Almo Professional A/V Hires Industry Veteran
Sean McNeill as Vice President of Sales, Southwest and West
Philadelphia, PA — July 15, 2013 — Almo Professional A/V has hired industry veteran Sean McNeill as Vice President of Sales for the Southwest and West regions. Based out of Dallas, Texas, McNeill joins the Almo Pro A/V VP Sales team, which includes John Riley leading the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions and Steve Stacy leading the Midwest and Northwest regions. In his new role, McNeill is responsible for overseeing all Almo Pro A/V sales in his region while working directly with manufacturer vendors, channel partners and Almo’s specialized internal Business Development Manager team.
“Having just completed our fourth fiscal year, Almo Pro A/V is up in growth 23 percent year-over-year,” explained Sam Taylor, executive vice president and COO for Almo Professional A/V. “As part of our expansion plan to accommodate this growth, we are incorporating key product lines, have recently opened a new 120,000 square foot warehouse in Philadelphia, and are adding staff, including sales leadership. Sean’s knowledge of the industry, and sales and technical background from years at AMX, combined with his outstanding leadership having served our country as a captain in the U.S. Army, equate to the type of professional any company in this industry would want to represent their organization.”
“Almo’s team of dedicated professionals consistently bring value to customers while being flexible in helping them build their businesses with industry leading brands, value-added services and solid long-term growth,” said Sean McNeill, vice president of sales for Almo Professional A/V. “Having previously worked with Almo leadership as a vendor, the unmatched integrity and business acumen they offer is what makes them one of the industry’s strongest and most trusted partners.”
Prior to Almo Pro A/V, McNeill spent well over a decade at AMX Control Systems in various vice president-level positions focusing on sales and business development. He’s also worked in product marketing, product management and engineering jobs at Broadband Gateways, Inc., Fujitsu Network Communications and MCI Telecommunications Corporation.
McNeill served as a captain in the U.S. Army where he led 300 soldiers in combat operations during Operation Desert Shield, Operation Desert Storm and Operation Provide Comfort. He holds an M.B.A. in management and finance from the University of Texas at Dallas and a B.E. in Electrical Engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey.
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About Almo Professional A/V
Almo Professional A/V is the nation’s fastest growing distributor serving the needs of professional audiovisual integrators, dealers and consultants. With a highly skilled sales team, reseller education programs, seven distribution centers across the U.S. and product lines for the Pro A/V channel, Almo Professional A/V provides customers with the full distribution experience on a local and a personal level. Almo Professional A/V is a division of Almo Corp., the nation’s leading independent distributor of consumer electronics and major appliances. For more information about Almo Professional A/V, please call 410-560-2890 or go to
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