Audio Gear Group Appoints National Brand Manager Company expands management team with Bryan Strachota. By RS Staff Published: March 13, 2019 ⋅ Updated: April 15, 2019 Audio Gear Group has announced the appointment of Bryan Strachota to the position of national brand manager, effective immediately. This appointment is in response to the growth of the company, which markets high-performance architectural and landscape speakers, subwoofers, amplifiers, and accessories for the custom integration industry. As national brand manager, Strachota will work closely with Audio Gear Group’s sales manager Ed Han and will be in charge of hiring, managing, and motivating a national sales force of independent sales representative firms, as well as custom integration-focused distributors. He will also build and oversee Audio Gear Group’s national network of premier local custom integration system specialists. In addition to these sales responsibilities, Strachota will be in charge of Audio Gear Group’s portfolio of brands, including OSD Audio, OSD BLACK Series, Miller & Kreisel (M&K), and Carver. His responsibilities will include creating profitable dealer programs, overseeing sales operations and administration, creating and managing dealer product training, and administration of customer support functions. Strachota’s multi-faceted career features more than a decade of experience in and around the custom integration industry. This experience includes stints with companies both national — such as Best Buy and Bose — and local, such as Magnolia Design Center (Costa Mesa, CA) and Audio Images (Tustin, CA). He has served in a broad range of roles, including client sales, systems design, and technical services. Strachota will be based at Audio Gear Group’s headquarters in Brea, CA. Those system integration dealers interested in learning more about Audio Gear Group brands should reach out to him via email at: br[email protected] or by phone at: (562) 697-2600, ext. 101. For more information, visit: www.audiogeargroup.com.