What is PSNI Global Alliance?
We are an alliance of elite technology integrators, manufacturers, distributors and service partners around the world.
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What We Believe
We are stronger together.
In an industry as complex, diverse and dynamic as ours, AV technology users need a way to navigate forward with confidence in their ability to find the best solution for their needs, and the best value for their money. By creating a network comprised of the world's premier integrators and manufacturers – companies committed to forward-thinking education, resources, collaboration and support – PSNI provides peace of mind to our customers, while supporting our Affiliates and partners, sharing resources across our network, and raising the integrity of the industry through our actions.
PSNI Board of Directors
Psni affiliates represent some of the industry's most esteemed audiovisual integrators. Each year, leaders from these companies are elected to the PSNI board of directors.
Dana BarronPast PresidentPresident, HB CommunicationsDana Barron continues to build on nearly 70 years of success by strategically aligning HB’s services and capabilities with the evolving business needs and collaboration practices of its clients. Dana's 30 years in the AV communications industry and keen sense of industry direction and client application needs have allowed HB to remain a leader in delivering agile AV Solutions that enable businesses and individuals to collaborate, create, and share ideas through the latest in Audio Visual technology. In addition to strategic vision, his commitment to retaining the traditional values of delivering outstanding client services will fuel HB’s success for another 70 years.Dana BarronPast President
Jeff IrvinPresidentPrincipal, SpinitarJeff Irvin graduated with honors from Arizona State University with a B.A. in Communication. While in college he worked for Karsten Manufacturing / PING golf equipment, in a marketing role for two years. After graduation, he spent five years with Kroy, Inc. in sales and sales management positions, eventually managing all branch sales and operational functions west of the Mississippi. In May of 1986, Jeff and his wife founded Spinitar (formerly Presentation Products, Inc.). Today, Spinitar has offices throughout California, with a federal government practice doing work throughout the world. Spinitar has been recognized by System Contractors News as a ‘Top 50 Commercial Integrator’ for consecutive years. Jeff sits on the business technology committee for the City of Hope, helping to raise funds for curing cancer and other life-threatening illnesses. Jeff also acts as the Vice President of PSNI, after serving on the board for several years. Jeff is married to his wife of 34 years, Barbara, and has two sons.Jeff IrvinPresident
Kevin GrovesVice PresidentCEO, Alpha Video & AudioKevin Groves worked in sales and sales management at 3 previous AV Integrators before joining Alpha Video (Est. 1970) in 1995 as a sales leader, working with broadcast television stations and groups. He progressed through various management positions, becoming COO and an ownership partner in 2003. In 2015, he took full ownership and became CEO. His background and skills in leading strategic initiatives and team management are the foundations of Alpha Video’s success. Alpha believes that company success is dependent on effective decision making that is aligned with core values while recognizing the interdependency of all team members. Kevin and the team at Alpha Video are continuously working hard to create a stronger, agile, and more process-driven organization by challenging traditional thought while recognizing industry trends to lead.Kevin GrovesVice President
Angela NolanSecretary/TreasurerCOO, Vistacom Inc.Angela Nolan joined the family business founded by her father, and WWII veteran, Jack Ferlino in 1954. Through hands on training and participation in nearly every aspect of the business, Angela achieved 30 years of invaluable experience. Today, as COO, Angela continues to focus on the growth of Vistacom through serving its clients and its community with the greatest attention and care. She is admired and respected by the Vistacom team for her keen business intelligence, and quiet leadership style. As a well-traveled woman with a family of her own, Angela hopes to continue to bring her depth of knowledge and family values to carry on the incredible success Vistacom has achieved over the last 64 years. Angela has been a pivotal leader in expanding the business to one of the premier audiovisual integration firms in the nation. Backed by a strong Team that continues to show success in all of our projects, Vistacom will continue on its path to national success.Angela NolanSecretary/Treasurer
Jean Pierre OverbeekGlobal Member-At-LargeCEO, BIS | EconocomJean Pierre Overbeek (1974) has an unprecedented passion about audio, IT and media technology and its influence on people in a business environment. In his work he is always looking for innovative products, solutions and concepts that really contribute to the realization of the goals of his customers. Overbeek started a commercial position at BIS|Econocom in 1999, one of Europe’s leading system integrators with expertise in AV-as-a-Service, AV fleet management, Collaboration, Room Management, and Digital services. Six years after his appointment as Executive Vice President Sales, Overbeek became COO in 2008, after which he was appointed CEO in 2010. With this appointment at the age of 35, he became one of the youngest CEOs of the Audio visual industry in Europe. Since 2018, Jean Pierre is also Chief Development Officer of Econocom Netherlands.Jean Pierre OverbeekGlobal Member-At-Large
Girish NarayananGlobal Member-At-LargeFounder/Managing Director, GranteqGirish, with his passion towards innovating human interaction in this digital age to make the world a better place founded Granteq in 2004. He has successfully nurtured Granteq and later Resurgent to be the leader in the AV arena & has further diversified into parallel ventures in MEIA markets. With over 25 years of experience, he is known in the region as a reliable partner always delivering on promises. His immense knowledge on Audio Visual technologies has been a driving force to the Industry. His leadership style is based on very simple traits – listening to customer needs & providing cost effective & quality solutions. His success is driven by modesty, hunger to excel and by motivating business professionals around him. With his enthusiasm for high performance and perfection, he believes that excellence has no finish line, and firmly believes that this can be achieved only through hard work, honesty and authenticity. This motivates his team to nurture his dream goal as one of the best player in the region.Girish NarayananGlobal Member-At-Large
