Sales Contacts - USA

To learn more about Ross Video products or for pricing information, give one or our Regional Sales Managers a call at one of the numbers listed below.

Please choose a State
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District of Columbia |
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Vice President of SalesJared Schatz |

Director of SalesPete Ross (Eastern) | Scott Bowditch (Western) |

Key AccountsBrad Rochon (Southern California) | Ron Benincasa (Named Accounts) | Jim Berry (Named Accounts) |

Sports Solutions GroupKevin Cottam | Stacey Poapst | Cameron Reed | Andrew Lahey |

Inside SalesHeidi Clark | Penny Panagakos |

Please choose a State from the list above…

Alabama

Sandra Hernandez
Sandra Hernandez

Sandra manages six states in the Southeast including Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Georgia and South Carolina.

Sandra began her career in 1990 with a dealer in Austin, Texas and eventually working with a systems integrator in the New Orleans area for over thirteen years. She has over twenty years of experience working in the broadcast television industry with dealers and SIs. Sandra has also been a producer on a weekly bilingual variety television show on a local cable station for over ten years keeping her abreast of emerging needs in the live television production workflow.

She graduated from the University of Texas-Austin.

Telephone: (504) 264-8891
Fax: (613) 652-4425
Email: shernandez@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Sandra Hernandez.vcf

Alaska

Libby Magnuson
Libby Magnuson

Libby began her career at KOMO-TV in Seattle where she worked in Creative Services and launched their HD graphics system. After 5 years at the station, she shifted to the manufacturing side of the industry working for BroadStream Solutions as their Western Regional Sales Manager. She joined Ross in 2016 to manage sales in the Northern Pacific Region. In her spare time, Libby enjoys backpacking, skate skiing, climbing and wood working.

Telephone: (206) 707-2097
Fax: (613) 652-4425
Email: lmagnuson@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Libby Magnuson.vcf

Arizona

Marcel Fontaine
Marcel Fontaine

Marcel has worked as a freelancer for Ross Video since 1998 as a demo artist and trainer on switchers and OverDrive for 10 years. In 2008, he joined the sales team as the West coast RSM and remained in that position until 2012 when he joined the Robotics Team as a BDM. Marcel regoinedthe US Sales Team in early June 2018 and has relocated from California to the Denver Metro area.

Telephone: (760) 898-2274
Fax: (613) 652-4425
Email: mfontaine@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Marcel Fontaine.vcf

Arkansas

Harry Friedman
Harry Friedman

Harry is happy to be part of the Ross Video team and is the Regional Sales Manager for Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas. Harry literally grew up in the media industry surrounded by a family of cinematographers, film editors, and video editors. Harry brings to Ross Video 30 years of experience in the Broadcast Equipment Industry having served in either Sales or Marketing positions at Grass Valley and Sony Broadcast. Harry’s experience gives him the skills to help his customers navigate the increasingly complex world of Broadcast Technology solutions. He has successfully guided customers in the Broadcast, Government, Corporate, Entertainment, Sports, and House of Worship markets.

Telephone: (214) 783-1460
Fax: (613) 652-4425
Email: hfriedman@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Harry Friedman.vcf

Northern California

Jerry Haasch
Jerry Haasch

Jerry manages Direct and Channel sales in Northern and Southern Califonia.

He began his career in 1984 with Sony Broadcast and Professional Company where he held various sales management positions in over 20 years with the company. He later founded and managed sales for WAVE-Force, representing ten broadcast equipment manufacturers over a 4 year period. He joined Ross Video in 2012 to manage sales in the Northern Pacific region. In his spare time he enjoys cycling, golfing and vinyl record collecting.

Telephone: (916) 663-8422
Fax: (613) 652-4425
Email: jhaasch@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Jerry Haasch.vcf

Southern California

Jerry Haasch
Jerry Haasch

Jerry manages Direct and Channel sales in Northern and Southern Califonia.

He began his career in 1984 with Sony Broadcast and Professional Company where he held various sales management positions in over 20 years with the company. He later founded and managed sales for WAVE-Force, representing ten broadcast equipment manufacturers over a 4 year period. He joined Ross Video in 2012 to manage sales in the Northern Pacific region. In his spare time he enjoys cycling, golfing and vinyl record collecting.

Telephone: (916) 663-8422
Fax: (613) 652-4425
Email: jhaasch@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Jerry Haasch.vcf

Colorado

Marcel Fontaine
Marcel Fontaine

Marcel has worked as a freelancer for Ross Video since 1998 as a demo artist and trainer on switchers and OverDrive for 10 years. In 2008, he joined the sales team as the West coast RSM and remained in that position until 2012 when he joined the Robotics Team as a BDM. Marcel regoinedthe US Sales Team in early June 2018 and has relocated from California to the Denver Metro area.

Telephone: (303) 883-2836
Fax: (613) 652-4425
Email: mfontaine@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Marcel Fontaine.vcf

Connecticut

Kelly Lackey
Kelly Lackey

Kelly is the Regional Sales Manager for the North East Region. Kelly has been with Ross Video over 12 years and has progressed through the company as a Sales Coordinator, Inside Sales Rep and Associate Regional Sales Manager. Kelly is also the US Distribution Manager, working closely with our distribution partner Shoreview Distribution. She is passionate about her commitment to both business partners and direct clients and looks forward to helping with your Ross Solution.

