The Preferred Choice for industrial construction supplies

About Us

Preferred Choice, Inc. is a Manufacturers’ Rep and Wholesale Agency serving Illinois, Wisconsin and Northwest Indiana. Preferred Choice has established strong relationships with Midwest distributors and catalog houses over the last 25 years, allowing us to bring together these buyers with leading manufacturers in the industrial supply, construction supply, concrete supply, rental and roofing markets.

Our Team

John Tschosik, Owner

With more than 25 years of experience in industrial and construction distributor sales, John has worked as a manufacturer’s rep for the last 11 years. With Roy Bach & Associates, John grew sales from 15-30% annually. In 2011, John established Preferred Choice, Inc., a manufacturer’s rep firm and wholesale business. John is a Certified Sales Professional (CSP) and Certified Professional Manufacturer’s Rep (CPMR). He is a member of MANA and STAFDA. He earned his B.S. in Business Administration from Illinois State University.

Mark Tschosik, Sales Representative

Mark has been in Sales since 2005. In 2015, Mark became a Certified Sales Professional (CSP). Prior to joining Preferred Choice in 2014, he was the Internet Sales Manager for Sterling Chevrolet in Sterling, IL, establishing the business from the ground up and doubling sales through this channel. Mark was also the company’s top sales earner four of his five years on staff. He earned his State of Illinois Insurance License and has also worked in the transportation industry as both a Class A CDL driver and dispatcher. Mark is based in northwestern Illinois.

David Smith, Inside Sales

Dave has worked in the construction supply business for 30 years. He has worked for several of the supply houses in the Chicagoland area, starting as a driver, advancing to inside sales, buyer, and branch manager. Dave also worked for three years in transportation, delivering across the USA and Canada. Prior to joining Preferred Choice, Dave worked for Roy Bach & Associates as an inside sales person for nearly three years. Dave attended Olivet Nazarene College, studying Business and Communications.

Maureen Tschosik, Office and Marketing Manager

Maureen has over 20 years of marketing communications experience in industries ranging from telecom to primary steel to non-profit. Her experience includes website development and maintenance, email marketing, CRM management, tradeshow management and public relations. She has a B.S. in journalism from the University of Illinois and an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.


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