Beacon hires sales chief

Bryan Merville has joined Beacon Technologies as director of sales. While he joins the IT equipment supplier from an Alabama company, he has ties to current Beacon co-owner Joe Maxwell, who sold Investment Scorecard for $50 million two years ago.

Prior to joining Beacon, Merville was director of business development with Huntsville, Ala.-based Mobular Technologies, and formerly served as national sales director for Valutec Card Solutions and as vice president of sales for Investment Scorecard in Nashville. He holds both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree from the University of Tennessee.