GOST announces two promotions and adds new team member
October 11, 2013
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|FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA (USA) – Marine security, monitoring and tracking systems supplier GOST® (Global Ocean Security Technologies) has promoted Parrish Westbrook to National Sales & OEM Account Manager, Samantha Thomas to Sales & Marketing Coordinator and added Product Specialist Tony Miller to the team.
Parrish Westbrook joined the GOST team in September 2010, overseeing all sales through dealers, distributors and representatives throughout the United States. After much success Parrish was promoted to National Sales Manager in 2011. In his new role as National Sales & OEM Manager, Parrish will also be managing GOST Key OEM Accounts within the USA. “Parrish is an extremely dedicated team member whose friendly & knowledgeable sales approach, along with his strong networking abilities make him a perfect fit for his new role. We are enthusiastic about having Parrish head up the OEM side of the market as he has already proven himself with several large OEM wins,” said Jay Keenan, GOST President & CEO.
Samantha Thomas has made a great impression since joining the GOST team in December 2012 as the Executive Assistant to President & CEO Jay Keenan. As Sales & Marketing Coordinator, Samantha will be focused on assisting in the development of the marketing materials across all product lines and divisions including the recently launched division GOST Commercial. She will continue to assist Jay Keenan and help the GOST Sales Team taking inbound sales calls, preparing proposals and processing sales orders. A native of South Florida, Samantha earned her BA from Florida Atlantic University and while currently working at GOST, she is also enrolled at FAU as a full-time graduate student earning her MBA. “Samantha’s enthusiasm and effortless ability to not only connect with GOST’s customers & dealers but to also coordinate the development of GOST’s sales & marketing material makes her a key member of the GOST team. Her keen attention to detail, professionalism and willingness to learn everything about the GOST product line has prepared her to be a great fit for her new position within our company,” Jay Keenan said.
Tony Miller is the newest, welcome addition to the GOST team. Tony joined GOST in April as a Product Specialist focused on technical & website support and product builds as well as assisting Danny Ashmore, GOST Global Product Specialist, in the day to day operations of the back office duties at GOST Headquarters in Fort Lauderdale. “Tony is a very bright guy and has been quick to learn all the intricacies of the extensive line of GOST products & services. Tony is exceptional with customers on the phone and he is patient and eager to help in whatever way he can. Tony is exactly who we were looking for to join the GOST team and we are grateful to have him on board,” Jay Keenan said.
GOST team members are proud and excited about the success and extensive growth the company has seen over the last several years. These promotions and new additional team member are expected to contribute to the company’s continued success and expansion.