AVS Companies announced that Michael Lawlor has joined the team as the chief technology officer (CTO) of AVS Connect, a new subsidiary of AVS Companies. Lawlor was previously with global beverage leader, PepsiCo, and led the emerging technology growth at G&J Marketing and USA Technologies. With extensive work in electronic and mobile payments, Lawlor is a great asset to AVS Companies and its customers.
“Very few organizations are as well-positioned as AVS Companies, with over 50 years of supporting customers in the vending industry,” Lawlor said in the announcement. “With their premium line of CoolBlu Coolers and IceBlu Freezers, combined with the AVS Connect suite of networked services, we will provide a full lineup of turnkey and bundled solutions to customers.”
Jeff Yoder, vice president/general manager, added in the announcement, “We are very excited to welcome Mike to the AVS family. His experience and expertise are a tremendous asset to AVS Connect, as well as the rest of the AVS Companies team.”
With over 30 years of experience in the industry, Lawlor is excited to show vending companies how easy it can be to expand their installation of all market types. To learn more information about AVS Connect, visit www.avsconnect.com or contact [email protected].
Headquartered in Elk Grove Village, Illinois, AVS Companies (AVS) is a distributor of amusement, gaming and vending equipment. Founded in Chicago in 1971, AVS has established itself as the preeminent full-service gaming, amusement, and vending distributor in the U.S. for 50 years with offices in Illinois, Minnesota, Texas and Wisconsin. AVS offers a complete range of services to its customers and the manufacturers they represent, from the sale of equipment and parts to comprehensive repair and refurbishing.