Coastal Source names Jess Poggi president

Outdoor audio and lighting company Coastal Source has announced the appointment of 30-year industry veteran Jeff Poggi as president.

Poggi previously worked with Harman and Bose, and most recently served as Co-CEO of the McIntosh Group. With the appointment of Poggi as President, Coastal Source Co-Founder Franco D’Ascanio assumes the position of CEO.

D'Ascanio noted that: “We have come a long way since our humble beginnings. Jeff brings to Coastal Source a proven track record of world class brand building with a strong emphasis on building quality and adding value to all areas of the company. Our mutual goal is to build upon all the things everyone loves about Coastal Source and take it to a level that sets a new bar for outdoor living and entertainment.”

"I am honored to join the Coastal Source family," said Poggi. "Having worked with some amazing brands in the past, I believe Coastal Source is a perfect fit. It is the market leader in high-performance outdoor audio and lighting, and I am privileged to be part of such a successful business.”

In his new role, Poggi will be based in Moorestown, N.J., overseeing local activities including sales, marketing, operations, and customer service.

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