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The Origin of SoundVision Podcast

The Origin of SoundVision Podcast

On this episode of “Simplifying Life Through Technology,” Mark and Andrew sit down to discuss SoundVision’s Origin Story.

Embark on a revelatory adventure with Mark DiPetro, the visionary CEO behind SoundVision, as he shares his enthralling tale of passion, innovation, and resilience. We explore the intriguing rise of a company that sprang to life from the embers of a failed business and a lifelong zest for electronics. We learn how Mark navigated the trials of a solo enterprise and evolved through economic hardships. From sub contract work to a thriving business, we explore how dedication and determination can blossom into success. Listeners will find themselves immersed in a story that’s as much about personal fortitude as it is about rebuilding an idea to achieve even greater heights.

As we chart the course of SoundVision’s ascent, the power of strategic partnerships and the crucial role of key players becomes clear. The episode celebrates the wisdom of placing talent like our operations aficionado Michelle and our sales superstar Zach in roles where they could truly shine, demonstrating the company’s dedication to allowing employee’s talents to thrive. The episode ventures through the meticulous processes that have propelled SoundVision to emulate the successes of major companies like Apple and McDonalds, and the adherence to a long-term vision. Join us for an episode that not only recounts a journey to success but also imparts the invaluable lessons that can inspire your own path to greatness.

ShadeVision Shading Solutions Podcast

ShadeVision Window Options Podcast

On this episode of “Simplifying Life Through Technology,” Mark, Michelle, and Andrew from SoundVision sit down to discuss our Shading Solutions offered at SoundVision.

Window Shades offer many benefits to your home or commercial space. Our premium vendors allow us to offer custom products that enhance the comfort, efficiency and aesthetic appeal of your home or workspace. We delve into the diverse options we offer at SoundVision, exploring the varied fabrics, energy-saving benefits and the potential for personalization. With an abundance of fabric selections and functions, we’ll guide you on how each plays a role in light control and achieving your desired aesthetic.

We also venture into the realm of automated shades, breaking down their functions, cost, battery life, and maintenance requirements. Suitable for a variety of spaces, Mark and Michelle shed light on the convenience of these shades, the systems that power them and who they are best suited for. From UV protection to temperature control, we cover it all. So buckle up and get ready for a ride that will redefine your perception of shading solutions!

Service Membership Plans Podcast

SoundVision's NEW Service Membership Plans

On this episode of “Simplifying Life Through Technology,” Mark, Michelle, and Andrew from SoundVision sit down to discuss our NEW Service Membership Plans, available for all customers now.

Join us as we delve into the value of service membership plans at SoundVision and how they benefit customers.  We’ll explore the different tiers of service plans, including a custom option tailored to your needs. All of our plans provide perks like 1-hour callbacks and remote troubleshooting.

Designed by our COO Michelle, these plans are designed to eliminate equipment malfunctions and system lags, ensuring your technology continues to run seamlessly. From streaming TV shows, to intense gaming sessions, and working remotely, technology has crept into our daily lives; It’s pivotal to have service to ensure smooth sailing.

Our service manager, Mike O’Dowd, oversees service operations from Cozumel, Mexico. Hear the tales of delivering outrageous service from different parts of the world and how we’ve been able to redefine satisfaction through our service membership plans. Join us, and learn how to simplify your life with our service memberships.

Podcast with Phil Harrington SoundVision PM

Phil Harrington Project Manager Podcast

On this episode of “Simplifying Life Through Technology,” Mark, Michelle, and Andrew from SoundVision sit down with Phil Harrington, our project manager at SoundVision. Phil is responsible for coordinating project schedules, building and maintaining client relations, and making sure projects run smoothly.

We learn where Phil is originally from and his relation to Charlotte, NC. Phil started his career in education after getting a degree in physical education from Appalachian State. He worked in several roles as a teacher, assistant principal, and athletic director. Phil’s extensive background in education and even-keeled personality made him an asset as a project manager. Learn how Phil’s education journey led him to the world of audio video.

