Spire Integrated Systems Team of Employees

Our Team

Navot Shoresh

Navot founded Spire from his ingenuity and passion for systems design. Under his leadership, Spire has thrived due to his commitment to exceptional service, innovative design and unsurpassed audio/video and automation experiences. With numerous national awards, Spire is a nationally recognized leader in the industry.

Advance Lutron QS Programmer, ISF Certified, Certified Meridian Specialist

Jason Bellanti

SVP, General Manager
Jason has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University. Since joining Spire Integrated Systems in 2006, he has been a driving force behind expanding Spire’s automation capabilities by implementing Control4 as a practical home automation solution. He also serves as the Lutron motorized shade expert and general manager to ensure every project maintains the highest level of efficiency and quality.

Certified Control4 Programmer, Certified Homeworks QS, Savant Certified Programmer

Mike Waligorski

Spire North Director
Mike has had a passion for audio since he was seven, setting up playing with his dad’s 8-track players, and turn tables in his family’s basement. For the past 8 years he’s been implementing his audio passions professionally, designing and installing multi-room audio/video systems for the most discriminating clients. His analytical curiosity and love for music, drive him to create and deliver the highest quality home systems.

Savant, Lutron HomeWorks QS and Radio Ra2, Brivo Systems – Card Access, Milestone Systems – Surveillance, Wilson Certified Installer – Cell repeaters

John Ellington

Senior Project Manager
With over 15 years in the A/V industry, John manages Spire’s larger and more complex residential and commercial projects.

Certified Lutron QS Programmer & Installation Specialist, Certified Control 4 Programmer, Savant Certified Programmer, Advance Savant Programmer

Bryan Kujala

Senior Project Manager
With over 21 years of experience in the A/V industry, construction management and phone system programming, Bryan has been an asset to Spire since 2008. He is the project manager for Spire’s estate projects.

Savant Certified Programmer, Panasonic TDE/NCP Digital/I.P Certified, Lutron Certified in RA2, Illumination, and QS, Cedia Certifications, Control 4 certified installation specialist

Jason Mackie

Project Manager

Jason has worked in the A/V and Networking industry for over 7 years. Graduating Cum Laude from Central Michigan University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Information Systems, he has a vast knowledge of installing and networking a variety of systems as well as troubleshooting them. Since starting at Spire he now has multiple certifications in the products used at Spire. Jason has also had several years in customer service and is devoted to customer satisfaction.

Certified Savant Advanced Blueprint Programmer, Control 4 Installer Novice, Control 4 Associate Installer, Control 4 Basic Networking, Panasonic TDA50G Technical Certification, Panasonic NCP-TDE Pure IP PBX Technician, Panasonic IP Networking Technology, Panasonic TDE/NCP Technical Certification, B&W Personal Audio, B&W Sales, Savant Troubleshooting, Savant Certified Programmer, Lutron Certified in RA2

Brad Slamans

Design Director

After being a part of an A/V start up company, Brad comes to Spire with a vast knowledge of automation systems, lighting, shades, and system design. Using these skills he leads Spire’s design department where attention to detail, technical skill, and customer satisfaction are top priorities.

Certified Control4 Programmer, Savant Certified Programmer, Ketra Certified Programmer, Lutron QS

Michelle Richardson

Office Manager/HR Manager

Michelle comes to Spire with over 10 years administrative experience, beginning at the Pentagon where she served in the Air Force for 5 years. Her previous experience in marketing, accounting, human resources and office management enable her to be an asset to Spire and its customers.

Juan Garcia

Operations Manager

Juan is a Marine veteran who served at Camp Lajune as an artillery section chief. He brings with him several years of experience in operations, logistics, production and customer service. Juan will be overseeing Spire’s Project Management, Support and Warehouse Operations.

Shari Hartley

Shari joined Spire on a full-time basis in 2016 bringing over 35 years of experience in finance and accounting in a wide range of industries including real estate, property management and construction. She oversees finance, accounting and tax matters.

Ryan Rodriguez

Support Coordinator

Certified Savant Programmer

Jeremy Turpen

Support Specialist/Installation Specialist

With numerous years in the A/V industry, Jeremy is skilled at every level of installing complete AV systems including wiring, cabling, diagnostics and integration.

Certified Control4 Programmer

Sean Brown

Support Specialist/Installation Specialist

Sean has several years of experience in the technology fields. Starting off doing low voltage on the automotive side, he joined Spire to work with leading edge automation. With an educational background in computer tech and studio recording, he has an aptitude for technologies involving high fidelity audio.

Certified Control4 Programmer, Certified Lutron QS Programmer, Certified Savant Programmer & Installation Specialist, Savant certification and PCNA Certification

Brandon Lynn

Installation Specialist

With a military background, Brandon’s attention to detail is instrumental in the complex wiring and concise installation of Spire’s high-performance audio/video systems.

Certified Control 4 Programmer

Tyler Hisler

Installation Specialist

Tyler worked many years in the construction world before coming to Spire in early 2015. His extensive experience in construction has proved invaluable on many projects, both commercial and residential.

Certified Savant Programmer

Sean O’Neal

Integration Specialist

Seth Wayman

Installation Assistant

After a number of years of being a mechanic, Seth joined Spire to follow his passion for sound and computers. He went to Oakland Community College for his associates degree but wants to go back to school for acoustical engineering. His technical skills and passion are a great asset to Spire.

Rob Harris

Warehouse Associate

Rob has 25 years of experience in many areas of industrial management including logistics, warehouse management, transportation/dispatch, shipping & receiving, and inventory control. His experience also covers managing a dip spin coating facility where his focus was process control and building management. Rob’s wide ranging knowledge will allow Spire to reach their business goals in good hands.

Jared Sebring

IT Systems Engineer

Jared comes to Spire with two associate degrees and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems from the University of Michigan. He has a passion for all things computer, gaming, and is a rare blend of education, work, and life programmed for success.

Certified in Savant, Control 4, Lutron, low voltage, PCNA Certification, Networking and multiple programming languages

Amanda Ertman

Design Associate

Amanda’s customer service and computer experience, gained in part from her time at Micro Center, have been invaluable to Spire’s Design team. She joined Spire in 2015 and has exceled in the technical designing of home and commercial system proposals, as well as, system documentation. She also readily shares her IT expertise in house when needed.

Certified Atlona Technology Specialist

Colleen Hollon

Design Associate

Colleen came to Spire after completing active military service in the Army in order to gain invaluable experience while finishing her Packaging degree at Michigan State University. As part of the Design department she helps create CAD designs for lighting control and A/V systems.

Erika Nielsen

Design Associate

Erika comes to Spire with over 10 years’ experience working with various Engineering and R/D teams for a spectrum of industries from Bio-Med to Automotive. Having studied graphic design, CAD design and electronics she lends her experience and skills as a multi-faceted member of the Spire Design Team.

Madeline Lewis

Administrative Assistant

Madeline comes to spire with a year of administrative experience as well as 4 years of customer service experience. She is constantly fascinated by the technological advancements that the world is so rapidly making. It is her passion to learn new things and to help others.