Company Expands National Sales Coverage with Three Regional Teams
QBP has added Amber Schult to its national sales force. Supporting the company’s global brands and all vendors distributed by QBP, Schult will manage outside sales reps and account managers in the western region. With the new hire, QBP expands from two regional teams to three, letting them provide more individualized service to smaller groups of dealers.
“Amber’s bike industry background, unique perspective and great energy make her well equipped to lead her western sales team to even greater success,” said Peter Grimes, QBP field sales manager.
Before joining QBP, Schult served as director of store planning at Erik’s Bike Shop, an independent bike retailer with 18 stores in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Earlier, she worked as retail services project manager at Specialized, where she directed multiple interior construction projects for bike shops across the U.S.
“My experience in those roles has given me an intimate knowledge of the needs, capacities and concerns of bike shop owners,” Schult said. “I’m excited to be a part of the QBP sales team and look forward to helping QBP continue to excel in providing high quality products and services to its network of bike shops."
A passionate advocate for future riders and emerging women cyclists, Schult helped build the Minnesota High School Cycling League in MN, and created Crank Sisters, an initiative to get more girls and women on bikes. The three-region team is completed with Demian Lampland, regional sales manager, serving the central region, and Martin Sahaydak, sales manager, leading the east. Lampland brings extensive industry background to the post, and Sahaydak is a 12-year veteran of QBP.