Telephone: (613) 790-2986
Fax: (613) 652-4425
Email: klackey@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Kelly Lackey.vcf

Delaware

Kelly Lackey
Kelly Lackey

Kelly is the Regional Sales Manager for the North East Region. Kelly has been with Ross Video over 12 years and has progressed through the company as a Sales Coordinator, Inside Sales Rep and Associate Regional Sales Manager. Kelly is also the US Distribution Manager, working closely with our distribution partner Shoreview Distribution. She is passionate about her commitment to both business partners and direct clients and looks forward to helping with your Ross Solution.

Telephone: (613) 790-2986
Fax: (613) 652-4425
Email: klackey@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Kelly Lackey.vcf

District of Columbia

Mark Sharp
Mark Sharp

Mark Sharp’s experience in the broadcast equipment business goes back to his time at Todd Communications, an Ampex/Ikegami/Chyron systems integrator in Minneapolis. He moved into manufacturing and spent six years selling and marketing at Philips/Thomson/Grass Valley, one year selling graphics at Pinnacle, and five years at Leitch/Harris. He joined Ross Video in October of 2009 to service the Mid-Atlantic region. He graduated from Northern Illinois University.

Telephone: (763) 551-9730
Fax: (613) 652-4425
Email: msharp@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Mark Sharp.vcf

Florida

Sandra Hernandez
Sandra Hernandez

Sandra manages six states in the Southeast including Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Georgia and South Carolina.

Sandra began her career in 1990 with a dealer in Austin, Texas and eventually working with a systems integrator in the New Orleans area for over thirteen years. She has over twenty years of experience working in the broadcast television industry with dealers and SIs. Sandra has also been a producer on a weekly bilingual variety television show on a local cable station for over ten years keeping her abreast of emerging needs in the live television production workflow.

She graduated from the University of Texas-Austin.

Telephone: (504) 264-8891
Fax: (613) 652-4425
Email: shernandez@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Sandra Hernandez.vcf

Georgia

Sandra Hernandez
Sandra Hernandez

Sandra manages six states in the Southeast including Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Georgia and South Carolina.

Sandra began her career in 1990 with a dealer in Austin, Texas and eventually working with a systems integrator in the New Orleans area for over thirteen years. She has over twenty years of experience working in the broadcast television industry with dealers and SIs. Sandra has also been a producer on a weekly bilingual variety television show on a local cable station for over ten years keeping her abreast of emerging needs in the live television production workflow.

She graduated from the University of Texas-Austin.

Telephone: (504) 264-8891
Fax: (613) 652-4425
Email: shernandez@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Sandra Hernandez.vcf

Hawaii

Libby Magnuson
Libby Magnuson

Libby began her career at KOMO-TV in Seattle where she worked in Creative Services and launched their HD graphics system. After 5 years at the station, she shifted to the manufacturing side of the industry working for BroadStream Solutions as their Western Regional Sales Manager. She joined Ross in 2016 to manage sales in the Northern Pacific Region. In her spare time, Libby enjoys backpacking, skate skiing, climbing and wood working.

Telephone: (206) 707-2097
Fax: (613) 652-4425
Email: lmagnuson@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Libby Magnuson.vcf

Idaho

Libby Magnuson
Libby Magnuson

Libby began her career at KOMO-TV in Seattle where she worked in Creative Services and launched their HD graphics system. After 5 years at the station, she shifted to the manufacturing side of the industry working for BroadStream Solutions as their Western Regional Sales Manager. She joined Ross in 2016 to manage sales in the Northern Pacific Region. In her spare time, Libby enjoys backpacking, skate skiing, climbing and wood working.

Telephone: (206) 707-2097
Fax: (613) 652-4425
Email: lmagnuson@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Libby Magnuson.vcf

Illinois

Erin Rice
Erin Rice

Erin brings nearly 30 years of experience in the broadcast industry to the table. Roughly half of that time has been spent in control rooms providing a keen understanding of production environments and workflows. Most recently he was with Ikegami Electronics managing the Sports and Entertainment verticals for the camera and monitor manufacturer. Prior to Ikegami, Erin spent several years in systems integration. He graduated from Lee University with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications.

Telephone: +1 (859) 333-4636
Fax: (613) 652-4425
Email: erice@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Erin Rice.vcf

Indiana

Erin Rice
Erin Rice

Erin brings nearly 30 years of experience in the broadcast industry to the table. Roughly half of that time has been spent in control rooms providing a keen understanding of production environments and workflows. Most recently he was with Ikegami Electronics managing the Sports and Entertainment verticals for the camera and monitor manufacturer. Prior to Ikegami, Erin spent several years in systems integration. He graduated from Lee University with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications.

Telephone: +1 (859) 333-4636
Fax: (613) 652-4425
Email: erice@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Erin Rice.vcf

Iowa

Brian Stumpf
Brian Stumpf

Brian has extensive experience with Ross products having worked as a Technical Director for television stations in the Midwest from 1989 to 2000. He also worked as a Sports Freelancer for the major US Networks and freelanced as a Ross Demo Artist since 1991. He joined Ross fulltime as Regional Sales Manager for the North Central Region in 2005. Brian is an expert in Ross production switchers and truly understands the needs of live broadcasters today.

