VPI Employee Promotions

Gary Kurt and Patrick

Monday July 8, 2019

Gary Olsen has been named Chief Marketing Officer. In his 19-year tenure with VPI, Gary has helped VPI achieve great things. From building brand awareness and customer loyalty to generating new business and maintaining key customer relationship, he has been instrumental in the company’s growth. In this new position Gary will be responsible for overseeing the planning, development, and execution of company-wide sales and marketing initiatives.

Kurt Olsen has been named Vice President, Business Development, filling the position vacated by Gary Olsen. Kurt, who most recently was Director, Business Development, has been with VPI for almost four years. Having been involved in technical sales and business development for over 20 years, he brings a wide range of experience and insight to his new position. As Vice President of Business Development, Kurt will drive VPI Technology Group to identify and develop new business opportunities, helping to build and expand the presence of VPI and its brand.

Patrick Lewis has been named Director, Business Development. Patrick, a BYU graduate, joined VPI as Sr. Engineer in 2016. The combination of Patrick’s customer service and interpersonal skills coupled with a strong engineering background makes him a perfect fit to interface with new customers and develop new business opportunities. In this new position, Patrick will continue to support engineering initiatives in addition to creating new business relationships and growing the business.

"These promotions reflect VPI’s unwavering commitment to our customers,” said Jeremy Williams, President and CEO. “Gary, Kurt and Patrick exemplify our company’s highest standard of integrity. They are passionate team players who consistently develop new strategies that exceed clients' expectations while growing our business”.