Meet Chef Peter from Carolina Gourmet

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On this episode of “Simplifying Life Through Technology,” Michelle and Andrew from SoundVision sit down with  Chef Peter Olsacher from Carolina Gourmet.

Listen to the podcast HERE!

Prepare for an enlightening journey as we walk in the shoes of the masterful chef Peter Olsacher. Get a taste of his humble beginnings on a farm in Austria, the grueling training in a Michelin-style restaurant, and his culinary escapades in picturesque ski resorts. We’ll explore his adventure across the pond, where he found his calling as a celebrated private chef in the Lake Norman area. We spotlight the time he cooked for Dylan Dryer on the Today Show, which catapulted his reputation to national recognition!

Aaron McCarty from Bang & Olufsen

Meet Aaron McCarty of Bang & Olufsen

On this episode of “Simplifying Life Through Technology,” Mark, Zach and Andrew from SoundVision sit down with Aaron McCarty, Head of Custom Integrations in the Americas for Bang & Olufsen.

“Since 1925 Bang & Olufsen has created iconic audio and home entertainment products to the highest standards of sound, craft and design.”

Prepare to be swept off your feet by the extraordinary world of Bang Olufsen.  They’ll take you on an auditive journey that spans the remarkable history of this elite brand and the innovative designs that have set them apart. In their engaging chat, you’ll discover the story behind the distinctly Bang Olufsen aluminum design tradition and how it enhances the approachability of an audiophile-grade listening experience.

You’ll learn about the unique capabilities of this advanced speaker and the fascinating difference between the Beolab 18s and 28s, and the Beolab 50s.  Aaron and Zach express heartfelt appreciation for their partnership with Sound Vision and Bang Olufsen. Tune in for an episode that promises to be as captivating as the sound of Bang Olufsen itself!

Bang and Olufsen’s Ambitions:

  • Design for a lifetime
  • Design for serviceability
  • Design for customization
  • Design for flexibility
  • Design for upgradability

Understanding Surge Protection and Lightning Strikes

 
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On this episode of “Simplifying Life Through Technology,” Mark and Andrew from SoundVision sit down to discuss surge protection and lightning strikes.

Listen to the podcast HERE!

Ever wondered how your vacuum cleaner or hairdryer could be a potential threat to your high-end electronics? Join Mark and Andrew from SoundVision, as they shed light on this often overlooked yet crucial aspect – surge protection and lightning strikes. From explaining the relationship between everyday appliances and surges, to the correlation between surges and lightning strikes, they unravel it all. Be prepared to dispel misconceptions and embrace a tech revolution as they delve into the past, present, and future of protecting our electronics.

Together, they explore the various ways you can protect your home and electronic devices from potential lightning strikes and surges; they also discuss the potential fallout of not having protection in place. Navigating the aftermath of a lightning strike or surge can be a daunting task – especially when dealing with insurance. But fret not, they’ve got you covered. As a bonus, they extend an invitation to you to learn more about surge and lightning protection. Contact us for more information. We’re here to help you stay plugged in safely!

David from Bang & Olufsen Podcast

Meet David Zapfel from Bang & Olufsen

SoundVision Podcast with David Zapfel from Bang and Olufsen 

On this episode of “Simplifying Life Through Technology,” Mark, Michelle, and Zach from SoundVision sit down with solutions and systems engineer David Zapfel of Bang and Olufsen.

We learn how Bang and Olufsen was created, a brief history of the company, and some insight on past and present products. Listen to hear insight on some of the new products we are showcasing at SoundVision. We were fascinated to learn that David has worked for Bang and Olufesn for over three decades!

“A never-failing will to create only the best … persistently to find new ways.”