Juan Carlos AlcázarGlobal Member-At-LargeCEO, Grupo CovixJuan Carlos Alcázar worked for Cisco Systems after getting a Computer Science degree in 2001. After 3 years he moved to Grupo Covix, a company headquartered in Mexico City and founded in 1983 by his father, Mr. Carlos Alcázar. Grupo Covix is an AV integrator that has led the Mexican market since its early years and now focuses on Board Rooms, Control Rooms and Digital Signage solutions. Juan Carlos worked in Project Management for 3 years and then moved to Sales, where he helped the company open new markets, primarily the Security sector in the Mexican Government and the Corporate market through global accounts led by world class integrators. Latin America and the Caribbean were also part of the expansion by partnering with the US Embassies in the region. Juan Carlos graduated from a Business Administration program in 2015, after which he became EVP for his company. He has helped to grow the already well known reputation of Grupo Covix: providing the best Service in the region. The Company has now over 35 years of experience and Juan Carlos was recently named CEO of the organization.Juan Carlos AlcázarGlobal Member-At-Large
John LaughlinMember-At-LargeCEO, Conference TechnologiesJohn Laughlin, President & CEO of Conference Technologies, Inc., has been an industry leader in AV/IT solutions architecture since 1997. He has built partnerships that have grown his company to 22 locations nationwide with clients throughout the world. John studied Economics at the University of Kansas and Washburn University. He is a member of YPO, National Systems Contractor Association, a board member for the Professional Systems Network International Global Alliance, is an AIA CES provider, and holds a CTS certification as an APEx AVIXA member. John resides in St. Louis with his wife Mary.John LaughlinMember-At-Large
Robby TurnerMember-At-LargeExecutive Vice President, Data ProjectionsAs the Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Robby Turner is responsible for communicating Data Projections’ message to clients and partners alike. It is a role he has filled since 2012, though his history with Data Projections goes back much further. In 1997, he wanted a new challenge in a new industry, and Data Projections was one of the promising up-and-coming A/V integrators at the time. Now that Data Projections is a market leader in Texas and perennially recognized by Systems Contractor News as a “Top 50 Commercial Integrator”, Robby is responsible for working with a talented team to ensure the company remains at the top of the field. Robby particularly enjoys working with customers and manufacturers directly, and creating long-term partnerships. Robby graduated from Texas Tech University with a BA in Communications, a place that holds special significance to him, as he met his wife Julie there and both of their boys currently attend Tech. His free time is dedicated to his family and together they enjoy attending concerts, sporting events and all outdoor activities.Robby TurnerMember-At-Large
Chris MillerExecutive DirectorAn industry veteran of more than 35 years, Chris Miller has photographed, directed and produced commercials, documentaries, primetime television shows, and music videos in addition to owning and operating video production and audiovisual integration companies. Miller served as Chief Executive Officer of Fairview-AFX until the company was acquired in 1999 by MCSi, a publicly traded company. He was Chief Executive Officer of the MCSi South Central region until 2003. Miller held the position of President of ICIA (InfoComm) and President of the ICIF (InfoComm Foundation) in addition to volunteer work on numerous InfoComm committees. Miller also served as President of Professional Systems Network International (PSNI), a network of nationwide audio and video integrators. Miller has been the Executive Director of PSNI since 2003.Chris MillerExecutive Director
Tom RobertsPVP Program DirectorTom Roberts is responsible for the execution and management of the PSNI Preferred Vendor Program. Under his guidance, the program has become a major contributor to the growth of the overall PSNI value proposition for both the affiliates of PSNI and the vendors who support the program. Prior to joining PSNI, Roberts was the President of the South-Central region for MSCI. Previously, he was co-owner and the President of Fairview-AFX, Inc., a nationally recognized systems integration company based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, with offices in Oklahoma City, Austin, Dallas, San Antonio, Houston, and Little Rock. Over his 40-plus years in the industry, Roberts has participated in an advisory capacity to numerous associations and manufactures and has been active in a number of key industry trade associations, including AIA, IEEE, InfoComm, ITVA, NAB, PBS, SBE and SMPTE.Tom RobertsPVP Program Director
Psni affiliate integrators
The best in the AV industry
In QualTrak's most recent evaluation of PSNI, our Affliates earned customer satisfaction rankings of 94% for both integration and service – yet these figures tell only part of the story. From technical expertise to training acumen, PSNI integrators demonstrate commitment to high standards and forward thinking solutions. Moreover, they connect through PSNI to a vast network of other Affiliates and technology partners, enabling them to serve more customers, more effectively and efficiently, than they can on their own.
PSNI preferred vendor and solution partners
The world's AV leaders
Available to select manufacturers, PSNI’s Preferred Vendor Program (PVP) directly connects our technology partners to Affiliate integrators. It boosts mindshare by cultivating contacts with Affiliate staff by skillset; develops market opportunities by enabling vendors to design programs in sync with integrators; and improves market share by giving PVP Partners first opportunity to participate in PSNI marketing and educational events. Most important, the PVP speeds design, development, integration and support, ensuring that customers benefit from the collective expertise of integrators and vendors alike.