AVS Announces Promotions For Lopez And Costa

Dec. 17, 2018

AVS Companies announced a pair of promotions of their executive staff. Michelle Lopez has been promoted from Controller to CFO, and Tony Costa has been promoted from General Manager of the Dallas office to Director of Sales and Operations – Texas.

“Michelle has developed, implemented and revised a number of our financial policies and procedures,” said Vince Gumma, President of AVS Companies. “Her continued work in this area will be a major contribution to our success.” Michelle holds a Bachelor Degree in Accounting and Business Management from Columbia College and earned her CPA from Northern Illinois University. She joined AVS in 2017 as controller.

Tony has worked in the Dallas office a combined 19 years, first for H.A. Franz, and now for AVS, and has managed the Dallas operation for many of those years. “Tony has demonstrated outstanding results due to his discipline and attention to detail,” said Jeff Yoder, Vice President of Operations for AVS. “He will continue to be responsible for vending sales and operations in Dallas as well as the day to day operations at our Houston office.” 

Michelle Lopez can be reached at mlopez@avscompanies.com or 847-439-9400, and Tony Costa can be reached at tcosta@avscompanies.com or 214-631-5050.



AVS Companies (AVS) is a distributor of amusement, gaming and vending equipment headquartered in Elk Grove Village, IL. Founded in Chicago in 1971, AVS has established itself as the preeminent full-service gaming, amusement and vending distributor in the US with offices in Illinois, Minnesota, Texas and Wisconsin. AVS offers a complete range of services to their customers and the manufacturers they represent, from the sale of equipment and parts to comprehensive repair and refurbishing. More information on AVS is available at www.avscompanies.com or www.facebook.com/avscompanies.