AGS is pleased to announce the following organizational changes effective January 1, 2017.
In 2016, Tim Klei, CEO, completed the full asset purchase of Allied Group Sales. Don Kaminski, Founder, President and former co-owner of Allied Group Sales will continue in his current role as President of AGS and will continue to manage Manufacturer / Distributor Relations, Human Resources, Payroll, Accounting, and Finance. Tim now welcomes two new ownership partners; Jason Elgin and Michael Knoblock. Jason, who has worked at AGS in various roles over the past 11 years, assumed a Principal position with Allied Group Sales effective January 1, 2017, as VP Specifications and Projects. Michael joined AGS on January 1, 2017 as a Principal, and VP Lighting and Energy Solutions. Michael has over 20 years of electrical lighting experience in our current footprint of Arizona, New Mexico, El Paso and Las Vegas; having worked in manufacturing, distribution and agency sales.
We are very excited about the increased role and responsibility of Jason to lead and manage our large projects and specification work, as well as the addition of Michael to AGS who will immediately improve our capabilities in the lighting segment of our business.