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Califone Management Team
Roscoe Anthony – President
Anthony joined Califone as Vice President of Marketing in 2001. He brought valuable expertise to the Califone team from his experience as Division Manager at Tascam, a $1.8 billion recording products corporation, where he was responsible for strategic planning for the education and pro audio markets. Anthony earned his Masters in Business Administration from Pepperdine University and his Bachelors of Arts degree in Business from the University of Southern California.
Chase Stone – Vice President, Sales, Eastern Region
Mr. Stone joined Califone in June of 2002. He is responsible for the overall success of the Eastern Region’s goals and brings more than twenty years of sales and sales management experience to the task. Prior to joining Califone, Mr. Stone built and managed one of the largest sales teams in the nation for AEGON, Inc. Before that he was a regional sales manager for a national school supply catalog company, in charge of twelve states and 10 salespeople, focusing on the Head Start market. In addition, Chase has authored a number of motivational workshops and has been a keynote speaker for many years. Through volunteer work, he teaches and shares his insight with a number of charities throughout the year.
Terry Davis – Vice President, Sales, Central Region
Mr. Davis joined Califone September 1, 1996 and is responsible for the sales of the company's top accounts. Prior to joining Califone, Mr. Davis started sold school supplies and equipment in Tennessee specializing in Head Start programs. Mr. Davis studied Business Administration and Marketing at the University of Tennessee for two years and has served on several National School Supply and Equipment Association committees.
Mike Morse – Vice President, Western & International Sales
A 23-year veteran from the music industry, Morse joined Califone in 2004 with sales and customer relations responsibilities for the fourteen western states and all international sales (including Canada). Morse was previously Director of Sales at D’Addario, a global manufacturer of strings, reeds and other musical instrument accessories, where he was responsible for managing multiple product lines and the company’s key accounts, domestic distributors and independent rep groups. Morse earned his Masters in Business Administration from California Coast University.
Tim Ridgway – Vice President, Marketing
Mr. Ridgway joined Califone in 2003 to manage the company’s growing marketing programs. He spent the previous 10 years at Remo, the leading global drumhead and percussion manufacturer; where as Communications Director he managed the company’s media and public relations. Ridgway holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the University of California at Irvine.
Charles Rosenbach – Chief Financial Officer
Rosenbach is responsible for Califone’s financial and information systems. He has held the position of comptroller since 1993. Prior to joining Califone in 1993, Rosenbach spent eight years in public accounting including audit, tax and small business services with two public accounting firms. Rosenbach graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of California at Los Angeles with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant and member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants as well as a Phi Beta Kappan.
Richard Lane – Vice President Operations
Lane has had responsibility for Califone operations since 1993. Prior to joining Califone, he held several operations management positions in the personal computers and peripherals industry with Tandon Corporation and Burroughs Corporation. Lane earned an Associate of Arts degree in Political Science from Los Angeles Valley College and an Electronics Technology degree from Control Data Institute in Woodland Hills, CA. He is also a member of the Los Angeles Valley Electronics Advisory Board.
Harrington Elementary School is one of five K-12 schools within the Albion school district, a suburban district in Michigan that serves approximately 1,500 students. With its adoption of a new English Language Arts (ELA) curriculum and set of standards, the school is required to have a listening center in every classroom....[more]
Because my students don’t have a very strong grasp on language and are not computer literate, I use my Califone cassette players to rewind and playback a lot of language samples. They hold up better than other brands and I appreciate the tone adjustment which most brands don’t offer....[more]
The MP3-Capable Music Maker™ multimedia player allows our 9th-12th grade students as well as our teachers access to many different types of recordings....[more]