Why VCA

Leadership Team

Meet the Leaders Driving World-Class Innovation and Strategy

Al Berlin

Founder & CEO

Our management team is guided by the principles and values established by Al Berlin when he founded Video Corporation of America in 1972, a decade after serving his country as a helicopter pilot and working in manufacturing and operational roles with several Fortune 500 corporations. Under his leadership, VCA grew from a three-person organization into an award-winning firm and one of the top systems integration companies in the country. Al established a foundation of hard work, open and honest dealing with clients, vendors, and employees, which are values that continue to guide the company today.

David M. Berlin

President

Joining VCA in 1987, Dave Berlin combined his IT background with Fortune 500 experience to move the company into many new technologies and the largescale systems integration business. His passion for technology has led VCA to many firsts in the industry, perhaps most notably as one of the first companies to embrace the personal computer for image capture, animation and video editing. Dave’s passion for building cutting edge, rock-solid reliable technology solutions has kept the company at the forefront of the market.

Craig Tepke

Vice President of Engineered Solutions

Craig joined VCA in 1997, helping to build a world class engineering and installation services group. As Vice President of Engineered Solutions, Craig is responsible for pre-sale engineering and design, project engineering and management of all AV, post, and broadcast systems. Craig and his team take great pride in designing and building systems that are serviceable and create a high return on investment.

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Pat Balestrieri

Vice President of Finance and Operations

Vice President of Finance and Operations
Pat earned a BBA from Pace University and two MBA’s from St. John’s University in accounting and finance. He received his CPA license in 1994, and he joined VCA in 2003 as Controller. His “get it done’ approach has helped VCA achieve cost savings and efficiency goals never thought attainable. Pat was promoted to his current position in 2011, adding fabrication to his responsibilities of accounting, finance, warehouse, purchasing and front-end operational aspects. In his free time, Pat teaches business and management courses to working adults seeking degrees.

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Tom Bigliani

Vice President of Sales

Tom Bigliani joined the VCA team in 2014 after holding key sales management positions at industry-leading AV solutions providers for over a decade. Tom is a proven sales leader who has developed, realigned and refocused large scale global direct and overlay sales teams. In his role as Vice President of Sales, Tom is responsible for the continued growth, geographic expansion and strategic direction of the VCA sales team. He brings a particular focus on insight selling in the constantly evolving AV integration and Unified Communications marketspace. Tom is an active member of various local sales networking groups and youth sports initiatives.

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Rich Wilkins

Vice President of Technical Operations

Rich came to VCA in 2016 with over 20 years of professional AV experience, with expertise working on large and complex projects for global Fortune 100 companies from various perspectives—as a contractor, design consultant and end user. Additionally, Rich brought a deep commitment to project execution through processes, and immediately worked to improve and establish new standards for technical operations. Rich is responsible for all aspects of project execution including Project Management, Installation, Fabrication and Testing and Verification. He excels in risk analysis and mitigation, as well as standards-based, large-phased building projects. Rich has a degree in Telecommunications Management, as well as several industry certifications including AVIXA CTS-D, AQAV CQD and CQT and PMI PMP.

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Bill McClain

Vice President of Sales, Southeast

Bill McClain joined VCA in 2015 with the responsibility of opening up the Southeast market. Prior to VCA, Bill held numerous regional and sales leadership positions in the AV integration and Unified Communications space. Over the past 20 years, Bill has consistently driven his organizations to exceed revenue plans by focusing on the needs of the customer. Bill continues to expand the footprint of VCA in the Southeast by leveraging his past sales strategies while exceeding customer’s expectations. Bill graduated from The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina with a degree in business.

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