About Our Team
Providence Marketing Associates represents quality manufacturers of automation products, process controls, and electronics components in PA, NJ, DE, MD and VA. We were founded in 1981, we bring the industrial control component industry years of experience and knowledge. Our number one priority is providing reliable technical recommendations and creating effective solutions for our partners. To learn more about our product and sales team please contact us.
Jeff Peterson became President of PMA in July of 2017 when he acquired it from Randy Ream and Dan Raudenbush. The intent of the merger is to expand coverage in the territory for his rep business responsible for selling ABB Drives and Softstarters. In addition, he has been the President of the Philadelphia ABB District Office since 2016. The District Office is responsible for the sale and support of ABB/Baldor/Reliance motors and generators in the territory.
Product Line Manager, Drives
Matt LaRue has 30 years of experience in Industrial Automation. He started his career in the US Navy onboard Fast Attack Submarines as a Nuclear Electrician. He has done everything from operating and maintaining equipment to helping design and specify systems. He has spent the last 10 years focused on ABB Drives and Drive Solutions. In 2013 he won the ABB Drives Water and Wastewater Salesperson of the year award. He has a reputation for honest and direct dialog that many customers have come to rely on.
Randy Ream has over 30 years of technical sales experience both as an independent Manufacturer’s representative and as a territory manager for leading Electrical/Electronic Component Manufacturers. As sales manager for PMA, his job is to oversee all aspects of the company’s growth. He encourages you to allow him to show you what PMA can do to help you keep pace with your automation and process needs.
Senior Account Representative
Dan Raudenbush joined PMA as a partner shortly after its founding in 1981. During our thirty-eight years as reps in this territory, he has "worn all the hats" in our agency. Today, as former owner, his job is to assist in managing all aspects of our company's growth. Under new management, but with continuity from his years as leader, PMA is uniquely positioned for growth.
Senior Territory Representative
Lee Brooks joined the PMA Sales Team over 29 years ago, bringing with him experience working for General Electric and other government sub-contractors. He works out of our Lancaster Office covering the Central PA marketing area. Lee's reputation for customer focus and follow-through are unparalleled in his marketplace.
Bill Aud joined the PMA Sales Team 20 years ago, bringing many years of experience working for a large national distributor. During his career there, Bill worked in a wide variety of positions, including Electromechanical Product Manager. Having grown up in Maryland, Bill has worked extensively with the local OEM and Industrial customer base. He is PMA’s territory manager for Maryland, District of Columbia and Northern Virginia.
Zach Mourar is a 2016 graduate of Penn State University and a recent addition to the PMA Sales Team. His ‘young and hungry’ attitude is evident in his approach to the marketplace. After only one year in the field, he has a strong customer base who rely on his technical support and his ‘ready and willing’ attitude.
Inside Tech Support
Ken Carithers joined PMA after several years of experience with ABB's District Offices in the role of Application Engineer and Sales Engineer on Drive Products. He has 12 years of combined drive experience with multiple manufacturers and over 30 years of experience in Electronics.