VITAL Hires Lawrence Davis as VP of Business Development

VITAL, a custom integration centric business coaching and software company newly acquired and rebranded (previously Vital Management), has announced the first step in its growth plan with the hiring of industry veteran, Lawrence Davis, as VP Business Development.   Lawrence Davis has held executive roles at some of the CE industry’s top brands.  His most recent position […]

Robert Archer · October 12, 2021

Sound Concepts Acquires Bravas Little Rock

CE Pro 100 company Sound Concepts in Jonesboro, Ark. acquires Bravas Little Rock, taking over all in-progress projects and service.

Jason Knott · September 16, 2021

Book Review: ‘Hitting for the Cycle’ Is CI Business ‘Bible’

Guidebook from veterans Paul Starkey and Steve Firszt is a home run offering key metrics for marketing, operations, profits and more.

Jason Knott · August 26, 2021

Vital management leaders

Burkhardt, Bernath Acquire Vital Management from Starkey, Firszt

Jeremy Burkhardt and Matt Bernath acquire VITAL Management consulting from industry veterans Paul Starkey and Steve Firszt.

Jason Knott · August 18, 2021

VITAL MGMT Hires Matt Bernath to Lead Growth Initiatives

VITAL MGMT has announced that it is bringing Matt Bernath on board to lead its market growth plans.

Robert Archer · May 17, 2021

Matt Bernath to lead VITAL Management

VITAL MGMT announced its new market vision for growing the potential of the custom installation Industry as a whole, through a focus on proven metrics and business coaching of custom integrators.   This new growth initiative will be led by Matt Bernath who has been coaching and collaborating with VITAL for the past two years and brings a […]

Robert Archer · May 17, 2021

How Do You Rate with Your Trade Partners and Customers?

Establish a 5-star rating system for builders, architects, designers and clients to rate how well you are performing.

Jason Knott · January 11, 2021

14 Immediate Actions to Maintain Cash Flow

Extending credit terms with vendors, freezing overtime, sending technicians home if there’s no work, and using showroom equipment for inventory can aid cashflow.

Jason Knott · March 24, 2020

Oh Azione! Wellness, Biophilia and Business, Eh?

Lighting, wellness, biophilia, architects, marketing, business processes, Oh Canada! Oh my!

Julie Jacobson · November 12, 2019

Azione Fall Conference to Focus on Lighting, Process, Operations

Azione Unlimited buying group’s fall conference in Seattle expands focus on lighting fixtures and improved business operations.

CE Pro Editors · October 04, 2019