Meet the Team

West General Acoustics is a family-business that has been working in the acoustics field for four decades, representing three generations. Under the management of our founder’s daughter, Sharon, West General has blossomed into a Northern California powerhouse of acoustic design, representing a wide range of manufacturers with a legacy of providing honest solutions to acoustic problems.

Sharon Sullivan

President and General

Sharon joined the business in 2008 and the company has flourished under her leadership. Sharon loves to drive up the coast with her labradoodle puppy, Brea, and watch the sunsets. Sharon drinks black ice tea with milk and extra ice.

Edward Basanese

Vice President

Edward joined the West General team in 1987 and has been actively involved in acoustics and noise control solutions for our customers. He will assist with export orders and with environmental control inquiries. He enjoys office brewed coffee.

Beau Knapp

Sales Associate

Beau is a core member of the sales team and specializes in international projects. He loves to play competitive video games and is the proud father of a newborn. Beau enjoys nice, cold soft drinks.

Kim Pfahnl

Accounts

When not crunching numbers, Kim spends her time in advocacy and support of the arts. Kim drinks specialty coffee from home.

Cliff Randolph

IT

Cliff built this website and provides tech support around the office. He enjoys video games, music, and outdoor activities like hiking. He especially likes ginger sodas.