Siemon recently announced Carol Everett Oliver, RCDD, ESS joined the company as network cabling specialist for the Southeast region of the U.S., to provide sales, technical support and training. She also will create new business opportunities for the entire company.
“Oliver has more than 20 years of experience in the ICT industry, which includes sales and customer training, technical support and marketing responsibilities,” the company said when announcing the hire. “Most recently, she was the training and technology manager for Legrand Data Communication Division North America, and was also an integral part of their intelligent building strategic team. She spent nine years at Berk-Tek, a Nexans Company. Prior to that she owned a marketing consulting firm, Everett Communications for 10 years, where she published more than 100 technical articles and case studies, as well as coordinated advertising campaigns and events for a variety of manufacturers in our industry.”
Oliver currently serves on BICSI’s board of directors as the association’s Secretary. She also chairs BICSI’s Intelligent Building Standards Subcommittee, and is vice-chair for BICSI ESS standards. She served as BICSI’s U.S. Northeast Region Director from 2012 to 2016. In 2010 she received the David K. Blythe/University of Kentucky BICSI Member of the Year Award, and in 2009 was recognized by BICSI as one of the “Top 25 RCDD Changemakers.” Oliver holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from San Jose State University and resides in Cape Coral, FL.
Dave Valentukonis, RCDD/NTS, Siemon’s technical services group leader for North America, commented, “Carol will be an asset to our sales team with her technical knowledge, but we are also excited that she will expand the company’s visibility beyond the Southeast, by supporting marketing with her expertise in writing articles, as well as utilizing her experience as a seasoned speaker at technical events and representing the company through industry initiatives and committees.”