THERE'S NO SUBSTITUTE...

When it comes to design, it's all about continuous learning and experience.  Our company values of Excellence and Innovation drive the design team to certify, experience and certify again. We make sure you're working with the best people and getting the best work.

JEN EHLAND

SYSTEMS ENGINEER

Jen got her start in the Residential AV industry in 2004 as a Systems Designer and quickly achieved her AMX ACE certifications. After changing jobs due to the economic downturn, Jen moved on to the world of luxury residential automation, high end audio, and lighting control. While in the world of high end residential, Jen worked to create a world class Design department and set up a strong brand identity for engineering and design. She also earned her Avixa Certified Technology Specialist certification.

"My motto? Always be yourself unless you can be a unicorn. Then always be a unicorn." - Jen

Looking for a change Jen jumped to the commercial world to head up the largest control room video wall project in North America. Ready for the next step in her career, Jen joined PTG as an AV Engineer in and is excited to see where her journey takes her!

 


BRIAN ARNOLD

SYSTEMS ENGINEER

Brian started his audiovisual career in high-end residential home automation, learning the ins and outs of A/V design and system engineering before moving into the commercial A/V world. Having a background in computer science and information technology, Brian is armed with a plethora of programming languages and technical knowledge he applies to system design and integration.

 

AMX Certified Networked AV Professional, Crestron DMC-D-4K Certified,  Dante Certified, Extron Certified AV Associate, Symetrix Composer Level 1 Certified

“I live in motor city, so my philosophy is probably best summed up by this Lee Iacocca quote, 'We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insoluble problems.'" - Brian

 


MARK PAVLISH

DIRECTOR, DIGITAL SIGNAGE NETWORK OPERATIONS

Mark  began his Digital Signage career with Satellite Tracking Corporation, where he installed Digital Signage systems, trained users, and managed networks for clients like General Motors, Volkswagen, and others, gaining valuable experience in sales, digital media, content creation and design, and satellite delivered network management. He later joined Gas Station TV, where he helped build a 5 site pilot project into to a nationwide digital signage network. 

"I'm not saying I'm Batman, I'm just saying nobody has ever seen me and Batman in a room together." - Mark

Currently working at PTG, Mark is servicing clients that include Mercedes Benz, Sodexo, and others. Mark is responsible for many networks of various sizes, totaling over 1500 screens,  running a variety of content management systems including Navori, SignageLive, Scala, and in-house custom systems.   Away from work, Mark also enjoys spending time with his two teenage daughters, and renovating his Clarkston home. 

 


SHAWN FLYNN

SYSTEMS ENGINEER | MANAGER, FIELD SERVICES

Shawn Flynn learned the AV business from the ground up starting in Commercial AV and branching off into Tradeshow Rental for a time.  Over his 17 years in the AV industry he has worked all facets of operations in the commercial, residential, and rental industries..

"The AV industry is ever changing.  It requires the spirit and drive of pioneers to adapt and succeed." - Shawn

Having a diverse background in multiple av areas allows him to view the project from all angles and see the vision from the clients view. Currently he is using his extensive background in the industry to grow our field services to ensure our Installation teams are up to speed on the latest technology and programming.