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David Carroll Associates Appoints Three Key Positions

FOH Staff • On the Move • August 26, 2020
Left to right: Alan Mays, Jeff Allen and Dean Burns

                        Left to right: Alan Mays, Jeff Allen and Dean Burns

RICHMOND, CA –David Carroll Associates, a leading AV/Technology systems design and integration company, has added three new positions to reflect the company’s dramatic growth. Allen Mays has been promoted to the position of Senior Media Engineer, Jeff Allen comes aboard as Account Manager, and Dean Burns joins the company as Integration Manager.

Alan Mays is a live broadcast and post-production veteran whose credits include launching E! TV, as well as his pioneering work in uncompressed video over IP. His resume includes Senior Video Engineering roles at Lucasfilm’s Skywalker Ranch and Video Arts in San Francisco. As an engineer for NEP Group, he has supported high-profile productions including the Academy Awards and the Super Bowl.

With over a quarter century in the AV industry, Jeff Allen has been involved in close to 1000 projects spanning commercial, government, medical, and educational markets. His experience in creating effective solutions for a wide range of use cases and clientele has afforded him a unique perspective in creative problem solving across a wide range of scenarios and budgets.

Dean Burns comes to DCA with over 40 years of experience in the Live Production and Installed AV industries. His career has included building and operating radio stations, TV studios, and A/V production facilities. He has worked extensively within the Low Voltage Industry, including technical and project management in AV, Networking, and Internet technologies.

DCA President and Founder David Carroll remarked, “At DCA, we’ve always taken great pride in having a stable of renaissance people who can bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise that spans the widest range of disciplines. Alan, Jeff, and Dean have proven themselves to be not just knowledgeable but versatile, and are tremendously valued additions to the DCA team. We’re proud of their contributions.”

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