About

Digital Interiors Management

Ron RimawiRon RimawiPresident – With a degree in Industrial Engineering from Western Michigan University, Ron Rimawi brings experience in building up small businesses from start-up to mid-size, providing the operations and financial strengths necessary to take young companies and build the structure necessary to make them self-sustaining.

Prior to Digital Interiors, in 1986, Ron founded ACI Security and Fire Protection which specialized in design, sales and installation in security and fire detection systems. Recognizing the growing trend towards integration of residential electronics, Ron began looking for a partner in home automation.

J&M Labs quickly became one of Georgia’s fastest-growing privately-held manufacturing companies, being listed by Inc. as one of Georgia’s fastest-growing companies three years in a row!

George IdeGeorge Ide - Vice President - George has been involved in the home technology industry since 1992, and he brings over 20 years of experience in computers, telephones and software development to our company.

George is a past member of the Board of Directors of the Techhome division of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) and has been an invited speaker at many industry trade shows and events. He has presented at the Consumer Electronics Show, Southern Builder Show, the Atlanta Home show and the American Association of Housing Educators conference and has been a guest lecturer at the University of Georgia.

George is a Registered Outreach Instructor for the Custom Design and Installation Association (CEDIA) and holds the Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS) designation from NAHB. We’re lucky to have him as part of our team!

Mark HardyMark HardyVice President of Digital Interiors West - Mr. Hardy has been a part of the exciting and constantly changing Residential Systems Industry since 1997. In 1998 he joined forces with Digital Interiors, Inc. and has been an integral part in the business growth of the Company. Mr. Hardy has provided his expertise and skills in the areas of Accounting, Personnel Management, Project Management, and Sales/Customer Service.

Mr. Hardy has a degree in Computer Science with Information Systems from Austin Peay State University located in Clarksville, Tennessee.

Prior to becoming a part of the Residential Systems Industry, Mr. Hardy spent 3 years teaching Computer Science at the Junior College level. Mr. Hardy had 15 years of experience in the Computer Field, Software Implementation and Information Management, as well as Project Management. His experience at the Corporate level were in the Manufacturing and Printing Industries.

National Recognition & Industry Validation

Each year, the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), an international organization representing retailers, dealers and manufacturers, selects only the top five dealers in the world as finalists for various categories. We have been selected three times in the past two years in the categories of:

  • Dealer of the Year
  • Best bundled services
  • High end installation, over $200,000

Education plus Experience

We have the engineering degrees so you don’t need one to operate your system. Both principles have engineering degrees and continue to get industry specific training every year. With more than 10 years in business, Digital Interiors has the experience as well as the education to design your custom theater or whole home control system so it is reliable, easy to use and fun.  

Memberships:

  • Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association (CEDIA)
  • Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)
  • Former Member of the Board of Directors

Certifications:

  • Imaging Science Foundation (ISF) certified for video excellence
  • Home Audio Association Certified for audio excellence
  • Georgia Unrestricted Low Voltage Licensed
  • Five Star Dealer for HAI Security and Automation Systems
  • Crestron “Dealer of Distinction

Industry Participation:

  • Host of the annual Atlanta Housing Summit
  • Participants in ASO Dream House, Atlanta Magazine Dream Home
  • Published numerous feature articles in leading trade and consumer magazines
  • Regular speakers at industry events such as the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and the Atlanta Home Show

Operating Philosophies:

Service: Service is what separates a company from its competition. Always  provide services that are not presently available. We must provide service that exceeds our competition’s. Products are products, any of our competition can supply them.

Benchmark: Always be the benchmark for integrating new technology into our products and services while making sure they are useful, reliable, and easy to use.

Industry Association: Align ourselves with recognized names in the industry, whether they be companies, associations, other organizations or individuals each that are already well recognized in the industry.

Employee Involvement: Allow our employees to be a part of the business through ownership and business operations.

Fiscally Responsible: Maximize profits and remain financially sound so we can provide long term service to our customer base.

Products: Products are products, any of our competition can supply them.  We excel at engineering them into a working, cohesive seamless system.  We also are dealers for many fine product names that others cannot supply.