Gavin is a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) with over a decade of experience in innovative technical projects. He has experience in museums, AV, IT, systems integration, construction, film production, and app and exhibit UX/UI design. Signature accomplishments include being owners representative and technical project manager for two new building construction projects, successfully managing multiple system integrations projects with year-long durations, leading an international technology professionals’ group, creating an interactive LED lighting and projection mapping display, founding and managing his own nonprofit as executive director, and producing a feature film.
During his 10-year tenure in museum organizations, he joined committees and gave presentations for the Museum Computer Network and became the leader of the American Public Gardens Association’s Technology and Innovation Professional Section, serving for 2 years as Vice-chair before being elected Chair. This organization brought together technology professionals from over 600 organizations throughout the US, Mexico, and Canada. In this role he crafted and promoted IT best practices and organizational development for digital success, and launched an association-wide corporate partnership to test and rollout a global plant identification app.
In 2019, Gavin joined LINX, a nation-wide technology integrator headquartered in Denver, CO. Within his first few months at the company, he was assigned one of the company’s largest projects. He regularly manages multiple complex projects with $1M+ budgets, focusing on AV integration for new construction, office renovations, and exhibition spaces. He directs large teams of technicians and field engineers, and orchestrates the process of multidisciplinary teams including programming, engineering, and production departments.
Over the last 5 years at LINX and Denver Botanic Gardens, he has focused his organizational leadership work on process improvement. He proposed and developed the first Project Management Office (PMO) at both organizations and adapted Agile methodology for exhibit and engineering design teams.
He has a B.A. in Film Production and extensive nonprofit management experience as founder and executive director of Empowerment Arts, a nonprofit that produces narrative films for cultural and educational influence. He was also the producer and director of the organization’s award-winning feature film, “A Paper Tiger Burns” filmed in Colombia, South America and USA locations.