TracMe, introduced its new national sales team, naming Mike Schmidt of Stowe-based Velocity Sales, to cover the New England territory of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island; Brian Thompson of the Hot Springs-based Thompson Group to cover the South Central territory of Louisiana, Arkansas, Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas; Blair Simpson, based in Denver, to cover the Rockies territory of Colorado, Wyoming, Utah and New Mexico; Andy Russell, based in Bishop, to cover the Western Coastal territory of California, Nevada, Arizona and Hawaii; Blaine Miller of Seattle-based Pinnacle Sales, to cover the Northwest Territory of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, western Montana and Alaska.

“We're excited about the dynamic team that is ready to bring TracMe to the U.S. market.  These seasoned professionals represent a multitude of high-profile lines and have excellent relationships with key retailers throughout the U.S. They share our mission to increase the enjoyment -and safety-of backcountry adventures for users of all ages along with the search and rescue (SAR) teams who support them,” said Brent Turner, TracMe North America's general manager. “Members of this team have realized that TracMe is redefining the character and accessibility of general use PLBs while reinforcing personal responsibility, backcountry safety, and more efficient use of many volunteer-based SAR resources,” said Turner.