BrandSource’s Spring Summit 2016 Lisa Johnston ⋅ Published: March 4, 2016 From left, Jennifer Maloney Provato, Mark Pardini and Kathy Maloney are photo-bombed by BrandSource CEO Jim Ristow. Kathy is retiring as the group’s longtime CFO in June. The Summit show floor ProSource president/CEO Dave Workman delivers a state of the industry address BrandSource CMO and majap head John White, left, with board member Mark Pardini of Pardini Appliance & Mattress From left: Andy Kersey of Hamlin & Kersey Home Center & AV Systems with Jeff Costello of Core Brands and Les Carnes of Benzie Appliance Outgoing BrandSource CFO Kathy Maloney is saluted by the buying group’s board for her 26 years of service. She plans to step down in June. From left: Joel Hamill of AV Fusion with BrandSource’s Yesenia Acosta and Melissa Brautigan and Tim Bashford of ProSource Skip Ignaczak of Duggan’s Appliance, left, with longtime BrandSource exec Bill Pleasants Sr. of Plaza Appliance Mart, who also celebrated his 75th birthday From left: Electrolux’s Jorge Font with Sam Pak of Appliance Direct and BrandSource president Tom Bennett HiDEF Lifestyles’ Bill Hettinger, left, and Aaron Sholtis receive a ProSource dealer award from Dave Workman for achieving the highest member benefit percentage last year. From left: Bill Hettinger, HiDEF Lifestyle; Andy Orozco, ProSource; and KC Schwarz of CI Edge ProSource’s Sherry Dantonio with Bill Pleasants Sr. Haier’s Jim Capizzi and Ed Shantell demo their TVs’ on-board Roku feature.