PO Box 9595
Bolton, CT 06043
Andrew Shillo, Principal
Andrew Shillo joined AudioPros as a Principal in September of 2019.
Andrew is a lifelong musician and long time sound engineer who brings 18 years of experience as a sales rep and territory manager to his position at AudioPros. His passion for our industry combined with his enthusiasm, creativity, and sales experience are the ideal mix to help us take AudioPros to the next level.
After lengthy discussions, Andrew and Rick have found a shared vision on how to best serve our manufacturers and dealers and we look forward to working with Andrew to achieve that vision.
Married with a daughter, Andrew enjoys boating and fishing on the New England coast and entertaining family and friends. Email Andrew.
Chris Russell, Account Executive
Chris has over 15 years of experience in the professional AV industry as a professional audio engineer in both the studio and live environments, as well as experience in pro audio sales, marketing, and support. With his time in the field as an engineer Chris has acquired an extensive understanding of the demands of the end user on many different products, this adds to Chris’s valuable and unique perspective on sales and marketing that comes from his experience working in both pro audio sales and as a manufacture technical support engineer. Chris is dedicated to working hard for our clients to bring them prosperity and advancement throughout their respective markets.
Representing Professional Audio, Video and Lighting Manufacturers
Serving ME, NH, VT, MA, CT, RI, and Upstate NY
Vickie Harwood, Office Manager
V ickie joined AudioPros in 2005 as Office Manager and is an invaluable part of our team. Her personality, professionalism, and dedication to both our customers and our manufacturers has elevated the term "customer service" to a new level. With a background in the publishing industry, Vickie was managing editor of a financial newspaper prior to a 15 year career as office manager of an insurance textbook publisher. Vickie is married with a son, enjoys gardening, cooking, and entertaining friends and family. Email Vickie.
Rick Swensen, Founder
Rick is an industry veteran with over 30 years of experience as an Independent Manufacturers Representative in the Professional Audio and A/V Industry. Rick founded AudioPros in March of 2001. Prior to founding AudioPros Rick was Vice President of one of the largest rep firms in New England.
Rick’s extensive experience has included the development and implementation of sales and marketing strategies, training programs and promotions as well as managing multiple vendor relations. Rick’s efforts over the years have resulted in numerous Sales Achievement, Marketing, and Rep of the Year awards.
Rick is a graduate of Berklee College of Music with a Bachelors degree in Music Education. Rick is a keyboard player with extensive live and studio experience and still maintains a computer based home digital studio as well as actively playing with two different bands. Although his specialty is keyboards, MIDI and computer applications, he has very well rounded product knowledge.
Married with two children, Rick enjoys music, BBQ, baseball, and his motorcycle. Email Rick .
Representing Professional Audio, Video, and Lighting Manufacturers
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