Telephone: (608) 798-9578
Fax: (608) 798-9577
Email: bstumpf@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Brian Stumpf.vcf

Kansas

Brian Stumpf
Brian Stumpf

Brian has extensive experience with Ross products having worked as a Technical Director for television stations in the Midwest from 1989 to 2000. He also worked as a Sports Freelancer for the major US Networks and freelanced as a Ross Demo Artist since 1991. He joined Ross fulltime as Regional Sales Manager for the North Central Region in 2005. Brian is an expert in Ross production switchers and truly understands the needs of live broadcasters today.

Telephone: (608) 798-9578
Fax: (608) 798-9577
Email: bstumpf@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Brian Stumpf.vcf

Erin Rice
Erin Rice

Erin brings nearly 30 years of experience in the broadcast industry to the table. Roughly half of that time has been spent in control rooms providing a keen understanding of production environments and workflows. Most recently he was with Ikegami Electronics managing the Sports and Entertainment verticals for the camera and monitor manufacturer. Prior to Ikegami, Erin spent several years in systems integration. He graduated from Lee University with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications.

Telephone: +1 (859) 333-4636
Fax: (613) 652-4425
Email: erice@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Erin Rice.vcf

Louisiana

Sandra Hernandez
Sandra Hernandez

Sandra manages six states in the Southeast including Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Georgia and South Carolina.

Sandra began her career in 1990 with a dealer in Austin, Texas and eventually working with a systems integrator in the New Orleans area for over thirteen years. She has over twenty years of experience working in the broadcast television industry with dealers and SIs. Sandra has also been a producer on a weekly bilingual variety television show on a local cable station for over ten years keeping her abreast of emerging needs in the live television production workflow.

She graduated from the University of Texas-Austin.

Telephone: (504) 264-8891
Fax: (613) 652-4425
Email: shernandez@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Sandra Hernandez.vcf

Maine

Kelly Lackey
Kelly Lackey

Kelly is the Regional Sales Manager for the North East Region. Kelly has been with Ross Video over 12 years and has progressed through the company as a Sales Coordinator, Inside Sales Rep and Associate Regional Sales Manager. Kelly is also the US Distribution Manager, working closely with our distribution partner Shoreview Distribution. She is passionate about her commitment to both business partners and direct clients and looks forward to helping with your Ross Solution.

Telephone: (613) 790-2986
Fax: (613) 652-4425
Email: klackey@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Kelly Lackey.vcf

Maryland

Mark Sharp
Mark Sharp

Mark Sharp’s experience in the broadcast equipment business goes back to his time at Todd Communications, an Ampex/Ikegami/Chyron systems integrator in Minneapolis. He moved into manufacturing and spent six years selling and marketing at Philips/Thomson/Grass Valley, one year selling graphics at Pinnacle, and five years at Leitch/Harris. He joined Ross Video in October of 2009 to service the Mid-Atlantic region. He graduated from Northern Illinois University.

Telephone: (763) 551-9730
Fax: (613) 652-4425
Email: msharp@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Mark Sharp.vcf

Massachusetts

Kelly Lackey
Kelly Lackey

Kelly is the Regional Sales Manager for the North East Region. Kelly has been with Ross Video over 12 years and has progressed through the company as a Sales Coordinator, Inside Sales Rep and Associate Regional Sales Manager. Kelly is also the US Distribution Manager, working closely with our distribution partner Shoreview Distribution. She is passionate about her commitment to both business partners and direct clients and looks forward to helping with your Ross Solution.

Telephone: (613) 790-2986
Fax: (613) 652-4425
Email: klackey@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Kelly Lackey.vcf

Michigan

Erin Rice
Erin Rice

Erin brings nearly 30 years of experience in the broadcast industry to the table. Roughly half of that time has been spent in control rooms providing a keen understanding of production environments and workflows. Most recently he was with Ikegami Electronics managing the Sports and Entertainment verticals for the camera and monitor manufacturer. Prior to Ikegami, Erin spent several years in systems integration. He graduated from Lee University with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications.

Telephone: +1 (859) 333-4636
Fax: (613) 652-4425
Email: erice@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Erin Rice.vcf

Minnesota

Brian Stumpf
Brian Stumpf

Brian has extensive experience with Ross products having worked as a Technical Director for television stations in the Midwest from 1989 to 2000. He also worked as a Sports Freelancer for the major US Networks and freelanced as a Ross Demo Artist since 1991. He joined Ross fulltime as Regional Sales Manager for the North Central Region in 2005. Brian is an expert in Ross production switchers and truly understands the needs of live broadcasters today.

Telephone: (608) 798-9578
Fax: (608) 798-9577
Email: bstumpf@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Brian Stumpf.vcf

Mississippi

Sandra Hernandez
Sandra Hernandez

Sandra manages six states in the Southeast including Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Georgia and South Carolina.

Sandra began her career in 1990 with a dealer in Austin, Texas and eventually working with a systems integrator in the New Orleans area for over thirteen years. She has over twenty years of experience working in the broadcast television industry with dealers and SIs. Sandra has also been a producer on a weekly bilingual variety television show on a local cable station for over ten years keeping her abreast of emerging needs in the live television production workflow.

She graduated from the University of Texas-Austin.

