ORWIGSBURG, Pa. — Preferred Warranties Inc. (PWI), a business unit of KAR Action Services, announced that Kathy Calderini has been selected as its new vice president of marketing and sales.

Calderini brings more than 20 years of customer service, sales, training, sales management and marketing experience to PWI. She will lead PWI’s business development and sales management efforts, which will include PWI’s marketing, sales teams and sales training program. Calderini holds her Six Sigma green belt certification and prior to joining PWI, was with Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., Devcon Security, and ADT.

“The addition of Kathy to PWI management team enhances our ability to better serve our independent dealer customers and help them grow their businesses” said Brian Cosgrove, president of PWI. “Her significant experience in sales coaching and training will allow us to continue to grow our sales team and provide exemplary customer service.”

“This is an exciting time for PWI as we expand throughout the US and I am eager to put my passion for coaching and training to work in expanding our sales team,” Calderini said. “I’m thrilled to have this opportunity to join a dynamic business like PWI and work alongside such a talented management team.”