CHICAGO – April 5, 2016 – TBI announced today that Ash Kakish has joined the master agency as a National Channel Manager in Chicago to further grow and support the company’s agent partner base in the Midwest region. Ash brings over 10 years of experience in indirect sales and a strong background in Business Development.
A career in the telecom industry began for Ash in 2005 at American Wireless where he served as a Director of Operations. He spearheaded the development of four new locations, generated an average of 350 lines per month and achieved Premier Dealer status. Ash went on to hold a position as District Manager for Retail Business Development where he oversaw an indirect Vonage campaign with a team of over 75 sales professionals; the team successfully grew from 0 to 10 markets and earned Top District recognition. Most recently, he was the Director of Business Development with Sprint Business Solutions where he increased viable lead generation by 47% during his first year.
“Ash brings tenacity to the Channel Manager team here at TBI,” said Marco Sanchez, Director of National Channel Sales. “I am confident that his persistence and willingness to ask questions with motive will resonate well with polished business owners in the Channel community. His proven talent in indirect sales and strong personality are a natural fit for the fast-paced, collaborative environment here at TBI. I look forward to seeing Ash become a successful Channel Manager that agent partners of TBI will be excited to do business with.”
As a National Channel Manager at TBI, Ash will focus on establishing relationships and enabling sales with agent partners in the Midwest Region. He will also assist in the development of strategic business plans to help drive revenue and meet sales goals.
Ash graduated from Moody Bible Institute with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, and still resides in Chicago. During his free time, he likes to golf and spend time with his wife of two years and their dog, Ditka. The family is expecting their first child in August.
“I have found a true passion in building sales teams and supporting others in achieving their goals, said Ash. “Being part of TBI allows me to do what I love most and I’m looking forward to helping our partners grow their business.”
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.
As a top Master Agent, 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.