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Press Release
December 01 2003
For Immediate Release
Media Contact: Christopher Guerin, Vice President of Corporate Communications, (800) 222-4700 ext. 1030
Sweetwater Welcomes Three New Sales Engineers
(Fort Wayne, Indiana) Sweetwater, one of the nation's leading retailers of professional music technology equipment, welcomes John Jenkins, Brian VanDeKeere, and Richard Sackett to the company's award-winning team of sales professionals. The new Sales Engineers join Sweetwater with a wide background in music and audio.

John Jenkins joins Sweetwater with an extensive background in sound reinforcement design, sales, and installation. He worked at Sally Corporation as an electronics tech and programmer and, like the majority of Sweetwater employees, he's also a musician and songwriter.

Brian VanDeKeere holds a degree in Telecommunications from Ball State University. He has worked as a DJ and his resume includes stints manning the mixers for many bands. Richard Sackett holds a Bachelor's of Music from the University of Utah and describes himself as a long-time musician and trombonist.

The new Sales Engineers cite Sweetwater's reputation for excellence as a main reason for wanting to work at the company. "As a Sweetwater customer of five years, I have discovered a truly unique and customer-friendly environment," says John Jenkins. Richard Sackett puts it more succinctly: "I always wanted to work here."

Sweetwater's award-winning staff of knowledgeable and professional Sales Engineers has received praise from all over the industry. All have a solid background in music and pro audio, and while at Sweetwater they receive extensive training to remain fully up-to-date with the latest music technology developments.

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