Sound Devices, developer of audio and video products for field production, named Pat McConnell (pictured) as the company’s sales manager. In his new position, McConnell will work directly with the Sound Devices sales team to further promote the company’s entire range of audio and video products.
In addition to driving sales initiatives, McConnell will work to strengthen the Sound Devices reseller and distributor network. McConnell is based at the Sound Devices office in Reedsburg, Wisconsin.
With more than two decades of experience in the audio and visual industry, McConnell brings a strong background in live performance, systems engineering and production to Sound Devices. His consultative sales approach will help to further educate Sound Devices’ customers on the company’s products.
Prior to joining the Sound Devices team, McConnell worked as a manufacturer’s representative with AudioBiz Incorporated, a Midwest U.S. representative of pro audio companies. During his 13-year tenure at AudioBiz, McConnell received multiple national awards, including Salesperson of the Year from Shure Incorporated.
Starting out as a musician, McConnell spent years performing professionally and taught recording technologies at an accredited Midwest media college. In addition to his performance career, McConnell held several sales management positions in the Wisconsin area and also owned and operated PostScript Productions Incorporated, a regional sound company in Madison, Wisconsin.
“Pat’s extensive experience and proven track record will make him an important part in building Sound Devices’ position as a leader in our markets,” says Jim Koomar, director of sales for Sound Devices. ”We are very excited to have him be part of our sales team.”
For more information, visit the Sound Devices Website: www.sounddevices.com.