Office: 516-488-8166 Cell: 516-380-9527
Prior to starting CS&A, John was a product manager at beyerdynamic for six years, created their Contracting Mic Division, served as National Consultants Liaison, and was Inside Sales Coordinator. Prior to beyerdynamic, John worked with various Rep firms in the Metro NY.
In addition to John's work activities, he's a musician and plays bass in several different projects. He does several side projects which include recording and sitting in with other groups covering many styles of music from Bluegrass to Celtic, Rock, Blues, Prog and Jazz.
John is also an avid cyclist, and raced at the semi-pro ranks for several years.
Office: 631-629-7713 Cell: 516-380-9526
Michael's background as a microphone specialist goes back to 1979 when he was drafted by Shure Brothers as the youngest product manager in their company's history. He was involved with the development of some of the most popular microphones ever made and still used today. He also worked at Electro Voice and Jensen prior to joining beyerdynamic as National Sales Manager for beyerdynamic's Pro Audio and Broadcast Division. He has worked closely with some of the most influential professionals in music, broadcast, film and retail.
Outside of work, Michael is an established guitar player and historian of guitars and amplifiers. He is also an avid golfer.
Office: 937-993-0708 Cell : 908-331-2949
Greg has over 30 years of experience in the audiovisual industry and is widely recognized for his broad range of skills and knowledge in Audio, Video and Control over IP Networks.
Prior to joining the CS&A team as Chief Technology Officer, Greg was a Field Applications Engineer with Symetrix, Inc,
a Senior Technical Applications Engineer at Polycom Inc., a Senior Project Engineer at Video Corporation of America and a Field Applications Engineer with ClearOne
He was awarded CTS-D certification in 2000.
In his spare time, Greg is a certified high performance driving instructor with the National Auto Sport Association.
Phone: 610-628-0766 Cell- 518-265-7393
Allan joined CS&A in 2001.
Born in Scotland, Allan grew up around music. Prior to coming to the states in 1990, he was a touring musician. From 1990 to 1993 Allan was the Sales and Marketing Director at Cotton Hill Studios in Colonie NY.
From 1993 to 2000, Allan was a Sales Manager and Project Manager at Specialized Audio-Visual Inc. (SAVI) where he worked on projects like the Mandalay Bay Casino in Las Vegas, Luxor Egyptian Theatre, Blue Man Group, Lance Burton Theatre, Starlight Express and many others. Allan is a graduate of Syn-Aud-Con.
Outside of work, he is an active musician playing several different instruments, and performs at numerous musical events throughout the year.
Phone: 551-258-1410 Cell: 732-910-5117
Drew comes to CS&A with an extensive background and successful career in the world of recording, pro audio, DSP programming, intercom, and extensive system design. He has represented many of the industries leading manufacturers, including Clear One, ClearCom/HME, QSC, Whirlwind, Allen & Heath, Fulcrum Acoustics, Genelec, Key Digital, Point Source Audio, TeachLogic, AKG just to name a few.
He was a partner in a own recording studio and has numerous credits to his name and contributing to Gold, Platinum, Grammy, Cleo, Big Apple, CMA, Stereo Review, Peabody, ASCAP, Armstrong, and Gabriel Awards.
He is an excellent musician who plays several instruments, and an avid collector of vintage musical equipment.
Phone: 603-399-6554 Cell: 603-475-1221
Susan Joined CS&A in July 2014. She is an industry veteran with a proven track record who has worked in the AV Industry for over 25 years.
She is a graduate of Boston College with a BS in Computer Science. She has spent her career in Technology Sales, and Channel Management.
Susan started her career in the Telecommunications Industry, and has held key positions at Nortel, Avaya, Clear One, Sony, and Logitech. She has high energy, is very familiar with the technology offerings at CS&A, and enjoys helping clients design solutions.
Outside of work, Susan is a Boston sports fan, and enjoys traveling to the Caribbean.
Phone: 757-828-4104 Cell: 631-622-6729
Donnie has worked exclusively in the audio-video profession for over 40 years. He has worked as a sales engineer offering sales and design services for professional sound reinforcement, large screen video projection systems, public address systems, background music systems, hotel and conference center ballroom sound and control systems, executive conference audio-visual systems, school intercom, data, and integrated technology systems, assisted listening systems, sound masking/speech privacy systems, hospital nurse call and specialized patient communication systems.
Donnie is also a professional musician, who plays keyboards, guitar, pedal steel, bass, banjo and mandolin. He is a native of Virginia Beach. In his leisure time, he plays in a nine piece variety band.
Phone: 845-534-6994 Cell: 845-926-2061
Rich joined CS&A in May 2008. His career path has had him involved in all aspects of audio and video from rental to staging to club design.
Rich attended Ramapo College and studied Physics.
Rich spent many years running his own sound company where he designed systems for many famous nightclubs, bars, restaurants, and celebrities. He has continued this work at CS&A and is highly sought after for design assistance and recommendations on the most demanding audio systems.
Rich enjoys hiking, collecting vintage audio gear, and enjoys good music of virtually any style or genre.
Main #: 631-261-9025 Direct: 631-388-6781
As Office Manager, Priscilla's responsibilities include overseeing the Inside Sales Team, direct interface with all CS&A manufacturers on a daily basis, direct interface to all CS&A field sales offices, accounts payable and receivables, order entry, order tracking and expediting, literature coordination, payroll, commissions, lead distribution, trade show travel and coordination.
Priscilla has been nominated numerous times as Best Inside Sales Support Person, often earning these honors over companies with larger staffs. She is the backbone and glue of CS&A.
Main #: 631-261-9025 Direct: 410-995-2127
Jane is an industry veteran who has worked in AV for over 20 years. She is a very detail oriented individual with a firm grasp on the needs of our customers.
Having worked for several manufacturers of racks, ceiling speakers and accessory peripherals, Jane is well equipped to assist our customers in deciphering model, item, and SKU numbers for the products we represent. She works tirelessly to support our Regional Managers when out on the road. Jane is a great addition to the award winning CS&A team
Bob Strauss spent 14 years with CS&A and helped to grow the New England business with expert relationship management skills. He was ultra responsive to his clients and created many friendships and loyal customers during his tenure.
In his 18 year career with CS&A Ken was instrumental in significantly growing the Mid Atlantic region. His contributions to CS&A were immeasurable.