CHAMPAIGN, IL: Clifford-Jacobs Forging Company hired Lori Brown to manage internal sales. Brown is a 16-year veteran in sales and marketing, most recently as Sales Manager for the American Sport Education Program (ASEP), a division of Human Kinetics. “With her experience in the technology, publishing and healthcare fields, we’re excited to have her jump right into the mix,” says Jason Ray, Vice President-Sales of the IMT Forging Group. As Internal Sales, she will be working closely with the internal staff to ensure the great customer service for which Clifford-Jacobs is known. Brown, a Parkland College alum, lives in Mahomet with her family. She is a member of the Alzheimer’s Association Fundraising Committee, and enjoys spending time with youth sports, as coach for various organizations and IHSA/USSF soccer assignor and referee.