Matt Oliver

Vice President, National and Regional Account Sales, Sales Manager (12-Volt)


Manager of the 12-Volt division, Matt is also responsible for certain major accounts headquartered in Western Washington such as Car Toys and multiple key vendor accounts on Amazon.com. With over 30 years of experience, Matt is a seasoned veteran at fostering growth for all clients – whether online or traditional brick & mortar. He prides himself on understanding his clients' needs and working with our vendor partners to achive the results they want.

moliver@olivermarketing.com


Jari Hasan

Director Of Sales And Business Development


Experienced Director of Sales And Business Development with a long history of working in the eCommerce retail industry. Skilled in Sales, Marketing, Advertising, Analytic and Management.

jhasan@olivermarketing.com


Robert Oliver

Health & Fitness Channel Sales


With a personal history of playing NCAA basketball and athletic training, it's no surprise that Robert is personally motivated to develop and grow the Health & Fitness category. His experience working within Amazon's Vendor Central system also helps when developing successful eCommerce strategies for our health and fitness accounts.

roliver@olivermarketing.com


Lala Pech

Sales Support & Client Care


Joining the Oliver Marketing team in 2008, Lala has become our go-to expert on information management for Amazon.com. Her keen attention to detail and thorough problem-solving skills have helped her become a Vendor Central guru, both in setting up and maintaining vendor accounts. Additionally, Lala is the go-to contact for any issue resolution. Her efforts with this support are an invaluable resource for both us and our vendor partners.

lpech@olivermarketing.com



Gary Hartnett

Vice President, Major Accounts Representative and Channel Development


Gary's contributions to Oliver Marketing over the past 20+ years are second to none. Along with Bob, Gary's roles and responsibilities have evolved over time, and he now regularly manages accounts totaling more than $20 million in sales. With a track record of placing multiple "hot SKUs" in Costco and Costco.com, Gary prides himself on delivering consistent results for our partners. His current passion finds him exploring new products/categories beyond Oliver Marketing's established channels, and then finding the appropriate placement for these new opportunities with the retailers he knows so well—Costco, Costco.com, Amazon.com, Bartell Drugs, Microsoft, Wireless Advocates, and T-Mobile. Though Gary enjoys one of the longest histories at Oliver Marketing, he himself always looks to the future.

ghartnett@olivermarketing.com


Matt Oliver

Vice President, National and Regional Account Sales, Sales Manager (12-Volt)


Manager of the 12-Volt division, Matt is also responsible for certain major accounts headquartered in Western Washington such as Car Toys and multiple key vendor accounts on Amazon.com. With over 30 years of experience, Matt is a seasoned veteran at fostering growth for all clients – whether online or traditional brick & mortar. He prides himself on understanding his clients' needs and working with our vendor partners to achive the results they want.

moliver@olivermarketing.com


Robert Dalson

Director of Sales - CI


Robert Dalson has been in the industry since 1991, transitioning into the wholesale side of the business in 1993 when he became a manufacture’s rep at Audio Associates, representing lines such as Niles, Marantz, JBL, Cinematech, AudioControl, Alpine, and many others. Robert leads the California team and covers majors accounts in the San Francisco Bay area.

rdalson@olivermarketing.com


Mike Ellis

Alaska Sales Representative


Mike has worked in the electronics industry since 1970. He has been involved in the marketing of several major consumer electronics lines in the Pacific Northwest including Hitachi, Toshiba, Emerson and Sharp. Mike has worked with and developed relationships with all the major accounts in the marketplace. Prior to joining our team, Mike was the president of Major Distributors.

mellis@olivermarketing.com


Gerald Wilsey

Washington State (North of I-90 in Western Washington)


Gerald has rejoined the sales team after several years as our Home Buyer. Leaning on his product knowledge and vendor relationships, Gerald brings a renew excitement to the custom install channel for Western and Eastern Washington. Serving over 10 years of Sales and Technical Support, he has developed an understanding of the challenges of the custom integration.

gwilsey@olivermarketing.com


Alan Akana

Washington State (South of I-90 in Western Washington and all of Eastern Washington, Idaho, & Montana)


Alan brings a rich level of experience to Oliver Marketing with over 20 years in retail and wholesale consumer electronics. He’s partnered with dealers to increase market share and sales and reduce operational costs. He’ll be covering south of the I-90 corridor, along with accounts in Eastern Washington, Idaho and Montana. Alan will be a familiar smiling face to many of you reading this.

aakana@olivermarketing.com


Mike DeMarco

Oregon & Southwest Washington


Mike brings with him many years of experience as a custom integrator and systems designer in the CI Market. Mike’s a Portland area native and as an added bonus, he has spent the last few years working hands on with several of our key brands. Mike will be your contact for the state of Oregon and Southwest Washington.

mdemarco@olivermarketing.com

Alan Hook

Territory Sales Manager – Northern California, Central Valley, Northern Nevada


Past experience includes Western US and multiple regional sales management positions. Alan has managed retail stores and was an assistant buyer and department manager for Macy’s California.  

ahook@olivermarketing.com

 

Jay Castro

Territory Sales Manager – Northern California, South Bay & Pennisula


Jay comes to us with a wealth of knowledge as both a product representative and custom integrator with experience in both Home AV and 12V channels. Jay ran a successful Custom Install company for 6 years where he worked with some of the elite of Silicon Valley. Most recently he worked as sales and project manager for 2, well established, custom integration firms.

jcastro@olivermarketing.com

 

Danny Thompson

Territory Sales Manager - Socal West LA / South Bay, Orange County & San Diego


Danny Thompson has over 35 years of sales experience in the custom electronics industry that had humble beginnings in car audio before moving to home. As a member of MM Marketing, Danny received multiple Representative of the Year awards and built long lasting relationships in the Southern and Arizona markets. Danny was most recently a Territory Sales Manager for Savant Sales and Kaleidescape before joining Oliver Marketing.

