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Joey Palkowitch Named North American Sales Manager for LEA Professional

Connected amplifier manufacturer LEA Professional has announced the hiring of industry veteran Joey Palkowitch as its North America sales manager. Palkowitch will report directly to Scott Robbins, VP of Sales at 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, SC Media. 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,” says Robbins. “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 adds, “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.

For more information, go to www.leaprofessional.com.

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Michael Raine is the Senior Editor at Professional Sound. He is also a co-host of the popular Canadian Musician Radio weekly podcast.