we celebrate our 30th year of operations, we thank
our customers, employees and suppliers for making
this milestone possible. Providing value to our
customers, underscored by excellent customer service
continues to be our focus and goal. Listening
to the "voice of our customer" will
always serve as the primary source of direction
for this company."
individuals with "disabilities"
For over three decades, Brevan
Electronics has recognized the importance and benefits
of providing employment opportunities to individuals
with disabilities. This belief has led to the recognition
and understanding that individuals with disabilities
can "do the job", accompanied with the highest
levels of enthusiasm, quality of character and commitment.
Brevan Electronics encourages
all corporations to explore the wonderful benefits of
employing this segment of our population. Please visit
the PLUS Company of Greater Nashua's web-site ( www.pluscompany.org
) to learn more about the "capabilities" of
this outstanding work force. Be assured that each state
in the country has wonderful organizations such as the
of the year award
In a recent ceremony
conducted in Las Vegas, Brevan Electronics was awarded
the Distributor of the Yearaward from
Grayhill Inc.This prestigious award acknowledges
Brevan as the leading distributor world-wide of Grayhill
Among the selection
criteria are sales dollars, enthusiasm for selling Grayhill
products, and ease of doing business. In a press release,
Mr. Paul Slattery, Grayhill National Distributor Sales
Director, stated that "Brevan personifies and
exemplifies all the positive attributes that Grayhill
desires to bring to the marketplace".
Receives New Hampshire "Leadership Award"
In a recent ceremony held
in Concord, NH, Governor John Lynch presented representatives
of Brevan Electronics with the 2010-2011 Employment
Leadership Award. THis prestigious award is given annually
to the corporation, recognizes the skills, and contribution
individuals with disabilities bring to the workplace.
In his remarks, Bob Purcell stated that hiring individuals
with disabilities is something, which all firms should
consider. "The beneifts are extensive and the results
For over 25 years, Brevan has been recognized as a major
leader among the hundreds of electronics distributors
nationwide. Underscoring this accomplishment is the
fact that over several thousand distributors conduct
business throughout the country. This accomplishment
would not be enjoyed without the continued support from
our many customers and quality suppliers.
In a recent ceremony conducted
at its corporate headquarters, Brevan was awarded the
"Outstanding Performance" award
from BUD Industries. BUD Industries, a Wiloughby, Ohio
based company, is a worldwide leader in the design and
manufacture of quality electronic enclosures.
Mr. Walter Cuches, spokesperson
for BUD, noted at the award's ceremony that "Brevan's
performance this past year embodied all the attributes
necessary for selection. Sales growth, enthusiasm and
ease of doing business are just a few of the qualities
exhibited by the Brevan team this past year."
Pail" program introduced into New England Market
Senior Account Executive
Dal Williams displays the "Lunch Pail"
Continuing its history
of innovative sales and education techniques, Brevan
has developed and introduced the "Lunch Pail"
program. Brevan sales staff will be visiting customers
throughout New England exhibiting and demonstrating
major product groups to the procurement community. Doug
Gifford, director of Product Marketing for Brevan states,
"this sales and marketing program will provide
elevated visibility to major commodities and at the
same time provide an educational opportunity for our
TRAINING Brevan's commitment to excellence
extended to the educational platform several years ago.
The "Fundamentals of Electronic Components"
is a program designed by Brevan to provide essential
component education to its customer base. Classes are
held on all major categories of electronic components.
Please call Linda Robinson today for the next scheduled
training date and to reserve your place in this popular
and educational program.
Donna Oliveri recently celebrated her 10th anniversary
as a member of the Brevan field sales staff. A seasoned
veteran of our industry, Donna brings an energy and
enthusiasm to her customers each day. Her proudest accomplishement
is raising her two beautiful daughers.
her 25th anniversary is Diane Lytle. Diane's tenure
at Brevan has been underscored by upward mobility. Beginning
her career at Brevan as an accounts receivable clerk,
she has moved successfully through the ranks and is
currently a Product Marketing Specialist. All those
who know and deal with Diane appreciate her professionalism
and dedication to her customers, suppliers and co-workers.
Thebodeau, all-star goalie for the Brevan hockey team
is celebrating his 15th anniversary as warehousing and
distribution center manager. Ray is a true professional
in his craft and has significantly contributed to the
successful development of the Brevan warehouse's state-of-the-art
facility. Amongst Ray's greatest accomplishments was
his first shutout this past season.
Brevan Championship Hockey Team boasts a career record
of 3 30. The teams lack of success is far
outweighed by its enthusiasm of the group. Brevan Bears
are eager for new opportunities and challenges.
of Brevan senior management team were guests of the
Army National Guard to enjoy a flight on the US Army's
latest elite helicopter, the "Blackhawk".
This opportunity was given to Brevan as recognition
of the company's continued support of employees who
elect to serve their country while working full time.
employees enjoy surfing and kayaking on a beautiful
summer day at Ogunquit Beach, Maine. This trip is one
of many held during the year for strategic planning
and team building activities.
of the Brevan team enjoy a beautiful summer day in Boston
on one of the company's team building days. A relaxed
trip on the famous "swan boats" was enjoyed
Mark Ryan celebrates his 25th
anniversary at Brevan. Mark's continued dedication to
"servicing his customers"
has established him amongst the finest sales professionals
in the industry. When not supporting customers, Mark
can be found at Fenway Park cheering his beloved "BoSox".
Passionate? You bet. Ask Mark how the Sox's are doing.
Rose so too celebrates his 15th anniversary at Brevan
as a assembly specialist. If you count yourself amongst
JR's friends (and there are many!) you will know that
he brings the highest dedication to work and co-workers
each and every day. An avid bowler, this mild mannered
gentleman becomes the "hard nosed" competitor
when game is on the line.
Doug Gifford also celebrates
his 25th year at thehelm of the
corporation's Product Marketing Department. Through
his responsibilities of managing corporate inventories
and supplier relationships, Doug has developed friendships
around the country. Often times, these friendships are
underscored by Doug's shared love of golden retrievers
and his long time passion of rescuing those dogs in
A gold medal for Bob and Mike
Pictured below are Bob Purcell
and Mike Smith amonst their PLUS Pride Special Olympics
basketball team. Both Bob and Mike proudly received
their gold medals at the New Hampshire Special Olympics,
held in Portsmouth New Hampshire this past winter. Mike
Smith, assembly specialist adds this latest gold medal
to the many awards and achievments he has secured as
an outstanding special olympics athelete.
Bob Purcell 1st row far left and Mike Smith back
row 2nd from right
A Brevan Grandchild
"very young" Diane Lytle has excitedly announced
the arrival of her second grandchild. This makes two
grandsons and she has wasted no time at all in enjoying
this latest arrival. It remains a mystery to her friends
and co-workers how someone so "young" can
be a grandmother!