Leading Master Agency expands into Florida with a new National Channel Manager
CHICAGO – August 3, 2016 – TBI announced today that Brian Asher has joined the Master Agency as a National Channel Manager serving the company’s agent partner base out of Sarasota, Florida. Brian brings to TBI over 8 years of experience in the telecom industry with particular expertise in Unified Communications.
A career in the industry began for Brian at New Age Technology Consulting where he served as a Project Manager of Technical Installation and Support. He then accepted an opportunity to work for Star2Star Communications, LLC, a leading distributor of communication and collaboration solutions, as a Channel Sales Support Account Manager. While there, Brian achieved President’s Club status three consecutive years and rose to his most recent title, Vice President of Sales. During his tenure at Star2Star, he developed the Master Agent program and lead a team of over 20 sales representatives; the team generated over 75% of annual revenue two years in a row.
As a National Channel Manager at TBI, Brian is responsible for cultivating leads and enabling sales throughout the Southeast. He will provide support to agent partners and assist in the development of their business plans to increase revenues.
Brian graduated from the University of South Florida with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, and still resides in Sarasota. During his free time, Brian enjoys flipping German sports cars and spending time with family. He also likes to be active and is a member of the Great Cycle Challenge, an organization dedicated to fighting cancer.
“I am grateful for the opportunity to join the Channel Sales team and excited to
leverage my industry knowledge and relationships to foster the growth of TBI throughout the Southeast,” said Brian.
“Brian is a polished and seasoned professional," said Ryan Schenkel, Director of National Channel Sales. "His channel experience and expertise in UC solutions will be highly beneficial to our partner community in the Florida and Southeast marketplace. We are excited to have Brian on our team.”
TBI is one of the nation’s leading third-party technology distributors. For more than 25 years TBI has been assisting IT consultants, VARs, MSPs, and more than 2,000 other industry professionals to source, advise and quote the right customer solutions. TBI serves as our partners' advocate, ensuring the most competitive prices and trouble-free provisioning of cloud, internet, data, mobility, voice, and managed services from over 70 service providers. Through a variety of training programs, marketing support, and back-office tools, TBI empowers our partners to be the foremost authority and single source provider for all of their customers' technology needs. For more information visit www.tbicom.com.