Telephone: (504) 264-8891
Fax: (613) 652-4425
Email: shernandez@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Sandra Hernandez.vcf

Missouri

Brian Stumpf
Brian Stumpf

Brian has extensive experience with Ross products having worked as a Technical Director for television stations in the Midwest from 1989 to 2000. He also worked as a Sports Freelancer for the major US Networks and freelanced as a Ross Demo Artist since 1991. He joined Ross fulltime as Regional Sales Manager for the North Central Region in 2005. Brian is an expert in Ross production switchers and truly understands the needs of live broadcasters today.

Telephone: (608) 798-9578
Fax: (608) 798-9577
Email: bstumpf@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Brian Stumpf.vcf

Montana

Marcel Fontaine
Marcel Fontaine

Marcel has worked as a freelancer for Ross Video since 1998 as a demo artist and trainer on switchers and OverDrive for 10 years. In 2008, he joined the sales team as the West coast RSM and remained in that position until 2012 when he joined the Robotics Team as a BDM. Marcel regoinedthe US Sales Team in early June 2018 and has relocated from California to the Denver Metro area.

Telephone: (760) 898-2274
Fax: (613) 652-4425
Email: mfontaine@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Marcel Fontaine.vcf

Nebraska

Brian Stumpf
Brian Stumpf

Brian has extensive experience with Ross products having worked as a Technical Director for television stations in the Midwest from 1989 to 2000. He also worked as a Sports Freelancer for the major US Networks and freelanced as a Ross Demo Artist since 1991. He joined Ross fulltime as Regional Sales Manager for the North Central Region in 2005. Brian is an expert in Ross production switchers and truly understands the needs of live broadcasters today.

Telephone: (608) 798-9578
Fax: (608) 798-9577
Email: bstumpf@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Brian Stumpf.vcf

Nevada

Libby Magnuson
Libby Magnuson

Libby began her career at KOMO-TV in Seattle where she worked in Creative Services and launched their HD graphics system. After 5 years at the station, she shifted to the manufacturing side of the industry working for BroadStream Solutions as their Western Regional Sales Manager. She joined Ross in 2016 to manage sales in the Northern Pacific Region. In her spare time, Libby enjoys backpacking, skate skiing, climbing and wood working.

Telephone: (206) 707-2097
Fax: (613) 652-4425
Email: lmagnuson@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Libby Magnuson.vcf

New Hampshire

Kelly Lackey
Kelly Lackey

Kelly is the Regional Sales Manager for the North East Region. Kelly has been with Ross Video over 12 years and has progressed through the company as a Sales Coordinator, Inside Sales Rep and Associate Regional Sales Manager. Kelly is also the US Distribution Manager, working closely with our distribution partner Shoreview Distribution. She is passionate about her commitment to both business partners and direct clients and looks forward to helping with your Ross Solution.

Telephone: (613) 790-2986
Fax: (613) 652-4425
Email: klackey@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Kelly Lackey.vcf

New Jersey

Kelly Lackey
Kelly Lackey

Kelly is the Regional Sales Manager for the North East Region. Kelly has been with Ross Video over 12 years and has progressed through the company as a Sales Coordinator, Inside Sales Rep and Associate Regional Sales Manager. Kelly is also the US Distribution Manager, working closely with our distribution partner Shoreview Distribution. She is passionate about her commitment to both business partners and direct clients and looks forward to helping with your Ross Solution.

Telephone: (613) 790-2986
Fax: (613) 652-4425
Email: klackey@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Kelly Lackey.vcf

New Mexico

Marcel Fontaine
Marcel Fontaine

Marcel has worked as a freelancer for Ross Video since 1998 as a demo artist and trainer on switchers and OverDrive for 10 years. In 2008, he joined the sales team as the West coast RSM and remained in that position until 2012 when he joined the Robotics Team as a BDM. Marcel regoinedthe US Sales Team in early June 2018 and has relocated from California to the Denver Metro area.

Telephone: (760) 898-2274
Fax: (613) 652-4425
Email: mfontaine@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Marcel Fontaine.vcf

New York City (5 Boroughs & Long Island)

Pete Ross
Pete Ross

Pete is the Director of Sales for the USA, Eastern region. He joined Ross Video in early 2010 as Key Accounts Manager for New York, where he was responsible for the Networks, Cable Networks and the Network owned and operated Television station groups. Pete started his career in Television at WWLP in Springfield, MA as Master Control / Tape Room Operator before moving to Newscast Director /TD.

Since his time at WWLP,Pete has also worked in both a Demonstration Artist and Sales role at Pinnacle Systems, SNNY, NVISION and lastly Miranda before joining Ross. Having worked in the television business his entire career, Pete uses his broadcast production knowledge every day.

Pete now lives in Manhattan, and If you don’t see him in NYC you will probably find him in Vermont Skiing.

Telephone: (413) 575-2456
Fax: (613) 652-4425
Email: pross@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Pete Ross.vcf

Upstate New York

Kelly Lackey
Kelly Lackey

Kelly is the Regional Sales Manager for the North East Region. Kelly has been with Ross Video over 12 years and has progressed through the company as a Sales Coordinator, Inside Sales Rep and Associate Regional Sales Manager. Kelly is also the US Distribution Manager, working closely with our distribution partner Shoreview Distribution. She is passionate about her commitment to both business partners and direct clients and looks forward to helping with your Ross Solution.

