Staff Bios

David Piha joined Greater Southern Distributing in 1998 after working for a year in sales at AMA Distributing in New Orleans, LA.  When Greater Southern Distributing moved from it’s Atlanta location to Smyrna, GA in 2001, David played an integral part in expanding the business into retail and home recreation.  David served as general manager of Greater Southern Home Recreation from 2001-2015, and now serves as president.  David proudly represents the 4th generation in this family owned and operated business.  David has BA in Political Science from Tulane University and an MBA from Georgia State University.

Chris Jurnack
joined Greater Southern Home Recreation is 2002, and has over 20 years of experience in the home recreation/billiards industry.

Prior to joining Greater Southern in 2001, Chris was General Manager of Peachtree Billiards & Home Recreation in Norcross, GA.  He began as warehouse manager learning in’s and out’s of high-end billiard industry, but quickly rose to the leading sales associate in less than six months.  After two years, he became general manager for the main store and two satellite locations.  Duties included personal sales management and training, inventory management, store planning, advertising, servicing products, community events / public relations, and employee relations.  At the time, Peach State was also the industry leader, setting innovative standards for low pressure, personal sales techniques and operations that were adopted and still seen used in the industry today.  Chris has an MBA in marketing from GA State University.

Dave Young joined Greater Southern Home Recreation in September of 2013.  Dave has served in the billiard and home recreation industry for over 35 years.  He managed Peach State Home Recreation in Norcross, GA for 11 years, and then served as a regional sales manager for Brunswick Billiards for 24 years.  He is a graduate of Aurora University with a BA in accounting.

Mark Beall joined Greater Southern Home Recreation in 2004.  Mark got his start in the billiard industry when he worked with Peach State Billiards in the late 90’s.  He started playing pool when he was only 4 years old, and briefly turned pro in the mid-90’s.   With over 20 years in the billiard industry, Mark is well versed in quality custom cues, all brands of pool tables, and is also a certified BCA Billiard Instructor.