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PROFESSIONAL STAFF

RANDAL B. WILLIS, P.E., CTS.

Supervisory Consultant / Manager of Media Systems Group

B.S. Electrical Engineering, Northern Arizona State University;

Licensed Professional Engineer


Randy is a licensed Professional Engineer with thirty years of consulting, design, installation, and operation experience in the Audio/Video industry. He was Manager and Director of Design & Engineering for the largest A/V design/build firm in Arizona prior to joining MCH. As Technical Director of all MCH media systems activities, he has been Project Engineer and Project Designer on performing arts venues, sports arenas, convention centers, conference rooms, distance-learning classrooms, training centers, religious facilities, hotels, airports, and courthouses nationwide.

TAYLOR L. BLAINE

Consultant

M.S. Architectural Sciences, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute;

B.A. Ind. Studies: Acoustics & Music & B.A. Recording Arts, Loyola Marymount University

Taylor joined MCH upon completing his Master’s degree with research in dynamic reverberation synthesis methods. He is a member of the Acoustical Society of America and of the Audio Engineering Society. Taylor is experienced in the architectural, mechanical, and environmental aspects of acoustical design, including conference, commercial business, educational, hospitality, music & entertainment, and transportation facilities.

KRYSTOFER M. VON HYBSCHMANN

Consultant

B.S. Criminal Justice Administration & Master of Information Systems,

University of Phoenix

Krystofer joined MCH after nearly 20 years as an AV installer, production supervisor, and project design engineer, and as a Naval display and communication technician. He was a lead installer on sound and broadcast systems at the Denver Broncos Stadium, and has designed and commissioned courtroom systems for the Navy, Marine and Army JAG courts. He worked with the Bureau of Land Management, Department of Interior, and the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and designed and commissioned facility-wide systems at the National Indian Programs Training Center in Albuquerque, NM.

CODY L. McCAW

Consultant

B.S. Electronics Engineering Technology, DeVry University

Cody has extensive design experience with complete media technology systems, including courtroom evidence presentation, digital recording, remote site integration, video distribution, and seating overflow designs. He holds essential major manufacturers’ certifications and multiple supplemental training certificates. His networking experience includes setup of wired and wireless networks, configuration for AV integration over Internet Protocol, and setup of virtual systems and digital audio systems. He is also adept at media system testing and commissioning.

ARJUN K. SHANKAR

Consultant

M.S. Acoustics, Pennsylvania State University;

B.S. Materials Science and Engineering, University of Minnesota

Arjun worked for several years as a materials science engineer, and then earned his Master’s degree with research in underwater acoustics and SONAR transducers. He is a member of the Acoustical Society of America and the Audio Engineering Society. Arjun’s consulting experience includes field measurements, mechanical system analysis, vibration isolation, environmental noise studies, fitness facilities, music & entertainment centers, and computer modeling.

ZACHERY O. L'ITALIEN

Consultant

B.S. Audio Production and Technology, Michigan Technological University

Zachery joined MCH after completing his Bachelor of Science in Audio Production and Technology with focus areas in acoustics and mathematics. At Michigan Tech, he was involved with and has led several projects involving acoustical design, analysis, and research. He also interned as a bilingual acoustics consultant in Montevideo, Uruguay where his projects involved environmental noise, MEP noise control, and architectural acoustics.

HENRY W. ASHBURN

Consultant

B.S. Audio Production and Technology, Michigan Technological Univeristy

Henry joined MCH in 2018 upon completing his Bachelor of Science in Audio Production and Technology with focuses in Acoustics and Mathematics.  Experience in the field includes acoustical consulting for the renovation of rooms in need of sound isolation and improved surface treatment, as well as performing a variety of indoor, outdoor, and laboratory measurements.    Henry has also co-written a publication for the United States Institute for Theatre Technology regarding the design and testing of cost-effective diffusion products.