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Detailed Territory and Product Solutions information can be accessed using the Territory Map to the right or the Territory/Product Solutions button at the top of the page.

     
Metro NY and Northern NJ
Aurora Marketing Inc. covers the Metropolitan New York territory, which includes all of Long Island, New York City, Northern New Jersey, Westchester and Rockland Counties.
     
Metro NY and Northern NJ Office Aurora Marketing Inc.
738 Smithtown Bypass
Smithtown, NY 11787
Phone: 631-979-1313
Fax: 631-979-1384
sales@AuroraGroup.net
 
     
Personnel    
     
Rick Vairo, CPMR, President, Field Sales and Management
Rick has over twenty-five years of experience in the electronics industry. Beginning his career as an outside sales representative for Kemet Electronics, he advanced to regional sales manager to the founder of a multi-regional representative firm. Rick graduated from Hofstra University with a MBA specializing in Sales and Marketing and a BBA in Public Accounting.
 
Larry Pimenta, Field Sales and Sales Management
Larry has over twenty-five years experience in the electronics industry. Larry's experience includes engineering, HP Sales Engineer, Area Sales Manager and manufacturer's representative partner in the metro area. Larry has an Engineering Degree from Pratt Institute.

 

 

 
 
Bill Cavallo, Field Sales
Bill has over fourteen years in field sales as an account manager. He currently manages key accounts in NY and NJ. Bill will be attending CPMR in 2015. He graduated from Springfield College with a B.S. degree.
 
Peter Servidio, Field Sales
Peter has 16 years experience in the electronics industry. He began his career as a account manager at Future Electronics. Peter then spent 14 years at a manufacturer's representative where he served as the office manager and Pricing manager. Peter then transitioned into a field sales representative and distribution manager role representing principals such as Intel, Xilinx and International Rectifier. Peter graduated from State University of New York- Old Westbury with a BS degree in marketing.
 
Ed Fisher, Field Sales
Ed has over twenty five years of experience as an account manager, district and regional sales manager and strategic account manager. Ed served as an RSM and the Motorola Global account manager for Zarlink. In addition to his direct sales proficiency, Ed is also well connected and respected at all levels in the distribution community. Ed received a BS in computer science with a minor in electrical engineering from Temple University.
 
Maryann Sitzer, Inside Sales Manager
Maryann joined The Aurora Group in 2005 and is responsible for inside sales and customer service. She has 25 years experience in the electronics industry.
 
Denise Ryan, Inside Sales/Data Management
Denise has been with The Aurora Group since 1991. She is responsible for inside sales in the Metro territory and for all data management in all of our locations.
 
Barbra Nixon, Director of Accounting
Barbra has more than twenty years experience in both public and private accounting, and is responsible for all Aurora Group locations. She is a graduate of SUNY.
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Upstate New York
Aurora-Franklin Marketing, LLC covers all of New York State north of Rockland and Westchester counties.
     
Aurora Franklin Marketing, LLC
600 Crosskeys Office Park, Suite 660
Fairport, NY 14450
Phone: 585-421-4626
Fax: 585-421-9714
jcowey@AuroraGroup.net
 
     
Personnel    
     
Rick Vairo, CPMR, Partner and Management
Rick has over twenty years of experience in the electronics industry. Beginning his career as an outside sales representative for Kemet Electronics, he advanced to regional sales manager to the founder of a multi-regional representative firm. Rick graduated from Hofstra University with a MBA specializing in Sales and Marketing and a BBA in Public Accounting.
 
 
Jim Cowey, Partner and Upstate NY Field Sales
Jim has over twenty years of experience in the electronic industry. He has progressed from employee of one manufacturers’ representative to partner of another representative. Jim earned a BSEE from Clarkson University.
 
Dominic Russomanno, Upstate NY Field Sales
Dominic has worked as an outside salesman for FAE in upstate NY for over 20 years. Dominic has an EE degree from RIT.
 
Colleen Moore, Upstate NY Field Sales
Colleen has five years of experience in the electronic industry. Colleen is a graduate of SUNY Geneseo.
 
 
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Mid-Atlantic
Aurora Cover 2 Sales LLC covers Southern New Jersey, Eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware.
     
Aurora Cover 2 Sales, LLC
738 Smithtown Bypass
Smithtown, NY 11787
Phone: 631-979-1313
Fax: 631-979-1384
sales@AuroraGroup.net
 
     
Personnel    
     
Rick Vairo, CPMR, Partner and Management
Rick has over twenty years of experience in the electronics industry. Beginning his career as an outside sales representative for Kemet Electronics, he advanced to regional sales manager to the founder of a multi-regional representative firm. Rick graduated from Hofstra University with a MBA specializing in Sales and Marketing and a BBA in Public Accounting.
 
Stephan A. Cooper, Partner, Field Sales and Management
Steve earned a BSEE/MSEE from John Hopkins University. He has applied his personal design and field applications into the production of millions of dollars of sales in the local market.
 
Larry Pimenta, Field Sales and Sales Management
Larry has over twenty-five years experience in the electronics industry. Larry's experience includes engineering, HP Sales Engineer, Area Sales Manager and manufacturer's representative partner in the metro area. Larry has an Engineering Degree from Pratt Institute.
 
Ed Fisher, South NJ/Eastern PA Field Sales
Ed has over twenty five years of experience as an account manager, district and regional sales manager and strategic account manager. Ed served as an RSM and the Motorola Global account manager for Zarlink. In addition to his direct sales proficiency, Ed is also well connected and respected at all levels in the distribution community. Ed received a BS in computer science with a minor in electrical engineering from Temple University.
 
