Chief has joined Azione Unlimited as a vendor member, the buying group announced Monday.
Milestone AV announced this week that it has split its product groups into commercial and consumer sides. Steve Durkee has been named president of the commercial products group, while the company is searching for a new head of its consumer group.
Age: 35 Education: BS in Mechanical Engineering, Michigan Technological University. MBA, Carlson School, University of Minnesota Career History: Steve started as a design engineer at Graco, an industrial fluid handling equipment manufacturer. During his tenure there he moved from engineering into product management, marketing, sales, and management. Almost four years ago, he was introduced to Chief through a former colleague at Graco. The company’s focus on new product development, dealer partners, and customer service, he said, was very attractive. Greatest Business Achievements: Durkee’s always proud of being involved in major new products that really change an industry. He’s had that opportunity at