Sharp Business Systems names new east regional vice president

Sharp Imaging and Information Co. of America, a division of Sharp Electronics Corp., named Kelly Stackpole as its east regional vice president of Sharp Business Systems, according to a Wednesday announcement from the Montvale-based company.

In this role, Stackpole will be responsible for leading the overall efforts of the East Coast direct sales operations, including driving all regional branches to become centers of excellence. He will report directly to Joe O’Malley, senior vice president, SBS.

“We are excited to have Kelly lead our East Region, where we continue to see increased customer demand and opportunities for growth,” said O’Malley. “Kelly has a unique skillset in executive leadership, a strong technology focus and an energetic approach that we know will permeate across our footprint and be of immense value to our customers.”

Prior to Sharp, Stackpole served as the president of the QBSI-Xerox Northwest Group for nine years. He helped grow QBSI-Xerox by leading his team to pursue excellence in technology innovation and integrity, as well as promoting corporate citizenship. Prior to that role, Stackpole was the chief financial officer of the Northwest Group, where he led the company’s core financial and operations functions in the region.

“My passion has always been to enrich customer and employee lives to help them reach their full potential, while developing and maintaining strong relationships. Sharp Business Systems’ mission and values aligns perfectly with this focus, so I’m excited to bring my experience to the team and help move forward these essential ideals,” Stackpole stated.