Kate Player Promoted to Queen City Audio Video & Appliances’ Controller

Posted July 1, 2022

CHARLOTTE, NC, June 21, 2022 – As Queen City Audio, Video & Appliances takes major steps toward its continued growth in the Carolinas, the team today announced the promotion of Kate Player to company controller. Player previously spent three years working as Queen City’s accounting manager.

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“I’m very excited to help push Queen City Audio, Video & Appliances to the next level,” Player says. “I have a deep passion for what I do and look forward to continuing to learn and grow with our family business.”

Kate is part of the third generation of Players working in the family business. After graduating from Wake Forest University in 2016 with a degree in finance, Kate took a position as a financial analyst for Inmar, Inc. In 2019, Kate decided to join her grandmother, Frances Player, in building the accounting department at Queen City Audio, Video & Appliances and securing a sustainable financial growth strategy for the business. As controller, Kate’s major role will be overseeing the financial reporting, accounts payables and receivables while managing a team of accounting and customer service professionals.

“We’re thrilled to have someone with Kate's skill set and expertise to take on the position of controller,” says Roddey Player, president & CEO of Queen City Audio, Video & Appliances. “During her time here, she has helped guide us through tremendous growth while keeping us financially secure. She has proven herself as the leader of our accounting team, and I know she will do a tremendous job in her new role as controller."

About Queen City Audio, Video & Appliances

Queen City was founded in July 1952 by Woody Player, as Queen City Television Service Company, it began as a TV repair business and is currently an appliance, electronics, and furniture company run by Roddey Player. In 2021, Queen City added a new 104,000 sq. ft. warehouse located on Westinghouse Blvd. Today, they serve the Charlotte DMA with 6 stores and warehouses in Charlotte, Pineville, Monroe, Salisbury, and Morganton, North Carolina. The stores feature working kitchens to showcase the latest in state-of-the-art appliances featuring Refrigeration, Laundry, Cooking, Electronics, Mattresses, Furniture, Outdoor Cooking, Grills, and more. Certified product specialists are there to guide you in selecting the right appliances to fit your lifestyle. From innovative functionality and technology to the newest styles and color options, you’ll be able to enjoy the best from our home to yours. Queen City’s mission: to select the right home products to enhance your everyday living.

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