Curt-Hayes

Curt Hayes
Founder / President

Curt Hayes, founder of Audio Design, Inc., is an Audio/Video/Automation systems integration veteran, with over 20 years in the industry. In addition to business ownership experience and a degree in marketing, he has outstanding organizational and problem-solving skills. As an A/V systems designer, he combines these skills with vast experience in sales, operations, project management, installation and programming to produce extremely thorough and detailed proposals and project documentation. Mr. Hayes is President of Audio Design, Inc. in Deerfield Beach, FL, providing audio/video and automation design and documentation for architects, interior designers and custom integration companies. As these systems have become larger and more complex, he recognized the need for professional design services and has applied all of his industry experience to provide timely and accurate proposals and support drawings on an outsource basis. Audio Design, Inc. also provides consultation for both homeowners looking to purchase a system and integration companies looking to increase their capacity for sales and installation.

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Our Valuable Team Members

Doug Dodd

Doug Dodd
Director of Sales & Senior Designer

Doug received his professional Bachelors of Architecture from Virginia Tech in 1989. The following 6 years he served his country initially as a Field Medic (US Army Reserves), then as a Tactical Satellite & Microwave Operations Specialist (US Army-Italy).  Doug began his tenure in the Home Automation & Integration industry in 2001.  Working with some of the most respected firms in the industry (ISR, Audio Advisors, Paragon Technology Group, CWB Technologies), he has assisted in the development of & held many positions within the typical integration firm.  Read More…

Mike Sickels

Mike Sickels
Technical Sales & Senior Designer

Michael came to Audio Design with an extensive and diverse background in the residential and commercial audio video integration industry. He began his career over 21 years ago in sales of high endaudio and video electronics. As the industry started to move toward a home installation oriented business, he began to focus more on the in-home experience. He eventually moved to south Florida where he started to focus more toward the system design and documentation area of high end control systems and distributed audio/video.  Read More…

Del Hayes

Del Hayes
Senior Designer

Del has a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Kansas State University, and a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Ohio State University. He has been associated with the home entertainment industry for over 25 years. In 1985 he co-founded Preston Trail Audio, with his son Curt Hayes, in Dallas, Texas. Preston Trail Audio specialized in very high-end audio systems, as well as custom home installations. Later, they founded Home Technology & Entertainment, which specialized in custom home entertainment system installations.  Read More…

Rich Harris

Rich Harris
Senior Designer

Graduated in 1979 from Ferris State University, Big Rapids, Michigan, with degree in Electronics Technology. Experience as; Electronics Technician at Main Electronics and HiFiBuys, East Lansing Michigan. Instructor, Basic Electronics, Lansing Community College.Electronics Technician, Maurice Stereo, Reflectone, and Thorobred Music, Tampa, Florida. General Manager, Audio Visions, Tampa, Florida. Director of Engineering or Senior Systems Designer at Vern’s Electronics, Audio Advisors, Audio Visions, and Firefly Design Group, all in Florida.  Read More…

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