Costa Mesa, CA (May 28, 2014) – QSC is pleased to announce that it has strengthened its Systems sales team with the appointment of Mike DeFreece and Frank West. Mike DeFreece has been named Director of Sales for the Eastern Region while Frank West has been named Director of Sales for the Central Region, joining Director of Western Regional Sales Ray Biba in the company’s Systems business unit.
“I am thrilled to have Mike DeFreece and Frank West join the QSC Systems Team,” says Joe Pham, QSC President and CEO. “Mike and Frank each have in-depth experience of the marketplace as well as track records of providing customers with outstanding solutions and service. I am very excited about what they will bring to our customers and to QSC.”
DeFreece brings more than 20 years of industry experience to his new role at QSC. Most recently, DeFreece served as the Southeast Regional Manager for Biamp Systems where he was responsible for overseeing all aspects of Biamp's business. Previously, DeFreece was a sales rep with Millar Electronics, an independent rep firm in the Southeast, as well as the VP of Operations for Don Fillers & Associates, a commercial and residential AV integrator in Knoxville, TN. DeFreece holds a business degree from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville.
“I am thrilled to be joining the QSC family at such an exciting time. With a very diverse product offering that includes world class DSP, amplifiers and loudspeakers, we serve our customers by providing complete systems solutions for both complex installations and day to day projects,” says DeFreece. “I look forward to working with the entire QSC team and our customers as we continue to introduce innovative solutions for the installed systems market.”
West joins QSC with more than 15 years of experience in the professional audio/video marketplace. West's previous role includes a stint as the Regional Director for the South Central USA, Central and South Americas with Biamp. Prior to joining Biamp, West served as Regional Sales Manager for Fast Multimedia, a video editing solutions company and with Toshiba, where he was a Retail Support Associate. West holds a communications degree from Northern Illinois University.
“I’m incredibly excited to be at QSC, a company with great vision and great products,” says West. “The newly created Systems business unit will give us the opportunity to really focus on providing high performance audio systems that are reliable and economical. I welcome the challenge to lead the Central Region with our Independent Representatives and Systems integration partners.”
QSC Audio Products, LLC is a leading manufacturer of professional sound reinforcement solutions for installed, portable, production and cinema applications worldwide.
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