At CloudMIS we refer to ourselves as a technology integration company.
We proudly serve Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Wisconsin.
Brian and Ryan grew up in Bath, Brunswick, and Topsham Maine. We both pride ourselves on having a business locally rooted in our home in Midcoast Maine, while at the same time covering a large geographical area from Downeast Maine to Cape Cod Mass. We have offices located in Topsham, Maine as well as Framingham, Massachusetts.
As Audio / Video and Home Automation specialists, we specialize in everything from sales, consultation, design to implementation and support. If it is residential technology then we can handle it, and we carry many prestigious brands. With 19+ years of experience in both the AV and IT worlds we have the expertise to not only deliver a high end experience but we also offer exceptional service beyond the sale.
We use the same technology that we implement in our own business, and in our own homes, because we work with technology we truly believe in and are passionate about. Our goal is to bridge the divide for our clients and help them understand where technology can improve their every day. We take care of the hard parts and our clients get to enjoy the benefits of simplified technology through our experience.
President and Co-Owner
Brian worked in the IT industry for 19 years. Brian has a diverse background from years of consulting experience to managing National and International teams of professionals and Networks. His passion for technology and learning is never ending and Brian was an AV Enthusiast from an early age. Then in 2003 Brian met Ryan Thurston who introduced him to the Custom Installation world of AV and Home Automation.
Brian’s role is the development and growth of the organization. He also manages the Network of dealers and manages those vendor relations. Day to Day Brian is in the trenches doing Sales, Design, Installation and Support as well.
Brian enjoys his time with Family and Friends more than anything. He loves outdoor activities especially in his favorite place Acadia National Park. Since the age of 13 Brian grew up experiencing live music at small and large venues alike; all over the North East at iconic places such as The Rat, The Middle East Club, The Elvis Room, CBGBs, Coney Island High, The Ritz etc.
CEO and Co-Owner
Ryan has dedicated nearly half of his life to the audio/video industry. As an audiophile and having a great appreciation for music, he is able to lend a skilled listening ear when choosing the perfect sound system.
With 15+ years of industry experience followed with numerous design, installation and programming certifications from top industry companies, Ryan will make sure the bases are covered when planning and managing the logistics of your project.
Outside of the industry, Ryan can be found taking part in anything adventurous ranging from jet skiing the waters of Maine to winter mountaineering atop the presidential range.
Nancy-Grace brings over 10 years experience in administrative duties and customer service to the team. She also has a lifelong passion of studying and performing music. She has a diverse repertoire ranging from jazz to opera and has performed in opera and musical theatre productions, cabarets, oratorios, and masterclasses throughout Maine, Boston, and New York City.
She studied voice and opera at The USM School of Music and The Boston Conservatory and is currently auditioning for prestigious opera companies across the USA.
Field Operations Manager
Mike worked in the landscaping industry for 18 years where he managed crews, designed, installed and maintained properties. Mike has a passion for tech and now Mike has entered into the AV industry as an installer at CloudMIS. Mike’s work ethic and drive are unparalleled and as part of the CloudMIS team he will do whatever it takes to make sure that you are satisfied with our services. He enjoys taking your ideas and turning them into reality. Mike has fun working with what he refers to as the “OUTSTANDING TEAM at CLOUDMIS”, who he also considers family. Mike loves all aspects of his job doing design, installation, and service. Outside of work Mike enjoys spending time with family, fishing, golfing and snowmobiling. Mike loves what we do at CloudMIS and hopes you love what we can do for you as well.
Midwest Branch Manager
Benjamin has over 20yrs. experience managing sales and customer service. He has excellent people skills and is always eager to listen and help with anything the customer wants. Known for having an eye for presentation, Benjamin can visualize and convey what the final project will look like. With his knack for thinking outside the box, he is able to bring fresh ideas to the ever changing technology world.
Benjamin is excited to bring his experience to CloudMIS. As a Audiophile/Movie Fanatic with a long-time passion for the A/V Industry, Benjamin wants to bring his love of live music and Box Office Hits from the theater to the comfort of your home.
Outside of work, Benjamin enjoys his time with family and friends. Hiking outdoors, sitting around a campfire, or having an Old Fashioned while a record spins on the turntable...just being with good company takes away life's stress.
Sales / Installation
Brandon has always had a passion for customer service. Starting at 16 he worked for in AV Retail Sales and developed a love for all technology. Since then he has developed through years of sales and managerial training to be able to thrive in any situation. He can be comfortable with anyone and lives with a sense of humor that brings life to any room. He loves creating solutions for people and seeing their reactions to the final outcome.
Brandon has a love for music and movies and cannot go a day without either. Spending most his life in a movie theater, behind a drum kit, or listening to music, Brandon has a great ear for what should be heard, and how it should be heard.
In his free time Brandon enjoys playing softball, darts, golf, movies and music, and spending time with friends, family, and his new wife Kaitlin. His favorite place on earth is Acadia National Park and visits whenever he can.
Project Manager / Sales Lead
Steve has over 30 years experience in the construction industry, building and project managing custom homes, as well as creating custom cabinetry, woodwork and art. Attention to detail and customer satisfaction are his top priorities. Steve has a passion for home theaters and bringing the cinema experience home and has entered the AV industry to provide clients with the best possible home entertainment experience.
As Project Manager/Sales Lead for the company, Steve is able to apply his years of building knowledge to your project, including new construction and renovations. Presenting clients with options, finding the right fit, and turning it into reality is his specialty.
When not in front of his home theater playing Mario Kart Wii with his girls, Steve enjoys camping, hiking, fishing, and building sets for his wife's middle school drama club. He can be often heard saying, “What movie do you want to watch?”