Speak Up — Advice From Not Your Average VP

Lloyd B. Ranola, Vice President at the San Francisco-based acoustical, audiovisual and telecommunications consulting firm Charles M. Salter Associates, Inc., admits he doesn’t look like your average VP.


Contract Training Proves a Winning Solution for EMS

Education Management Solutions (EMS) Project Operations Manager Todd Clauser, CTS®, recently led the charge to get 19 staff members CTS certified — from installers to sales personnel, software developers and members of the IT team


Networking in AV: Learning the Ropes

Recent graduate Victoria Barela, CTS®, earned her CTS certification just two months after graduating from Columbia College Chicago with a degree in Live and Installed Sound.



Meeting Goals and Celebrating a New CTS

After 18 years in the live events/rental and staging side of the business and a subsequent move into integration two years ago, salesperson Alexis B. La Broi, MBA, CTS® — now a systems consultant for Sterling, Virginia-based Avitecture — set herself a new target: to finally try for her CTS certification.




Standards in Action

Since the beginning of the year, Electro Acoustics, a Texas-based APEx integrator, has been able to reduce the number of warranty callbacks by 41 percent.


Ahead of the Game With CTS

Wasting no time with his new year's resolutions, Joel Vugteveen, Project Manager at Chicago-based installer TVTI, started the year with his nose in a study guide.


CTS in Norway

Although Norway ranks as one of the smallest European countries in terms of population, it nevertheless has a thriving AV industry.



CTS: Global Champion

In her nearly 20 years in the AV industry, Electrosonic's Sarah Joyce has worked in a variety of disciplines, including sales, account management, business development, general management, product marketing and human resources.



John Rice: Fresh Take on ITS Council

John Rice is Senior Business Development Manager at Field Nation and the recently elected Chair of AVIXA's Independent Technical Services (ITS) Council. The council represents small businesses that supply services to the AV industry.



Wendy Cox, CTS — 2015 AVIXA Women in AV Award

Although she was aware the award existed and knew other women who had been recognized in the past, Wendy Cox, CTS® had no clue that one of her colleagues had nominated her for the 2015 Women in AV award.


Heather Callaway — 2015 Women in AV Award

SiteReady Design principal Heather Callaway, CTS-D®, RCDD, LEED AP, is a familiar face to many AVIXA members. She volunteers on both the Marketing Subcommittee and the CTS-D Certification Committ



How AVIXA Education Turned This Tech Managers World Back Around

When IT Support Coordinator Maneesh Kumar, CTS®, made the switch from control systems programmer in commercial AV to managing AV at a community college — the College of Lake County, in Grayslake, Illinois — for a time, his entire world was turned on its head.


How This AV Pro Found Her AV Family

When Jennifer Hu, CTS®, graduated and got her first job in the AV industry, her first question for her new employer was "Is there anything I should do before I start?"


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