About the Home Technology Association

A team of veteran industry professionals have come together to create the HTA Certification standards. The HTA's Board of Advisors have vast experience in working with homeowners, the design and build trades, and with the home technology dealer industry. They have distilled their experience into a set of time-tested company metrics that historically lead to successful projects.

Board of advisors

John Clancy

Vice President, Residential
Crestron Electronics

Tom Doherty

Director, New Technology
Initiatives - HTSA

Gretchen Gilbertson

Co-founder, CEO

Noah Kaplan

Founder and President
Leon Speakers

Jason Knott

CE Pro

Angie Larson

Sr. VP of Customer Operations
Savant Systems

Jason Sloan

Chief Sales Officer

Frank Sterns

Vice President AV Specialty/CI
Sound United

David Weinstein

Vice President Residential Sales
Lutron Electronics


Jeff Bassetti

Director of Member Success

Tara Ferry


Erin Holland

Certification Coordinator

Casey Meserve

Marketing Coordinator