Contact: Donna M. Autuori
Autuori Corporate Communications, Inc.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SmartSource® Computer & Audio Visual Rentals (“SmartSource,” Hauppauge, NY, www.smartsourcerentals.com), one of the nation’s leading providers of computer, audio visual (AV) and technology solutions for businesses and events, announced the addition of two new Solutions Architects to its team, Marco Rodriguez and Christopher M. Weissgerber, both of whom will be based in the company’s Chicago branch office. Both bring strong skill sets and years of experience working with clients to understand event objectives, enabling them to design and plan complex technology solutions for successful execution onsite.
Solutions Architect Group Manager for SmartSource® Rentals, John Cuthbertson, noted, “As we continue to expand our Solutions Architect Group, having team members like Marco and Chris, who have been on the frontline and have hands-on experience overseeing the design and installation of various event technologies and peripherals, will be at tremendous asset and enable us to continue providing high-quality, market-responsive service.”
Rodriguez previously served as Director of AV with Encore Event Technologies (Chicago, IL), where he managed AV setups at the Chicago Athletic Association and helped increase sales. He also served as Manager of Events Operations at the JW Marriott in Chicago, performing broad operational duties. His earlier roles included Sales Manager, Director, Technician and Interim Director for various properties of PSAV (Chicago, IL), as well as Prep Tech for Essanay Studio and Lighting (Chicago, IL). Rodriguez holds a Bachelor of Arts in Film/Cinematography from Columbia College (Chicago, IL).
Weissgerber most recently served as Director of Event Technology with Dobil Laboratories, an audio-visual company, handling project quotes, crews and schedules. He also was an Audio Visual Manager with Five-Star Audio Visual and held earlier positions as a Rigger/Genie Lift Operator/Set Lights for Walt Disney World as well as serving as Stagehand, Dolly/Jib Operator/Lighting Technician, and Grip & Rigging on high-profile productions including ABC-TV’s Nashville, The 45th CMA Awards and The Radio City Rockettes show. Weissgerber holds an Associate’s degree in Applied Science, Film & Broadcast with a Cinematography and Lighting Major from Tribeca Flashpoint College.
About SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals
SmartSource® Computer & Audio Visual Rentals is the trusted expert in technology solutions for businesses and events and maintains the largest national footprint in the computer and audio visual rental space. SmartSource is widely recognized for its breadth and depth of offerings and seamless systems integration for even the most complex temporary installations. By leveraging high performance IT, AV, and the latest interactive technologies, SmartSource helps marketers effectively convey and distill their brand messages with optimum, impactful impressions. SmartSource has fully-staffed and equipped branch offices in 21major metropolitan markets. Founded in 1984 as Rent-a-PC, the company was the pioneer market maker in technology rentals. For more information, visit: www.smartsourcerentals.com or call: 800-888-8686.