Denise Collins, most recently the Manager of Accounts Receivable at J.W. Pepper's National Headquarters in Paoli, Pennsylvania, has accepted a new position as the Northeast Regional Marketing Manager. In her new role, she will be responsible for the Northeast region covering twelve states and the District of Columbia. This new position will be a return to her sales and marketing roots. She looks forward to meeting fellow musicians, directors and educators at various conventions, state Music Educators Association conferences, reading sessions, and in our Paoli regional marketing center. Collins spent five years at Michigan State University studying trumpet, music education, and arts administration, Denise worked in business for 10 years before deciding to teach music.  For the next 9 years, she taught general music, band and choir mostly at the elementary level although her first and last year included middle and high school levels as well.  She began working for J.W. Pepper Fall of 2002 in the Chicago location. She worked as Operations Manager, with an emphasis in sales and marketing, until Fall of 2007 when she moved to the corporate office to take on the position of Manager, Accounts Receivable. According to Vice President of Marketing, Kathy Fernandes,"Denise has first-hand knowledge of what music directors and teachers need.  She goes beyond knowing what works musically, and brings her sense of warmth, humor and sincerity to her work, making her a natural at connecting with our customers." Click this link for more information about services provided by our Pennsylvania store:  www.jwpepper.com/sheet-music/regional/branch_index.jsp?loc=VAL J.W. Pepper, the leading retailer of sheet music, has been in business for over 135 years, with 14 locations across the country.  The Pennsylvania store is located at 2480 Industrial Boulevard in Paoli, PA 19301. Check the link above for store ours and directions. Find us at facebook.com/jwpepper or at twitter.com/jwpepper Follow our music blog at: blogs.jwpepper.com