Denver – HCA Distributing, the Rocky Mountain region member of the Catalyst AV distribution network, has appointed several CE industry veterans to its sales force as it gears up to host its annual Vendor Expo, held May 13-14, here.
Michael Thompson will serve as HCA Distributing sales manager for Utah, western Wyoming, western Montana and eastern Idaho markets. Thompson was formerly Rocky Mountain senior account manager for AVAD where he was responsible for new business development.
Brett Olkowski will assume duties for HCA Distributing will-call sales, product support and outside sales for south Colorado. Previously Olkowski was a premier account manager for Mountain West Distributing and also held positions at Denver Audio Designs, Soundings and Circuit City.
HCA officially announced that Van Coble was promoted to sales manager effective in January. Previous to his hiring in February 2013, Coble was employed as a residential integrator at Arapahoe Distributing, and has extensive experience in Commercial Integration and Live Sound and Lighting with C & S Communications, Stormfront Productions, Atlantic Audio and the Blockbuster Pavilion — all in Charlotte, N.C.
HCA Distributing’s annual Vendor Expo will be held May 13 and 14 at their Denver location of 2650 W 2nd Avenue, #15. Event hours are 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day.
Approximately 30 vendors will be represented including TiVo, EnGenius, Atlona, Sanus, Chief, Middle Atlantic and Sonance, with additional vendors expected to be announced shortly. The Expo will consist of product presentations, mini-trainings and one-on-one time with HCA staff and vendors. Refreshments and door prizes will be provided. For more information on the Expo, contact HCA Distributing at (303) 339-8969 (or toll-free at (877) 532-3027 or via email at [email protected].
HCA Distributing is a member of Catalyst AV, founded in 2012, which is a network of 12-independent consumer electronics distributors serving the residential and professional A/V channels in the U.S.