Modern Communications Team

 

Don Johnson

​President

In 1978, Don had the foresight to explore and invest in the world of video technology. Thirty-nine years later, his vision lives on in Modern Communications - a leader in the distribution of audio and video systems throughout the Midwest. Whether you’re a corporate enterprise, religious affiliate, educational facility, government agency, medical institute or a production house, Modern has the knowledge and resources to serve your needs.

Bill Johnson

​Vice President

Bill worked closely with his brother Don to open and build Modern Communications.  His original focus was on the design and installation of broadcast and professional video systems. Today, he serves as the Vice President of Operations and manages all sales within the company.

Cindy Johnson

Vice President

Cindy manages Modern’s data and communications network along with daily accounting activities. She is always happy to help with any of your account needs.

Bob Benben

​A/V Systems Design and Integration Specialist

Bob joined Modern Communications in 1989. He specializes in AV integration with an emphasis in the corporate and university based settings.  His experience with classroom, board room and simulation lab design & integration, as well as custom designed preventative maintenance contracts for existing systems, has proven to be an important asset to Modern.

David Stephan

Service Manager / Broadcast Sales

Since 1995, David has worked as Modern Communications Service Manager. In addition to this role, he has become involved in Broadcast Design, Sales and A/V Integration. His positive and friendly attitude, coupled with his vast A/V knowledge, has proven beneficial to Modern and all of our customers.

Tom Johnson

​CTS, DMC-D, EAVA A/V System Design and Integration Specialist / EAVA Certified / Outside Engineering Coordinator

Tom started working at Modern Communications on a part-time basis during his college years.  In 2003, he joined us full-time.  He takes your job from beginning to end - ideas, drawings and installation. Tom can help you create exactly what you need.

Jay Heikkila

Technology Sales

 

Jay comes to us from Studio Network Solutions. His background is in production and shared media workflow. Jay will be working with our Digital Solutions Group as a Technology Salesman.

Converged Network Technology Specialist

We welcome back Christine after 4 1/2 years! Christine is an expert in Networking, as well as Support Programming.  She now takes on a different role, but continues to work closely on Workflow and Digital solutions.  Additionally, Christine provides a helping hand to our AV and Broadcast Integrations.

Bob Hetz

Audio and Video Engineer / Field Support Specialist

 

Bob is the Senior Engineer and Installation Specialist at Modern Communications. He is involved in on-site design and installation of A/V and broadcast systems.  His extensive knowledge, paired with his meticulous installation standards, has proven him to be an expert in his field and a valuable resource to Modern since 1997.

Chris Stephan

​Audio and Video Engineer / Field Support

Chris joined Modern Communications in 1998 as a Service Technician. He continues to keep our customer's audio and video equipment in top running condition while working in our full repair shop. On an as needed basis, he also assists in the field with installation, preventative maintenance or onsite service calls. Chris is the one to call when equipment failure shows its ugly face at your workplace.

Master Electrician / Project Manager

Steve specializes in full service electrical contracting and fiber optics technologies.  Some of the types of his electrical finishes are new construction, white box, tenant finish, modify, update and repair work.  Steve’s primary objectives are customer satisfaction with a great attention to detail.

Andrea Richardson

Office Administrator

 

Andrea is our newest member of Modern's Team!  She is responsible for our daily accounting activities in addition to making life easier for our sales force, customers and vendors. Her friendly voice on the phone will help guide you to solving whatever question you may have.

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Don Johnson

President

In 1978, Don had the foresight to explore and invest in the world of video technology. Over forty  years later, his vision lives on in Modern Communications - a leader in the distribution of audio and video systems throughout the Midwest.

Bill Johnson

Vice President

Bill worked closely with his brother Don to open and build Modern Communications.  His original focus was on the design and installation of broadcast and professional video systems. Today, he serves as the Vice President of Operations and manages all sales within the company.

Cindy Johnson

Vice President

Cindy manages Modern’s data and communications network along with accounting activities. She is always happy to help with any of your account needs.

Bob Benben

AV Design & Systems Management

Bob joined Modern Communications in 1989. He specializes in AV integration with an emphasis in the corporate and university based settings.  His experience with classroom, board room and simulation lab design & integration, as well as custom designed preventative maintenance contracts for existing systems, has proven to be an important asset to Modern.

David Stephan

Service Manager / Broadcast Sales

Since 1995, David has worked as Modern Communications Service Manager. In addition to this role, he has become involved in Broadcast Design, Sales and A/V Integration. His positive and friendly attitude, coupled with his vast A/V knowledge, has proven beneficial to Modern and all of our customers.

Tom Johnson

CTS, DMC-D, EAVA Certified A/V System Design & Integration Specialist / Outside Engineering Coordinator

Tom started working at Modern Communications on a part-time basis during his college years.  In 2003, he joined us full-time.  He takes your job from beginning to end - ideas, drawings and installation. Tom can help you create exactly what you need.

Jay Heikkila

Technology Sales

Jay comes to us from Studio Network Solutions. His background is in production and shared media workflow. Jay works with our Digital Solutions Group as a Technology Salesman.

Converged Network Technology Specialist

Christine is an expert in Networking, as well as Support Programming.  She now takes on a different role, but continues to work closely on Workflow and Digital solutions.  Additionally, Christine provides a helping hand to our AV and Broadcast Integration.

Bob Hetz

Audio & Video Engineer / Field Support Specialist

Bob is the Senior Engineer and Installation Specialist at Modern Communications. He is involved in on-site design and installation of A/V and broadcast systems.  His extensive knowledge, paired with his meticulous installation standards, has proven him to be an expert in his field and a valuable resource to Modern since 1997.

Chris Stephan

Audio & Video Engineer / Field Support

Chris joined Modern Communications in 1998 as a Service Technician. He continues to keep our customer's audio and video equipment in top running condition while working in our full repair shop. On an as needed basis, he also assists in the field with installation, preventative maintenance or onsite service calls. Chris is the one to call when equipment failure shows its ugly face at your workplace.

Master Electrician / Project Manager

Steve specializes in full service electrical contracting and fiber optics technologies.  Some of the types of his electrical finishes are new construction, white box, tenant finish, modify, update and repair work.  Steve’s primary objectives are customer satisfaction with a great attention to detail.

Andrea Richardson

Office Administrator

Andrea is responsible for our daily accounting activities in addition to making life easier for our sales force, customers and vendors. Her friendliness will help guide you to solving whatever question you may have.

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