SmartSource® Computer & Audio Visual Rentals ("SmartSource," Hauppauge, NY, www.smartsourcerentals.com), one of the nation's leading providers of computer, audio visual (AV) and technology solutions for businesses and events, announced the appointment of Marty Fuchs as Solutions Architect. Fuchs will be based in SmartSource's Orlando, Florida location. He will be responsible for providing technical and customer service expertise for audio visual solution installations and working closely with the sales team to prepare RFPs. Fuchs brings extensive experience across key disciplines of audio visual and technology management, design and operations; project management; logistics management and operations; event management; and facility management and design. He will report to John Cuthbertson, Manager, Solutions Architect Group.
"Marty will be a great asset to the SmartSource Solutions Architect Group," said Cuthbertson. "His deep audio visual experience and vast skills across broad technologies from diverse software solutions to heavy equipment will make him a strong resource to our Solutions Architect team as they work on client projects."
Marty last worked as a freelance Production Manager, Stage Manager and Technical Director managing and coordinating corporate meetings and special events including: general sessions, break-out meetings, product launches, press events and themed parties. Among the events that he has been involved with were: the Siemens Smart Grid Tour, Bentley Automobile GTC USA Tour, ShowEast, Meredith Publishing Annual Meeting with President and Mrs. Bush, and Florida Hospital's 100th Anniversary. Other clients have included Walt Disney World, Good Morning America, Daytona Speedway, Bayer Pharmaceutical, George Bush, Sr. and the National Association of Workforce Boards. He has also managed audio visual equipment for a wide variety of leading entertainment acts from The Beach Boys and Rod Stewart to Howie Mandel and George Burns.
Prior to his over 12 years as a freelancer, Fuchs served as the Director of Event Technology with PSAV at Disney's Contemporary Resort where he managed all of the hotel's audio visual services.
Fuchs's technical skills include advanced computer and networking, AutoCAD/Vectorworks and audience response systems, as well as training in advanced Laser and Pyro through the Walt Disney Company and advanced rigging classes through Donovan & Glerum.
Fuchs's hometown is Wappingers Falls, NY and he now resides in Clermont, FL.
SmartSource® Computer & Audio Visual Rentals is the trusted expert in technology solutions for businesses and events and maintains the largest national footprint in the computer and audio visual rental space. SmartSource is widely recognized for its breadth and depth of offerings and seamless systems integration for even the most complex temporary installations. By leveraging high performance IT, AV, and the latest interactive technologies, SmartSource solutions help marketers effectively convey and distill their brand messages. SmartSource has fully-staffed and equipped branch offices in 20 major metropolitan markets. Founded in 1984 as Rent-a-PC, the company was the pioneer market maker in technology rentals.