Alpine Electronics of America, Inc. recently announced the recipients of its aftermarket sales awards for Rep and Rep Firm of the Year. Rob Osheaski of Echo Sales & Marketing and Tom Schnell and Stephanie Johnson of Audio Video Marketing were honored for their 2015 efforts. All three were acknowledged at Alpine’s annual sales meeting held in January.
Osheaski is a co-founder and sales rep for Echo Sales & Marketing, which represents Alpine in Illinois, Wisconsin and Iowa. He was named Alpine Restyle Rep of the Year for his achievements towards the Alpine Restyle direction. Osheaski took the initiative to adapt current processes to identify and sign-on new business for the Alpine Restyle products. Osheaski’s enthusiasm and persistence resulted in success, and he led his rep group to adopt similar changes throughout their territory.
Audio Video Marketing was named as Alpine’s Rep Firm of the Year. The company represents Alpine in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana. President Tom Schnell and controller/sales manager Stephanie Johnson were recognized for their sales activities and support of the vehicle specific Alpine Restyle products. Schnell and Johnson made it a mission to ensure high customer satisfaction with the products. They implemented a program focused on the selling process and the end-user’s experience which included personally delivering and configuring the Alpine system to the customer’s preferences. Schnell and Johnson also increased business for the Alpine Restyle products by continually learning and adjusting their processes, resulting in sales that ultimately exceeded their goals.
“Rob, Tom and Stephanie have done an exceptional job of representing Alpine and supporting the Alpine Restyle direction,” said Steve Crawford, vice president and general manager, aftermarket business unit, Alpine Electronics of America, Inc. “Their leadership played a tremendous role in the growth of Alpine Restyle and set a foundation for our further expansion in 2016.”