Audio Video Design brings years of expertise and skill to every project. Our team of administrators, project managers, system designers, and technicians work together to ensure flawless integration of your home automation and entertainment and system. Since 1973, we have consistently exceeded clients expectations by bringing their smart home to life.
Making complex technology fun and easy to use has been Brad Smith’s mission from day one as president of AVD. That’s never been truer than in recent years when technology has changed so rapidly. An expert in residential and commercial consumer electronics and entertainment, automation and integration, he has led his team through the bull and bear days of the industry.
As an authority in consumer electronics, Brad speaks at conferences and continues to earn accolades for himself and Audio Video Design. He has served as a member of the Builders and Remodelers Association of Greater Boston Board of Directors.
A graduate of UMass Amherst, Brad has a wide array of interests and hobbies beyond residential technology, including extensive knowledge of the wine industry and serves as a fine wine advisor. In addition to his wine and Port wine expertise, he is passionate about the environment, social justice and human rights. An avid athlete, Brad enjoys outdoor activities including skiing, hiking, kayaking and golf. He has lived in Duxbury for more than 30 years. He is also the former President of Security Design Consultants.
VP Design and Engineering
Bob is a 27-year industry veteran, having worked for several quality companies and owning one himself. He joined Audio Video Design in 2009. His focus has been executing high end audio/video, systems integration, and custom electronics projects. This extensive experience benefits AVD and allows Bob to be a valued resource within the company. He was in a sales and support role for two years, becoming Sales Manager. In 2015 Bob left sales to take on the day-to-day operational responsibilities as Vice President of Design & Engineering. He complements the leadership team by developing, aligning, and executing initiatives focused on carrying out AVD strategy and vision. Bob stands out as a highly motivated and results-oriented leader within the residential technology industry.
Accounting & Human Resources Manager
Responsible for overseeing all of the accounting, human resource and administrative functions at Audio Video Design, Patrick has been an integral member of the executive team. He joined AVD in 2004 and has been in the home services industry for more than 25 years.
A graduate of Northeastern with a degree in Business Administration and concentration in Finance, Patrick has lived in Massachusetts for the past 30 years. Originally from Connecticut, his hobbies include golf, Bocci and billiards. Patrick has spent 35 years volunteering in a spectrum of groups including the Special Olympics, organizations serving the elderly and homeless, as well as serving in a variety of local political committees and positions.
VP Electrical Services
John joined Audio Video Design in 1994 after running his own electrical and security company for eight years. He oversees all the lighting control and automation programming for AVD projects. John is trained in Lutron Light Touch, Crestron, Control4 and Savant systems. He is a licensed Master Electrician since 1981.
A native of Fall River, Massachusetts, John earned a 5th degree black belt in Karate and also teaches martial arts. He enjoys skiing and spending time with his family.
Inventory & Service Manager
Tom has worked with Audio Video Design for 12 years in a variety of capacities. His in-depth knowledge and customer service skills are paramount to his success.
Sales & System Design
Bob Copeland Jr.
Senior Sales & Systems Designer
Sales & Systems Designer
Sales & Systems Designer
Bernard Durgin III
AV Service Technician
Senior Project Manager
AV Service Coordinator