John Hayes & Associates was founded in 1985 as a manufacturers’ representative for products in the power and petrochemical industries. The founder John Hayes had worked in the power industry for 25 years as a design engineer and outside salesperson for Pritchard, Grinnell & Yarway (TYCO). Jeff Meyer was hired as a sales engineer in 1991. The company expanded in the mid 90’s when another outside sales person Jason Hayes was hired. In early 2000’s the company was acquired by Jeff & Jason and was expanded by adding Damon Coulis (Sales Engineer) and Michelle Tindall (Inside Sales) to the company.