NavPress, the publishing arm of the Colorado Springs-based U.S. Navigators, is pleased to announce that Eric Helus has been promoted to Sales Director. He will be leading the sales department in planning and setting sales direction, directing the sales efforts of the organization’s products and services, and monitoring market changes with retail accounts. Helus came to NavPress in September 2002 as a CBA/international sales rep and was a key part in developing and implementing the ABA channel strategy over the next four years. In 2006 he became the Trade Sales Manager, managing both the CBA and ABA trade business.  “We are excited to welcome Eric in his new role as sales director. He is an exceptional sales professional with a proven track record in the retail book market. With Eric’s help, we hope to boost the growth of our business, with specific focus in the area of discipleship. Eric brings a wealth of talent and expertise that will serve our customers well,” says Michael Visentine, COO of NavPress.  Helus and his wife, Sarah, have two children and live in Colorado Springs, CO.