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Meet our Team

Steve Schnugg – Owner, Sales Engineer, Crestron Certified Master Programmer

Steve has more than 20 years of industry experience and holds the highest level of certifications from our most important vendors, including as a Crestron Certified Master Programmer since 2003, and all certifications available for Lutron residential lighting and shading design and installation.  In addition to servicing our own clients, Steve has built Synergy Multimedia and Motion Shading into a regional resource for other dealers requiring assistance on the largest and most technical projects, fostering a collaborative rather than a competitive spirit amongst other local integrators, which is rather unique in the industry.

steve@motionshading.com

Matt Cole – General Sales Manager

Matt has been with Synergy Multimedia since 2014 when he was recruited to manage the newly opened Motion Shading design studio.  Matt is a Hunter Douglas certified consultant and is trained in all of Lutron’s shading options and customizations.  Originally from Michigan and a graduate of Ferris State with a major in professional tennis management and a minor in business management, Matt is an avid tennis player and plays on AA-1 men’s and mixed ALTA teams.  He and his wife Lauren and son Hudson try to take advantage of all that the city has to offer and enjoy its much milder winters.    Matt was a major force in designing and implementing our new showroom renovation, so stop by sometime and he’ll be glad to show you around!

matt@motionshading.com

Brandon David – Master Field Technician

Brandon has been with Synergy Multimedia since 2007 and has over 12 years experience in the home automation and AV design industry.  Originally from Louisiana, Brandon graduated from Southeastern Louisiana University with a degree in Business Management in 2003. While attending college, Brandon worked for a large general contractor and has experience in residential as well as commercial multi-phase construction. Brandon holds programming certifications in Lutron and Elan, and has a passion for providing innovative technology solutions and outstanding customer service.  Brandon has lived in Atlanta since 2005 with his wife Kaitlin, and their two children, Danica and Declan.

brandon@motionshading.com

Jud Haun – Lead Field Technician

jud@motionshading.com

Jud has been with Synergy since 2013 and has more than 16 years experience in the home automation and AV industry. He was born and raised in Virginia and relocated to Atlanta in 2013. Jud started his AV career as a Technician and Operations Expert, installing custom audio/video systems for customers throughout the Washington DC area. His work since has focused on residential customer focused technology solutions of all types, including custom AV systems, home theaters, full house systems, lighting control systems, custom shading, and burglar and fire alarms. Jud has experience with all of the major systems used in automation, both programming and troubleshooting. As a Reservist with the United States Marine Corps from 1999-2012, Jud’s AV career was occasionally interrupted as he was called to Active Duty in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. Following his last tour of Active Duty in 2009-2010, Jud expanded his AV work to include not only installation, but also management, system design, and programming. When he is not at work, Jud can often be found working on his own home automation system or doing various DIY projects. He lives in town with his wife Ilana, son Wyatt, and dog Smitty.

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