Back Stage

Sarah Joyce AVIXA

AVIXA Chief Global Officer Sarah Joyce Enjoying the Journey Around the AV World

Sarah Joyce sees her role as AVIXA chief global officer as spreading the message about the beauty & the coolness of AV to a worldwide audience.

AVtweeps, CI Back Stage

Thought-Provoking Responses from the Industry’s Unsung AVtweeps

Let’s take a closer look at some of what some of our favorite AVTweeps said in 2019 to understand why we wanted to talk to them this year.

AVGivesBack, George Fournier

George Fournier — Now a ‘Table Guy’ — Still Gives Back to the Pro AV Industry

George Fournier got involved with AV at his high school TV station. More than 35 years later, the AV Gives Back founder is still learning about what he loves.

Pro Media Audio Video, Chris Waters

Chris Waters Has Seen It All: Here’s What Challenges Him

Chris Waters of Pro Media Audio Video has learned many valuable lessons in his many years in pro AV — and shares some with us here.

Jim Caldwell, Maximus AV

Jim Caldwell Started Maximus AV with No Formal AV Training

Jim Caldwell’s Maximus AV has made a name for itself in the Pueblo, Colo., region he’s spent most of his life – proving the value of finding one’s niche.

Patrick Whipkey, USAV Group

New USAV Group Director Patrick Whipkey Needed a New Challenge: Back Stage

Patrick Whipkey sees plenty of potential for buying and integration services arm of USAV Group to add even more value — and even more members.

InfoComm shows, AV industry event

AVIXA’s New Events VP Is Jumping Right In to InfoComm Season

Senior VP of event services Rochelle Richardson is very excited to oversee her first InfoComm show in June after taking the AV industry events job in March.

Tangram, Mark Coxon

AV Veteran Mark Coxon ‘Excited to Be Back on the Integrator Side’

Tangram’s Mark Coxon enjoys the opportunity to be closer to customers after spending several years ‘five steps removed’ in the manufacturing sector.

Carousel Industries

Clients Are Asking for This Carousel Industries Sales Exec: Back Stage With Molly Keane

After going through Carousel Industries’ executive sales development program out of college, Molly Keane is learning new ways to meet customers’ needs.

Katie Rogina, Spinitar

Katie Rogina of Spinitar is a One-Woman Marketing Team

As a one-woman marketing team who oversees the Spinitar annual charity golf event, Katie Rogina has separated herself as an employee from the co-owner.