Topics Discussed:

  • The History of Bang and Olufsen 
  • David’s experience as an employee of Bang and Olufsen
  • First products produced by Bang and Olufsen
  • Bang and Olufsen’s growth and success
  • Zach’s experience visiting the Bang and Olufsen factory in Denmark
  • Products SoundVision showcase

SoundVision Podcast with Michelle Ferlauto

On this episode of “Simplifying Life Through Technology,” Mark and Andrew from SoundVision sit down with Michelle Ferlauto, our Chief Operating Officer at SoundVision.

As the COO, Michelle oversees virtually all departments at SoundVision and plays a vital role in the day to day logistics of the company. Michelle has filled several roles within SoundVision over time. We touch on her role in creating our Service Membership program and the marketing efforts that brought in a million dollars in business last year.

For over a decade, Michelle Ferlauto has been in the Charlotte Lake Norman smart home industry. Previously with Today’s Audio Video until 2013 and then until 2018 with Interactive Interiors. In understanding how important a good service and process foundation is to the core structure, Michelle has been very successful at cultivating relationships with manufacturers and suppliers while advocating on behalf of her clients best interests.

Michelle discovered her passion for small business’ early on after accepting a position on behalf of the Seattle Police Guild to convert their off-duty program into a non-profit business. She completed the small business administration and finance program at Green River College and most recently, Digital Marketing Sciences through UNC Charlotte. A native of both Coos Bay, Oregon and Palm Desert, California, Michelle has lived in the Lake Norman area since 2006.

Michelle’s background

Fun facts about Michelle:

  • She has two children – Joey, 24 and daughter Haille, 26.
  • Her first job was for the Desert Post newspaper as a high school student columnist for .13 a word.
  • Michelle founded the Lake Norman Transportation Safety Partnership in response to road safety concerns during toll road construction. She worked with the NCDOT to have over 11,000 dangerous seven pound lane markers removed from the I-77 construction zone.

Podcast with Jason of Grainda Builders

Podcast with Jason of Grainda Builders

Listen to the Podcast with Jason of Grainda Builders here: https://www.buzzsprout.com/2014609/10916571

“For nearly 20 years Grainda Builders has earned the trust of our clients through communication and experience. We pride ourselves on being a customer service company, focused on building.”  -Grainda Builders

On this episode of the  Simplifying Life podcast,  Mark, Zach and Michelle from SoundVision sit down with Grainda Builders with new President, Jason Tanenbaum. Grainda Builders is one of Lake Norman’s most established and respected local residential construction firms. 

We learn quite a bit about how Jason got his start in the industry and it might surprise you that it began in the dorms at the University of Georgia during this podcast with Jason of Grainda Builders. 

 

Grainda Builders has been one of the premier area builders SoundVision has had the privilege of working for. Congratulations for the Grainda team on their decision to make Jason Tanenbaum, President. Joe, Jason, Betsy and the rest of the team are all fantastic to work with!

“In 2002, Joe Grainda founded Grainda Builders, ready to bring his attention to detail and appreciation for craftsmanship to the custom home space. Shortly after forming the company, he teamed up with Jason Tanenbaum with the goal of growing Grainda to what it is today.

As we reflect on our 20th anniversary year and all that the Grainda Builders team has accomplished, we know we have much to look forward to in the decades ahead. We are excited to share with you all that Jason will be taking on the role of President and Managing Partner of Grainda Builders. And, in keeping with his original vision for the company, Joe will be continuing as Founder, CEO and will be focused on mentoring the next generation of builders and craftsman here at Grainda.”

Listen to the Podcast with Jason of Grainda Builders here:

https://www.buzzsprout.com/2014609/10916571


“We provide building solutions through integrity, trust, creativity, and expertise by aligning ourselves with our customers to create value. 

We focus on applying our experience to your vision. Detailed thought and planning are integral to every step of our process. Equally valuable is our ability to communicate our expertise, allowing our clients to implement that knowledge into their decision making. 

We understand your home is a considerable financial and emotional investment. Our team partners with you to help you make sound decisions throughout each phase of the project. Consistently delivering on this promise earns us loyal customers, for life.”

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