Press Release (UNEDITED): STILLWATER, USA – KICKER® announces the promotion of veteran technician Tim Smith to KICKER’s Installation and Special Projects Supervisor. Smith takes over team management, effective immediately. The announcement is a result of the resignation of long-time team manager Randy Botts who recently moved on to pursue other interests.
“Tim has devoted more than 20 years to KICKER,” said Kevin Campbell, Global Marketing Director. “Over that time, he has learned a great deal. He has evolved into a creative leader of that team. The sky’s the limit with the kind of builds you’ll see coming out of his installation bay.”
A native of Kenai, Alaska, Smith has been fascinated by trucks and audio for much of his life, and has been actively working on audio systems for nearly 30 years. Consumers can find Smith’s handiwork on many KICKER staple demo cars and award winners, including the 1950 Studebaker Champion and the 2011 Chevy Cruze.
“I want to continue the tradition of the supervisors before me of building reliable and impactful vehicles that people remember,” Smith said. “I’m extremely excited to see what’s next for us in the coming years.”
KICKER’s Special Projects division is a dedicated team of in-house installers, creating custom audio systems for select KICKER partners and events across the country. The team also designs original product displays and distributes branded public-address systems to KICKER’s stable of marketing influencers, helping promote romote the brand.
KICKER Performance Audio products, a division of Stillwater Designs and Audio, Inc.®, are available for the mobile and home audio aftermarket at authorized retailers worldwide, and also as Original Equipment for boat and automobile manufacturers. Consumers seeking more information on KICKER or Livin’ Loud® may call the Consumer Information Line at 1-800-256-5425 or visit the brand website at www.kicker.com.