David Marler, VP of Sales & Marketing

LightSpeed Automation

A native of Atlanta and a true Falcons fan, David has a B.S. in Business administration along with a Master’s degree from the School of Hard Knocks while owning 2 separate businesses. From feeling the pain of covering a payroll to the stress of exceeding a sales quota, he has developed a simple and very common sense approach the world of sales.

His system for recruiting and developing sales professionals paid dividends for two startup companies in the sports apparel vertical as their Vice President of Sales. Both companies experienced double and triple digit growth with low turnover. Training sales people in both organizational skills and relationship building helped achieve those goals.

He brings his skill set to the world of warehouse automation with LightSpeed as their VP of Sales and Marketing. In his 3 years at LightSpeed, he’s helped the company achieve significant growth and profits with the successful launch of new products and bringing technology to smaller operators.

He currently lives in Cumming, GA with his wife Sherrie and their golden retriever Riley and cat Chloe. An avid golfer with a professional 14 handicap, he openly admits to the college football season as his favorite part of the year.