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Press Release
May 10 2013
For Immediate Release
Media Contact: Christopher Guerin, Vice President of Corporate Communications, (800) 222-4700 ext. 1030
Sweetwater Hires 13 New Employees
Fort Wayne, IN, May 10, 2013 - Sweetwater, the third-largest music instrument and pro-audio retailer in the U.S., recently hired 13 new employees, bringing total employment to more than 540. Five of the new hires have moved to Indiana to work for Sweetwater.

Sales Engineer Brahyam Martinez is from Dayton and holds a Bachelor's Degree in Recording Arts from Full Sail University and also attended the Latin Music Institute, both in Winter Park, Florida.

Sales Engineer Ryan Limbeck is from Grand Rapids, Michigan and has a Bachelor's Degree in Music from Grand Valley State. He previously worked for three years as an orchestra musician for Celebrity Cruise Lines.

Sales Engineer Jimmy Hart is from Dayton, New Jersey, and received his recording certificate from SAE in Manhattan. He has a strong background in live sound and ran his own freelance studio.

Sales Engineer Chris Rice is originally from the Dallas area, where he served as a music minister for his church.

Sales Engineer Matt Alexander is originally from California. He has an Associate's Degree in Computer Technologies from Northwest State University in Archbold, Ohio. Recently he was employed as an IT specialist.

Sales Engineer Patrick Cobley is from Ossian, Indiana, and received his Bachelor's Degree in Music Technology from the University of St. Francis. For the past two years he has been working for Avery-Dennison.

Sales Assistant Brett Moore has a degree in Business from Northwest State University.

Accounting Specialist Breanna Jacquay has an Associate of Business degree from IPFW and will have a bachelor degree from IPFW this month in general studies/business. She has worked for Fort Financial Credit Union and iAB Bank.

Administrative Assistant in the Academy of Music Zoe Eastwood is attending Huntington University for public relations.

Jennifer Hughes has joined the maintenance team. Jennifer is attending Ivy Tech for Medical Billing and Coding.

Receptionist Brittany Schumm has a license in Cosmetology from Masters of Cosmetology.

Receptionist Stacie Rennecker is currently attending IPFW for General Studies.

Kitchen staff member Kathy Littlejohn is from Fort Wayne and worked at the Fort Wayne State Development Center for 19 years.
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