Scott Goodwin, RCDD, CTS, oversees all aspects of the Technology Services division of LMI. A multi-talented professional who can take a project from sales, engineering and design through to management of the final installation, Scott is an apt candidate to lead the technology team.
Scott's direct involvement includes customer relations, project proposals, sales team direction and low-voltage system oversight. Scott also takes a hand in low-voltage system design for special projects.
Scott, who began his career at LMI in 1988 as a part-time field installation technician, has worked for LMI full time since January 1993. He has held an Unrestricted Low-Voltage license (GA) since 1994. In 1997, he became one of the youngest professionals to earn the RCDD (Registered Communications Distribution Designer) designation, a certification he has maintained through continuing education ever since.
In 2010, Scott became a CTS (Certified Technology Specialist) for the Audio Visual industry. Scott is a Cedia Certified Professional, and is certified with Polycom, Crestron, Control4, Extron, Blonder Tongue, Valcom, Panduit, Mohawk, Hubbell, Belden, Fluke and Leviton.
Scott, and his two sons stay active playing sports. He plays on three soccer teams and coaches and trains his son's soccer and football teams. (Scott carries a national soccer trainer's license.) He also enjoys golf, water sports and off-road activities. He occasionally finds time to compete in Grand National Cross Country races.
Bobby R. Thompson—President, Electrical Division
Bobby Thompson oversees all aspects of the Electrical division of LMI. In this position, he is responsible for managing the electrical construction and service teams. He also manages the financial and business affairs for LMI's entire operation.
Bobby, who is a licensed Master Electrician (GA) and non-restricted Electrical Contractor (GA), has 22 years of experience in the electrical industry. He started his career with LMI as an estimator in 1989. That year, Bobby also graduated from Georgia Southern University with a Bachelor of Science in Technology.
When he is not busy running the corporate end of LMI, Bobby spends time with his wife and three children. For relaxation, Bobby plays golf and goes fishing. However, he especially enjoys working with his children to help them develop their abilities in recreational league sports.
Joe Sullivan—Vice President of Operations and Construction
With 35 years of experience in the electrical industry, Joe Sullivan oversees both the daily operations and the construction aspects of LMI's business, keeping the company moving forward at a steady pace. In that capacity, he acts as the connector between the business development and business performance sides of the company.
He ensures daily operations and ongoing projects not only run smoothly, but also that work is handled professionally, responsibly and in compliance with both customer needs and government regulations.
Prior to joining LMI, Joe worked for Lade Electric Supply in the Warehouse-Delivery department. He joined LMI in 1979 and has spent the majority of his career at the company, honing the practical organizational skills that serve him well today.
In his private life, Joe says his three children are his hobbies and special interests. He and his children enjoy the neighborhood, local parks and church together, time he uses to stay connected with his kids and help them grow into productive adults.
Kenneth N. Colson—Vice President of Sales and Engineering
With more than 30 years of technology experience, Ken Colson has been involved with many of the most significant developments in the industry. His broad-based skill and knowledge dovetail perfectly with his position, in which he oversees the sales, marketing, engineering and vendor relations activities of LMI Systems, Inc.'s Technology Group.
Prior to joining LMI, Ken was the president of E.M.M. Group Incorporated, a manufacturer's representative and distribution firm, but it's his work with technology leaders Sony, Memorex and Hitachi that so perfectly positioned him to lead his teams today.
Ken is a recipient of the Circle of Achievement (Memorex), Samurai Award (Hitachi) and High Roller (AMX) awards for outstanding sales achievement and way named "Representative of the Year" by AMX, Liberty, Lifesize and Tandberg.
The Dale Carnegie Institute-trained leader is also a past board member of InfoComm and past chairman of the association's Independent Representatives Council.
When he's not helping build LMI Systems, Inc.'s expanded business divisions, he enjoys golf, tennis and skiing—or just unwinding at the lake with his wife Kim and five children.
Robert D. Goodwin—Chairman/CEO
Robert “Bobby” Goodwin is Chairman and CEO of LMI, holding executive responsibility for the company’s consulting efforts. Since 1970, Goodwin has worked not only to build the reputation and client roster for his company, but also to empower other employees to be part of the solution and success of LMI. "I try to be a good listener," Bobby says.
Bobby has 41 years of experience in the electrical industry and holds a Master Electrical License (GA). Prior to acquiring LMI, Bobby served as a US Air Force Aircraft Instrument Repair Specialist (1966-1970).
In his spare time, Bobby enjoys working at his church, playing golf and spending time with his wife, four children and seven grandchildren. He says one of his greatest joys is watching his grandchildren grow and become who they are.