Don’s Appliances Hires New VP of Sales

Pittsburgh, PA, 1/12/21— Pittsburgh-based independent appliance retailer, Don’s Appliances, welcomes Tim Gales as their new Vice President of Sales. Gales brings over 30 years of experience leading sales teams as well as a myriad of achievements and accolades.


“With our continued growth in the region, we wanted a proven sales leader to navigate us into the future,” says Don’s Appliances’ Principal, Tim Hillebrand, “Gales has the background to do this— with a proven record of leading large sales forces in multiple locations and territories, and goal- and KPI-focused performance in past successes.”


Gales’ sales leadership has been focused in the Medical Device industry, most recently at Dentsply Sirona (NASDAQ: XRAY) as Director of North America Sales leading the Endodontics team of 7 Regional Managers and 67 Outside Territory Managers (co-accountable for 14 Regional Managers and 130 Sales Representatives) with annual topline revenue exceeding $150 million. Prior to his Director of Sales role, Gales progressed through Dentsply Sirona moving from Territory Manager to Senior Territory Executive, Regional Sales Manager and then Director of Sales. Gales has had many successes in the areas of revenue management, sales management and training as well as sales program development and holds a BSBA Degree in Finance from Duquesne University.


Director of Human Resources, Nicole Laudato, states “Senior Management is confident that Tim will play a key role in providing and implementing high-quality solutions that match Don’s Appliances’ mission and vision for the future.”


About Don’s Appliances


Don’s Appliances is a family-owned, independent appliance retailer based out of Pittsburgh, PA. Founded in 1971, Don’s Appliances has expanded to 10 locations selling, delivering, installing and servicing all major appliance brands. In more recent years, Don’s Appliances has added kitchen and bathroom fixtures to the sales mix under their plumbing division known as WATERSOURCE by Don’s Appliances. Large enough to offer competitive pricing, yet small enough to continue offering the “white glove” service they were founded on, their focus is always on the customer experience, from the first step into a showroom to purchase and well after our product has been installed. For more information visit

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