Pat McConnell has been named sales manager at Sound Devices, where he will work closely with the sales team to further promote the company’s entire range of audio and video products.
Based at the Sound Devices office in Reedsburg, WI, he will also work to strengthen the Sound Devices reseller and distributor network.
With more than two decades of experience in the audio and visual industry, McConnell has a strong background in live performance, systems engineering and production. 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, he has received multiple national awards, including Salesperson of the Year from Shure Incorporated.
Starting out as a musician, he 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, WI.
“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.”