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Stewart Filmscreen Commercial Division Announces Key Promotions and New Hires


Stewart Filmscreen Corporation®, the industry leader in precision projection screen technologies for the commercial and residential markets, announced the new hires of Steve Cook and Tristan Yates along with the promotions of Don Parenta and Frank Mantz.
Don Parenta, North East Regional Sales Manager, was recently promoted to Director of Sales North America Commercial Division. He will be responsible for overseeing all commercial and professional sales in North America and re-structuring the division’s sales efforts. Mr. Parenta has worked with Stewart Filmscreen for the past four years and has been in the A/V industry for over 20 years. His background includes video production and A/V integration. “I am looking forward to expanding Stewart’s presence within the commercial marketplace, with the great products and customer support we offer Stewart is poised for greater success in this market, ” says Don Parenta.

Steve Cook, National Sales/Design Engineer Consultants and Special Accounts brings with him 20 years worth of experience in the AV industry with the likes of NEC, Ampro and Kloss Video Corporation. He has broad experience in the field, working with special vertical market projects, and in creating relationships with AV design consultants. Mr. Cook will have national responsibility for supporting AV design consultants as they integrate Stewart Filmscreen products into their designs.

“I am very excited to be working for Stewart Filmscreen, regarded as one of the leaders in the industry. Their passion for innovation and superior customer service is truly inspiring. I look forward to working with the consultant community as well as key vertical markets to find those special projects that highlight Stewart Filmscreen’s expertise in creating unique solutions for our customers, ” says Steve Cook.   
 Tristan Yates has returned to Stewart Filmscreen as their Midwest Regional Sales Manager Commercial Division. Tristan worked at Stewart as an inside sales rep for over 5 years before moving to Chicago, IL to work for Integrity Home Theater, an authorized Stewart dealer. “We are thrilled to have Tristan back with Stewart Filmscreen, his knowledge of the company, product line and market make him a huge asset, ” said Don Parenta, Director of Sales North America Commercial & Professional Products.

Frank Mantz has been reporting to Don Parenta for three years in the role of Sale Engineer in Stewart’s HQ in Torrance California, where he has gained experience working on very high profile commercial projects. His promotion to Mid-Atlantic Regional Sales Manager will allow him to better service his clients with increased field exposure. Mr. Mantz will oversee all aspects of Stewart’s outside sales efforts in this key region to ensure that Stewart customers receive the utmost in service and care.

“With the addition of Steve Cook, Tristan Yates and the promotion of Frank Mantz, I am confident that we will provide our dealers and independent reps increased customer service to support and grow their businesses. Stewart’s reputation for quality, innovation and customer support is rooted in their dedication to finding the right people to represent the company. I expect that Steve Cook, Tristan Yates and Frank Mantz will bring much to our team. I look forward to their inspiration and incredible projects that lie ahead or our division”, stated Don Parenta, Director of Sales North America Commercial Division.

About Stewart Filmscreen

Stewart Filmscreen is the world’s premier projection-screen manufacturer for both the residential and commercial markets. A family-owned business, Stewart Filmscreen maintains the highest standards in screen design and craftsmanship. In fact, each screen is handmade.  Founded in 1947, Stewart Filmscreen has grown from a small business to an international one, with offices in Denmark and Singapore, in addition to two in the United States, including a manufacturing facility in Ohio and their headquarters in So. California. More information on Stewart Filmscreen Corporation is available at 

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