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Tessco Announces Addition of Three Vice Presidents to Support Corporate Strategy in 2018

Appointments will lead Commercial Product Marketing, Corporate Marketing, and the Ventev brand.

HUNT VALLEY, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 18, 2018-- Tessco, an industry-leading provider of wireless products, services and solutions, has announced the addition of three new Vice Presidents across the company. Tammy Ridgley was promoted to Vice President of Commercial Product Marketing, Jim Markisohn was named Vice President for Corporate Marketing, and Brenda Budzynski was appointed Vice President for Ventev, the Company’s proprietary brand.

“This trio of executives brings a wealth of incredible experience that will help Tessco and Ventev accelerate growth by capitalizing on our position as the wireless industry’s leading innovator,” Tessco CEO Murray Wright said. “As we look ahead to our new fiscal year, we are focused on the implementation of our go-to-market strategy and improving the customer experience to generate new opportunities. These three leaders represent precisely the kind of exceptional talent and expertise we need.”

Ridgley was promoted after significant experience working on the company’s mobile device accessory team. Over the course of 22 years with Tessco, she has worked in commercial business, retail, and program management for large carrier partnerships. In her new role, she will lead the commercial product team, driving alignment of our go-to-market strategy with that of our supplier partners to enable mutual success.

In the marketing department, Markisohn will lead a team that works to articulate and promote Tessco’s capabilities and value to vendor partners and customers across both the mobile device accessory and wireless infrastructure markets. Markisohn brings more than 30 years of experience in marketing and business development, with specific expertise in distribution marketing and go-to-market strategies for technology companies. Prior to joining Tessco, he held leadership roles at Anixter, HD Supply and Arrow Electronics.

Budzynski was appointed VP & General Manager for Ventev, Tessco’s proprietary brand of mobile power and wireless infrastructure products. She has extensive experience gained at companies including Alcatel-Lucent, JDS Uniphase, TeleCommunication Systems, and most recently, Spectralink. Her broad background spanning research and development, engineering, product management, and marketing, makes her the ideal person to optimize go-to-market plans and accelerate growth of the Ventev brand.

About TESSCO Technologies

TESSCO Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: TESS) is a value-added technology distributor, manufacturer, and solutions provider serving commercial and retail customers in the wireless infrastructure and mobile device accessories markets. The company was founded more than 30 years ago with a commitment to deliver industry-leading products, knowledge, solutions, and customer service. TESSCO supplies more than 50,000 products from 400 of the industry’s top manufacturers in mobile communications, Wi-Fi, Internet of Things (IoT), wireless backhaul, and more. TESSCO is a single source for outstanding customer experience, expert knowledge, and complete end-to-end solutions for the wireless industry.

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TESSCO Technologies
Tom Cardinale
cardinalet@tessco.com