James Butler is the Systems Integration Manager of CSD Group, Inc. a nationally recognized, award winning design/build AVL firm. CSD specializes in Houses of Worship with complete solutions for sound, video, performance lighting and acoustics. From design through installation, CSD provides a superior customer experience for clients throughout the United States.
James grew up in Ohio where he graduated high school and studied business at Ohio State University and The University of Toledo. He left the University when opportunities arose to raise his family and work for Custom Sound Designs, Inc.
James has been with CSD Group, Inc. for over 13 years working on projects across the United States. Initially serving as an installation technician and then as a lead installer, James spent much of his time on the road working hands on with the hardware and software that make up CSD’s integrated Audio, Video, and Lighting systems.
James uses this experience and knowledge on a daily basis as he currently creates the technical drawings and designs for all projects. In his role as Systems Integration Manager he serves as a liaison between CSD Project Managers and architects, builders and electricians, ensuring that every design is implemented according to its intent.
Mr. Butler is married with two young daughters. He enjoys time at home with his family. He is an avid outdoorsman, spending his available time target shooting, fishing, boating, hunting and woodworking.
Accomplishments (Job Related):
For 10+ years James has played a key role in a vast majority of CSD projects. From the smallest, simplest projects to the largest, most complex challenges – James’ work ethic is appreciated by all he works with.
James is an outdoors man, enjoys snowboarding, shooting sports, woodworking, and bow hunting.
Strange Fact/Personal Quirk:
James is so laid back and easy going that he doesn’t have any quirks, which, in itself is a quirk.