Began his career as a jail officer in 1984 as a jail officer and worked his way through every leadership role in the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office. Certified bomb technician. First sheriff in Floyd County History to attend and graduate the FBI National Academy in 2014.

Email- tburkhalter@hardtimeproducts.com

 

Mike Burkhalter

Mike Burkhalter

VP Supply Chain

Experienced supply chain executive with 20 years of logistics, warehousing and distribution experience. Extensive experience in new business startups and growing supply chain capabilities.

Email- mburkhalter@hardtimeproducts.com

Chase Patterson

Chase Patterson

VP Operations/Sales

10 years of operational experience dealing with inventory, forecast, data management, purchasing, project management, and other operational tasks. Previously managed and transitioned 2 billion annualized square feet of inventory across 30+ warehouse’s for Shaw and Mohawk.

Email- cpatterson@hardtimeproducts.com

Daniel Dougan

Daniel Dougan

VP Operations

Licensed Pharmacist. Former Manager of CVS Pharmacy in Target (4 Years). Youngest Pharmacist selected to Future Foundations for Leading in District 1 history. Graduated from University of Mississippi with a doctorate in Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Email- ddougan@hardtimeproducts.com

We get it!

We provide the very best personal customer service by doing what say, saying what we do and knowing not only what you need, but understanding why you need it!

Visit Us

324 Broad St. Rome, GA 30161

Call Anytime