The 2011 Young Turks of CE
Regional Sales Manager, Sapphire Marketing
Russ’s background in the A/V industry began while working in high-end recording studios as a ProTools engineer. He moved on to leading an installation team for the set-up and service of video walls nationwide. Russ was also the Northeast Technical Sales Engineer for Crestron Electronics, Inc. Russ brings a very technical and applications-oriented understanding of the integration marketplace, and is a valuable asset to Sapphire Marketing’s dealers and manufacturers alike. Russ has been a Regional Sales Manager for Sapphire Marketing for the past eight years. Russ loves collecting vinyl records and is a member of the IPRO New Leaders Group. www.sapphire marketing.com
Owner, Infinite Autosports Inc.
Jeremy has utilized his market expertise in customer service and installation to rapidly grow the Custom Home and Commercial portion of the business. Partnering with a local builder, and serving primarily the Northern Finger Lakes market in Upstate N.Y. Jeremy decided to enter the market after existing customer requests, and noticing the lack of professional installation availability in the local market. He built a unique multi-purpose custom home display in his existing store, and has been able to develop key manufacturer and distributor relationships. He sets himself apart by having a location where customers can touch and experience new A/V technology. email@example.com
Marketing Liaison, Sonance
Sharmon has worked in various capacities for Dana Innovations for over 10 years. She has provided clear leadership around events and has been solely responsible for the collective Dana Innovations trade show presentations over the last five years.
Working closely with the executive team at Dana Innovations, Sharmon oversaw the construction and implementation of an award-winning tradeshow booth (won “booth of the year” from Tradeshow magazine). Sharmon’s industry knowledge, work ethic and drive make her a valuable part of the Dana Innovations team. www.sonance.com