dthompson@olivermarketing.com

 

Nelson Gedeon

Territory Sales Manager - Los Angeles County


Nelson comes to Oliver Marketing with nearly 30 years of experience in the Consumer Electronics industry. His experience in the wholesale and representative world will make him a valuable asset.  He loves travel, building LEGO with his son, and looking for that next great motorbike. 

ngedeon@olivermarketing.com

 

Eric May

Territory Sales Manager - Arizona & Southern Nevada


Eric joined the Oliver Marketing and Custom Plus Distributing team in April 2018.  Previously worked for a car audio manufacturer for 27 years.  Proud to be representing our quality brands in both 12V and CI, both directly and through distribution in all of Arizona and Las Vegas, NV.

emay@olivermarketing.com

 

Lorree Ford

Inside Sales Representative


Lorree has been a manufacturer’s representative for over 15 years in Southern California. She has managed her own firm, worked as an Outside Representative and is now an Inside Rep for the Oliver Marketing 12V and Home CI team.

lford@olivermarketing.com


Dave Furness

Vice President, 12 Volt


As the Director of Sales for 12V, Dave has more than 30 years invested in sales, management and business consultation. He is well known in his field, proving his success repeatedly through the years. Dave has a great deal of experience as a sales manager, including a stint as a regional manager for Kenwood USA Corporation. Dave's overall approach to retail and custom sales truly sets him apart from his peers.

dfurness@olivermarketing.com


Mike Ellis

Alaska Sales Representative


Mike has worked in the electronics industry since 1970. He has been involved in the marketing of several major consumer electronics lines in the Pacific Northwest including Hitachi, Toshiba, Emerson and Sharp. Mike has worked with and developed relationships with all the major accounts in the marketplace. Prior to joining our team, Mike was the president of Major Distributors.

mellis@olivermarketing.com


Jay Small

Washington, Northern Idaho


Jay has an abundance of experience in every side of the 12V business, including retail, wholesale, and manufacturer experience.

jsmall@olivermarketing.com


Chris Truman

Oregon, Southwest Washington


Chris has been involved with sales, distribution and logistics of consumer electronics for the past 15 years. The past 5 years Chris was the warehouse manager at our Beaverton, OR location. Chris has always had a passion for sales and as a hobby. He is also a custom fabricator working on all types of vehicles especially Harley Davidson motorcycles.

ctruman@olivermarketing.com


Dennis Medeiros

NorCal Central Valley-NV Sales Representative


Dennis has over 25 years of retail sales experience, including owning a mobile electronics retail store in the Central Valley for 16 years. Prior to joining the company, Dennis was sales manager for a Northern California distribution company. He shows customers and suppliers careful attention, respect and possesses great follow-through abilities.

dmedeiros@olivermarketing.com

Wayne Kraus

Territory Sales Manager - Socal West LA / South Bay, Orange County & San Diego


Wayne joins the Oliver Marketing Team after 25 years at Calwest Marketing. He brings a wealth of knowledge in the 12 Volt industry working in all channels of business including major retail, Hispanic Department Stores, distribution accounts and the independent retail base.

wkrauss@olivermarketing.com

John Fernandez

SoCal Sales Manager


John Fernandez has 20+ years in the industry and a BA in Electronic Engineering from ITT. He has worked for manufactures such as: Kenwood, Magnadyne, national sales manager for Autopage Inc. ending in 2011 and the co-founder of Encore Automotive Systems. Fernandez is the So Cal division Sales Manager and covers the following territories: LA, OC and key accounts.

jfernandez@olivermarketing.com


Ryan Rough

SoCal Account Executive


Ryan Rough is an industry veteran with over 20 years of experience. Ryan has worked for companies such as: Z Marketing, Taylor Marketing, Code Alarm to name a few. Ryan covers the following territories: San Luis Obispo, Kern, and Ventura. Ryan also handles all business with Sonic Electronix.

rrough@olivermarketing.com


Rodney Shoemaker

SoCal Account Executive


Rodney has over 20 years of experience in all aspects of the car audio industry. He has an extensive technical background since he owned his own expeditor business. He has worked for Western Sales and Marketing, Advanced Marketing, and Taylor marketing to name a few selling brands like Rockford, Voxx, and Hertz Audison.

rshoemaker@olivermarketing.com


Bob Oliver

CEO & President


As CEO and founder of Oliver Marketing, Bob Oliver has demonstrated the ability to build an organization with the diversity and expertise needed to provide manufacturers with complete market penetration. Bob is personally responsible for establishing and maintaining relations with key customer audio/video accounts, e-commerce (Amazon.com), and Costco (including costco.com) among others. Bob's hands-on approach coupled with his sales skills and management style has enabled him to create loyalty within his own organization as well as among the buyers, management personnel and salespeople of the companies with whom he deals on a daily basis.

boliver@olivermarketing.com


Peggy Harvey

Sales Support & Client Care


With almost 20 years of business and customer service experience, Peggy offers invaluable office sales support for Oliver Marketing. Along with her administrative duties, she oversees customer and factory relations, sales orders, return authorization requests, and performs bookkeeping tasks. She has been with Oliver Marketing since 1992.

pharvey@olivermarketing.com


Josh Mackey

Marketing Manager


Josh brings over 15 years of marketing experience focusing on Creative Brand Management driven by data and performance results. He comes to us from Urban Float, a sensory deprivation spa chain he helped build and develop which was recently featured on the popular primetime TV show, Shark Tank.

jmackey@olivermarketing.com