“These appointments bring new talent and seasoned expertise to our management team,” Kelly said today. “We look forward to utilizing Kevin and Nancy’s managerial skills and sales expertise as we continue to grow to meet the needs of both our manufacturers and dealers.”
Kevin Bowman comes to Stampede from Azerty Inc., a division of United Stationers, one of North America’s largest specialty wholesalers of office technology consumables. He served the company for 28 years, most recently as Vice President of Sales and was responsible for the sales and marketing of the company’s technology and brand in both the United States and Mexico. Bowman is a former Board Member for the United Stationers Charitable Foundation, and the current Vice President of the nonprofit organization, Computers for Children, which was founded by Kevin Kelly. The charity works to enhance learning opportunities for school children by providing them with current computers and training in information technology. Bowman graduated from Niagara University in 1982 with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.
Nancy Miles also comes to Stampede from Azerty Inc., where she most recently served as Manager, Deduction Specialists/Credit Card Processing, where she managed a department of six to resolve deductions for national, retail, channel, and furniture accounts. Miles managed credit card transactions for all accounts, and organized regular meetings with the Credit Group to resolve customer issues. Miles began her 24-year run at the company as the Credit Manager, where she managed a department of 16, which included cash applicators and credit representatives. She also established credit limits, negotiated payment schedules, and worked directly with a sales staff of 120 employees. Miles graduated from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1982, where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business.
Known for its value-added distribution, Amherst, New York-based Stampede is the leading distributor of presentation equipment including LCD/DLP projectors and flat panel displays. Stampede provides a complete range of brand name presentation equipment to a variety of audio/video, computer, and home theater resellers and integrators in the United States, Canada and Latin America. These resellers rely on Stampede for value-added services in distribution, marketing and solution- based sales. Stampede annually produces the “Big Book of AV,” a 1000-page catalog and companion website (www.BigBookofAV.com) providing hundreds of sales, installation and spec tips for Stampede’s dealers in addition to product details on more than 5,000 SKUs. For more information on Stampede, log onto www.stampedeglobal.com.