Andrew Lee

Regional Manager at Vanguard World

Los Angeles, CA

Experienced sales manager in photography, cinema and outdoors/sporting goods.

Work Experience

  • Vanguard World

    Regional Sales Manager|2016Current

    Regional sales and key account manager for global photo and sporting goods accessories company

    • Responsible for managing and growing $3m western U.S. region, 150+ accounts
    • Manage key accounts including Cabela's, Fry's Electronics, Sportsman's Warehouse, Academy
    • Manage photo specialty, sporting goods and buy group accounts
    • Manage team of outside sales reps
    • Manage customer events, trade shows
  • Manfrotto Distribution Inc.

    Sales Manager|20142016

    Sales manager for photo specialty accounts at industry leading photo and video accessories company

    • Responsible for managing and growing $2m territory for Manfrotto (SoCal, Arizona, Nevada)
    • Managed photo specialty and key accounts (Samy's Camera)
    • Managed customer events, trade shows (photo specialty and cinema/broadcast)
    • Coordinated with other Vitec Group companies in the region to deepen partnerships
    • Coordinated with other vendors to create joint events and programs for accounts
    • Grew territory sales 40% year over year
  • Redrock Micro

    Global Key Account Manager|20102013

    Global manager of reseller channel for disruptive cinema accessories startup

    • Responsible for managing and growing $7m global partner channel
    • Managed key accounts including B&H Photo Video, Adorama, Samy's Camera, Vistek, Teltec
    • Managed trade shows, training, and customer events
    • Co-created onboarding process for new partners
  • Redrock Micro

    Customer Service Manager|20082010

    Customer service manager for disruptive cinema accessories startup

    • Managed service department, including troubleshooting, service communications, case management, documentation
    • Designed scalable support processes during a period of dramatic growth
    • Supervised the launch window of 15+ professional products, including the microMattebox and the first professional filmmaking equipment for DSLR cinema cameras
    • Produced support website, videos and documentation
    • Managed company support online presence
  • Calendars.com

    Customer Service Specialist|20072008

    Call center specialist for online calendars website

    • Completed sales calls for Calendars.com and San Francisco Music Box Company during holiday season
    • Resolved customer support calls
    • Responded to customer sales and support emails
  • Freelance

    Grip and Set Electrician|Apr, 2005Sep, 2007

    • Crewed feature, short, spec and student projects in Texas and Louisiana
    • Managed grip/electric teams up to 7
    • Crewed productions up to $2m
    • Managed equipment purchase and setup for productions

Education

  • Full Sail University

    Associate of Science - Film and Television|20042005

    Graduated from accelerated production-focused film and TV program with 99% attendance and 3.44 GPA.

  • University of Houston

    Creative Writing|20022003

Skills

    • Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, After Effects, Indesign, Premiere)
    • Final Cut Studio
    • Trade Shows
    • Wordpress
    • Film and Television Production
    • Netsuite CRM and Customer Service
    • Microsoft Office