Experts in Cutting-Edge Technology Solutions

Our team and the services we provide define our firm. We take pride in delivering a first class client experience.

Life is Complicated


Technology Shouldn’t Be

As our name implies, at simpleHome we keep it simple. Whether it is very basic gear, such as a few Bluesound or Sonos WiFi speakers and some Ecobee or Nest thermostats or a fully automated luxury home with Circadian lighting and motorized shades, our focus is reliability and ease of use.

SimpleHome is committed to enhancing your quality of life with functional, reliable and easy-to-use smart home technology. We are veterans in the business who have lived through the formative years and arrived at a point of knowing what’s needed and how to make it hassle-free. We are product agnostic and have access to hundreds of proven informed design, world class integration and unparalleled service.

Turning your beautiful home into a smart space starts with choosing the right technology. Through our expert consultation, you will discover the latest in home automation technology as well as gain valuable insights into the way you live, work, and enjoy your smart spaces. We educate with a gentle touch.
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Brad Smith

CEO
Brad Smith, Co-Owner of Simplehome, has over 40 years in Consumer Electronics, having operated the longest running custom home electronics business in the Boston area and been actively involved in two national associations, the Custom Electronics Design & Installation Association (CEDIA) and the Home Technology Specialists of America (HTSA). He known for his superb Customer Relationship skills and focus on the downstream service relationship with his customers. He is a Certified Outreach Instructor. On a personal level, Brad skis, hikes and flyfishes at his weekend home in the Berkshires, has volunteered in a soup kitchen for 30 years and is a member of the Knighthood of Port Wine.

Greg Brett

COO
Gregory Brett is the CEO and co-founder of SimpleHome, a smart home technology company committed to turning a beautiful space into a smart home in collaboration with the top designers and architects in the area. Greg brings a broad set of technical and business skills he has developed with more than 30 years in the industry while running Sounds Good. Most notably his achievements with two of the largest electronic retailers led to the consulting and launch of Firedog. He created a national, scalable 3rd party integration platforms for the electronic retail industry in the US. This success soon followed him to Western Europe as a consultant for Eldorado, LLC, launching HiTechnics, the largest consumer electronics service platform in Russia.

Gregory is an industry leader and widely respected, successful entrepreneur running multiple business platforms and is now sharing his passion in smart home technologies through SimpleHome designed to deliver to the best possible experience for all your automation needs with luxury brands in mind.

Tara Pavia

Marketing Director

Tara has over 20 years’ experience in Design, Marketing and Sales. She is a seasoned and effective marketing leader with strengths in product management, and brand development. Tara is a personable communicator and is successful in building long term relationships and partnerships. As a creative thinker she is passionate about delivering meaningful value to every customer. Tara is a certified Hunter Douglas consultant, and believes each space should improve functionality, beauty, and comfort while utilizing natural light. Tara enjoys getting to know her clients, creating designs that reflects everyone’s uniqueness and style and watching them come to life in each home from start to finish. Tara believes smart home technology provides clients with peace of mind and a healthier lifestyle to do the things they love.


BOB RIDDLE

Vice President Design and Engineering
Bob is a 32+ year industry veteran and a technologist at heart, his passion derived from years spent running successful A/V business. With a proven track record of leading high-performance teams, driving sales, and creating engineered focused designs - all with the goal of simplifying the process and delivering exceptional service to the client throughout the project milestones. Bob has a deep understanding of what’s involved on a daily bases and stives to keep all stakeholder aligned throughout the process. To deliver at the highest level takes experience, Bob has held roles with some of the area’s best companies and even owned a few along the way. He has grown through the ranks naturally and held positions as Director of Sales, Sales Manager, Senior Systems Designer, Programmer, and Field Technician. These experiences set the foundation and guiding principles on how to deliver world - class projects over the years. More recently he has been task with running the day-to-day operations at Audio Video Design (now simpleHome) since 2015.

Bob lives in the Metro-West suburbs with his wife, college bound daughter, and two Puggle dogs. If not playing with the latest tech, Bob has a passion for certain German cars and you will often find him out cruising the sunny day away with the top down.

Awards

  • CEDIA Awards: Best Integrated Home
  • CE Pro Magazine: 20XX CE Pro 100
  • CEDIA Awards: Best Residential System under $250k
  • CE Pro: Best Media Room ($50k -$100K)
  • CEDIA Awards: Best Hidden Installation
  • CEDIA Awards: Best Home Theater under $100k
  • CEDIA Awards: Best Special Project
  • CEDIA Awards: Best Documentation

Credentials

  • Crestron Digital Media Certified – 4K
  • Crestron Gold Certified Programmer
  • Crestron Silver Certified Programmer
  • Crestron Master Programmer
  • Lutron RadioRA2 L1 Certification
  • Lutron Residential Shades Qualification
  • CTS — Certified Technology Specialist
  • CTS – D
  • THX Certified Integrators
  • Certified NEST Installer
  • Savant- Programmer Certified
  • Ruckus WISE Certified
  • Cisco Certified Technician
  • Polycom Video Certified
  • ISF Imaging and Science Foundation
  • CEDIA Certified Installer
  • CEDIA Certified Designer

Industry Memberships

  • CEDIA Member
  • InfoComm Member
  • CEA Member
  • NECA Member
  • SIA Member
  • AIA Member
  • ASID Member
  • IIDA Member
  • NAHB Member