Our people make the difference.
Founder | President
Matt DeVance, Founder and President of DeVance AV Design, has been in the custom audio video industry in Dallas since 1993, and he officially started his own company in 2002. Matt secured his loyal clientele by conscientiously designing custom home entertainment and automation solutions while providing excellent customer service long after his projects had been completed. Word of mouth referrals from clients, builders, designers and remodelers have been the cornerstone of his successful business. Matt is responsible for the overall leadership and vision of the company, as well as client project design, production, and sales.
Co-Owner | Chief Visionary Officer
Dana is an active owner and oversees financial operations and general internal processes to sculpt the growth of the company to fit Matt’s vision. Dana believes in the importance of service to our community, thus she participates in numerous programs facilitated by The Rotary Club of Dallas, and she will serve as President of the club in 2018 – 2019.
Chief Financial Officer
Stephanie joined the DeVance team in May of 2017. Stephanie comes from a diverse background of over 20 years of accounting experience, warehouse management and sales to name a few. She’s no stranger to the audio world either, she came to us from her most recent position of being an Alpine sales representative. Starting as our install coordinator and internal project manager. In December of 2018 she became our CFO but still strives to improve our day to day operations.
Vice President of Sales
Wade joined the Devance team in January 2019 as Vice President of Sales. Wade has over 20 years of experience in the industry and enjoys working with customers on making their AV needs become reality. He is experienced in both residential and commercial with expertise in Crestron, Control4, Bi-amp, Yamaha, McIntosh, Bowers and Wilkins. Wade is married with two daughters and enjoys coaching his daughter’s soccer team, doing Bible study with his men’s group, and golfing.
Kyle joined the DeVance team in 2017. Kyle has recently landed in Dallas from his birthplace and home for the past 26 years, Philadelphia. He brings with him 5 years of custom install experience and a desire to deliver seamless solutions. Certifications in RTI, Control4, Lutron, and Crestron.
Thor joined the DeVance team in 2011. Thor is also our main programmer for our control systems, and he oversees all field operations to ensure that the highest standards are achieved and maintained on our job sites. Thor takes great pride in his work and the work of our teams, and he enjoys getting to know our clients throughout the process of implementing their electronic lifestyle systems.
Angel loves and lives for his family. Being able to do something he loves for a living is a blessing. He loves to spend his free time with his wife and kids doing things at home and going out to parks and lakes. Certified in/Experienced with: Control 4; Yamaha Pro Audio; Biamp; Lutron; Clear One; URC; Pro Control; Networks, structured wiring, & Wi-Fi.
Josue Bautista is an Automation Technician/Installer. He loves spending his free time with family and friends, with hobbies including snowboarding, working out and jogging. A Control4 Certified programmer, RTI Certified Programmer, Lutron Essentials, Crestron 4K Engineer, IDIS Solutions, and Savant Certified Programmer. Experienced in Lutron Lighting Programming Ra2/Homeworks, complex networks, and more.
Brandon has just recently joined the deVance family and we are so incredibly grateful to have a part of the team. Brandon has may years of experience in the Audio/Video industry. He grew up as an electrical apprentice and continues to display an incredible passion for taking care of his customers.
A/V Technician with 3+ years in the field of custom A/V integration, 10+ years in service-related fields, and a passion for technology and customer service. Stephen loves the excitement of working in a field that is constantly moving, becoming more complex, yet simultaneously simpler and more satisfying to the end user. Certifications includee: CEDIA ESC-Technician Certified; CEDIA ESC-Network Certified; Control4 certified programmer; and Lutron RadioRa 2 Certified Programmer.
Inventory Manager | Service Coordinator
Kalyn’s role within our family lies in several areas in which he excels. He is an intricate part of our service team and acts as the Service Coordinator working closely with our world class service and support team. Kalyn also is our inventory manager and makes sure that all products are ordered timely, tracking inventory, and returns for defective products. He passion is amazing and we are so very glad to have him in our family.
Growing up with a big family with a variety of trades, Josue was exposed to a variety of fields and projects. He began his career as an electrician almost 9 years ago and began doing Audio & Video shortly after. Certifications include: Control4; Yamaha; IDIS surveillance; Networks; Automation; OvrC Remote management; Panelized Lighting; Apprentice Electrician’s license.