SLM Appoints Wayne Thompson as District Sales Manager

Posted on January 17, 2019

ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI – St. Louis Music is pleased to announce that Wayne Thompson has joined the SLM team as District Sales Manager for the West Coast.Wayne brings over 15 years of experience in retail music sales to the SLM family, with a focus on B&O sales and outside school services sales.  

“We are thrilled to have Wayne Thompson on the St Louis Music team,” Says Robert E Lee, Sr VP of Sales at St. Louis Music. “Wayne has extensive retail experience as well as a long history with the B&O side of our business. This knowledge and experience should make him invaluable to the accounts that he will be servicing and he will be a great point of contact to any stores in Washington, Oregon and California thinking of doing business with us.”

Wayne began his career at Showcase Music in Portland, spending 5 years there before moving to Beacock Music in Vancouver WA, where he honed his craft for over a decade.  At Beacock Music Wayne was consistently a top performing sales person, and was also asked to give talks about in-store sales at RPMDA and at NASMD.

“I’m so proud to be part of the SLM Family,” Says Wayne Thompson.  “I’m really looking forward to helping our customers with everything St Louis music has to offer for 2019 and I can be reached anytime at [email protected]

For more information or to become a dealer call your St. Louis Music representative at 314-727-4512 or email [email protected]  

{Pictured: Wayne Thompson}

St. Louis Music is one of the largest general distributors of musical instruments and accessories in North America. SLM is the owner of Alvarez, Austin and Sigma Guitars, Knilling String Instruments, E.K. Blessing, DEG Lyres, Zonda Brasswinds and Reeds and Hamilton stands. The company is also the exclusive USA distributor of Dixon Drums and Hardware, and P. Mauriat Brass and Woodwinds. SLM distributes over 250 brands of accessories to music stores across the USA.

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