“The Excel AV Group dream team, over 70 years of combined AVL experience.”
Our people is what makes Excel AV Group a great company for our customers.
Each of us has years of experience we draw on for our clients. As our customer you are trusting us to do great work for you and that means a lot to us.
The bigger the challenge the more excited we get to solve a problem or create something new and amazing.
Kevin Crow, President
As a child, Kevin fondly remembers building things such as Legos and complex puzzles. You could say he was destined for the AV business, where the integration of sound, video and lighting systems come together. Kevin has been an active part of the AV industry for the past 23 years. Now as President of Excel AV Group he is committed to accomplishing the Excel mission of designing and installing great AV systems with excellence.
For hobbies, Kevin plays guitar, drums, and is also a former music leader in his church. He enjoys cooking and is known by a select few for making some of the meanest chili on the planet.
Grant Kluempke, Vice President, Operations
Grant directly manages the design engineers, project managers, and technicians for Excel AV Group. He brings extensive field experience and a true passion for the sound, video & lighting industry. Grant also provides system commissioning, DSP configuration and client training.
Grant has always blended his passion for music and business; playing in a band, studio recording, mixing live sound and receiving both his Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from St. Cloud State University and an AAS in Recording Technology from McNally Smith College of Music.
Outside of work, Grant enjoys spending time with his family and friends on the lake in the summer, hunting in the fall and on his snowmobile or snowboard in the winter.
Brian Olson, Project Manager
Early in life, Brian showed a strong interest in how things work and a love for music. At age 14 Brian began figuring out sound systems. From there he learned more about video and lighting systems through high school. After high school Brian attended the Institute of Production and Recording (IPR) where he attained an associates of Applied Science Degree in Audio Engineering and Production. Since starting work in integration Brian has worked with many different clients including professional sports teams, hotels, casinos, hospitals and churches. In his spare time Brian enjoys being involved in worship teams, spending time with family and building/playing guitars.
(Not pictured – Excel AV Group technicians and accounting)