Deborah DePace, President
Functioning as Advance Sound Company's President, Deborah has been at the forefront of the changes in audio and visual systems integration. Under her tenure as president, Deborah has seen the vast changes in technology and moved with current trends. Her ability to adapt with changes has allowed Advance Sound Company to flourish, while being selected to beta test many products which have become common place in today's corporate environment.
At Advance Sound Company, our motto is that we are your source for systems integration. Through Deborah's leadership, Advance Sound Company has evolved from its beginnings as an intercom and paging company to an Audiovisual Systems Integration firm with premiere partnerships with all the industry's leading manufacturers. Deborah's focus of connections and training has creating lasting relationships with associations like Infocomm International and the National Systems Contractors Association. It is with our involvement in these associations that has allowed our staff to be a prominent force in design, implementation, and programming of quality system in all of our core market segments.
Deborah is an active member of several organizations, both local and national including the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA), and various local Chambers of Commerce. Focusing on the preservation in music and the arts, Deborah and Advance Sound Company actively support Carnegie Hall, The John W. Engeman Theater at Northport, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Elwood U.F.S.D. music department and more.
Al DePace, Vice President
Al has spent the past thirty-five years of his life working in and understanding the audio-visual systems integration industry. As a graduate of SUNY Farmingdale, with a degree in electrical engineering, Al took on a management role at Advance Sound Company, working in sales and project management before reaching his current position. Al is active in the industry participating in the safety committee for the National Electrical Contractors Association, retaining associate membership at both the Suffolk and Nassau chapters of the Association of School Buildings and Grounds Supervisors, and participating as an associate partner of the Suffolk County Music Educators Association. Al is also a member of NSCA and Infocomm International, while participating in many select or premiere dealer councils.
Gerard Verdi, CTS, Sr. Manager of Sales and Development
Gerard has been an asset to Advance Sound Company since becoming a member of the team in early 2002. Having a background in audio mixing and carpentry afforded Gerard the opportunity to excel in designing systems while having a basic knowledge of construction. In his role as sales manager, Gerard has maintained an active role in the industry as he continues his education as a Certified Technical Specialist. Gerard has maintained a healthy relationship with all of Advance Sound Company’s manufacturing partners, increasing our line card to include most recently Sony Videoconferencing and Egan Teamboard
Nick Divisconti, Project Manager
Nick joined the Advance Sound Company team in 2006, and since then continually strives for excellence. As a lead project manager, Nick oversees the daily operations of current and outstanding projects. With a great eye for detail and a constant goal to strive for perfection, Nick has championed larger projects effectively managing schedules and equipment disbursement. Nick is currently seeking industry certification and will soon join the ranks as certified technical specialist.
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