Over his 30-year career, Nigel has worked at almost every level of marketing in companies big and small. Prior to BRAVAS, Nigel was President and Chief Marketing Officer of a healthcare startup Wellsmith and has been CMO at Stratus Technologies, Advanced Micro Devices and StorageTek. Nigel started work for IBM first in the UK and the USA.
Ryan was elected by a group of his peers to move forward in leadership for BRAVAS. Prior to his role as BRAVAS CEO, Ryan created and ran Elevated Electronics for 15 years. He has industry experience of over 20 years and proves to be a strong leader, with a specialization in managing entrepreneurs and strong personalities. Originally from the Boston area, Ryan relocated to Kansas City in his youth and went on to graduate from the University of Kansas with a bachelor’s in communication, minoring in psychology.
Douglas has over twenty-five years of experience serving as CFO and CEO of emerging and fast growth companies in the consumer electronics, SaaS, medical devices, business durable goods, and consumer durable goods industries, and has served on multiple boards of directors. Doug earned a Bachelor of Science in Management from Purdue University in 1983, joining Continental Bank in Chicago after graduation. He earned his MBA from Northwestern University in 1992 and relocated to Scottsdale, Arizona with his wife Chris where they reside today. They have three adult children.
Jay has focused on Operations and Finance during his 26 years as an owner and entrepreneur, he has developed a strong skill set and intuition towards building and running an efficient, productive, and most importantly, profitable business in the Custom Electronics industry. After graduating in 1994 with an Engineering Degree and Business Minor and working for some time as an Engineer, he realized that a career in that field wasn’t the best path for him and became Operations Manager at J.J. Orion.
BRAVAS was formed when 15 of the country’s best Custom Integrators joined together. As a company, we have dedicated ourselves to being recognized nationwide as the lifetime solutions partner for the ever-changing world of essential technologies for luxury homes that create beautiful places and smart spaces. As we expand our footprint across the USA, we are always looking to work with other Custom Integrators who want to be part of the team.
If you are interested in becoming part of the BRAVAS team, let us know.