O’Rourke (Sean), President and CEO of Coast-Line
International Distributors, LTD since 1993, hails from
County Galway, Ireland. Sean joined Coast-Line as a
young lad in 1974 as the Supervisor of Warehouse Operations.
quickly became familiar with the many products that
Coast-Line had to offer. With this knowledge, he became
successful in his new position as Inside Industrial
Sales Representative. Later, Sean became Coast-Line’s
top Sales Representative for both the Industrial and
Aerospace Divisions. Through his untiring efforts, Sean
became Sales Manager in 1983. In this capacity, he guided
the efforts of both the aerospace and industrial salespeople
as well as the inside sales force. Sean created a team
– an atmosphere of comradeship and cooperation.
success was rewarded with the position of Vice-President
in 1986. Sean took an active role in the overall direction
that Coast-Line would take in the 21st Century. He laid
the groundwork by adding to Coast-Line’s already
extensive product lines and hiring additional salespeople
to better serve our customers.
as President and CEO, Sean has broadened the scope of
Coast-Line’s presence in the United States as
well as abroad. He opened 2 new warehouses: one in Berlin,
MA and another in Atlanta, GA. Sean is still looking
for ways to better serve our customers, which, as he
states, is the reason Coast-Line is here. Sean insists
that we have close relationships with all our customers;
he is always available to speak directly with our customers.
Patton, Vice-President and Manager of the Atlanta warehouse
since 1995, comes from New Orleans, LA and grew up in
Pensacola FL. He attended the School of Architecture
at the University of Florida, obtaining a Bachelor’s
Degree is Building Construction in 1973. Now he makes
his home in Atlanta GA. Needless to say, he is very
familiar with the Southeast.
started with Coast-Line in 1979 as a salesman for the
Southeast. He also successfully represented Coast-Line
in the Midwest and has increased our presence there.
As Coast-Line grew, the necessity for opening a warehouse
in the Southeast became more apparent. Scott was instrumental
in setting up the Atlanta facility in 1997. From a small
hanger near Atlanta International Airport to a 15,000
square foot facility in the heart of Atlanta, Coast-Line
has better been able to meet our customers’ deliveries
more quickly, cheaply and effectively.
you need a technical issue addressed or need suggestions
on what materials to use in production, Scott is a fine
representation of what Coast-Line is all about. A combonation
of his technical abilities, managerial skills and sincere
desire to help our customers with any problems they
encounter provides the customer with the most practical
O’Brien was born and raised in Limerick City Ireland.
He is a graduate of the Limerick Institute of Technology
where he obtained a Bachelors of Science Degree in 1986.After
Graduating College Gerry worked as a Programmer for
Skynet Computer Systems in the U.K.
In October 1988 Gerry moved to the New York area working
for D.S.I. Industries as an Analyst Programmer in the
In 1991 Gerry Opened A Restaurant Chain with several
locations in the New York area, with two Friends from
High School. This Business is still very successful
today although Gerry has since sold a major portion
of his interest in 2004.
Gerry joined Coast-line in February 2004 and is the
Newest Sales Rep in the Coast-line Sales Team. He sees
this as an Opportunity to grow in New Areas in a rapidly
expanding Composites Business and he hopes his Business
and Sales experience add a new Dimension to the Coast-line
Gerry’s Sales Position Covers the Southeastern
United States Specializing in the Composites sector
for the Aerospace, Marine and Automotive Industries.
Lis was born, raised and educated in the state of Massachusetts.
Tom started with Coast-Line as Warehouse Manager at
our Berlin facility in 1998 under the supervision of
salesman Paul Ballow. In the summer of 1999, Tom accepted
gleefully the responsibilities of full time sales representative
for Coast-Line to harmonize his Warehouse Manager position.
With his military background from the 1970’s and
his customer support, marketing and distribution services
expertise, Tom was able to take the additional responsibilities
the last 3 years, Coast-Line’s business has increased
tremendously in the Six State Region as Tom continues
to expand our customer base in the New England area.
Pat McMenamin was born and raised in Philadelphia PA. He went to College at Fordham University.
July 2009 Pat started working for Coast-Line as
an outside Sales Representative covering Pennsylvania,
Delaware, New Jersey, Oklahoma and Connecticut.
resides just outside of Philadelphia PA, centrally
located to his customer base.