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 Architectural Sales Rep

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

Senior Sales Associate / IAC Rep

Beau is a core member of the sales team and functions as the IAC Acoustics representative. In his free time he loves cars, video games, and going out with friends. Beau enjoys nice, cold soft drinks.

Kim Pfahnl

Accounts

Kim has been with West General for over six years. When not crunching numbers, Kim spends her time in advocacy and support of the arts. She drinks specialty coffee from home.

Sue Winklebleck

Inside Sales Coordinator

Sue is the newest member of the West General team. When she’s not working to support the WGA Team, Sue loves to sail, hike, and spend time with her children & friends. Sue’s favorite caffeinated beverage is either green tea or a nonfat CafeBorja.

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.