Here at AVX we are dedicated to Excellence! Clear communication with our customers. Free Consultations and quotes before any work begins. We love to help design a plan that works best for your space, budget, and vision. With over 130 years combined experience, we can provide your Indoor and Outdoor AV Entertainment solutions. We handle Commercial and Residential Installations.

  • Current Workers Comp Policy
  • Fully-Insured Coverage
  • Business License #L201200358
  • CEDIA Member

Robert Lewis

President + CEO


With over 16 years of experience, Robert brings the best quality sound and visual entertainment experience you can have! Robert’s experience began working with a small local Cable company here in Forsyth County and then expanded his experience working with a number of large AV companies throughout GA. He has lived in Forsyth County most of his life attending High school here and Lanier Tech. Robert went out on his own in 2010 to start AV Excellence and it has been great to be able to design systems for our clients and have complete design control.

As President and CEO of AV Excellence Robert brings a strong construction background, project management, low voltage experience, and multiple program certifications.

Certifications:

  • Lutron Lighting Control Institute: Homeworks Installation & Programming Qualification (since 2009)
  • CEDIA Member and Certified (since 2013)
  • Universal Remote Control, Inc: Advanced Complete Control Installation & Programming (since 2010)

Janna Shacklett

Director of Operations


As the Director of Operations for AVX, Janna is responsible for all financial and human resource aspects of the company. With over 20 years of experience managing large Fortune 500 companies, medical management for physical therapy wellness centers, and small start-up businesses, Janna handles all internal responsibilities for the company. She is focused on building the best staff to take care of your home.

Janna enjoys her volunteer opportunities with Girl Scouts, Rising Hearts Ranch, and Sawnee-Cumming Optimist Club. In her free time she loves going out on the Kayaks on Lake Lanier with her husband Ronnie and two daughters Kelsy & Caroline. Her family attends Browns Bridge Church and lives locally here in Forsyth County.

TJ Kemp

Lead Technician


With over 18 years’ experience TJ brings so many great Installation and programming ideas to our team. TJ joined AV Excellence in 2015 and we are excited to have him work with our clients. He handles all programming for Residential and Commercial automation systems such as Crestron, RTI, Lutron, URC Complete Control & Total Control, and IRule. He is helping clients build a system that looks and sounds great, but is also easy to function from multiple devices. He enjoys hanging out with his family and Guitar Sessions with his band Collateral Damage.He enjoys time spent with his family. Tj also finds enjoyment playing bass guitar in two bands, Collateral Damage (cover band) and Die Once (original band). He is also quite the outdoorsman with his love of fishing and hunting.

Certifications:

  • Certified Crestron programmer (since 2004)
  • Certified AXCESS programmer (since 1999)
  • HAI advanced programmer (since 2003)
  • ICI Academy A/V essentials certified (since 1999)

Travis Luke

Security Division


Starting his career with a 2 year Associates Degree at Devry University, and Low Voltage Licensed in GA for over 20 years, Travis brings a high level of experience in design and installation of security systems. Having been in the field for many years working with nationally ranked Fortune 500 security companies he can help commercial and residential clients design the best systems for their applications. He enjoys the challenge of creating custom home systems that fit each individual family’s needs, knowing that no two systems are alike.In Travis’s free time he enjoys the outdoors, especially fishing and hunting. He is a huge Nascar fan and watching the Dallas Cowboys. He spends free time visiting with his two adult children and grandchildren.

Certifications:

  • Low-Voltage License #: LVA205023 (since 1997)

Dave Turner

Full Time Technician / Programmer


With over 30 years experience, David is the perfect blend of old school with new school. Growing up in Indianapolis, IN, David started with the founders of the Custom A/V’s governing body, CEDIA, in 1983. Since 1986, he has resided in Atlanta and have worked with some of the A/V leaders in the Metro Area. From retro fit to automation to lighting control, David has the knowledge to help find the answers for you!

Certifications:

  • URC TCP and CCP
  • Lutron QS, Homeworks Illumination and Radio RA
  • ISF
  • Low-Voltage License #: LVU406655

Tom Battista

Sales Executive


With over 21 years of experience in the audio video industry, Tom brings a wide range of knowledge, expertise and ideas to designing technology-based solutions for our clients . His concentration has been in design, sales, project management, and installation. He has worked on every type of commercial and residential project imaginable and is passionate about all of technology that is available.

Tom has lived in Roswell since 1993, and with his family enjoys exploring the local parks and trails, live music, outdoor activities and anything with a motor- especially dirt bikes and boats. He also enjoys exploring new restaurants in the area, attending sporting events, and festivals. When not working Tom can be found on a dirt bike in the woods, on the lake or at a concert.

Corie Sorrell

Field Technician


Corie joined the A/V business just a short time ago, with 12 years in commercial and residential customer service. Managing teams for all custom projects. He spent many years installing car audio. With lots of determination and dedication Corie brings his expertise to the table with his love for great customer service and honesty.

In his free time, Corie and his amazing wife are with their five kids either camping or designing and building race cars.

Georgia State Subcontractor Guidelines

If your county requires low-voltage contractors that are licensed through the state of Georgia, we will notify you beforehand and provide you with that technician’s information.