Telephone: (613) 790-2986
Fax: (613) 652-4425
Email: klackey@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Kelly Lackey.vcf

Downstate New York

Kelly Lackey
Kelly Lackey

Kelly is the Regional Sales Manager for the North East Region. Kelly has been with Ross Video over 12 years and has progressed through the company as a Sales Coordinator, Inside Sales Rep and Associate Regional Sales Manager. Kelly is also the US Distribution Manager, working closely with our distribution partner Shoreview Distribution. She is passionate about her commitment to both business partners and direct clients and looks forward to helping with your Ross Solution.

Telephone: (613) 790-2986
Fax: (613) 652-4425
Email: klackey@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Kelly Lackey.vcf

North Carolina

Mark Sharp
Mark Sharp

Mark Sharp’s experience in the broadcast equipment business goes back to his time at Todd Communications, an Ampex/Ikegami/Chyron systems integrator in Minneapolis. He moved into manufacturing and spent six years selling and marketing at Philips/Thomson/Grass Valley, one year selling graphics at Pinnacle, and five years at Leitch/Harris. He joined Ross Video in October of 2009 to service the Mid-Atlantic region. He graduated from Northern Illinois University.

Telephone: (763) 551-9730
Fax: (613) 652-4425
Email: msharp@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Mark Sharp.vcf

North Dakota

Brian Stumpf
Brian Stumpf

Brian has extensive experience with Ross products having worked as a Technical Director for television stations in the Midwest from 1989 to 2000. He also worked as a Sports Freelancer for the major US Networks and freelanced as a Ross Demo Artist since 1991. He joined Ross fulltime as Regional Sales Manager for the North Central Region in 2005. Brian is an expert in Ross production switchers and truly understands the needs of live broadcasters today.

Telephone: (608) 798-9578
Fax: (608) 798-9577
Email: bstumpf@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Brian Stumpf.vcf

Ohio

Erin Rice
Erin Rice

Erin brings nearly 30 years of experience in the broadcast industry to the table. Roughly half of that time has been spent in control rooms providing a keen understanding of production environments and workflows. Most recently he was with Ikegami Electronics managing the Sports and Entertainment verticals for the camera and monitor manufacturer. Prior to Ikegami, Erin spent several years in systems integration. He graduated from Lee University with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications.

Telephone: +1 (859) 333-4636
Fax: (613) 652-4425
Email: erice@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Erin Rice.vcf

Oklahoma

Harry Friedman
Harry Friedman

Harry is happy to be part of the Ross Video team and is the Regional Sales Manager for Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas. Harry literally grew up in the media industry surrounded by a family of cinematographers, film editors, and video editors. Harry brings to Ross Video 30 years of experience in the Broadcast Equipment Industry having served in either Sales or Marketing positions at Grass Valley and Sony Broadcast. Harry’s experience gives him the skills to help his customers navigate the increasingly complex world of Broadcast Technology solutions. He has successfully guided customers in the Broadcast, Government, Corporate, Entertainment, Sports, and House of Worship markets.

Telephone: (214) 783-1460
Fax: (613) 652-4425
Email: hfriedman@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Harry Friedman.vcf

Oregon

Libby Magnuson
Libby Magnuson

Libby began her career at KOMO-TV in Seattle where she worked in Creative Services and launched their HD graphics system. After 5 years at the station, she shifted to the manufacturing side of the industry working for BroadStream Solutions as their Western Regional Sales Manager. She joined Ross in 2016 to manage sales in the Northern Pacific Region. In her spare time, Libby enjoys backpacking, skate skiing, climbing and wood working.

Telephone: (206) 707-2097
Fax: (613) 652-4425
Email: lmagnuson@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Libby Magnuson.vcf

Pennsylvania

Kelly Lackey
Kelly Lackey

Kelly is the Regional Sales Manager for the North East Region. Kelly has been with Ross Video over 12 years and has progressed through the company as a Sales Coordinator, Inside Sales Rep and Associate Regional Sales Manager. Kelly is also the US Distribution Manager, working closely with our distribution partner Shoreview Distribution. She is passionate about her commitment to both business partners and direct clients and looks forward to helping with your Ross Solution.

Telephone: (613) 790-2986
Fax: (613) 652-4425
Email: klackey@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Kelly Lackey.vcf

Puerto Rico

Sandra Hernandez
Sandra Hernandez

Sandra manages six states in the Southeast including Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Georgia and South Carolina.

Sandra began her career in 1990 with a dealer in Austin, Texas and eventually working with a systems integrator in the New Orleans area for over thirteen years. She has over twenty years of experience working in the broadcast television industry with dealers and SIs. Sandra has also been a producer on a weekly bilingual variety television show on a local cable station for over ten years keeping her abreast of emerging needs in the live television production workflow.

She graduated from the University of Texas-Austin.

Telephone: (504) 264-8891
Fax: (613) 652-4425
Email: shernandez@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Sandra Hernandez.vcf

Rhode Island

Kelly Lackey
Kelly Lackey

Kelly is the Regional Sales Manager for the North East Region. Kelly has been with Ross Video over 12 years and has progressed through the company as a Sales Coordinator, Inside Sales Rep and Associate Regional Sales Manager. Kelly is also the US Distribution Manager, working closely with our distribution partner Shoreview Distribution. She is passionate about her commitment to both business partners and direct clients and looks forward to helping with your Ross Solution.

