Preston New Joins Clear-Com as Business Development Director

The new role will strengthen business for the U.S. Military, Aerospace, and Government markets.

ALAMEDA, USA – JULY 18, 2023 – As Clear-Com® continues to grow its business in the federal aviation and space agency and national defense markets, the company is pleased to announce the appointment of Preston New to a new role as Business Development Director for Military, Aerospace, and Government. Preston will oversee the strategic growth of Clear-Com’s account sales and new partnerships within these important sectors, encompassing endeavors like space and aerospace missions, unmanned systems, test and evaluation, training and simulation, and research and development, for all of which communication is mission-critical.

Preston is a 21-year veteran of the U.S. Air Force (USAF) in the communications and maintenance specialties, serving in the U.S., Europe, and the Pacific. His post-military career involves systems engineering and sales, including a role as USAF lead with the Joint Tactical Radio Systems (JTRS) office and managing the Systems Engineer Department of Cornet Technologies. Preston joins Clear-Com after an eight-year tenure at L3Harris, where he was Air Force Major Account Manager for the Public Safety and Professional Communications (PSPC) Division and later, Major Account Manager of Federal Agencies and the USAF in the Satellite Communications (SATCOM) Division.

“I was looking for a different challenge after my years as Major Account Manager,” Preston says. “Clear-Com was a good fit with my experience in matrix and intercom, and I am eager to expand its reach and meet the needs of our current and prospective partners in the MAG community.”

Preston’s unique combination of military experience and technical sales will offer invaluable benefits to Clear-Com, explains Chris Willis, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales. “As a USAF-retired veteran, Preston’s intrinsic understanding of military comms is already deep. His added systems engineering and sales experience within government-level communications made him the best choice for this important growth role.”

Preston lives in Kingsport, Tennessee with his family and enjoys playing golf in his spare time.

About Clear-Com®

Clear-Com, an HME company, has been a trusted global provider of professional real-time communications solutions and services since 1968. We innovate market-proven technologies that link people together through wired and wireless systems.

Clear-Com was first to market portable wired intercom systems for live performances. Since then, our history of technological advancements and innovations has delivered significant improvements to the way people collaborate in professional settings where real-time communication matters. For the markets we serve — broadcast, live performance, live events, sports, military, aerospace and government — our communication products have consistently met the demands for high quality audio, reliability, scalability and low latency, while addressing communication requirements of varying size and complexity. Our reputation in the industry is not only based on our product achievements, but also on our consistent level of customer engagement and dedication to delivering the right solutions for specialized applications, with the expertise to make it work. Across different markets around the globe, Clear-Com’s innovations and solutions have received numerous awards and recognitions for ingenuity and impact on customers.

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