The USAV Dealer Advisory Council (DAC) is a group of elected integration leaders who advise USAV on programs, strategies, and initiatives. These individuals have a great depth of experience and knowledge and are essential component of the USAV team.

DAC Members

Barry Goldin, CTS <br />DAC ChairmanBarry Goldin, CTS
DAC Chairman

Unified AV Systems

Barry has worked in the field of Audio and Video Systems Integration for over 20 years. During this time, he has held various roles starting in engineering, then sales, sales management, and operations management. As president at Unified AV Systems, Barry plays a key role on the executive management team helping to develop standardized processes that ensure a consistent and high level of quality is delivered to customers, regardless of location. Additionally, he is an active volunteer in the ProAV industry having served on the Board of Directors of InfoComm International and the International Communications Industries Foundation.

Barry is a graduate of the University of Rochester where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering. He and his wife reside in Atlanta, Georgia.

Travis Deatherage Travis Deatherage

LINX Multimedia

Travis Deatherage founded Solstice Multimedia in June of 2002 and merged his company with LINX in 2011, forming LINX Multimedia. His experience includes technology design including audio visual systems, telecommunications and software development. Travis is focused on the Client Experience ensuring that our systems our simple, reliable and high performance. “It’s our process, our people and our partnerships with the best manufacturers that ensure we create raving fans.”

Travis will be involved throughout the project, spearheading the consistent flow of communication among our project team and overseeing all client needs. He will work closely with all project stakeholders, as well as LINX’s in-house engineering and design teams through each phase of the process.

Travis holds a bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems from Virginia Tech. He is an owner/partner with LINX.

Robert HammondRobert Hammond

Vice President of Technical Operations
Stage Front

As VP of Technical Operations for Stage Front, Robert leads multiple teams charged with providing exceptional service for both external clients and internal staff. With over 17 years of experience in the AV industry, Robert has played key roles across a variety of areas including engineering, operations, and administration. His passion to learn and dedication to providing scalable solutions has been an asset in delivering high quality systems and services to Stage Front’s clients.

Robert currently enjoys life in Savannah with his wife and two dogs. They spend their time outside the office running and biking the area. They also have the privilege of being involved with local non-profits focused on the prevention of and education about childhood and at-risk population obesity.

Erinn HelphingstineErinn Helphingstine

Sales Manager
Mission Electronics

Erinn has been in the audio-video industry for more than 12 years. Throughout this time she has been involved in sales and operations, and has played a key role in marketing directions. Currently as sales manager, she develops the sales strategy for her organization, oversees training and development of new employees, assists with preparing budgets, and manages expenses.

Erinn completed her Masters of Business Administration from Baker University in 2007. She has also earned Bachelor of Science Degrees from the School of Business and the School of Journalism from the University of Kansas. Additionally, she holds her CTS certification from InfoComm. She resides in the Kansas City area with her husband and daughter.

Lisa Perrine, Ed.D.Lisa Perrine, Ed.D.

Cibola Systems

As CEO of Cibola Systems, Lisa Perrine and her team focus on the human elements of communication: the interplay between workplace culture and communication, how people experience media, and how individuals interface with technology. Lisa approaches her work with a mixture of curiosity, creativity, and the expertise gained from designing and implementing over 2000 communication spaces. Lisa began her career in product design, working on a mix of assignments that included Airstream trailers and the first MTV studio on the west coast. In 1991 she became Cibola’s CEO and completed her MBA shortly thereafter. Most recently, Lisa earned her Doctor of Education degree in Organizational Leadership at Pepperdine University. She is also an Infocomm Certified Technology Specialist and a licensed C-7 contractor in the State of California.

Lisa and her husband live in Newport Beach, California where they’re focused on supporting the region’s underserved and vulnerable populations. Lisa is a trustee of the not-for-profit Covenant Health Network, committed to improving the health and well-being of 3 million people through higher quality and lower cost care. Cibola’s team also supports a number of local charities through paid volunteer time and pro-bono consulting.

Barry SawayerBarry Sawayer

Trinity Video Communications

Barry is the owner and Chief Executive Officer of Trinity Video Communications headquartered in Louisville, KY. He founded Trinity in 2000 and its’ predecessor company ImageTel Int’l Inc. in 1993. During his tenure, Trinity has become a recognized leader in the A/V integration and video communications industries for the government, commercial, healthcare, and education markets. Prior to founding ImageTel Int’l Inc., Barry held various executive level and management positions at Capital Holding Corporation, a Life Insurance Holding Company in Louisville, KY and New England Mutual Life Insurance Company in Boston, MA.

Barry received his BSBA degree from Northeastern University, Boston, MA in 1972 and his Fellowship in the Life Management Institute (FLMI) in 1979.