Batavia, IL – August 29, 2023 – Vanco International LLC, an industry leader in AV distribution and electronic accessory products, had hired Thomas Oliver as Director of Commercial AV. A seasoned sales executive with decades of experience in audiovisual industry, Oliver will be charged with forging partnerships and meeting the needs of distributors and dealers in the Vanco ecosystem.
Oliver began his journey in the AV industry in 1986. He worked at Circuit City and Best Buy before founding his own integration firm. Following the growth and successful sale of this business, Oliver transitioned to manufacturing with roles at Crestron and Legrand.
Most recently as Director of Sales at Legrand, Oliver managed a nationwide team of territory managers and independent reps. He was also directly responsible for partnerships with key distributors and dealers across North America.
“Vanco has a wide range of cost-effective solutions for the commercial marketplace, from our award-winning all-in-one videoconferencing bar to best-of-breed HDMI extension and distribution technologies,” says Mark Corbin, President of Vanco. “Tom’s wealth of industry experience and relationships will help us bring these solutions to a wider audience than ever before.”
As a former integrator with extensive experience in commercial and residential audiovisual systems design, Tom is acutely sensitive to the requirements of the commercial value chain, including dealers, distributors and their customers. At Vanco, he aims to be a conduit between the manufacturer and its partners.
“Building strong relationships on a foundation of trust and responsiveness has been my north star throughout my career,” says Oliver. “I am excited to continue my journey at Vanco, a brand well-known for practical innovation, top notch quality and service, and attention to dealers’ needs.”
Tom Oliver will be available to meet with existing and prospective Vanco customers in the Vanco International booth at CEDIA Expo in Denver, Colorado, September 7th – 9th. For more information about Vanco, visit www.vanco1.com.