New York, NY (August 30, 2006)–SIA Acoustics has added two key staff members–Elizabeth Howard and Ben Jones. Howard will direct office operations and will assist in handling marketing and project management. She brings more than six years of administrative experience, and prior to joining SIA she worked as a project manager for a recording studio designer in Texas where she managed various aspects of the business.
Jones is a new addition to the consulting team at SIA Acoustics. He has many years of system design and drafting experience and has a wealth of related experience in a variety of theatrical crafts including technical direction, scenic design, and sound, lighting and rigging systems. Jones holds a BFA from Syracuse University, where he received the Arthur Storch Award for Design/Technical Theater.
Commenting on the additions, Sam Berkow, principal of SIA, said, “Ben and Elizabeth will add greatly to SIA’s core capabilities. Our project workload has continued to expand over recent months, and this made it imperative that we strengthen our staff. We are delighted to have been able to add such highly qualified people to our team.”