Carole Dickinson has been a manufacturers' representative
for the last 28 years. She founded Spectrum Marketing 17 years
ago, after being a partner with Spectrum Marketing, a Colorado
based rep firm.
addition to her responsibilities as president of the rep firm,
she has held the position of president of the Arizona ERA
chapter, as well as on the National Board as VP of Components.
Carole has served on numerous rep councils and won Supplier
of the Year award from Honeywell in Arizona. Carole holds
a degree from SUNY.
Josh is our Network/Systems Administrator & Area Account Manager adding extreme value
in keeping the company’s systems up and running. In 1996
he attended the University of Arizona in Tucson, AZ working
towards his degree in MIS. After a couple of years in Tucson,
he eventually transferred to Arizona State University in Tempe.
Josh began working with SMA in May of 2000 as an IT professional.
Over the last 8 years his responsibilities have changed quite
drastically. Josh has shown such extreme value that Inside and
Field Sales duties has been added to his role at SMA. His technical
and language skills have enabled him to support a wide range
of customers in the US and Mexico.
Carlos Garza is an Area Account Manager. Born in Monterrey, NL – Mexico , he later received a Bachelors Degree in System Administration from State University UANL. Prior to SMA, Carlos started his career as an Inside Sales Rep at IFM Efector enhancing automatizacion solutions, his experience continued to grow at Anixter Inc. where he handled several strategic accounts like Flextronics and Bombardier. His great communications skills helped build long-term relationships with customers and have made Carlos a valued team player and Outside Sale Rep with a strong background in the electrical and electronics industry.
Area Account Manager at
SMA and has over 18 years experience in the high tech industry.
from WI, Scott received his Associates Degree in Electromechanical
Technology from Chippewa Valley Technical College and attended
the University of Phoenix in Arizona. Scott joined Spectrum
Marketing in 1993 as an area account manager. Scott previously
worked for Avnet Electronics as Product Manager and Memec Semiconductor
as an area account manager. Scott now covers strategic accounts
in both Arizona and Sonora Mexico for SMA. Scott
has a strong background in Semiconductors, passive electromechanical
components, circuits boards, value add and test.
Assistant Sales Manager & Area Account
Manager, Rob supervises Inside sales staff and Product
line management. He also covers strategic OEM accounts; such
as Boeing, Honeywell, Lockheed Martin, BAE, and L-3, and is
responsible for new business development at emerging accounts
Area Account Manager for select customers in
Arizona as well as Las Vegas and Albuquerque. Mike earned an
Associates degree in Business from Dean Jr College in Franklin,
MA. He has been with Spectrum Marketing since Nov. 2003. Prior
to joining Spectrum Marketing he held General Manager positions
for both Pioneer Standard and Avnet. Before that he spent time
at Future Electronics is various management positions and sales
management for Bell Industries and Schweber Electronics. Previous
experience also includes positions in purchasing as well. In
all his career in the high tech electronic industry expands
more than 25 years.
Norma is currently an Inside Sales Representative at Spectrum Marketing Associates. Norma was
born in El Paso TX and attended High School in Cd. Juarez, Chih
Mexico. After high school Norma received a Certificate in Computer
Information Specialist. Prior to SMA, Norma worked with a machine
tool distributor as an Inside Sales/Customer Service representative.
Norma began working for SMA in the year 2000 when the company
used to only service the Mexican states of Chihuahua & Sonora.
Because of her growth contribution, expertise, and experience
in the marketplace, the SMA Mexico office has expanded its territory
into the other states as well.
Robert Murillo is the Director of Mexico Sales and a Partner in the firm and has been with
Spectrum Marketing Assoc. since 1993. Robert brings over 20
years of strategic experience in working with the Mexican Maquilladora
Manufacturing industry. Prior to SMA, he was a Sales Support
Engineer for Datapoint Corp and Interlogic Trace for 11years.
He has an Associates Degree in Electronic Technology. He is
also involved in the Maquilladora Industry Suppliers Association
and the International Tips group. Robert’s experience
gives him flexibility and provided the challenge of running
Spectrum Marketing Assoc. Mexico operation.
Debi joined the Spectrum team in 1996. Prior to that, Debi worked
for a Phoenix-based interactive voice response company as a
buyer (American Management Association certified) and a customer
service manager. These two positions paved the way for her job
at Spectrum Marketing Associates as Distribution Sales
Manager. Debi currently works with 18 distributors
to ensure that they get the quick answers and support they need
to book the business and get it off the street
was born and raised in Phoenix and graduated from Arizona State
University with a masters in Archaeology and Anthropology and
a minor in Psychology. She is a member of the American Institute
of Archaeology. She is also a member of the Electronic Reps
Association. Debi was the recipient of the Raychem President's
Award in January 2000, July 2001, October 2003 and July 2008.
Salgado, a highly experienced Area Account Manager,
adds the perfect mix of skills to the SMA team. He is fluent
in English and Spanish which enables him to strategically manage
his territory accounts at a level above the average representative.
His understanding of the culture of high tech companies in Mexico
and the US makes it easy for him to service multi-national accounts.
Saul holds a BS from the University Center of Exact Sciences
and Engineering University in Guadalajara. Prior
to SMA Saul worked for 2 major contract manufacturers -- Sanmina-SCI
where he served as a Product Engineer and Solectron where he
served as a Material and Components Engineer.
Anne joined the Spectrum team in 2009 as Interconnect Product Manager.
She earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from the University of San Francisco. Her career in the Interconnect Industry has expanded over 30 years. Anne has a strong background in Inside Sales, Field Sales, and Product Management due to positions held in both California and Arizona with connector manufacturer, ITT Cannon, and electronic sales representative, English Technical Sales. She was the recipient of ITT Cannon's
'Marketeer of the Year' and 'Marketing Support' awards.