Donnie Satterwhite joined Cardone Solomon and Associates as a manufacturer representative and is based in Virginia supporting the local dealers and consultants in the territory.
Donnie has worked exclusively in the audio-video profession for a period of over four decades. He was a sales engineer offering sales and design services for professional sound reinforcement, large-screen video projection, public address systems, background music, hotel & conference centers, executive conference spaces, school intercoms, data/integrated technology systems, assisted listening systems, sound masking/speech privacy systems, hospital nurse call, and specialized patient communication systems.
As a former manufacturers sales representative his duties included product training and clinics representing companies such as Almo, Brian Moore, Chauvet, Digitech, Dynacord, Electro-Voice, ETA, Galaxy, Gemini, Hammond-Leslie, Klark-Technic, Laney, Lexicon, Midas, Moog, Techni-Lux, Telex, Times Square and Ultrasound. He has also completed sales and technical courses sponsored by a wide spectrum of companies associated with the audio-video industry.
As a professional musician, Donnie plays keyboards, guitar, pedal steel, bass, banjo, and mandolin. He is a native of Virginia Beach and has played in local bands, commercials, and recordings for the last 40 years. In his leisure time, Donnie has been playing in a nine-piece variety band since 2009. This band performs for organizations such as the Chesapeake Bay Wine foundation supporting breast cancer research, the Surface Warriors Ball supporting the US Navy, the Stall Ball for the benefit of EquiKids Therapeutic Riding Program, and for the last eight years, an annual Christmas show for the USO.