The Edmond Sun

Business

April 1, 2013

Metro Appliances & More announces promotions, new hires

EDMOND — Metro Appliances & More congratulates several staff members on their recent promotions and welcomes two new people to the corporate team. They are also pleased to announce the opening of an additional store, Metro Outdoor Living, in Tulsa, which is an addition to the 10 existing stores across Oklahoma, Missouri, Arkansas, Kansas and Tennessee.

Scott Tucker of Oklahoma City was promoted to vice president of the board of directors. Tucker began his career with Metro Appliances & More in 1989 as a delivery driver and has worked his way up through the company in sales and then management. Tucker oversees the operations of the Oklahoma City and Edmond stores.

Josh Beale was promoted to general manager of Metro Appliance & More’s Oklahoma City location. Beale received his Bachelor’s of Business Administration degree in finance from the University of Central Oklahoma and his Master’s of Business Administration degree from Oklahoma City University. Before arriving at Metro Appliances & More in 2006 Beale worked for the Oklahoma State Senate, General Motors and Bankruptcy Legal Counseling Center. While at Metro Appliances & More, Beale has worked in appliance sales and as a sales manager.

Employee-owned Metro Appliances & More originally was formed as Metro Builders Supply in 1974 by Nick Stavros of Tulsa. Stavros began the company selling appliances out of his garage to builders. His vision continues as Metro Appliances & More is now recognized as the largest appliance dealership of its type in the nation. The company will celebrate its 40th anniversary in 2014. For more information, visit MetroAppliancesAndMore.com or MetroOutdoorLiving.com.

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