Full Compass Systems, a national leader in professional audio, video, lighting, A/V and musical instrument sales, has selected Jim Ripp as its new Assistant Sales Manager. Ripp has a wide range of sales and management experience related to the music industry and will be a solid addition to the Full Compass Sales team.
Ripp studied at the University of Wisconsin – School of Music with a dual degree in Piano Performance and K-12 Music Education. While there, he began working at Forbes-Meagher Music Company as a Sales/General Manager, and also served as their Director of Education. In addition to handling sales and accounting functions at Forbes, Ripp managed a team of 18 and developed music training programs for youth and seniors. In 1993, Ripp began working concurrently for Falcetti Music Co. as a Store Manager, Sales Representative and Teacher. In this multi-faceted position, he managed a team of employees and teachers while gaining extensive experience in sales, customer service and technical support.
Roxanne Wenzel, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Full Compass stated, “Jim is a great fit for our organization. His skills and experience will greatly complement the sales management we already have in place and help us continue our double-digit growth.”