Tony Caliento / President & Chief Engineer
Tony Caliento started playing instruments at a young age and later found an interest in electronics and engineering. In 1986, Tony combined these two passions and started ATC Audio Inc. He now focuses on overseeing ATC’s operations as well as designing audio, video and lighting systems for large commercial clients. In continuing his pursuit of education, Tony constantly keeps up with new products and technologies, including technical training and project management with Infocomm, National Systems Contractors Association, and Synergenic Audio Concepts. Tony also holds several DSP Certifications, a Certification with the Audio Engineering Society, and a vast knowledge of rebuilding speakers from companies like JBL, Bose, EV and many more. Tony has also been trained and certified by BSS London, QSC Q-Sys level 2, Crestron, Yamaha, Rational Acoustics, Smaart, EASE, video display calibration, and StarDraw. He’s the master.
Wayne Krupa / Executive Contracting / Installtion Manager
Starting with ATC in 2005, Wayne Krupa has quickly moved his way from sales and AV production all the way to lead systems programmer, working in the systems integration department. In the early 200’s, Wayne attended the New England Institute of Art where he received his degree in Audio Production. He has worked in numerous recording studios and has also toured internationally. Wayne has completed Crestron DMC-D, DMC-I, Extron and SMART technologies certifications.
Kyle Douglas / Inventory and Installation Manager
Kyle Douglas has been a member of ATC’s team since 2010. Kyle owned a small sound company and then started working with ATC’s live production and sales departments. Through his time at ATC, He gained ample knowledge of all aspects of AV systems. Kyle’s decades of service to ATC has proved to be irreplaceable. Kyle holds certifications with Extron, SMART, Crestron 101, BSS, Audinate (Dante), and Shure Wireless products.
Keith Kruser / Installation / System Specialist
Joining in 2014, Keith Kruiser has brought over 30 years of Audio Visual experience to ATC. For much of his career, Keith worked in sales and equipment repair. Keith quickly moved into the system integration portion of the company, where he now works and manages several projects. He is SMART, Crestron 101, and Extron certified. Keith also has an extensive musical background and has years of experience in live sound.
Cara Merriam / Office Manager
Cara has been with ATC Audio since the fall of 2010. She graduated from Springfield Technical Community College with an associate’s degree in Business Management. Cara takes care of finances associated with the company, accounts payable, accounts receivable, maintains all office services by organizing office operations and procedures, preparing payroll and several other tasks that helps with the organization and professionalism at ATC Audio. In her spare time she enjoys playing softball and cooking! She’s also a crazy Italian.
Tom Schneeloch / Installation / Production
Construction wizard, Tom Schneeloch started at ATC in 2013. Tom owned a contracting company as well as a small sound company. His background and passion drove him to a full time position at ATC. With a great attention for detail, Tom has fit in well at ATC as one of the head installers. Inaddition to the installation team, Tom is also a key member of ATC’s live production team.
Sean Bueno / Production / System Specialist
Sean Bueno aka “Bueno” joined ATC in 2017 and has brought years of production experience to the company. Bueno has history with musical theater and has a degree from Umass Amherst in construction.
Justin Bousquet / Installation / System Specialist / Production
Joining in the Winter of 2019, Justin has quietly integrated himself into the fabric of Installations, System Designs, and Productions that make up ATC’s work load. Graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Audio Engineering from the University of Hartford and over 10 years of live event experience under his belt, Justin has been a welcomed addition to both ATC’s installation and production teams. In addition to being a gigging musician and event DJ, he spends his time running and maintaining his own local recording studio. Justin holds certifications in various Shure, Biamp, Extron, and Dante systems and products.
Adam Douthwright / Production / Installation
Kevin Buynicki / Production / Installation
Kevin has been at ATC since Spring of 2019 and has worked in the professional music industry for over 12 years. He is an MBA Graduate from UMASS Amherst and managed a computer retail store for over 10 years. From running his wedding DJ production company, to corporate A/V productions/ installations, to live drumming in numerous different local/ regional acts, Kevin will be a tried and true asset to the company going forward.