View Full Version : Custom Plus Distributing Appoints Steven Ricks as Territory Sales Manager, San Jose

07-25-2014, 11:57 AM
Auburn, WA – July 25, 2014 – Custom Plus Distributing -- the Northern California chapter of the Catalyst AV Distribution Network -- today announced the appointment of Steven Ricks as Territory Sales Manager of the company’s new San Jose, California location.

Steven Ricks is an industry veteran. He previously served as Custom Plus/Oliver Marketing as a Sales Representative from 2002 to 2006. Additionally, Ricks held corporate roles with NetStreams and Crestron, where he honed his knowledge of control systems and design.

”Ricks’ focus is on working with dealers to maximize their profit and inventory levels to make sure that they run efficient businesses,” says Custom Plus Distributing President and Owner Bob Oliver. “Working with dealers to help close business is something that Ricks enjoys greatly. He looks forward to meeting new dealers and reacquainting himself with those he has worked with in the past.”

Ricks can be reached at sricks@customplusdistributing.com and by phone at 408.515.5173.

About Custom Plus Distributing
Established in 1996, Custom Plus Distributing is a leading Distributor covering Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Alaska, Montana, Northern California and Nevada territories. Custom Plus Distributing specializes in both car and home categories, providing audio, video, security, and networking products. CPD is also a founding member of Catalyst AV, a consortium of consumer electronics distributors, serving over 15,000 dealers nationwide. www.customplusdistributing.com

About Catalyst AV
Founded in 2012, Catalyst AV is a network of 11-independent consumer electronics distributors serving the residential and professional AV channels in the U.S. Catalyst AV grants manufacturers a consistent and cohesive nationwide distribution model to more than 15,000 professional integration specialists. Catalyst AV benefits integrators by delivering all the products and support necessary to execute the demands of job specifications with confidence. The Catalyst AV Board of Directors consists of Mike Hench (Electronics Source Distributors); Steve Presti (Easy Access Distribution) and Wally Whinna (Allnet Distributing). www.catalystav.com