Sound Communications Names Darin Cooper as New President

(Grove City, OH) – Sound Communications announced that Darin Cooper, Systems Engineer and CTO, has been appointed as president effective immediately. He succeeds Garry Stephenson, founder, who is retiring after serving 30 years as president and CEO.

Stephenson will remain as CEO and an active member of the company’s board.

“We are delighted to have Darin bring his strategic leadership and industry expertise to the position,“ said Stephenson on behalf of the board. “Darin is a proven leader and a versatile innovator with a commitment to finding the best integration of network technology and equipment for each customer. He has learned the business from the ground up, immersing himself in the technology of our products as well as our installations. With that experience Darin has contributed greatly to the sales, design and configuration of our digital and audio recording system solutions.”

Cooper joined Sound Communications in 1998 and has committed a significant portion of his career to participating in the design of digital and audio recording products and software for the public safety, security and call center industries. Selected twice as the Solutions Engineer of the Year for Verint Systems, he is a requested national speaker for both public safety and call center user conferences.

Since joining Sound Communications, the company has experienced growth in both product offerings and clientele and has been recognized with numerous industry awards. Cooper is a graduate of the University of South Florida.

“Sound Communications will strive to remain on the leading edge of technology with new products and services for our clients. We are dedicated to providing significant contributions to the Public Safety industry with innovative solutions to record critical data for NextGen 911,” Cooper said. “We will also support the increasingly complex applications like Workforce Management and Speech Analytics and integrations with the VoIP infrastructure in Call Centers. The Security & Access Control areas of our business as well as Courtroom Recording are also positioned for expansion.”

Now with more than 35 employees, Sound Communications has grown in size and reputation. As a leader of integrated digital and audio recording systems, they have designed and installed more than 2,000 successful system implementations throughout the US.

To support their constant growth, Sound Communications is hiring qualified employees in their sales and service departments.

About Sound Communications Founded in 1983, Sound Communications designs, produces and installs cutting-edge digital video and call recording systems to leading companies throughout the US. These integrated systems provide advanced hardware, software and 24/7 technical expertise to corporation call centers, law enforcement and public safety agencies to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of call management and provide interactive and integrated communication enhancements, critical monitoring and recording capabilities. S

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