At CED, we have qualified personnel that can overcome any design issues that may arise.  Our experience in AV production provides us with a full understanding of the production process, which allows for more innovation designs and ensuring optimal display resolution.


Tim Creed, CTS-D - Senior Design Engineer, Partner

Education - Electrical Engineering program at the University of Louisville

CTS-D Certification from InfoComm International


Tim was awarded CTS-D (Certified Technology Specialist-Designer) certification in 1999, the highest of level of technical certification offered by the International Communications Industry Association. The CTS-D designation certifies expert competence in the areas of system design, facility design, ergonomics, ADA compliance, acoustics, projection and optics.  He is renowned for his problem-solving skills and engineering ability in the development phase of every project, where he routinely finds creative, practical solutions that transform his clients’ ideas into reality. He has designed and installed a multitude of small and large-scale audio/video systems for high-profile exhibits and environmental media spaces nationally.


Tim is also a founding partner of Audiovisions, Inc., a post-production facility created in 1981 which specializes in media content for the museum industry. Tim was a principal electronic media specialist for Audiovisions prior to founding CED, Inc. in 1991.


Mandie Clark, CTS, EIT, MBA - AV Design & Lead Project Engineer

Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Kentucky

MBA from the University of Kentucky

EIT Designation from  NCEES

CTS Certification from InfoComm International

HARMAN Certified AMX Programmer, Designer and Installer


As the Lead Project Engineer of Communications Electronic Design (CED), Mandie is responsible for translating system design in to schematic documentation for the purposes of “as built” delivery to the end-user, system integrity, quality control, and proper hardware identification and acquisition.  Mandie is also a certified AMX programmer, and her expertise in control system design and implementation along with the implementation of the latest handheld control technology, places her among the most qualified in our industry.


Throughout her career implementing large audio systems in museum spaces, Mandie has developed the CED Audio Server – a combination of Richmond Sound Design’s SoundMan Server, audio routing components, and custom AMX programming – that allows the museum industry to use visitor sensors to control audio levels throughout the space.  In addition to the front-end design and installation of these projects, Mandie manages the maintenance and troubleshooting of previous installations.

Bob Ernspiker - Managing Partner

Bob's career in music and AV production spans 35 years. He is an award-winning principal video editor and sound designer, specializing in 360 Theater and surround sound environments. As the founding partner of Audiovisions, Inc., he also complements CED's aesthetic approach to system design through his perspective as an electronic media production specialist.

Darrell Smith, BA, MAT - Project Coordinator

Bachelors of Art in Fine Art from the University of Louisvile

MAT from the University of Louisville


Darrell Smith has come back to work for CED after teaching art/design/broadcast engineering at Ballard High School in Louisville, Kentucky for over a decade. After managing over 2000 students in their artistic and broadcasting endeavors he is well prepared to assist CED in the successful organization and completion of the multifaceted audio/video projects that have made this company so sought after by museum designers across the country.

Cameron Milby - Senior Engineering Technician

Cameron's duties include custom installation solutions, shop fabrication and field services. He is also certified at the bench-level for numerous AV equipment manufacturers.

Kyle Franklin - Installation Technician

1014 E Broadway

Louisville, KY 40204

(502) 584-0816