Brandon Sawalich is Senior Vice President of Sales, Marketing, and Customer Relations at Starkey Hearing Technologies, Inc. Located in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, the Starkey company is a leader in hearing aid technology. Sawalich joined the Starkey team in 1994 at age 19 and worked his way up from an entry-level position in the All Make Repair department. He became the youngest VP ever appointed at the company at the age of 29. As head of every facet of sales and marketing, Brandon Sawalich is committed to hiring and developing the talents of promising individuals to help both the employees and the company grow and succeed on a global scale. Sawalich attended Rend Lake College in Ina, Illinois for one year before taking his position with Starkey. Although already a success in the business world, he plans to return to college and finish his business degree. The son of a coal miner and a stay-at-home mother, Brandon Sawalich grew up in West Frankfort, Illinois, a small mining town. He currently resides in Eden Prairie with his wife Stacy, whom he married in 2000, and his children, Amelia and William. Sawalich and his family attend Wooddale Church, and he has served as a board member for the church’s “Faith Matters” radio program. Outside of work, Sawalich coaches his son’s tee-ball team and supports his daughter in her English and equestrian riding activities. Devoted to lending their time and energy to worthy causes, Brandon Sawalich and his wife are involved with the Starkey Hearing Foundation, the company’s charity that provides hearing aids to those in need. He is also on the board of the International Hearing Foundation in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and the Bob Feller Museum in Van Meter, Iowa.