Telephone: (613) 790-2986
Fax: (613) 652-4425
Email: klackey@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Kelly Lackey.vcf

South Carolina

Sandra Hernandez
Sandra Hernandez

Sandra manages six states in the Southeast including Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Georgia and South Carolina.

Sandra began her career in 1990 with a dealer in Austin, Texas and eventually working with a systems integrator in the New Orleans area for over thirteen years. She has over twenty years of experience working in the broadcast television industry with dealers and SIs. Sandra has also been a producer on a weekly bilingual variety television show on a local cable station for over ten years keeping her abreast of emerging needs in the live television production workflow.

She graduated from the University of Texas-Austin.

Telephone: (504) 264-8891
Fax: (613) 652-4425
Email: shernandez@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Sandra Hernandez.vcf

South Dakota

Brian Stumpf
Brian Stumpf

Brian has extensive experience with Ross products having worked as a Technical Director for television stations in the Midwest from 1989 to 2000. He also worked as a Sports Freelancer for the major US Networks and freelanced as a Ross Demo Artist since 1991. He joined Ross fulltime as Regional Sales Manager for the North Central Region in 2005. Brian is an expert in Ross production switchers and truly understands the needs of live broadcasters today.

Telephone: (608) 798-9578
Fax: (608) 798-9577
Email: bstumpf@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Brian Stumpf.vcf

Tennessee

Mark Sharp
Mark Sharp

Mark Sharp’s experience in the broadcast equipment business goes back to his time at Todd Communications, an Ampex/Ikegami/Chyron systems integrator in Minneapolis. He moved into manufacturing and spent six years selling and marketing at Philips/Thomson/Grass Valley, one year selling graphics at Pinnacle, and five years at Leitch/Harris. He joined Ross Video in October of 2009 to service the Mid-Atlantic region. He graduated from Northern Illinois University.

Telephone: (763) 551-9730
Fax: (613) 652-4425
Email: msharp@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Mark Sharp.vcf

Texas

Harry Friedman
Harry Friedman

Harry is happy to be part of the Ross Video team and is the Regional Sales Manager for Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas. Harry literally grew up in the media industry surrounded by a family of cinematographers, film editors, and video editors. Harry brings to Ross Video 30 years of experience in the Broadcast Equipment Industry having served in either Sales or Marketing positions at Grass Valley and Sony Broadcast. Harry’s experience gives him the skills to help his customers navigate the increasingly complex world of Broadcast Technology solutions. He has successfully guided customers in the Broadcast, Government, Corporate, Entertainment, Sports, and House of Worship markets.

Telephone: (214) 783-1460
Fax: (613) 652-4425
Email: hfriedman@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
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Utah

Marcel Fontaine
Marcel Fontaine

Marcel has worked as a freelancer for Ross Video since 1998 as a demo artist and trainer on switchers and OverDrive for 10 years. In 2008, he joined the sales team as the West coast RSM and remained in that position until 2012 when he joined the Robotics Team as a BDM. Marcel regoinedthe US Sales Team in early June 2018 and has relocated from California to the Denver Metro area.

Telephone: (760) 898-2274
Fax: (613) 652-4425
Email: mfontaine@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Marcel Fontaine.vcf

Vermont

Kelly Lackey
Kelly Lackey

Kelly is the Regional Sales Manager for the North East Region. Kelly has been with Ross Video over 12 years and has progressed through the company as a Sales Coordinator, Inside Sales Rep and Associate Regional Sales Manager. Kelly is also the US Distribution Manager, working closely with our distribution partner Shoreview Distribution. She is passionate about her commitment to both business partners and direct clients and looks forward to helping with your Ross Solution.

Telephone: (613) 790-2986
Fax: (613) 652-4425
Email: klackey@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Kelly Lackey.vcf

Virginia

Mark Sharp
Mark Sharp

Mark Sharp’s experience in the broadcast equipment business goes back to his time at Todd Communications, an Ampex/Ikegami/Chyron systems integrator in Minneapolis. He moved into manufacturing and spent six years selling and marketing at Philips/Thomson/Grass Valley, one year selling graphics at Pinnacle, and five years at Leitch/Harris. He joined Ross Video in October of 2009 to service the Mid-Atlantic region. He graduated from Northern Illinois University.

Telephone: (763) 551-9730
Fax: (613) 652-4425
Email: msharp@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Mark Sharp.vcf

Washington

Libby Magnuson
Libby Magnuson

Libby began her career at KOMO-TV in Seattle where she worked in Creative Services and launched their HD graphics system. After 5 years at the station, she shifted to the manufacturing side of the industry working for BroadStream Solutions as their Western Regional Sales Manager. She joined Ross in 2016 to manage sales in the Northern Pacific Region. In her spare time, Libby enjoys backpacking, skate skiing, climbing and wood working.

