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Our Team

Bryan Ottens

Bryan Ottens

President

Bryan is the President and owner of PES.

Michael Lavopa

Michael Lavopa

Director - Systems/Pro

Michael is the Director of the Professional and Systems Division at PES.

Steph Ponce

Steph Ponce

They/Them
Director - Brand Awareness

Steph coordinates and monitors strategic initiatives for our dealers and end-users that center around keeping our brands in the forefront of our customers’ minds. They specialize in marketing development, data and sales opportunity analysis.

Haydee Purvis

Haydee Purvis

Inside Sales Support

Haydee does all things inside sales and customer service. She also is there to help support our Retail/ProSys management teams. For the last eight years, she has been working from her home in Florida.

Monika Kotowska

Monika Kotowska

Finance

Monika provides administrative support for our overall business needs. She handles all of our bookkeeping, including PES’s accounts payable and receivable.

Frank Conway

Frank Conway

Vice President

Frank is responsible for all vertical segments within PES. He is highly skilled in Partner Development for new and existing relationships.

Zach Russack

Zach Russack

He/Him
Account Manager

Zach leapt head first into the industry in the direction of recording / live sound engineering. After a few years of building that skill, a new door opened for him.

Robert Lewis

Robert Lewis

Director - Operations

Rob is responsible for our internal daily operations including systems, processing, facilities, warehousing and logistics and internal organizational functions.

Yuri Morales

Yuri Morales

Inside Sales Support

Yuri is the lovely person on the other end of the phone who helps you with all your questions or concerns. She is also responsible for processing and following up on all orders that come in. She has many years of experience in customer service, and truly enjoys working at PES.

Olivia Ottens

Olivia Ottens

Legal

Olivia graduated from Seton Hall University with a BS in Finance and a minor in pre-law. She then went on to receive her J.D. from Thomas Cooley Law School. She is licensed to practice law in New York and New Jersey. Olivia continues to practice law in addition to handling some accounting/financial responsibilities.

Jim Van Grouw

Jim Van Grouw

CFO

Jim is a licensed CPA and has worked for several CPA firms in NJ. He is serving PES as the CFO.

Jon Coccaro

Jon Coccaro

Account Manager

Jon is a success driven Account Manager with a strong background in Customer Service Management and Audio Engineering.

Tony Bevacqua

Tony Bevacqua

Social Media Coordinator

Tony does all things content creation.

Ellen Schmitt

Ellen Schmitt

Marketing Coordinator

Ellen has been involved in all aspects of Marketing during her 20+ years at PES.