SOUTH BEND, INDIANA, December 19, 2019 — Further expanding on the company’s highly experienced team, industry veteran Joey Palkowitch has joined LEA Professional in the role of North America Sales Manager. Palkowitch will report directly to Scott Robbins, VP of Sales, LEA Professional, and will be based at the company’s South Bend, Indiana headquarters.
In his new role Palkowitch will manage North American sales for LEA Professional, working closely with the company’s U.S. representative team and Canadian distribution partner. Palkowitch will also lead product training sessions and serve as a liaison for technical service and support.
Prior to joining LEA Professional, Palkowitch served in various sales and support roles of increasing responsibility for HARMAN Professional, most recently as a Regional Sales Manager, supporting hundreds of integrators from across his territories of responsibility.
“Joey provides a very strong and welcome combination of technical knowledge and customer support experience,” said Scott Robbins, VP of Sales, LEA Professional. “His background in working closely with AV integrators on a broad range of projects and applications will make him an invaluable resource for our customers and partners moving forward.”
Commenting on his appointment Palkowitch stated, “The most exciting aspect of joining LEA Professional has been the drive and enthusiasm I see from across the entire organization. The experience and knowledge of this team make it unique to any other start-up. There is truly a unique commitment to designing and building the industry’s best performing amplifiers. It’s especially exciting when you see how much has been accomplished here in such a short period of time since the company was founded.”
Palkowitch holds a Bachelor’s Degree and MBA from Indiana University South Bend.
Headquartered in South Bend, Indiana, LEA Professional was founded to provide dealer/integrators in the professional AV market with the highest-performing, best-connected amplifier technology possible. Privately held, LEA Professional is led by industry veterans with proven capabilities on the executive, engineering and channel aspects of professional AV. The company was founded in 2019 and is organized to be a major force in professional AV. Visit leaprofessional.com to learn more and follow LEA at facebook.com/leaprofessional, twitter.com/leaprofessional, Instagram.com/lea_professional and linkedin.com/company/lea-professional.