Jeff founded NTI in 1998 with his partner and has remained an active project manager, in addition to acting as Principal in Charge on hundreds of projects. Under his leadership, NTI has built a portfolio which exceeds 1,000 projects, largely from clients that return with a 2nd, 3rd, or more projects after their initial experience. He is an RCDD with a BAAS from the University of Delaware who had 15 years of experience largely as an entrepreneur before founding NTI. Jeff is married with 4 children. His hobbies include fishing, woodworking, and construction projects around the home and spending time with his family at the lake in a cabin he and his kids built several years ago.
As a Principal in the company, Scott is responsible for all NTI services offered on projects he manages. He also manages our Kennesaw office, and is our senior mentor for NTI’s production team members. He has served as either Principal in Charge or Project Manager for hundreds of projects involving all aspects of technology systems design and implementation. Scott has been in the consulting business since 1988 and holds a BS in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of CO.
Thomas is Director of Audio Visual Services, and has been Project Manager or AV specialist on hundreds of projects. He leads our AV systems design and manages AV design training for new NTI employees. Thomas began his career with Lucent Technologies in 1997, and joined NTI in 2007, bringing with him 10 years of drafting experience for cabling infrastructure, security and audio visual design, along with his CTS certification. Thomas is married with four children.
John is our Business Development Director and manages all facets of business development, including lead generation, NTI branding, sales management, marketing, client retention and the NTI newsletter. He also works with a variety of administrative efforts to help improve effectiveness and efficiency. When he joined NTI in 2008, John brought 25 years of experience in sales, management, and marketing with software and technology services companies. He holds a BS in Business from the University of New Orleans. John is married with 4 adult children and 3 grandchildren. He enjoys hosting the Sunday family dinner, hiking, great food, and traveling with his wife and friends.
Kathy joined NTI in 2007, bringing over 30 years accounting knowledge and experience with her. Her prior experience included a manufacturing business, a manufacturer’s representative, a general contractor, and an international holding company which included Universal Studios and the Hard Rock Hotel division. Her accounting education and Business Administration degree was earned at Miami-Dade College and the University of Miami. Kathy is married with three adult children, 6 grandchildren and remains active by playing tennis, walking on a regular basis, and exploring her family roots. She also loves to travel, and recently experienced a “bucket list” trip to her ancestor’s country of Italy.
As Director of Project Management Services, Ilya is actively involved in all phases of projects including programming, design, construction administration, and procurement and implementation management. His credentials include an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Telecommunications (in Russia), M.S. Computer Science from Southern Polytechnic University. He is also an RCDD, a Network Transport Specialist, and a PMP. Ilya began his career in 1985 in the Fiber Optics Research field and has vast experience in low voltage design. He joined NTI in 2005.
Before joining NTI in 2008, Donald owned his own home design business. His 12 years of experience included design of custom homes, development of track homes, and working as the general contractor for dream homes. His unique background and knowledge quickly established Donald as a very effective designer at NTI. Donald is married with 2 children. When he isn’t at a softball or baseball game cheering for one of his children, you will most likely find him fishing, or hosting a barbecue ‘at the house’ for his lifelong friends.
Mike joined NTI in 2014, and brought with him 18 years of experience of project design, project management and management of people. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Visual Communication from the Art Institute of Atlanta, and is PMP and LEED certified. Mike is an outdoor enthusiast who spends his weekends kayaking, individually and as an instructor. He is also a committed volunteer for Team River Runner (TRR), a program that teaches veterans how to kayak, and at the local animal shelter, working with dogs.
“Ro” is an original NTI employee. Before joining the fledgling NTI in 1998, Ro already had 20 years of experience working as draftsman and designer. From his home country of the Philippines, Ro achieved an Associate in Architecture from St. Louis University, a BSFA in Interior Design from the University of Santo Tomas, and completed Computer Aided Drafting from the Access Institute of Computer Technology. Ro loves drafting and preparing working drawings of different disciplines, whether engineering or architectural. His career of over 3 decades is evidence of his commitment.
Alvin’s expertise and disciplined approach to projects makes him a most productive designer, focused primarily on audio visual systems. Since joining NTI in 2014, he is working toward his CTS, already having achieved the status of InfoComm-Recognized AV Technologist. He has an Associate of Applied Science for Drafting from Gwinnett Technical College. Alvin is married with 3 children and enjoys fishing and camping when he is not spending time with his family.
Allison joined NTI in 2016 after having worked with Madison Industries Inc. for over 5 years as Corporate Engineering Coordinator. Her skill set as a coordinator was a welcome addition to our growing NTI team. Allison has an Associate degree in Applied Science from Gwinnett Technical College for Drafting and Design with a concentration in architectural and mechanical drafting. Allison loves living life one adventure at a time.
Before joining NTI in 2016, Chris worked at Madison Industries Inc. for 6 years where he provided design services as well as other services such as structural steel detailing and developing AutoCAD standards. He attended Auburn University, is a sports enthusiast and enjoys making mouth watering BBQ, brisket and jerky, when he’s not spending time with his 3 children.
Brian joined NTI in our drafting department in 2017, having recently completed his Associate in Drafting from Athens Technical. He came referred by his professor and has lived up to his referral as a welcome resource to our growing business. His credentials also include his Bachelors of Fine Arts from the University of Georgia, and certificates in Graphic Design and Global Tesol Accent Reduction. Brian could easily be considered a
“renaissance man”, as a self-described artist who plays the violin, and enjoys drawing in his free time.
Mary Jo joined the NTI family in September of 2017, bringing with her 14 years of experience in civil and architectural design, plus extremely well-developed design documentation skills with AutoCAD and Revit.
She is organized, detail-oriented, as well as a conscientious self-starter, and immediately added value upon her arrival at NTI’s Kennesaw office. When not working, Mary Jo enjoys exploring new places and spending time with her two grown children, Ricky and Halie Jo.