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Whitlock Group Names Director of Integration

AV integration firm the Whitlock Group has named John Bailey to the position of director of systems integration.

AV integration firm the Whitlock Group has named John Bailey to the position of director of systems integration. Company officials said Bailey had unofficially been filling the role as the Whitlock Group's director of engineering for Durham, Charlotte, and Philadelphia. He will now begin a transition to become a dedicated representative of the management team working with the Whitlock Group's national branch offices, the Global Presence Alliance (GPA) partners, and manufacturing partners to drive standards and best practices. 

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John Bailey

"John has proven himself as a dedicated professional and is recognized as one of the top engineering leaders in our industry by manufacturers, consultants, and his peers," said Roger Patrick, chief operating officer of the Whitlock Group, in a statemtn. "We are excited to make John's expertise and leadership available companywide to all of our offices, internationally with our GPA partners, and to our top manufacturers." As Bailey transitions into his new position, his efforts will focus on achieving national standards and best practices in the area of systems integration, the company said, with special attention paid to engineering and product standards.

"We are fortunate to have such a wealth of technical talent and resources throughout our company," said Patrick. "Now, as we look to further our success, we've made a direct investment to accelerate our progress and build upon our strengths. John will be the quarterback of our very experienced technical talent pool, nationally, in developing and implementing best practices and processes. This collaborative effort, led by John, will pay dividends for clients, partners and manufacturers."

For more than 20 years, Bailey supervised the design, engineering, and management of high-profile projects for many prestigious clients, including Bank of America, BB&T, Cisco Systems, Delta Airlines, Duke University, Ericsson, GlaxoSmithKline, IBM, Lockheed Martin, Nortel Networks, Quintiles, U.S. Federal Reserve, WorldCom, and the University of North Carolina. He also has received accreditation as a Certified Technical Specialist-Design (CTS-D) and Certified Technical Specialist–Install" (CTS-I) from InfoComm International. Bailey actively participates with InfoComm in various capacities, most recently as a member of the Project Commissioning Working Group, an organization that was formed to develop technology performance standards for the audiovisual industry.


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