TAMPA, Fla. (August 31, 2016) – Kris Bulla, account manager with DOW Electronics, was announced as the winner of the Mobile Electronics Industry Award for Sales Representative of the Year. DOW Electronics is proud to see Kris Bulla honored for his contributions to the dealers he assists and to the 12Volt industry as a whole.
Bulla has had an extensive career in the 12Volt industry that has ranged from installation to training and now to distribution. Bulla’s background in mechanical design and electrical engineering principles served him well as an installer and helped him grow and develop his electronic and installation troubleshooting capabilities. One of only 263 MECP Master Installation Technicians in the world, Bulla has trained technicians of all levels and contributed to the writing of seven editions of the MECP Study Guide.
“I’m humbled by this significant award within our industry, and it really energizes me to have been recognized by my peers and the retailers I serve for the effort I put into my job,” said Bulla. “I look forward to improving my techniques and capabilities going forward to help these business owners realize more profit and achieve the business goals they have with our products and services. Thank you to everyone who nominated me and voted for me, it is truly an honor.”
“We are very proud of Kris, since day one he has been a tremendous asset for DOW,” stated Dave Elkin, DOW vice president of sales. “It’s awesome to see the industry and his peers recognize his hard work with the Rep of the Year award. Congratulations Kris!”
Added Mike Barcia, DOW strategic sales manager, “Kris has been an integral part of DOW’s award winning 12volt team. We believe Kris is bringing extra value to his customers with his product knowledge and troubleshooting support, it’s great to see him be rewarded for that high level of customer service.”
Bulla was supported by a number of the retailers that he has worked with and supported during his time at DOW. Below are supporting testimonials from a selection of those retailers.
We, Volunteer Audio, continue to do business with DOW electronics because of the support and service we get from the company and our sales representative, Kris Bulla. Kris is always easy to get in touch with if we have technical questions or need to place an order. He is always accommodating and easy to get along with. He also makes a point to come visit us on a regular basis. We consider him to be more than a sales rep, he is a friend.
Samantha Bradshaw, Volunteer Audio
Kris has pushed me to better myself and my business, and he has helped me through rebranding as well as showroom layout and marketing. He is always there to help with anything I need whether pertaining to his product or not. Kris has pushed myself and my shop to another level.
Rick Snyder, Tri State Auto
Kris is constantly thinking ahead and coming up with great ideas and advice for reaching that next step in our business. He’s a great resource for technical help and always willing to help which means a lot to me.
Jeff Cantrell, JC Audio
To learn more about DOW Electronics, please visit www.DOWElectronics.com or call 1.800.627.2900.
About DOW Electronics:
Headquartered in Tampa, Fla., DOW Electronics is one of the largest independently owned and operated electronics distributors servicing independent retailers in the Southern United States for 57 years. With seven locations serving Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands, DOW Electronics focuses on providing consumer electronics that enhance the customer experience.
DOW Electronics’ seven areas of business include:
• Appliances • Car and Marine Audio/Video
• Custom Integration/Consumer Electronics • Satellite Broadband
• Satellite Television • Surveillance