Written 2017-03-10 by Staci Walter

Diodato’s Operational Leadership Enables Herman to Scale and Grow its Technical Services Department

 TAMPA, FL., March 10, 2017 – Herman (www.HermanAVGroup.com), a leading provider of AV products, procurement services, and labor resources to systems integrators in the commercial AV and broadcast industries, announces the addition of Michael Diodato, as Senior Vice President of Technical Services, reporting to Chris Bianchet, President of Herman Integration Services.  Diodato will be responsible for the Engineering, CAD and Programming team, the new and growing Services department, as well as future expansion into new markets.

Diodato comes to Herman with 25+ years of experience leading people, departments, operations, and companies in the AV industry. Prior to joining Herman, Diodato worked at Labrador Technology in New York as the Executive VP and was the Regional VP for AVI-SPL, responsible for the successful operations in New York and Philadelphia before moving to Labrador Technology. 

“Our continued growth has positioned us to attract new talent and Mike brings with him the experience necessary to meet our strategic goals for 2017 and beyond,” said Chris Bianchet, President.  “His experience with leading teams and operations means we can better serve our clients while evaluating new service opportunities that will support our client’s growth as well.  We are excited that he has joined our team.”

“Chris and I worked together at AVI-SPL a few years ago, and we quickly learned that we had similar leadership styles and business acumen,” said Michael Diodato.  “More importantly, working together was fun, and the growth we experienced in revenue, profits, and team morale was incredible.  Catching lightning in a bottle again won’t necessarily be easy, but it will be fun and exciting.  And Tampa is the lighting capital of the world.”


About Herman

With two distinct and complementary divisions, Herman Pro AV and Herman Integration Services, Herman is the leading provider of AV products, procurement and supply chain solutions, and technical labor resources to systems integrators in the commercial AV industry. Systems integrators rely on Herman as a single resource for many of the products and services they depend on to successfully manage their projects. Celebrating 53 years in business, Herman has leveraged its industry experience to help integrators improve operational efficiencies and achieve cost savings related to the procurement and management of project materials and labor resources. Visit www.HermanAVGroup.com to learn more.