The Mobile Enhancement Retailers Association (MERA) announced the election of Barry Vogel, its current president, to the post of executive director. He replaces Jim Montoya, 64, who passed away in November
In addition, the car stereo trade group is bringing its management in-house after employing the Raybourn Group. Instead, MERA will move its offices to Oswego, N.Y., where Vogel runs the Ultimate Edge retail store. MERA was previously located in Indianapolis.
Effective March 1, the new phone number for MERA is (315) 342-3727, and the mailing address is 5842 State Route 104, Oswego, N.Y., 13126.
MERA also elected Kris Bulla, ProTeam operations director at InstallerNet, to the Board of Trustees.