Velocity Distributing Hosted a Heise LED Lighting Systems Training

HOUSTON, TX (03.03.2020) – The LED lighting category is becoming a profit center for many 12volt retailers. Houston-based Velocity Distributing hosted a Heise LED Lighting Systems Training at the company’s facility on Monday evening, February 24th.

George Cantor in the Velocity showroom with the Heise LED Lighting display.

Metra’s Jon Brothers conducted the training session that covered in detail many of the new Heise products that were introduced at CES 2020.

Velocity used this graphic in social media posts to let dealers know about the Heise Training session.

Velocity’s George Cantor offered “Jon made a super presentation that dealers related to very well. We had 14 dealers in the training room and several picked up new Heise products for their stores after the meeting was over.”

Prior to the training session dealers enjoyed a catered Italian meal. Brothers also had Heise caps sunglass holders for dealers attending. Raffle prizes awarded included Heise LED headlight bulbs and 2 Axxess ASWC-1 steering wheel control interfaces.

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Velocity Distributing Introduces New Team Members and Promotion

HOUSTON, TX (01.14.2020) – Starting off the New Year the right way Velocity Distributing, Inc. introduces new sales team members.

First is Anil Lakhwani. Anil has been in this 12 Volt industry since 2002. He has been with Velocity as a sales rep since August 2019. Born in India, raised and educated in Dubai. Lakhwani speaks a few different languages and is a great asset to the Velocity Distributing team.

Team members pictured in the Velocity Distributing lobby in Houston. Anil Lakhwani, Lupe Saucedo and George Cantor (L to R).

In the center of the image is Lupe Saucedo. Lupe is the new addition to the sales team as the Inside Sales Representative. Lupe has been in the industry since 2000 and her first job was working at Champing Audio, where she was employed over 20 years. Lupe was born in Mexico City and is a resident of Houston for 41 years.

George Cantor is pictured on the right. George has just been promoted to the Branch Sales Manager of the Houston HQ. George started with Velocity on September 8, 2019. Born in Colombia, and raised in New Jersey. George has been in this 12 volt industry since 1985.

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Velocity Distributing Appoints Marquis Richardson to Marketing Manager Post

HOUSTON, TX (11.21.2019) – Marquis D. Richardson is on board as the new Marketing Manager at Velocity Distributing, Inc. With a Bachelor of Arts, from the highly respected Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach FL, Marquis learned and taught himself many things in the marketing field including outreach and social marketing to graphic design.

Shawn Simpson (R), Vice President of Sales & Purchasing, welcomes Marquis Richardson as Velocity Distributing’s new Marketing Manager. The two are pictured in the lobby of Velocity’s Houston, TX HQ.

Richardson also owns and operates EMDIAR Graphix which is a company founded and designed solely to create graphics for small businesses and personal branding. Richardson also helps with the branding development for student organizations at different higher education institutions like University of Houston, University of Central Florida and his alma mater Bethune Cookman.

Shawn Simpson, VP of Sales & Purchasing, Velocity Distributing stated “We truly are excited about the newfound relationship with Marquis and Velocity Distributing, Inc.”

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Velocity Distributing Welcomes David Lynch as Sales Rep for OK and Parts of TX

HOUSTON, TX (11.01.2019) – Velocity Distributing is excited to be bringing David Lynch on as the Velocity Distributing Sales Representative for North, East, and West Texas as well as Oklahoma starting on November 4th, 2019 David will be servicing his area of responsibility from his office in the DFW area.

David has a long history serving the car audio industry for the past 39 years. David’s extensive experience includes:

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  • Four years as co-owner of a five-store chain of car audio stores in DFW
  • Over fourteen years as a sales representative at Sunbelt Electronics
  • Twelve years as a sales representative at New Age Marketing
  • Six years as a sales representative at Audio Video Marketing
  • Two years as a sales representative at Southwest Sales and Marketing
  • David has extensive experience as a factory representative with numerous “Rep of the Year” industry awards.

We are looking forward to adding his vast industry knowledge and experience to our Velocity Distributing team so we can better serve our current and future dealers.

To contact David directly, email or call 214-405-9994.

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