USBands Welcomes 2 New Faces This Spring

Ed Perry & Rick Dengler join Team USBands

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In April 2014, two new faces join Team USBands, as Master Sgt. Rick Dengler joins the full-time office staff as Band Relations Supervisor, and Edward Perry comes on-board as the USBands Texas Liaison to work closely with the office staff and produce nearly 20 events in the Lone Star State in 2014.

"We're thrilled to have Rick and Ed with us as we continue to expand our services to band programs across the nation," said USBands Director Justin Heimbecker. "Ed has a great background and reputation for excellence that will serve the bands well and will help us to provide the best possible care for our friends in Texas. And Rick brings a wealth of experience in the realm of participant relations."

Check out Ed and Rick's bios below, and join us in welcoming our two newest team members!

Staff Bio: Master Sergeant Rick Dengler
Staff Bio: Edward Perry

New Job Openings at USBands

With this announcement, Team USBands also announces two additional job openings at the office headquarters in Allentown, Pa. to be filled as soon as possible: The USBands Event Manager and a temporary Band Relations Representative.

Please read the following job summaries and follow the links for more information.

USBands Event Manager

The USBands Event Manager plays a critical role in supporting and facilitating the operational aspects of all USBands events. This includes the premiere marching band competitions, premiere indoor color guard and percussion events, summer drum corps events sponsored by YEA!, and other initiatives such as the new Eastern Concert Band Festival to be held at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts on May 30. Read more and apply. 

Temporary Band Relations Representative

As Team USBands strives to serve its 650+ member bands and reach out to new band directors, a position is available for someone who understands the world of marching band at some level, is a great communicator on the phone, and has some background in customer service and/or sales. Read more and apply.


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