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VITAL, a Custom Integration centric business coaching and software company, announces further growth development with the hiring of CE industry veteran Josh Finkelstein, with over two decades of CE and Custom Integration business tenure as a new VITAL Method Associate Coach.

VITAL is rapidly expanding its team to reach and support even more custom integration businesses in 2022. The VITAL Method is part CFO, part mentor, part accountability coach, part process instructor, and fully All-In on their client’s business success.

Josh Finkelstein has held executive roles at some of the industry’s top businesses. His most recent position as VP of Sales for KLH Audio, where he helped launch and grow the newly purchased and rebranded KLH Audio. Prior executive roles included TargetPath, Ingram Micro, Monster Cable, Circuit City and The Good Guys.  Josh served on CTA’s (Consumer Technology Association) Accessory Board of Directors for many years. His successful tenures, and industry relationships nurtured over his career are significant.  Finkelstein will report to Matt Bernath, VITAL’s President.

“My passion for music and audio electronics began in high school. My best friend (who now owns a successful integration business) and I would build speakers for fun. I began selling audio products at The Good Guys in the late 90’s and was promoted into the buying office as a merchant, eventually running the Home, Car, and Portable audio businesses at the corporate level,” shared Josh Finkelstein.  “I absolutely love to help partners become more successful and look forward to reconnecting to many dealers and friends in my new VITAL coaching role.”

As a new VITAL Associate Coach, Josh will conduct Opportunity Analysis and Coaching Session around VITAL’s Toolbox and Community Memberships.  VITAL’s Opportunity Analysis benchmarks clientele’s businesses to 100’s of CI dealers, providing solid comparative analysis for review and improvements.  VITAL’s Memberships offer private coaching, workshops, and VITAL’s online community access to share strategies and network.

“We are thrilled to add Josh to our coaching staff with his C.I. experience, relationships and accomplishments,” said Matt Bernath, VITAL’s president. “It’s an unparalleled opportunity for small to mid-sized business owners to work alongside CI industry executive level coaches like Josh.”

Josh Finkelstein can be reached at: [email protected] To learn more about VITAL’s CI business solutions, visit:

About VITAL /
VITAL is a business excellence platform for the Custom Integration industry. The VITAL Method has helped over 300 Custom Integrators optimize their business using technology, benchmarking, and personal guidance.  The VITAL Platform includes cloud dashboards, digital learning content, mentoring, coaching, and peer groups, so Integrators can maximize their profit potential and business health.

VITAL Contacts:
Matt Bernath, Tel: 1 (833) 295-4769, email: [email protected]
Press contact:  Roberta Lewis, Roberta Lewis & Assoc., Tel: 1 (713) 408-9401, email: [email protected]