MEET THE OHMIES
Chad Baldwin’s family history helped guide him into the AV industry. His grandfather was someone who Chad looked up to immensely as a kid. He was a beacon of integrity and strength and had an impeccable standard for quality. As a journeyman electrician, “Poppy” helped wire and light up much of NYC in the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s. Chad proudly followed in his grandfather’s footsteps and became an electrical apprentice himself after high school, working hard to learn the trade.
VP Sales & Design
Josh is responsible for system design and sales at Ohm Systems. A lifelong audio and music enthusiast, Josh built his first speaker at age 12. Graduating from the University of Montana in 2001, Josh worked designing and installing custom AV systems while in college.
Sales & Design Consultant
James’ first memory of hearing music was from an upright piano played by his grandmother on their homestead in Montana. Music has always been a part of his life; beginning with piano lessons and playing guitar in high school bands and eventually a college cover band called The Canon. James grew up in Portland. He graduated from Benson Polytechnic High School where he studied radio (KBPS) and many other vocations.
Ian has been installing audio video systems for over 23 years. At Ohm he is responsible for managing projects, installing systems, and providing much appreciated programming that allows the end user an effortless experience. Quality control is top priority for Ian.
Sales & Design Consultant
Savannah has been in the A/V industry since 2008, joining the Ohm team in 2014. Her mom, a lifelong musician, instilled a passion for sound and an appreciation of music and art in all forms. Savannah is also fascinated by technology and loves working with a team that combines the power of technology and music to enhance people’s environments.
Kieran has loved electronics and gadgets since he was three feet tall and his parents were wondering why all their calculators and tape players were always missing. He would usually put them back together once he took them apart. Since then, his interests have expanded, but technology and how it works has always been where his heart is.
Human Resources Director
Kate Baldwin is a co-owner of Ohm Systems, administering human resources, and overseeing the accounting department. She has been with the company since it's inception, cheering on the Ohm Team, and enjoying the fantastic soundscapes that follow wherever the company goes.
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Matt began his A/V career in the movie theater industry. He's done it all in movie theaters from installing the seats, screens, and popcorn poppers to the full gamut of sound, projection, and automation equipment. If it's a Portland movie theater Matt has probably worked on the projector or sound system inside it.
Frank is a behind the scenes team member, his primary role is to make sure the equipment and materials called for by the sales and design team are ready for the technicians when they begin a project. Coming out of retirement as an educator he has enjoyed the personal challenge of learning more about the world of high quality A/V equipment and installation.
Marc is an industry veteran, with over 20 years of experience. His fascination with mechanics and electronics started at a young age. He regularly ruined objects around the house by taking them apart to examine them. Both of his grandparents had a hand in shaping his interests. Marc's grandfather, a member of the Painters Union, performed electric sign maintenance and installations. His grandmother on the other hand, wired electronic consoles. She is the one who taught Marc how solder.
Kevin is an installation tech apprentice for Ohm systems LLC. His passion for A/V lies in his love for sound, nature, movies, technology, and electricity. The total immersive experience in your home is now possible. Kevin feels strongly about having the opportunity to live every day anywhere you want to be in the convenience of you home, that is why he is in A/V.
Danielle is responsible for day-to-day office operations at Ohm. With a background in pedagogy and technology, Danielle is passionate about using audio/video systems to inform and educate.
Abigail grew up watching her dad start and grow Ohm Systems, so she was eager to officially join the team as the office assistant! She splits her time between working at Ohm and earning her B.S. in business from PSU, where she is currently a sophomore.