Kaleo Lee (He/Him)

Channel Sales Manager, NA, Korbyt
Ben Barnard

Regional Manager, UK & Ireland, AVIXA

Get in touch for anything related to AVIXA in the UK & Ireland - we're here to help and waiting to hear from you!
Lisa Matthews, CTS - AVIXA

Manager, Digital Communities, AVIXA

A marketing professional and 20-year AV industry veteran, I am a proud CTS holder and enthusiastic #AVfoodie who is passionate about innovative technologies, design, and all things AV. I love sharing what this dynamic community has to offer and am excited to serve as Community Manager of AVIXA Xchange!
Joé Lloyd

Senior Director, Business Development, AVIXA

Kurt Maddox

National Business Development Manager, Solotech

Christina Cruzeiro

Regional Sales Manager Canada, Atlona

James King

Assistant Director of AV Services, KSOM UNLV

Michelle Loret

Senior Account Manager, Herman ProAV/ ADI Global

Jason Jacoby

Project Manager, Diversified.

Jason "Jay" Jacoby (they/them) has spent the last 10+ years, working with integration firms guiding teams through multi-million dollar projects from conception to execution. Jay’s work as a program and project manager includes multiple types of projects ranging from corporate, communication collaboration, experiential, broadcast, digital signage and large venue sound. They recently returned to Diversified after working for a year with Shen, Milsom, & Wilke as an Audiovisual consultant.  Jay is currently based out of New Jersey. #avtweeps
Kiel Hillier

Head of AV Product, Northamber PLC

Brandy Alvarado-Miranda

CEO/Owner, BAM! Marketing & PR Agency

Gina Sansivero

Vice President, Marketing & Corp. Communications, AtlasIED

Jeremy Caldera

Executive Vice President, Pearl Technology

Frank Pisano

VP of Sales, Americas, BrightSign

Renee Benson

Regional Account Manager, Sony Electronics

Renee Benson is a seasoned veteran of the A/V industry with over 15 years experience as a Regional Account Manager in the Midwest. Over the years, Renee has worked as a reseller, distribution and manufacturing rep, most recently with Sharp NEC Display Solutions.
Kent Cawthorne

Vice President of Sales, Solutions & Consultants, Legrand AV

Michael Bridwell

VP, Commercial Sales, Sonance

Mike Pedersen

Audiovisual Experience Manager, Iowa State University

Mike Pedersen, the Audiovisual Experience Manager at Iowa State University since the summer of 2018, brings over 29 years of experience in the engineering industry, with a focus on the professional audiovisual (AV) sector for the past 24 years. Leading the Audiovisual Experience Team (AVXT) at Iowa State, Mike oversees the maintenance of AV systems in over 200 university classrooms and provides consulting, installation, and repair services across campus. The AVXT won the 2023 Higher Ed AV Team of the Year with Higher Ed AV Media.  Recognized as an expert in the field, he holds both Certified Technology Specialist (CTS) certifications in Design (CTS-D) and Installation (CTS-I), a distinction shared by only approximately 700 individuals worldwide. In 2018, AVIXA named him CTS Holder of the Year.  Mike currently serves as co-chair of the Membership Committee and a member of the Program Committee with ETC.  He also serves as the 1-year at large board member for HETMA and has previously held leadership roles in AVIXA including Chair of the Technology Managers Council and an elected member of the Certification Steering Committee.  Before joining Iowa State, he spent almost 19 years at Mechdyne Corporation, contributing to various roles including engineering manager, R&D, and pre-sales engineering. Outside of his professional endeavors, Mike actively volunteers in STEM education, serving on the governor's North Central Iowa Regional STEM Advisory Board. A 1994 graduate of Iowa State University, he holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering with distinction and a minor in History.
Matthew Chitwood

Principal, PIVIUM

Jennifer Steinhardt

AV Design Associate, Shen Milson & Wilke

Erin Maher-Moran

IT Manager - Classroom Technology, Johns Hopkins University

Erin Maher-Moran is the IT Manager – Classroom Technology at Johns Hopkins University (JHU).  She manages the Classroom/Audiovisual Technology Services team. Her team designs, installs, supports and maintains the classroom technology in general pool classrooms, as well as supports events, on the Homewood Campus in Baltimore, MD. She is also the Vice Chair of the Higher Education Technology Managers Alliance (HETMA.org) and the host of AVNation’s EDTech podcast. With 25+ years in Higher Education AV, Erin has seen the industry grow and change in leaps and bounds.  She has been programming Crestron control systems since the early 2000’s and an AVIXA Certified Technology Specialist (CTS) since 2008. Erin is a former roller derby skater and coach.  This has helped her understand the importance of building a dynamic team as well as allowed her an opportunity to develop her leadership skills and style. Erin holds a BFA in illustration and an Advanced Graduate Certificate in Interactive Multimedia Development from the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). She is currently pursuing her MS in Engineering Management – Technical Leadership at JHU.