The Haws Corp. named Casey Hayes its marketplace outreach "Authority". He grew up in the plumbing and emergency equipment business. His father, Jim, a Haws' veteran, is executive vice president of business development. After finishing school, Casey Hayes became a project engineer at Haws and was instrumental in the company's development of state-of-the-art tempered water drench shower systems. He was promoted to engineering manager in August 2001. In his new position, Hayes will be accessible through the company's Web site,, via an e-mail link: "Ask the Authority," where he can directly respond to questions and application challenges regarding drinking fountain, emergency and/or first response issues.