CHARLOTTE, NC -- Brady Distributing Co. has announced a series of appointments that reinforce the organization's expanded coverage.
Dave Sexton is promoted to director of Family Entertainment Center development; he has been part of the Brady Orlando (FL) staff since 1993, specializing in sales and marketing. He came to Brady from Rowe International, where he became thoroughly familiar with the technical aspects of amusement equipment. Sexton is a U.S. Army veteran who served with the 82nd Airborne Division. In recent years, he has focused on arcade consultation, including equipment selection and layout; his promotion reflects this focus.
Neil Desio moves up to general manager of Brady Distributing's Memphis, TN, office. He came to Brady in 1992, bringing extensive experience in amusement and vending equipment distribution at the Memphis office of Rowe International. Desio, who has more than 36 years' experience, has earned the respect of operators in southwestern Tennessee during his nearly two decades with Brady.
Steve Fabian has joined Brady Distributing to direct its efforts in the Southwest. A U.S. Air Force veteran, he brings more than 10 years' industry experience to his new post as a sales representative for an amusement equipment distributor and director of sales for a successor distribution enterprise.
Bernie Robinson has been promoted to sales manager; he had been interim general manager of Brady's Memphis office. In that post, he was involved in the development of several family entertainment centers. Robinson has more than 20 years' experience in customer service and marketing; under his guidance, Asheville's (NC) Fun Depot and the Tri-Cities' Fun Expedition (Johnson City, TN) received many awards, including several Golden Token trophies presented by the International Association for the Leisure and Entertainment Industry, Top FEC of the World honors for two consecutive years and several Brass Rings from the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions. As sales manager, he will provide direction and support to the Brady sales team.