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My name is Ann Lowery. I started at Southern Mississippi Trading in 1989. I am from Fayetteville, NC. But through my husband, the Army took us around the world and then we found our home in Waynesboro. 

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My Story

What year did you start at SMT? 1989

What do you specialize in? Buy backs, off grade products

What is your favorite thing about the company? The people & the relationships co-workers, vendors, and customers.

What does customer service mean to you? It is an ongoing process before, during, and after the sale. The buck stops with me. Knowing your customers needs & what your mills need you to move. Customer service is essential!

What are some fun facts about yourself? I have jumped from an airborne training jump tower . I have live in TX, MS , AL, SC, & NC. My wedding was postponed at King Hussein's request.

What is your favorite food? Thai

Tell me two truths and a lie. I was on the collegiate fencing team. I had a job castrating hogs, cutting tails & tushes. I personally knew someone that lived during the Civil War.

What is your favorite line from a movie? "The word "loser" follows you, bird - dogs you , sniffs you out of wherever fields you hide in because you have to face things clearly and you cannot turn away from what is true."

What are some of your hobbies? Gardening, refinishing antiques, & searching for antiques .

What is your favorite book? Prince of Tides

What are some things you love? Grandchildren & the beach

What are some things you collect? Christmas nutcrackers , rocks from travels , Seagrove pottery mugs, seashells

What are some bucket list items? See Mount Kilimanjaro


I'm always looking for new and exciting opportunities. Let's connect.

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