Communications Specialists, Inc.
We bring technology to you.
Communications. Information exchange. Security. Since 1986 Communications Specialists, Inc. has provided hardware, software, and infrastructure solutions enabling educational, health care, government, religious, and corporate facilities to achieve their fundamental goals: to communicate, exchange ideas and provide safe working environments for their staff and clients.
From integrated voice/data/video systems in educational facilities to nurse/patient communications in hospitals, CSI provides the industry’s top and most technologically advanced communications tools. Our work also includes specialties in multimedia presentations for corporate boardrooms, systems that empower local and state governments to respond quickly and efficiently to emergency situations, and sound reinforcement systems for houses of worship. The team of designers, market specialists, project managers, and technicians at Communications Specialists are uniquely qualified to provide a full spectrum of technical support for any organization.
Our success has come from the ability to listen to clients, and to translate their true needs into practical, functional systems—integrating equipment from industry-leading manufacturers with our real world experience to deliver integrated solutions that satisfy the desires and requests of companies from all service verticals.
Serving the Greater Richmond Area and Surrounding Counties.
Our areas of expertise:
Audio and Sound Reinforcement
Audio/Visual Presentation and Projection
Fiber Optic Transmission
Mass Notification Systems
Sound Masking/Speech Privacy
Paging and Public Address
Video/Voice Distribution and Projection
Dale Horton, AIA has joined Communications Specialists, Inc. (CSI) of Mechanicsville, VA as their new Director of Support Services.
Dale Horton, AIA has joined Communications Specialists, Inc. (CSI) of Mechanicsville, VA as their new Director of Support Services. Mr. Horton will work closely with both the Sales Team and the Drafting & Engineering Group within CSI. He comes to CSI with more than 20 years of senior-level experience in Project Solution Development & Design Implementation, A&E Integration and Design of Building Systems, and has extensive knowledge of Effective Project Production Management. Spending more than 30 years with architectural firms such as Moseley Architects & Phillip Swager & Associates, Dale has tremendous experience in the Security Design Solutions Industry, and has been an integral part of the design process for numerous projects including Courthouses, Police Stations, Government Complexes, Detention Facilities, K-12 facilities, and Higher Education.
When asked about the addition of Horton, Ron Pusey, President & CEO of CSI stated "We are extremely excited about Dale joining our team. We have worked together with Dale building many of his designed projects over the years. His incredibly strong background in electronic security design and deployment will add huge value to our offering. Uniquely, we feel having the broad perspective of an on-staff architect working in concert with our in-house design and implementation staff will allow us to more effectively locate client pain points and more closely solve the needs of our current and future clients. Further we anticipate building even stronger relationships with the Architect and Engineer community."
Over the years Mr. Horton has worked diligently meeting specific client needs, maintaining budget perspective, and executing on time to insure the client's experience, throughout the entire process, remained completely positive. His honest and humble demeanor have aided his ability to build trust in both the client and contractor community. Said Horton of his move, “I am extremely excited about the role that I will be performing at CSI. As Director of Support Services I will be in command of numerous resources that are necessary to assure that each of our client’s electronic solutions is successful. It is a given that each project’s solution will have some of the best electronic equipment available but, I am more impressed by the extensive experience, credentials and quality of the staff I will be working among. I am positive that my architectural and control system design background will be beneficial towards CSI meeting each of their client’s project needs,”.
As Director of Support Services, Horton will report directly to Ms. Danielle Hagen, General Manager of CSI. Ms. Hagen has been searching for a senior manager to handle the day to day supervision of and interaction with the Design and Engineering Group at CSI. “I am excited for Dale to dive in and get started. I am expecting Dale’s architectural background and expertise will bring a fresh, new perspective to our Design and Engineering Group; a perspective that will further strengthen our reputation in the industry,” said Ms. Hagen.
Communications Specialists, Inc. (CSI) Announces Survey Rewards
Mechanicsville, VA - CSI is pleased to announce the launch of our CSI Survey Rewards program! Clients that participate in our Customer Satisfaction Survey and provide us with their contact information (contact info is not necessary if you do not wish to enter the drawing) will be entered in our monthly Outback Steakhouse $25 Gift Certificate drawing. You can fill out the survey by simply clicking the "Customer Satisfaction Survey" link at the top of this page. CSI is pleased to offer this reward to thank our customers for providing feedback that we can use to improve our services, and to continue to serve our customers with the best possible solution.
Thank you for participating, and good luck!
Communications Specialists, Inc. (CSI) Announces SWaM Certification
For Immediate Release
Communications Specialists, Inc. (CSI) is now SWaM Certified!
Mechanicsville, VA - CSI is proud to announce our certification as a Small Woman and Minority - owned business (SWaM), by the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Department of Minority Business Enterprise (DMBE). This certification enables our State customers to support the Commonwealth’s Diversity Procurement Initiative as a business partner with us. CSI is listed as a certified vendor on the SWaM Vendor Directory. This directory is a listing of all certified small, women and minority-owned firms currently on file with DMBE, along with a description of the products/services they provide. The SWaM Vendor Directory is posted on DMBE’s website at www.dmbe.virginia.gov and shared with procurement agents of state agencies as well as other public entities and private corporations.
Communications Specialists, Inc. began in June of 1986 with three employees providing commercial sound services and equipment. Today, CSI is a full service systems integration firm serving the central Virginia region. Over 70 employees help to support over $15 million in annual sales. The experience and technical strength of our staff, combined with strategic partnerships with the industry’s most respected vendors allows us to provide our customers with high-quality, custom-designed solutions to their electronic system and communication needs.
From integrated voice/data/video systems for educational facilities, health care communications, access security and life safety fire alarm, to audio and video presentation systems, our staff specializes in designing and implementing solutions for our customers. Houses of worship, courtrooms, boardrooms, and entertainment facilities have selected us as their technology partner. Our system designers, market specialists, project managers, and support staff are uniquely qualified to provide a full spectrum of technical support for your organization. To learn more, please visit www.csisystems.net.