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Califone Management Team

Charles Rosenbach – General Manager
Rosenbach was appointed General manager August, 2014. He has held the positions of Chief Financial Officer and Controller since joining Califone in 1995. Prior to joining the company, he spent eight years in public accounting including audit and tax services with two public accounting firms. Rosenbach is a licensed Certified Public Accountant and member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants as well as a Phi Beta Kappan. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of California at Los Angeles with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics.

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.

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.

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