Four employees at portfolio company Satellites Unlimited have been awarded promotions resulting from high performance in their current roles within the company. Grant Hobin, Marcus Jones, Beau Genelin, and Kori O’Neal have been named Corporate Training Instructor at SUI, Director of Customer Experience at Pixsys Technologies, Marketing Coordinator at SUI, & Recruiter, at SUI respectively. Each of these individuals has demonstrated what it means to be a “Lead Dog.”
Grant Hobin has been promoted to Corporate Training Instructor at Satellites Unlimited after having gained 8 years of experience with the company serving as a Technician, Calibrated Trainer, and part-time Corporate Training Instructor. Grant has also been recognized as one of the company’s top Calibrated Trainers in both 2013 and 2014. In his new role, Grant’s primary responsibility will be instructing in the Training Center. He will also assist in developing content for training initiatives for the field force as well as facilitating that training. He was recently certified as an SLII trainer by the Ken Blanchard group and is instructing classes for SUI’s FSMs and corporate leaders.
Marcus Jones will join portfolio company Pixsys Technologies as Director of Customer Experience after a five year tenure at SUI. Marcus has been successful in several positions at the company since joining SUI as a Technician, having earned the title of Calibrated Trainer and most recently serving as Routing & Calendar Manager. As Routing & Calendar Manager, Marcus supported SUI field operations and played a key role in strengthening the company’s relationship with DISH partners. As the Director of Customer Experience at Pixsys, Marcus will be responsible for managing the relationships, support, training, and overall experience for the entire Pixsys client base. Marcus obtained his MBA specializing in Project Management from Columbia Southern University.
Beau Genelin has been named Marketing Coordinator at Satellites Unlimited following two years of serving the company as a Recruiting Specialist, where he demonstrated the ability to create innovative ideas, establish strong working relationships with his coworkers, and consistently deliver results. As Marketing Coordinator, Beau will help improve SUI’s sales performance, increase brand presence, and ultimately grow top line revenue in the coming years. Beau recently received his MBA from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Kori O’Neal has accepted the Recruiter position with Satellites Unlimited’s Recruiting Team. He will be responsible for meeting regular staffing and capacity needs by cold-calling, sourcing, engaging, and screening candidates while ensuring all candidates have an overall positive candidate experience. He will also coordinate the scheduling of interviews with hiring managers and sustain partnerships with all field operations. Kori began his career at SUI in 2013 as a Recruiter, where he provided consistent, high-level performance by exemplifying SUI core values in the areas of customer focus, execution, and adaptability. He has most recently been a member of the Central Operations team at SUI, playing a large role in the success of the team. Kori holds a BA in Human Resources Management from Faulkner University.
These upward career moves are evidence of the company’s belief that their people are the key to success and top performers will be rewarded throughout their organizations.