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Press Release
August 31 2013
For Immediate Release
Media Contact: Christopher Guerin, Vice President of Corporate Communications, (800) 222-4700 ext. 1030
Sweetwater Hires 7 New Sales Engineers
Fort Wayne, IN, August 30, 2013 - Sweetwater, the third-largest music instrument and pro-audio retailer in the U.S., recently hired seven new Sales Engineers, bringing total employment to more than 560, including more than 200 Sales Engineers. Six of the seven new employees have moved to Fort Wayne from outside Indiana.

Sales Engineer Jay Fredrick is from Fort Wayne and holds a Bachelor's Degree in General Studies from IPFW. He is a guitarist and keyboard player and has spent ten years doing audio and video for broadcast both in the US and in Canada. Most recently he was a technical director at WFWA.

Sales Engineer Drew Foster is from Eau Claire, Wisconsin, and received his certificate in audio production from McNally Smith College in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Sales Engineer Justin Lieberman hails from Massapeque Park, New York, and received his Bachelor's Degree in Music Industry from SUNY, Oneonta. He plays guitar, bass, keyboards and percussion and most recently worked as an assistant production manager for Sound Liberation Front in New York City, doing musical event planning and production.

Sales Engineer Jason Thiele is from Fayetteville, North Carolina, where he received a B.A. in Music from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke.

Sales Engineer Spencer Kennedy is from Holliston, Massachusetts and holds a Bachelor's Degree in Electronic Music Production and Design from Berklee College of Music in Boston. He moved here from Culver City, California, where he engineered audio for film composers.

Sales Engineer Evan Mulvihill grew up in Champaign, Illinois, but received his AAS in Recording Arts from Tribeca Flashpoint Academy in Chicago. He has worked as a freelance engineer for recording studios in Chicago.

Sales Engineer Joe Schafer received his Certificate of Completion in Digital Media from Lansing Community College, near his Michigan hometown of Holt. He has worked in music retail with Marshall Music in the Lansing area.
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