Alex Zlakowski, – PA Field Sales
Alex has over twenty years of experience in the electronics industry. He began his career as an account manager, promoted to sales manager early in his career and then Vice President of Sales with a large mid-Atlantic manufacturer’s representative. Alex is a veteran having served in the United States Air Force. He completed leadership and advanced technical training while supporting the intelligence community.
 
Maryann Sitzer, Inside Sales Manager
Maryann joined The Aurora Group in 2005 and is responsible for inside sales and customer service. She has 25 years experience in the electronics industry.
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Chesapeake
Cover 2 Sales, Inc. covers Maryland, Virginia, Washington DC and the eastern part of West Virginia.
     
Cover 2 Sales, Inc.
3565 Ellicott Mills Dr. Suite 101
Ellicott City, MD 21043
Phone: 410-480-4390
Fax: 443-583-0257
scooper@auroragroup.net
 
     
Personnel    
     
Stephan A. Cooper, President, Field Sales and Management
Steve earned a BSEE/MSEE from John Hopkins University. He has applied his personal design and field applications into the production of millions of dollars of sales in the local market.
 
Tom Teal, MD/Northern VA Field Sales
Tom is an industry veteran and has worked in all facets of the electronics industry. Prior to merging his firm, Naudain Associates Southern, with Cover 2 Sales, he and as an OEM regional sales manager. He has a BS in Marketing from Delaware Valley.
 
Mike Losego, Central/Southern VA Field Sales
Mike joined Cover2 Sales in 2014.  His experience includes OEM VP/Director of Sales, Distribution Field Sales Rep and Manufacturers’ Representative.  Mike received a BBA from Notre Dame.
 
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Southeast
DHR Marketing, Inc. covers North and South Carolina and all of the Dixie States including Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee and Florida.
     
DHR Marketing, Inc.
211 Six Forks Road
Suite 208
Raleigh, NC 27609
Phone: 919-829-1970
Fax: 919-829-1906
dixiesales@AuroraGroup.net
 
     
Personnel    
     
Rick Vairo, CPMR, President and Management
Rick has over twenty years of experience in the electronics industry. Beginning his career as an outside sales representative for Kemet Electronics, he advanced to regional sales manager to the founder of a multi-regional representative firm. Rick graduated from Hofstra University with a MBA specializing in Sales and Marketing and a BBA in Public Accounting.
 
Bob Kirkland, Vice President, Field Sales and Management
Bob has twenty years experience in the electronics industry with Telex, ITT, Beacon Electronic Associates, Education: AAS in Computer Technology and BSBA UNC Chapel Hill, NC.
 
Bob Ball, Carolina Field Sales
Bob received his BSEE from Hofstra University. He has over twenty five years experience in sales engineering and management. In addition, he has seven years experience in marketing.
 
Bruce Macleod, Alabama/Mississippi/Tennessee Field Sales
Bruce has eleven years of experience working in the electronic distribution field with both Reptron and FAI Electronics. He also has seven years experience working as a Manufacturers' Representative with Aurora-Tech Marketing. Bruce is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State University.
 
Steve Howie, Georgia and South Carolina Field Sales
Steve has twelve years experience in Distribution, OEM and Direct Sales covering the Dixie States and Florida. He earned a degree in business Administration from East Carolina University.
 
Dave Wieser, Carolina Field Sales
Dave has 20 years of experience in electronics industry as a Manufacturer's Representative with Cartwright and Bean and Cornerstone Sales/Kruvand. Dave received his BSBA with Salem College.
 
Ken Jacobsen, Carolina Field Sales
Ken is the President and owner of C-Tech Sales, a Manufacturers’ Representative covering the Carolinas. His experience includes Kyocera where he was a Regional Sales Manager for 4 years and 12 years as a sales engineer for both Arthur H. Baier Co and Radio Distributing Co. Ken received his B.S-Physics from Ohio University.
 
Cathy Hill, Inside Sales/Customer Service Manager
Cathy has twenty three years experience in the electronics component manufacturer's rep field. Cathy began as sales secretary, then moved to inside sales and then to inside sales/customer service manager. Cathy is a graduate of Wingate University.
 
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Florida
     
DHR Marketing, Inc.
211 Six Forks Road
Suite 208
Raleigh, NC 27609
Phone: 919-829-1970
Fax: 919-829-1906
dixiesales@AuroraGroup.net
     
Outside Sales managed by Pro Rep Solutions, Inc.    
     
Rick Morin, Central Florida Field Sales and Management
Rick has over twenty five years of experience which includes Account Manager, Sales Engineer and Partner. Rick received his BS from the University of Southern Connecticut.
 
Byron Wright, Southwest Florida Field Sales
Byron has over twenty fives years of experience including Sales Engineer and Rep Owner. Byron received his BA in Management from Texas Tech.
 
Bob Hess, Southeast Florida Field Sales
Bob has over forty years of experience as a Sales Engineer/Manager. Bob graduated from The University of Illinois.
 
John Pimentel, South Florida Field Sales
John has over fifteen years of experience as a Regional Sales Manager, Outside Sales Rep and Sales Engineer. John received his Business Degree from Quinsigamond College.
 
Jake Zimmerman, Inside Sales
Jake has been with ProRep Solutions, Inc. for the past three years. He is currently attending St. Petersburg College.
 
Glenn Zimmerman, Chief Financial Officer
Glenn received his degree in Business Administration from the University of New Orleans.
 
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Aurora Marketing, Inc.
738 Smithtown Bypass
Smithtown, NY 11787
Phone: 631-979-1313 • Fax: 631-979-1384

sales@AuroraGroup.net
 
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