Business Xchange 2017

"I Am CEDIA" Stories

Each day of the CEDIA Business Xchange will kick off with a dose of inspiration from your fellow integrator business leaders. Learn how these industry pros faced down specific challenges in their businesses and came through successfully on the other side. The I Am CEDIA stories will give you insights into solving familiar issues from people who have been there and will get you into a productive mindset for the day’s educational content.

Buddy Hughes, Crown Audio Video Inc.

Thursday, March 2

Buddy is the owner of Dallas-based integration firm Crown Audio Video Inc. He has 17 years of experience in the AV industry, having worked everywhere from big-box environments to out of the back of a pickup truck. Over the years, Buddy has honed his company’s focus on customer satisfaction and superior installation technique thanks to a high-quality, comprehensively trained team. Crown Audio Video always prioritizes quality over quantity, no matter the size of the project, whether residential or business.

Amanda Wildman, TruMedia LLC

Friday, March 3

Amanda is the owner of TruMedia LLC, an integration firm in Ada, Michigan. She and her husband founded TruMedia in 2004, developing it into a successful business in the satellite industry and ultimately expanding into home automation. Amanda is a CEDIA Outreach Instructor and has volunteered in support of CEDIA Training. She is also involved with her local Home Builders Association, Parade of Homes, her church, her children’s school, and her local community. Amanda holds a B.A. in Business from Calvin College. She lives in Michigan with her husband Ponch and their two children.


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