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AVI Systems Hires for Key Positions, Expands to Atlanta

Atlanta March 26, 2018

We’ve had some amazing people join AVI Systems over the past year. And, the team hasn’t stopped growing.

AVI Systems has a strong growth plan to provide a sustainable place for employees to grow in their careers, and to expand our offerings to our customers, all while expanding our reach to strategic markets, like Atlanta, Ga., home to the company's Southeast hub.  We look for people who can really make a difference in our employee-owned company.

In order to achieve all this, we need help. We just can’t do it alone. See our current job openings.

We’re excited to announce this latest round of professionals who have joined AVI Systems.

Rick Landry, Area Vice President

Rick comes to AVI Systems with over 20 years of experience in the AV industry. He’s held many positions within the industry, including general management, engineering, and project management. Rick will be directly responsible for growing AVI’s business in the Atlanta, Georgia market.

Tony Oehlerking, Area Vice President (Dascom)

Tony joins Dascom Systems Group after spending more than two decades in business and engineering-focused roles, implementing strategies to grow in markets around the world.  Tony will be chartered with growing Dascom’s IPTV offerings, powered by AVI.

John Price, Vice President of Managed Services

A recognized thought-leader in the industry, John has joined the team as the Vice President of Managed Services. With a background in sales, service operations and business leadership, John has successfully and strategically led business units from inception to acquisition and onward. John will be responsible for growing AVI’s overall portfolio of support services globally and oversee AVI’s global support center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Craig Gudorf, Marketing Brand Director

Craig has a proven track record in director-level marketing roles, being highly skilled in solution marketing and demand generation. He joins AVI Systems with a history of successful go-to-market strategies and campaigns that produce results that exceed expectation. Craig was most recently with Oracle and spent 10 years with a large employee-owned company, a natural fit into AVI’s employee-owned company. Craig will guide the marketing strategies that propel AVI’s business forward.

Brett Busch, Sales Manager

With over 20 years of experience, Brett brings his expertise in visual collaboration solutions, audiovisual design and more to AVI Systems. He’s consistently been recognized for achieving outstanding results in sales-focused roles.  Brett will build AVI’s sales engine in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Alyson Horn, Sales Manager

With over 15 years of experience in the AV industry, Alyson joins AVI Systems as a Sales Manager. She has successfully led sales teams to build strategic relationships and achieve greater results in key markets.  Alyson will fuel AVI’s expansions in the Atlanta market.

Tim Traxinger & Tom LaMantia, Managing Directors of Magenium

With AVI’s recent joining of Magenium Solutions powered by AVI, to its family, Tim and Tom bring a track record of building a thriving IT consultancy to AVI’s business portfolio driving innovative customer solutions from Magenium’ s base in Chicago, Illinois.

Additional Promotions

AVI has recently promoted David Walshe to Regional Vice President, responsible for the Texas, Ohio, and Georgia markets.  Mike Ubriaco has been promoted to VP of Project Operations responsible for the overall deployment of AVI’s projects delivery.  Denny McDougald has been promoted to Sales Manager in Chicago.

All of these professionals are highly accomplished and motivated to help AVI Systems continue growing. We’re so excited that they’ve joined the team.

They will have an immediate and positive impact on the employee-owned company.

Again, welcome to AVI Systems.



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