Post Type:press-releases Viamedia Announces Organizational Changes | Viamedia

LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY 06/24/08– Viamedia, the cable industry’s leading independent cable rep firm, announced today it has reassigned some leadership roles to create enhanced focus and attention to the growing organization. 

David Solomon (Lexington, KY), Rick Tarvin (Lexington, KY), Billy Stewart (Lexington, KY) and Mark Schmiedeknecht (Chicago, IL) have each accepted new roles within the organization. 

David Solomon, previously Corporate VP, has been named EVP of Sales for Viamedia. In his new role, David will continue to oversee our relationship with VNS and New York City, but will add the responsibilities of Los Angles and the West Coast along with Dallas and the rest of our Texas markets and Boston and Providence. 

Rick Tarvin, previously Automotive & New Business Manager, has been promoted to Area VP and will oversee: Cleveland & Columbus, Somerset, Evansville, Knoxville and Fort Wayne, Indiana. 

Billy Stewart, Business Development Manager, will continue his very successful execution of our DR business, HSTV and will expand his role with Monster Motors and will now lead our efforts with VOD. 

Mark Schmiedeknecht, previously VP/ GM Chicago, has been appointed to the newly created position of Corporate Director of New Media. Mark will oversee new media for Viamedia, including their Google Adwords product development. 

These individuals have earned this distinction by their sustained high level of performance for Viamedia, continual achievement of company and market objectives, acceptance of incremental responsibilities for the company and general leadership capabilities demonstrated by their day to day and long-term contributions to our organization.

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