Martin Professional, Inc. is pleased to announce the hiring of Brad Haynes as the company’s central regional sales manager.

Brad is an experienced industry professional with a strong electronics background and a wealth of knowledge in sales, design, technical applications, installation and programming. Brad founded Bright Ideas, LLC in 2002, a professional lighting and sound company based in Missouri that specializes in sales, design and installation for theatre, theme parks and architectural installations. Brad has also worked as an on staff lighting designer and programmer at Chameleon Productions.

Brad began work in his new position at Martin on July 5th. His responsibilities as regional sales manager primarily cover Martin’s show, TV and theatre segments in the central U.S. region although Brad will be involved in the Commercial and Public Spaces segments as well. Brad resides in Ozark, Missouri where he will be based.

Brian Friborg, Martin U.S. President, commented on the new hiring, “We are extremely pleased to have Brad on board as a part of our growing team. Brad has a proven track record as a successful entrepreneur in this industry, having founded and run his own company for several years. As the successful head of his own company he comes with a broad range of invaluable industry skills, not to mention an excellent reputation and host of industry connections. He has also worked closely with Martin products over the years, which also gives him a great advantage. He will be a great asset to the company.”