Our Team

Joe GuildersonPresident

Joe started his career at Corporate AV in 2005 as an Account Executive, with a focus on developing long term client relationships. In 2006, Guilderson acquired the company and realigned the companies’ goals and strategies from simple av to larger scale event production. As President, Joe oversees all sales, finance, and operations with a hands-on approach to ensure that every client has a positive and successful experience.

Guilderson is a highly regarded expert in his field who has been quoted in numerous trade and business publications, written as a guest contributor to several publications, and has spoken at many industry and business events. In 2008 Joe was awarded the Westchester Business Council’s Rising Star Award, and in 2011 Guilderson received the Westchester County Association’s Apex Award for Small Business. In 2015, Corporate AV received 914 Inc’s Business Excellence Award, and in 2019 received the coveted Business Council of Westchester’s Hall of Fame Award for Small Business. Also in 2019, Guilderson acquired a NYC based company, Visual Word Systems, expanding the organization’s service footprint, equipment inventory, and skilled personnel. In 2020, Corporate AV worked quickly to develop Virtual Event options to better support our clients during the COVID-19 pandemic, creating yet another option to help our clients communicate their messages to live audiences.

Joe has a beautiful family, is active in fitness and personal development, and is the drummer of the company’s band, Wireless Mike & The Analogs.

Gabe AñelAudiovisual Engineer

Gabe came to Corporate AV with an accomplished background, previously working as an audio engineer, touring with many international acts. Gabe has also headed audio departments for two of New York’s most prestigious event production companies. Since joining their team full time in 2016 after freelancing with them, Gabe’s audio design skills and engineering knowledge have proven him to be a valued asset and a client favorite.

Will AustenOperations & Production Manager

Will has been working with our team since 2017 as a Project Manager and Field Technician. Will has over three decades of industry expertise in theater, scenic, and audiovisual production, and in 2019 Will took over as our Operations & Production Manager.

Will who had a early passion for stage productions and technology, went to Adelphi University and received a BFA in Technical Theater. Will spent the early part of his career working on all aspects of backstage productions in the New York area and Regional Theaters around the country working on Musicals, Dance Theater, Opera, and Rock & Roll productions. Will transitioned this knowledge and background to the Audio Visual industry where he could help corporate clients communicate their messages utilizing; scenic, lighting, and other theatrical technology.

When Will is not at work, he spends time with his family and enjoys all that Westchester County has to offer, indoors and out. He also has a passion for photography and music and is either taking pictures of people, places, and the scenic Hudson Valley, or learning how to play his electric guitar.

Chris BarreraProject Manager

Chris joined our team in 2022 as a Project Manager, based out of our recently opened Midtown Manhattan office. With over three decades of experience, Chris is no stranger to the AV world. In previous roles, Chris has served in leadership positions directing event technology and operations across several hotel properties in New York and New Jersey.

Chris is dedicated to creating extraordinary results and providing world-class customer service, making him a crucial part of our midtown operations, and to our clients’ success.

Aaron CemberAudiovisual Technician

Aaron joined the Corporate AV team in April of 2022, and has been working in various roles from setting up for live events to editing training videos. His video production roots began in his Junior year of high school where he attended Southern Westchester BOCES. Aaron graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Video Production at SUNY Fredonia, where he was also Captain of the track and field team. His lovable disposition adds levity to the often stressful environments of live events.

Cherell CrowellResource Manager

Cherell joined the Corporate AV team in 2019 as an office manager for our New York City office, which was then known as Visual Word Systems. In 2022, Cherell stepped into the role of Resource Manager, supporting the operations of both offices, driving much of the staffing and trucking efforts. Her many years of experience in administration and management contributes to the success of our company, and ensuring our team continues to provide an exceptionally high level of service to our clients.

Michelle DawseyOffice Manager

Michelle handles all of our Accounts Receiving and Accounts Payable for both our Westchester and NYC offices. Michelle has owned her own consulting business for many years and is an expert in her field. Her focus on detail and customer service provides our clients with a successful experience from start to finish!

