Impact Distributing hires Mark Thome as marketing guru

Impact Distributing has hired Mark Thome as marketing director. Thome will work closely with Impact's CEO/President Docy Andrews to expand product lines and provide comprehensive marketing support for its dealer network.

Thome comes to Aliso Viejo, Calif.-based Impact with more than 30 years of experience in the industry, including sales for the International Motorcycle Shows and marketing for Cycle News.

“We’re thrilled to have Mark join us,” said Impact CEO/President Docy Andrews. “With the next-gen Mini Warriors brand in development for Fall 2010 launch, and the variety of opportunities presented by widening our product line, we are in gear for growth into the future.”

MiniWarriors is a lifestyle brand that celebrates the achievement of young athletes participating in goal-oriented action sports. MiniWarriors develops cross-platform programming and licenses the brand for use on a variety of products. is a new social media site for young riders and families in motorsports, and is dedicated to excellence and quality experience in amateur action sports.

Impact Distributing, formerly known as Impact Video Distributing, is a premier source for motorsports entertainment and has been servicing the powersports community with content and products for more than 18 years. Contact Thome at

Posted by Mary Slepicka