DPI adds new market managers in Central, Midwest regions

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Atlanta, Georgia – Digital Projection International (DPI), an Emmy® Award-winning manufacturer of high-performance projection systems, announces the appointments of two new regional market managers in the U.S. Brian Blumhardt has been appointed DPI’s Central market development manager, while Tom Wilmers assumes market development manager responsibilities over the Midwest region. Both Blumhardt and Wilmers are already actively managing DPI's sales through the company’s extensive Commercial A/V, Home Cinema and Staging channels in their respective regions. Brian Blumhardt can be reached at bblumhardt@digitalprojection.com and Tom Wilmers can be reached at twilmers@digitalprojection.com. 

DPI’s integrators and partners in the Midwest region will recognize Brian Blumhardt, having previously served as DPI’s Midwest market development manager throughout 2012. Blumhardt’s move to the Central region gives him a larger sales territory as well as new vertical market opportunities. With over 11 years of electronics industry experience, including sales rep and project development positions with large integrations firms in the Midwest, Blumhardt brings energy and technical proficiency to the integrators, consultants and industry partners in his new territory. Blumhardt’s new territory includes: Kansas, Missouri, Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma and New Mexico. 

Tom Wilmers brings over 25 years of experience in the audio/visual world to DPI’s integrators, end-users and industry partners in the Midwest. Having held managerial positions in well-regarded AV-oriented firms such as Blumberg Communications and Ballantyne of Omaha, as well as presidential responsibilities at Strong Audiovisual, Inc., Wilmers brings a wealth of business and sales experience to the Midwest region. On joining DPI, Wilmers commented, “I have always been impressed with Digital Projection’s innovative technology, diverse product line and talented team of professionals. I am looking forward to expanding the Midwest region and assisting the group in promoting every aspect of our business.” Wilmers is responsible for the following states: Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Nebraska and Michigan. 

"I’m thrilled to have Tom Wilmers and his extensive skill set on our team,” said Mike Levi, President of Digital Projection Inc. Levi continued, “The Midwest is an important region for DPI, and our customers there will certainly benefit from his experience and insight." Regarding Brian Blumhardt’s new appointment, Levi commented, “Brian has already proven his dedication and knowledge in the Midwest, and has earned the opportunity to step up to a larger territory. We believe he will quickly become an integral resource for DPI’s extensive integrator and end-user community in the Central US.”

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For further information and story photography, please contact:
Michael Bridwell, Director of Marketing
Digital Projection Inc.
T: (770)-420-1350
E: mbridwell@digitalprojection.com

About Digital Projection International Founded in 1989, Digital Projection International (Digital Projection) has been instrumental in the development and application of Digital Light Processing™ technology by Texas Instruments for projection systems. Digital Projection International introduced the world’s first 3-chip DLP® projector in 1997, and has since delivered expert system engineering and world-class customer services, thus maintaining its position as a digital imaging pioneer.

Digital Projection International’s groundbreaking projection research and development has garnered the admiration of industry professionals around the world. This has earned the company many awards, including two Emmy® Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Engineering Development by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Digital Projection remains the first and only projector manufacturer to win the coveted award.

Today, Digital Projection International manufactures and distributes an extensive line of ultra high-performance 3-chip and single-chip DLP® projection systems. These projectors are the reference standard for demanding applications such as large-venue, live-event staging, fortune 5000, education, medical and scientific research, command and control, digital cinema, commercial entertainment, worship and elite home cinema.

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