June 2007
SAN CLEMENTE, CA: Industry marketing veteran Sharmon Rodgers has joined Delano Associates to expand the firm's capabilities further in marketing and strategic business development services.

Rodgers was most recently Marketing Manager for Sonance, having joined the company in 2001 and led numerous marketing initiatives during that time. Rodgers was responsible for managing the development and execution of communication materials, advertising, press and media relations, websites and trade shows for the custom installation, commercial and retail divisions. Prior to her experience with Sonance, Rodgers was Marketing Services Manager with Kenwood USA Corporation for 5 years.

"I am very proud to welcome Sharmon to Delano Associates," said Buzz Delano, principal consultant of Delano Associates. "Sharmon's knowledge and relationships throughout the consumer electronics industry will offer our clients even greater value and insight for ways to enhance their businesses. Sharmon understands the needs of manufacturers, integrators, distributors and retailers and has exceptional working relationships with numerous professional organizations which provide creativity and services to our clients."

"I am very excited to be part of Delano Associates, and am looking forward to helping our clients expand their marketing efforts," said Sharmon Rodgers. "It is an auspicious time in our industry, and I am delighted to be working with such a highly regarded firm as Delano Associates."

Sharmon can be contacted at (949)289-0674 and

Delano Associates is a consulting practice for business development, strategic planning, sales management and marketing founded in 2003. The firm specializes in the residential technologies field working with companies engaged in the manufacture, design and installation of audio, video and home automation products and services.