CI 40 Under 40: Class of 2017, slide 18

Alesia Hendley, 28

AV Operator, Cypress-Fairbanks ISD-Berry Center


Alesia started working in the AV industry in the house of worship market at age 12, spending time as a sound engineer at her father’s church. “I just didn’t know the industry existed,” she says.

In her five years in an official capacity in the industry, Alesia has perfected the art of bridging social media and technology. She has created a strong social media presence and is making AV ‘look cool’ for the next generation. “Most people are familiar with only one or the other,” she says.

“I utilize my skills in both to stand out and build valuable relationships.” Alesia is the Texas chapter head of She attended InfoComm for the first time in 2017 and was part of an InfoComm TV broadcast. She also guest blogs for AVNation and is very active in social media. She is the co-host of the new “Social Slice” podcast.

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