Dealerscope 40 Under 40 Profiles: Kaplan, Kelley, Kissinger, Knock, Krissman, Lau, Longreen, Lucash
Daniel Longreen, 35, Video Game Sales Manager at D&H Distributing
Background: Grew up in Harrisburg, Pa., and now lives in Lemoyne, Pa.
Higher education: Harrisburg Area Community College, Harrisburg, Pa., Associates Degree in Computer Information Systems
Career: In the industry for 19 years. Oversees and manages the Video Gaming Division at D&H.
Industry accomplishments: “Helped to streamline dandh.com’s order automation process. The improvements I’ve spearheaded have been based on honest feedback from the customers who are using the system. It’s a gratifying task, since the more effective we can make our automation, the more the group as a whole can focus on sales and relationships, which translates to growth and success both for us and for our customers.”
Awards: Two-time winner of the Dell S&P Operations Award
What you like best about your job: “The people I work with. The D&H co-owners are a family of their own.”
Favorite pastime: Camping
Last book read: “A Song of Ice and Fire: A Storm of Swords” by George Martin
Favorite movie: “Goodfellas”
Best concert: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band
Favorite CE product of the year: 4K televisions. These new Ultra HD displays are phenomenal.
If you could be anyplace else right now, it would be: “Sitting on a nice sunny beach, reading a book beside my wife and watching my kids play in the sand.”
Jason Lucash, 29, CEO, Co-Founder OrigAudio, Costa Mesa, Calif.