OUR MISSION Statement

Our mission is to build a lasting business relationship with every customer while providing them with the right solutions that will help each one operate more efficiently and be more profitable. We will guide each customer through the entire planning process helping them make educated decisions in designing a plan that works well now and far into the future. Our ultimate goals are for your complete satisfaction, gaining your long term, repeat business and all of your future referrals.

We are dedicated to providing continued support and training to customers.

Ray Hamilton, President/Operations Manager

Max Vidal, Project Manager

Ray Hamilton, Converging Networks, Inc., business phone systems
Max Vidal, Converging Networks, Inc., telecommunications
Ray Hamilton has over 25 years of experience in the telecommunication industry. His experience within the field includes large to SMB infrastructure design and implementation, telecom support coordination and project management. He manages Converging Networks Inc., a nationwide company with offices in South Carolina, Tampa and Fort Lauderdale and Panasonic Partners Nationwide. Ray is, and has been, a member of BICSI. In addition, he has been a RCDD (Registered Communication Distribution Designer) for the past 17 years and is certified in products from Leviton, Siemens and Ortronics. He is also certified on all top telecommunications systems including Panasonic, Lucent, Avaya, Samsung, Nortel, Mitel and NEC. Ray creates value-added services for his clients by optimizing voice, data and video networks and providing cost effective solutions to improve service and operations.

NOTABLE CLIENT LIST

  • Napa Auto Parts
  • US District Courts
  • WPB School Board
  • US Probation and Parole
  • Marriott Hotels
Max Vidal has over twenty years of experience in the telecommunication industry. His experience within the field includes telecom support, coordination and project management for corporate clients. He currently operates and manages the South Carolina office for Converging Networks, while simultaneously overseeing contractors nationwide with the installation and maintenance of telecommunication systems. Max is a certified specialist for all top telecommunications systems including Panasonic, Lucent, Avaya, Samsung, Nortel and Vodavi. He is also certified in products from leading brands such as Leviton, Siemens, Ortronics and Krone. Max creates value-added services for his clients by optimizing voice and data networks and providing cost effective solutions to improve service and operations.

NOTABLE CLIENT LIST

  • Napa Auto Parts
  • WabTec
  • NASA
  • Army/Navy Offices
  • Bank of America
  • Bank of Paris
  • Miami-Dade County Public Schools
  • Broward County Public Schools
  • Florida State Prisons and Corrections

 

Sandra - Controller, Converging Networks, Inc., business phone systems
Jeff - Project manager, Converging Networks, Inc., telecommunications
Sandra Coates is the Controller in our Fort Myers office. scoates@convergingnetworks.com
Sandra has more than 20 years’ experience in accounting as a Controller of multi-divisional service companies, large manufacturing facilities, owner-operator small businesses, to School  PTO treasurer.  Sandra has also owned her own financial consulting company.  Sandra graduated with honors from Northern Illinois University with a BS degree in Finance. 

Jeffrey Schneider, our new National Projects Manager, comes to CVN with over 20 years in the Telecommunications field. He has worked with many major business communications systems such as Avaya, Nortel, Comdial and Panasonic. Jeff previously managed the IP Telephony division of a major national Panasonic distributor and is one of the only Panasonic VOIP Certification trainers in the country. Jeff is one of the nation’s most highly trained technicians on Panasonic’s new NS series of Pure IP technology, and has been involved in the continuing development of that platform since its introduction to the US market.

Jeff also has extensive experience in the high-end home arena, having worked extensively in the development of communication systems specifically for that market. He has been a leading engineer of creative integration techniques and has helped develop such technologies such as the integration of communication systems into high-end control systems. He has worked with companies like Crestron and Savant, and teaches classes for integrators on how to turn their control devices into intercoms and telephones using SIP. Jeff has developed successful relationships with integrators and technicians all across the country, and has brought these accomplishments to Converging Networks. We are excited to have Jeff as part of the family. He will be working on projects all across the country, and is based out of our new Minnesota office. Jeff Schneider’s email address: jschneider@convergingnetworks.com