Minneapolis, Minnesota- September 6th, 2011- APG Cash Drawer, LLC is pleased to announce Mark Olson has been elected to the position of Chairman-Elect of the Retail Solutions Provider Association (RSPA).
Olson, President of APG Cash Drawer since 1988, has been active as a vendor member of the RSPA and been seated on RSPA’s Board of Directors since 2009. The official election announcements were made at RSPA’s RetailNOW 2011 awards banquet in Orlando, FL.
Olson’s election marks a historic moment for the retail vendor/reseller community. He is the first-ever vendor member to hold office as Chairmen-Elect of the RSPA association. “We’re in an interesing and challenging time period where the industry is changing right before our eyes” stated Olson. “I am truly honored to be in a position to help the association represent the interests of the industry, and to help the members be stronger, more relevant, and help the industry grow.”
In a recap of RetailNOW 2011, Jim Roddy, President of Business Solutions Magazine stated, “Olson's election is a significant event in the RSPA's continued transition from an exclusive dealer organization to an inclusive industry organization. Olson has unselfishly served the retail IT channel for several years, making him an overwhelmingly popular choice for the Chairman position.”
About APG Cash Drawer, LLC - APG manufactures a broad range of high-quality cash drawers and other related products for thousands of customers throughout the world. During its 30+ year history, APG has built a reputation as the supplier of choice for highly durable and dependable cash drawers. To discover more about APG and other APG products, visit http://www.cashdrawer.com or call us at 763-571-5000.
About RSPA (www.GoRSPA.org)
The Retail Solutions Providers Association (RSPA) is the only association dedicated to the retail technology industry. RSPA members include resellers, hardware manufacturers, software developers, consultants, finance companies, and distributors bringing retail technology products and/or services to the marketplace. The RSPA provides education, industry advocacy, standards, services and benefits to assist member companies in expanding their businesses.