Managing Partner

James Taylor

James has over 20 years experience working in the AV industry. His background includes AV sales, installation, corporate & private AV services, and staging & lighting design. He has worked in a variety of environments, including several years in hospitality. In 2007, he co-founded Atlanta Pro AV. Starting with a modest amount of equipment, he quickly turned Atlanta Pro AV into a multi-million dollar audio visual solutions company.

Managing Partner

Tim Thornton

In a 2013 interview with The Atlanta Business Chronicle, Tim said, "I never really thought much about a career, I just started doing things I thought were interesting and all things audio visual were interesting." After graduating with honors from the Atlanta College of Art, Tim began setting sound systems and lighting for special events and then moved on to the corporate world working conferences and trade shows. In 2007, he began the process of developing Atlanta Pro AV. He partnered with James Taylor in 2008, and the two have built the southeast's fastest growing AV production and commercial installation company.

Installation Division Manager

Seth Steinberg

Seth has been professionally engaged with the audio video technology industry for over 30 years. He has extensive experience with commercial and residential integration, working with high-end clients such as Microsoft, Computer Associates, Estee Lauder & TD Waterhouse. He was featured in Network Computing Magazine for innovating internet viewing technology for child care centers. Seth has been with APAV since 2013, and in that time, has focused on providing the highest level of service for commercial applications. Seth is certified Crestron DMC-E, BSS, Crown, DBX, Atlona and Huawei (VTC training at ShenZhen campus).

Chief Business Development Officer

James Minderhout

James boasts over 12 years experience in sales and business development. He is a chief architect in developing strategies for APAV’s continued expansion and success. James is fully bilingual and provides translation services for Spanish speaking clients. In addition, he is a talented artist who uses his skills to develop stunning staging and lighting designs.

Operation Manager

Sean Griffiths

Sean has been working in the audio visual industry for 16 years. He spent several years as a commercial a/v installation technician before moving into the live events arena. His passion for music and entertainment effectively translates to corporate events. Sean has worked with APAV since 2010, and has been instrumental in making events and installations successful. Sean is adept at projection mapping, projection blending, lighting programming and switching.