Telephone: (206) 707-2097
Fax: (613) 652-4425
Email: lmagnuson@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Libby Magnuson.vcf

West Virginia

Mark Sharp
Mark Sharp

Mark Sharp’s experience in the broadcast equipment business goes back to his time at Todd Communications, an Ampex/Ikegami/Chyron systems integrator in Minneapolis. He moved into manufacturing and spent six years selling and marketing at Philips/Thomson/Grass Valley, one year selling graphics at Pinnacle, and five years at Leitch/Harris. He joined Ross Video in October of 2009 to service the Mid-Atlantic region. He graduated from Northern Illinois University.

Telephone: (763) 551-9730
Fax: (613) 652-4425
Email: msharp@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Mark Sharp.vcf

Wisconsin

Brian Stumpf
Brian Stumpf

Brian has extensive experience with Ross products having worked as a Technical Director for television stations in the Midwest from 1989 to 2000. He also worked as a Sports Freelancer for the major US Networks and freelanced as a Ross Demo Artist since 1991. He joined Ross fulltime as Regional Sales Manager for the North Central Region in 2005. Brian is an expert in Ross production switchers and truly understands the needs of live broadcasters today.

Telephone: (608) 798-9578
Fax: (608) 798-9577
Email: bstumpf@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Brian Stumpf.vcf

Wyoming

Marcel Fontaine
Marcel Fontaine

Marcel has worked as a freelancer for Ross Video since 1998 as a demo artist and trainer on switchers and OverDrive for 10 years. In 2008, he joined the sales team as the West coast RSM and remained in that position until 2012 when he joined the Robotics Team as a BDM. Marcel regoinedthe US Sales Team in early June 2018 and has relocated from California to the Denver Metro area.

Telephone: (760) 898-2274
Fax: (613) 652-4425
Email: mfontaine@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Marcel Fontaine.vcf

Vice President of Sales

Jared Schatz
Jared Schatz

Jared Schatz is Vice President of Sales, for US and Canada. Jared spends most of his time with the US and Canadian sales teams translating our innovative technology into valuable solutions with our channel partners and customers. Jared joined Ross Video in 2005 and has been a key participant in the company’s dramatic growth in the US in various market spaces including Sports, Television News production. Jared has over 15 years of experience in the broadcast technology industry. He began his career with ParkerVision in Jacksonville Florida–a company which brought production automation to TV stations for Newscast productions. Prior to joining Ross, Jared also worked in systems integration with Duncan Video as well as Pinnacle Systems, which at the time was an innovator in live graphics. He has a Master’s Degree in Economics from Eastern Illinois University. Jared grew up with loving hippie parents that managed to live in Chicago, Iowa, and California prior to settling down in northern Illinois. Jared now resides in Roswell, Georgia with his wonderful family which includes three energetic children who all share a love for animals and dirt.

Telephone: (770) 394-4887
Fax: (613) 652-4425
Email: jschatz@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Jared Schatz.vcf

Director of Sales, USA – Eastern

Pete Ross
Pete Ross

Pete is the Director of Sales for the USA, Eastern Region. He joined Ross Video in early 2010 as Key Accounts Manager for New York, where he was responsible for the Networks, Cable Networks and the Network owned and operated Television station groups. Pete started his career in Television at WWLP in Springfield, MA as Master Control / Tape Room Operator before moving to Newscast Director /TD.

Since his time at WWLP,Pete has also worked in both a Demonstration Artist and Sales role at Pinnacle Systems, SNNY, NVISION and lastly Miranda before joining Ross. Having worked in the television business his entire career, Pete uses his broadcast production knowledge every day.

Pete now lives in Manhattan, and If you don’t see him in NYC you will probably find him in Vermont Skiing.

Telephone: (413) 575-2456
Fax: (613) 652-4425
Email: pross@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Pete Ross.vcf

Director of Sales, USA – Western

Scott Bowditch
Scott Bowditch

Scott has been with Ross since 2003. In addition to his current role as Director of Sales for Canada and Western USA, Scott has held the roles of Marketing Product Manager, Director, and Business Development for OverDrive, Inception and Streamline.

He began his career in the broadcast industry in 1990 having spent many years working for a System Integrator specializing in project management, inside sales and business development. Scott also owned and managed a Systems consulting company specializing in technology transitioning with a client list that encompassed national and local broadcasters in Canada.

Scott joined Ross Video in 2003 and is a member of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers.

Telephone: (647) 290-8284
Fax: (613) 228-0464
Email: sbowditch@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Scott Bowditch.vcf

Key Accounts – Southern California

Brad Rochon
Brad Rochon

Brad Rochon helps clients make beautiful pictures in the live production and entertainment markets, including television, film and gaming studios. Ross contact for rental and touring clients as well as all broadcast network clients.

After graduating the Broadcast Electronics Engineering Technology program at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (Calgary, AB) in 1989, Brad entered the video/film business with Rainmaker, a leading post facility located in Vancouver, BC. After several years as an engineer in post production, Brad transitioned into sales, accepting a position with the Measurement Products Group and later the Video Networking Group at Tektronix.

In 1997, Brad accepted a sales position with Ross Video. During the past 17 years, Brad has held positions in sales, channel distribution, and product management. Brad completed an MBA at the University of Ottawa in 2005.

