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(913) 948-6000

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MEET OUR KANSAS CITY HOME AUTOMATION EXPERTS

BRAVAS is proud to be the premier home automation installer for Overland Park, Olathe, Kansas City, Stillwell and the surrounding areas. Our smart home installation team builds custom technology systems that provide A/V, motorized shades, lighting control, home security, IP surveillance cameras, home theaters and more. We work with the best brands in the smart home industry including Lutron, Savant, Control4 and Crestron. Our systems are designed to allow you the ability to easily control your entire home from a single app, wherever you are in the world. We work with architects, builders, interior designers and discriminating home owners to build reliable, intuitive, and attractive home technology systems.
9009 W 95th St, Overland Park, Kansas 66212
Monday-Friday 8AM - 5PM
(913) 948-6000

History

Before joining BRAVAS, we began as Elevated Electronics. Our business developed over the past 15 years to became the largest and most trusted luxury integrator serving the greater Kansas City area. Our mission of offering clients world class experiences to audio/video solutions has allowed us to grow into the full home technology design and installation firm we are today.
TRENT HONEY

Trent Honey

Location Manager
Meet Trent Honey
Originally from Oklahoma, Trent is a grandfathered-in KC native, living in the Kansas City area for 20 years where he met his wife and had his three sons. Trent has been on the BRAVAS team since 2014 and has 15+ years of industry experience. The audio/video world has always been something that has come naturally to Trent, from hooking up video games at a young age to being in awe of the first flat screen tv he saw. Trent’s first career experience came from an electronics retail, and from there the fire was lit. Trent provides clients and staff with a vast knowledge base, as well as excellent customer service
Meagan Lofton

Meagan Lofton

Operations Manager
Meet Meagan Lofton
Bio Coming Soon.
CHRIS AXE

Chris Axe

Service Manager
Meet Chris Axe
New to the BRAVAS team (2019) and the Kansas City area, Chris has 30 years of experience in the electronics industry. In his time, Chris has welcomed many changes, from the days of setting the VCR clock to the advanced technology we see in homes today. All of those early experiences taught Chris a deeper level of communication and relationship-building with his customers, instead of the usual and cold “tech conversation”. In 2019, Chris became the BRAVAS- Kansas City Service Department Manager, bringing with him his love for electronics and customer service. Chris’ joy in life, aside from technology, are his 5 super techy children and one grandchild.
Ryan Wittry

Ryan Wittry

Business Development
Meet Ryan Wittry
A KC Metro native, Ryan grew up on a farm just 50 miles south, leading him to attend Pittsburg State University to obtain his degree in Finance and Business Administration. During university, Ryan accepted a position in the transportation industry that lead him back to Kansas City after graduation. During his time in the transportation industry, Ryan honed his skills in operations, sales performance and marketing development management. This experience, combined with his love for technology – led Ryan to find a rewarding new opportunity with BRAVAS, and he joined the Kansas City team in 2023. In addition to being a frequent lake-goer, Ryan’s other personal hobbies include cheering on the Chiefs and trying to spend as much time in the outdoors as possible. Ryan is excited about his time to come with BRAVAS and the technology industry, and looks forward to bringing his charisma to the team!
STEVE FOSTER

Steve Foster

Sales & Design
Meet Steve Foster
A Kansas native, where he resides with his wife and two sons, Steve has a strong connection with the local vibe and growth experienced of the Kansas City area. He is an alumni of the University of Kansas with degrees in economics. As with most experts in our industry, the love of technology and music morphed from an enjoyable hobby to a career, where he now serves on Kansas City’s Sales & Design team, joining BRAVAS in 2017. Steve has been a part of the luxury automation industry since 1998 as part of Midwest rep firm specializing in high end equipment. Steve had the opportunity to experience and learn from every integrator during that time and chose to incorporate the very best practices into his projects. Naturally, the user experience is paramount when creating the best possible solution for his clients. Steve is a CEDIA certified low voltage system designer and partners with NARI, HBA, architects, interior designers and remodelers.
MICHAEL PIPPIN

Michael Pippin

Sales & Design
Meet Michael Pippin
Michael joins BRAVAS with 15 years of expertise in sales and sales management. His background working with AV Reps gave him insight on the importance of design in technology, enabling him to teach integrators to make emotional connections with tech. Michael loves how lighting can add magic to any room design and is dedicated to turning his clients' visions into reality. Michael is a military veteran with over 20 years of service as a Medic and Occupational Therapy assistant. Recently engaged, he enjoys family time with his future bride and their combined three children, watching his son's football games, and working on home remodeling projects. Committed to contributing his diverse skills, Michael has quickly become an integral part of the BRAVAS team.
MICHAEL PIPPIN

Harry Mehlman

Sales & Design
Meet Harry Mehlman
Harry Mehlman has been designing home entertainment systems for more than 15 years. Born and raised in Philadelphia, Harry's journey into the world of home theater and home automation began with helping clients with their vacation homes at the Jersey Shore. His early experiences laid the foundation for his passion for custom A/V installations and exceeding customer expectations. Harry's current role as a Technology Advisor showcases his expertise in designing bespoke Home Entertainment and Automation installations for luxury homes. Managing projects from blueprints to billing, he fosters strong client relationships, ensuring an exceptional, personalized experience. Outside of his professional life, Harry Mehlman infuses the discipline gained from his active lifestyle, including Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and obstacle course races, into his work. This discipline translates seamlessly, contributing to his success and excellence with BRAVAS.

Testimonials

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    "Always professional, timely, clean/tidy, and possessing high expertise…The owner and team are committed to customer satisfaction!"
    - Todd S.

    Kansas City, KS

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    "Accommodated a same day consultation and fixed my issue in minutes. AMAZING!"
    - Something White Bridal

    Kansas City, MO

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    "I have found them to be very upfront and above-board in all my dealings with them. They do what they say they're going to do."
    - Ashley P.

    Kansas City, KS

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