Artie DillonLead Warehouse Technician

Artie joined Corporate AV in 2018 as a Warehouse Technician and has been an asset to our technical, logistics and operations team. He previously has managed rentals and operations for multiple national retail chains.

His experience as a freelancer and recording engineer, as well as a talented musician that has shared the stage with the finest talent across five countries, brings a diverse background to Corporate AV. Artie is also a member of AVIXA and AES.

Ryan FinchCreative Technology Director

Ryan joined the team in 2014, and quickly became an important part of our Account Management and Business Development team. A communication and fine arts graduate of St. Thomas Aquinas College, Ryan now gets to apply his creative background to our event productions. His dedication to creating successful solutions and continuous learning is one of the drivers behind our Virtual Event Production. Ryan works with our virtual clients as the Creative and Technical Director to design a program that delivers exceptional results. In 2021 Ryan was announced as one of 914 Inc’s Westchester Wunderkinds, and was featured on the cover of the magazine. In 2022, he was included in the Business Council of Westchester’s 40 under 40 class of Rising Stars. Ryan is also a talented singer, artist, and musician, and lives in Westchester county.

Kevin JohnsonBusiness Development Executive

Kevin joined the team in 2023, and leads the Business Development efforts for our Midtown Manhattan office. He came to Corporate AV with a long history in Hospitality, previously serving as General Manager for the Sleepy Hollow Hotel + Conference Center (formerly the Doubletree by Hilton Tarrytown). His journey with the hotel began in October of 2007 in Dallas Texas at Hilton’s Revenue Center as Revenue Manager for the hotel. In 2009, he moved to Tarrytown, NY and continued at the property level as Revenue Manager and shortly after was promoted to Director of Revenue/IT Management, then to Assistant General Manager, and finally to General manager in 2017.

Over the past twelve years Kevin has worked with several charitable organizations, serving as board member for April’s Child and Gift of Life as well as a member of the Elmsford Rotary.

Maurice JohnsonSenior Audiovisual Engineer

Maurice has been one of Corporate AV’s most loyal and trusted partners since 1999. Maurice started at Corporate AV as a field technician, handling all audio, video, and lighting for meetings and events. His technical skills and show personality earned him the position of Lead Technician and had him traveling the country with our largest clients. Maurice has handled every role in the company at some point, and is a true asset to each of our clients. He is a leader, a skilled professional, and dedicated to achieving successful results for our clients.

Marissa MadoniaBusiness Development Executive

Marissa Madonia joined the Corporate AV Team in July 2021 as their Business Development Executive after an extensive career in the nonprofit sector. With over 10 years of experience in development, event production, a background in musical theatre and a wide network of long-term professional relationships, Marissa brings her tenacity, energy, and creativity to all her work – and never loses sight of the big picture. A true people person and a big fan of “event-ing”– you will always know where to find her, even in a crowded room – Just head on over to the photo-booth! Her leadership skills continue to be recognized, as she was named one of 2018’s BCW’s 40 under 40 Rising Stars. Marissa knows the value of learning from others and so remains her personal mission to inspire others to be bigger than themselves.

George TuckerTechnical Specialist

George Tucker comes to Corporate AV with 25 years of experience, and having held positions in professional recording, live event production, Broadway tour support, residential and commercial integration, technology writing, automation programming and as tech support manager for premier automation manufacturers.

George helped to co-found and build AVNation.tv, the first podcast centric trade magazine, serving as a host and producer for the network for over 8 years. In his off time, he enjoys exploring new music, taking hikes with his family, and continues his quest to develop the perfect Bloody Mary.

Alexis VanPuttenAccount Manager

Alexis comes to Corporate AV with her team player attitude as well as her knowledge of digital marketing and client service. Having previously served as Front Office Supervisor at the Sleepy Hollow Hotel & Conference Center, as well as taking on various roles in the digital media space, Alexis is no stranger to hospitality and production.

Graduating from Pace University and with strengths in project management, creative direction, market research and more, Alexis is quickly becoming a trusted advisor for her clients and company alike.