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EDA member Mid-State Distributing adds new Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Mobile audio

Des Moines, IA – June 7, 2019 -- Mid-State Distributing is happy to announce the promotion of Tom Kolar into the new position of VP of Sales and Marketing for the 12-volt division. 

“Since the acquisition of AM Distributors, based in Chicago and the growing focus we have placed on mobile audio we really needed a person to help oversee and coordinate our mobile sales efforts across all of our territory,” said Jeff Hedden President of Mid-State.

Tom began working at RTI Distribution in Omaha in 1992, becoming National Sales Manager in 2000. He joined the Mid-State team when Mid-State purchased the company in 2006. Tom brings over 30 years of industry experience to the newly formed position giving him a wealth of knowledge not only in product and customer relations but also in the ever changing landscape of mobile electronics on the whole.

“I am very excited with the addition of the AM team to the Mid-State family to create a synergy in our 12-volt division like we have never seen before,” Kolar said “The growth potential as we become one company is staggering; we look forward to the next several years of major growth potential in all of our markets.”

Mid-State Distributing is a 80 year old company with warehouses in Des Moines IA, Fargo ND, Omaha NE, Milwaukee WI, and Chicago IL.  Serving the needs of over 2000 independent retailers, Mid-State distributes Sony Car Audio, DISH Network products, Yamaha Home Audio, Nest Smart home products, Crosley Appliances and over 120 other lines.  Mid-State Distributing is a member of Elite Distributor Alliance and the Catalyst AV group.

Contact Information:  For more information on Mid-State Distributing contact Tom Kolar 1-800-798-5965  for Mobile inquiries or for CI and Appliance contact Aaron Nielsen 1-800-798-2568

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