Telephone: +1 (805) 551-8339
Fax: + 1 (613) 652-4425
Email: brochon@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Brad Rochon.vcf

Key Accounts – Named Accounts

Ron Benincasa
Ron Benincasa

Responsible for Key Accounts in the South and Central portions of the US, with 2o+ years of experience Calling on all levels of management at television stations, station groups, news and sports networks. I have a clear understanding of News and Sports workflows, and a track record for developing long term relationships with the customer base.

Telephone: (321) 223-0739
Fax: (613) 652-4425
Email: rbenincasa@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Ron Benincasa.vcf

Key Accounts – Named Accounts

Jim Berry
Jim Berry

Jim joined Ross in 2012 where he manages Direct and Channel Sales for Florida and Puerto Rico. With over 20 years in the broadcast industry, Jim has held positions such as Director of Sales at Florical Systems, Senior Sales Account Manager at ParkerVision, and spent ten years at AT&T.

Telephone: (904) 443-0018
Fax: (904) 212-0040
Email: jberry@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Jim Berry.vcf

Director – Global Sports & Live Events

Kevin Cottam
Kevin Cottam

Kevin is the Director of Sports & Live Events – Global. A graduate of Cambrian College of Applied Arts and Technology, he began his television broadcasting career in 1996 with CTV News. In 1998 he began working with CTV Sportsnet (now Rogers Sportsnet) in Toronto Canada, one of Canada’s leading sports television broadcasting networks. He worked at Sportsnet for the 13 years, as a Technical Director/Studio Director, working on studio & live sports productions, while also working as a freelance live event Technical Director/Director for many other networks and production companies in the Toronto area. Kevin began freelancing with Ross Video in 2006 as a Demonstration Artist & Trainer, with a focus on professional sports and entertainment productions. He joined Ross Video fulltime in 2011, and has been working extensively with professional sports teams for game day productions, as well as high profile entertainment productions.

Kevin brings a wealth of production knowledge & experience to this roll and looks forward to working with new and existing clients to provide cutting edge technology for their live sports & entertainment productions.

Telephone: +1 416 894-8636
Fax: (613) 652-4425
Email: kcottam@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Kevin Cottam.vcf

Business Manager – Global Sports & Live Events

Stacey Poapst
Stacey Poapst

Stacey began working with Ross in 2013, before moving to the Sports & Live Events team in 2019. As Global Business Manager, Stacey focuses on worldwide solution sales, working with Ross’ international clients, partners and consultants to help manage and streamline key pre-sales activities. A retired college athlete, Stacey tends to spend her down time playing and consuming sports of all types in Canada’s capital.

Telephone: (613) 321-1399
Email: spoapst@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Stacey Poapst.vcf

Business Development Manager – Global Sports & Live Events

Cameron Reed
Cameron Reed

Cameron Reed has been directing and producing live, multi-camera esports productions since 2014. His work has aired on ESPN2, the NFL Network, Disney XD, Twitch, YouTube and Hulu. His credits include Madden NFL ‘18 Championship Series, Intel Extreme Masters Oakland 2017 and FIFA Interactive World Cup. He recently joined the Ross Sports and Live Events team as the Esports Business Development Manager.

When Cameron’s not busy, he enjoys saltwater fishing, camping and impromptu road trips with his wife and their two dogs, Layla and Jude.

Telephone: (818) 433-9644
Email: creed@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Cameron Reed.vcf

Solution Specialist – Global Sports & Live Events

Andrew Lahey
Andrew Lahey

Andrew, a graduate of California Lutheran University with a degree in Multimedia, has been working in the sports broadcast industry since 2009. Splitting his time between producing and engineering live events, Andrew has worked a gamut of shows, from high school and collegiate level sports broadcasts, to on location studio shows for the UFC and Strikeforce.

Beginning his career at Ross as a trainer and demo artist in 2014, Andrew became a specialist in production switchers and the Xpression Graphics system. In 2017, Andrew moved to the Sports & Live Events team.

Now a Global Solutions Specialist, Andrew uses his experience to help clients develop successful workflows, and project manage both large venues deployments and specialized events, around the world.

Telephone: +1 (918) 240-2493
Email: alahey@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Andrew Lahey.vcf

Inside Sales

Heidi Clark
Heidi Clark

Heidi joined the Ross Video Inside Sales Team in 2012, supporting the US Regional Sales Managers with Direct and Channel sales within the United States.
Prior to joining Ross Video in 2012, she worked for one of Ross Video’s manufacturing suppliers, providing Ross with great products and customer service.

Heidi looks forward to providing a superior customer experience to our business partners and current and future Ross clients.

Telephone: (613) 228-1198 x4998
Fax: (613) 652-4425
Email: hclark@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Heidi Clark.vcf

Inside Sales

Penny Panagakos
Penny Panagakos

Penny joined the Ross Video Inside Sales Team in 2014 , supporting the U.S. Regional Sales Managers with Direct and Channel sales within the United States. She joined Ross Video in 2013 as a Customer Service Representative and progressed her way into the Inside Sales Team in 2014. Prior to joining Ross Video in 2013, she worked as an Inside Sales Representative for many years representing various US Manufacturers of Semi-Conductors in Canada.

Penny looks forward to providing a superior customer experience to our business partners and current and future Ross clients.

Telephone: (613) 228-0688 x4410
Fax: (613) 652-4425
Email: ppanagakos@rossvideo.com
Skype: Call me now
vCard: Penny Panagakos.vcf

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