, a leading manufacturer of AV products for over 20 years, has expanded its roster of manufacturer representatives with the announcement of three new reps. The first is a new rep firm, Integration Resources Group, based out of Charlotte, North Carolina, and the second is an expansion from an existing rep firm, Total Marketing, based in Ft. Worth, Texas.
Mike Tomblin from
will be covering Tennessee, Mississippi, North Carolina, and South Carolina. After having worked with Mike previously, CR Sales Executive Nelson Solares felt he would be an excellent addition to the CR team of reps. Mike brings over sixteen years of sales and audio engineering experience to the team. He will focus on growing CR’s business in the south. Contemporary Research was actively seeking a new rep firm for the region, and Mike was a great fit. The team could not be more pleased to welcome him.
Kelly Hannig, with
, is based in Salt Lake City, Utah. He will use his talents to cover Utah, Colorado, and Arizona. Kelly, who is CTS-D certified, is very familiar with Contemporary Research products. “We are focused on educating dealers, and Kelly has great broadcast experience,” explains says VP of Sales Matthew Sittloh. “He has been AVIXA CTS-D certified since 2003 and served in the past as an Adjunct Faculty member.” In addition to Kelly, Ron DeVoe, founder and President of Total Marketing, will be taking over the representation of New Mexico, in addition to Oklahoma which he already represents.
The new reps will market all Contemporary Research products for their respective states. Contemporary Research is committed to utilizing local reps to sell its products, and knows these three individuals will be invaluable resources to AV integrators. “Bringing in three experienced and professional reps such as Mike, Kelly, and Ron will help expand the Contemporary Research brand and help AV integrators understand how Contemporary Research can deliver video distribution and TV control effectively.” says Sittloh.
Contemporary Research designs, engineers, and manufactures HDTV modulators, IPTV encoders, HDTV tuners, and control products to deliver an integrated solution for Digital RF and IP Networks. CR is helping AV integrators realize the benefits of using IP and RF Coax in HDTV distribution systems throughout facilities. Headquartered in Dallas for over twenty years, Contemporary Research products are manufactured in Texas and designed to function in 24/7 installations.