About AVL

AVL is the leading systems integration firm in the British Virgin Islands. Operating out of Wickhams Cay II on Tortola, we design, install and maintain custom audio, video, lighting, network, and automation systems.

Established in 2010, AVL has a team of 20 highly trained technicians, engineers and support staff who work on a wide range of residential, business and resort projects across the region.

Our client list includes some of the most exclusive private islands, resorts and luxurious villas in the Caribbean.

AVL’s mission is to integrate the simplest and most reliable solution into any project, whilst respecting the architecture and interior design

MEET OUR TEAM

Rusty

Rusty is the owner and fearless leader of AVL. Originally called…

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Rusty is the owner and fearless leader of AVL. Originally called “Think Simple”, Rusty created the company in 2010 with a staff of just three! Rusty primarily focuses on Technical Sales but is involved in all aspects of the business and splits his time between the AVL office and on-site. His passions are all things technology and with constant training, networking and research, he stays updated on the latest trends and products in the AV, lighting and networking worlds.

Kate

Kate is Rusty’s wife of nearly 20 years, and in her role of Director…

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Kate is Rusty’s wife of nearly 20 years, and in her role of Director, she oversees the financial and logistical aspect of AVL. As a previous business owner of a successful retail store for ten years, Kate learned valuable skills in running a company. From profit analysis to procedural efficiency, Kate is always looking at the big picture to make the most of every facet of the company. She arrived as a teenager in the BVI with her parents on a boat in 1995, and has never left! Her and Rusty have worked side by side for most of their lives together and enjoy raising their two teenaged sons in paradise!

Juma

Juma is the longest standing member of the AVL team…

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Juma is the longest standing member of the AVL team and has an unrivaled knowledge of all our ongoing projects and resources. He expertly manages the technicians in the field to maximize productivity and to ensure our projects complete on time. Hailing from St. Vincent, Juma arrived in the BVI in 2000 and lives on Tortola with his wife and two children.

Lvella

Lvella is the Boss of the Money! Since joining our team in 2016…

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Lvella is the Boss of the Money! Since joining our team in 2016, she has been responsible for managing clients’ accounts, financial reporting, payroll, keeping the staff in check AND happy. Graduating top of her class in June 2011, Lvella holds an Associates Degree in Science, Business Adminstration -Accounting and is currently a Student Accountant with ACCA. With over 18 yrs working experience in the accounting field, she boasts a strong character of integrity and fairness which are evidently deployed in her everyday dealings at AVL Ltd. Outside of the 9-5, Lvella is a mom of four and enjoys listening to all genres of music, cooking and going to the beach. She is also the proud owner of her own small business providing bookkeeping and payroll services. She aspires to an early retirement and to travel the world!

Chris

Chris joined the AVL team in 2016 and is our programming guru…

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Chris joined the AVL team in 2016 and is our programming guru. He brings his specialist skills and over 20 years of experience in the industry to AVL, programming our bespoke lighting, shade and AV designs. Originally from Colorado, Chris traded the mountains for the islands to enjoy the fishing, SCUBA diving and laid-back lifestyle the BVI has to offer.

Nicole

Nicole is a key member of the office and admin team…

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Nicole is a key member of the office and admin team, keeping the cogs moving behind the scenes. Originally from the UK, where she worked as a high-level PA for over 17 years, Nicole arrived in the BVI in 2018 and is making the most of living in the Caribbean. She has already completed her beginner Powerboat, sailing, and PADI Scuba Diving. Next is kite surfing!

Philbert

Philbert joined AVL in 2018, following his brother, Kimbert…

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Philbert joined AVL in 2018, following his brother, Kimbert, who has been part of the team for over five years. A St. Lucia native, Philbert assists with inventory management and receiving shipments in our warehouse. He can also be found in the field, assisting with our AV and data projects.