MATTHEW O’REILLY, CHAIRMAN & CEO
In March 2002, Mr. O’Reilly co-founded TRITECH and is a corporate officer serving as the company’s chairman of the board and chief executive. From 1997 – 2002 Mr. O’Reilly was Vice President of Marketing and Corporate Development for General Semiconductor Corporation, a $500 million NYSE listed global semiconductor manufacturing company. From 1988 – 1996 Mr. O’Reilly held several marketing, sales and corporate development positions of increasing responsibility within General Instrument Corporation, a $3 billion global technology systems conglomerate.
Mr. O’Reilly is a 1988 graduate of Stony Brook University where he earned an engineering degree.
JOSEPH MELFA, PRESIDENT, AUDIO-VISUAL DIVISION
Mr. Melfa is a corporate officer managing the company’s audio visual division which comprises systems integration, video conferencing, court technology, streaming, distance learning and digital signage systems. From 2001 – 2006 Mr. Melfa was Vice President of Operations for ACE Communications, an audio visual systems integrator acquired by TRITECH in April 2006. From 1996 – 2001 Mr. Melfa was Director of Project Engineering and Management for ACE Communications. From 1988 – 1996 Mr. Melfa was Manager of Field Operations for Audio Command Systems, a residential audio visual systems integrator.
Mr. Melfa is a 1987 graduate of The Suburban Technical School where he earned a degree in Electronic Technology and a 1985 graduate of Nassau Community College. Mr. Melfa is a Certified Technology Specialist and member of ICIA and Infocomm International, professional organizations that support the audio visual industry.
EDWARD DOUGHERTY, PRESIDENT, COMMUNICATIONS DIVISION
Mr. Dougherty is a corporate officer managing the company’s Communications division which comprises mission critical, structured cabling, distributed antennae systems, wireless systems and sound-masking systems. From 1996 – 2004 Mr. Dougherty was Vice President of PEM Electrical Corp. an electrical / low voltage contractor. From 1992 – 1996 Mr. Dougherty was a project manager for PEM Electrical Corp.
Mr. Dougherty is a 1992 Graduate of the University of Tampa where he earned a Business Management degree.
WILLIAM EHLINGER, PRESIDENT, SECURITY SYSTEMS DIVISION
Mr. Ehlinger is a corporate officer managing the company’s Security Systems division which comprises systems integration of access control, video management, intrusion detection and intercom systems. From 2010 – 2017, Mr. Ehlinger managed a global integration team at IBM focused on hybrid cloud technology and strategies to enable smarter cities. From 1999 – 2010, Mr. Ehlinger was SVP Sales and Marketing for ServiceSPAN, a software integrator for communications and healthcare industries, while also serving as a board member on several national/international industry associations. From 1984 – 1999 Mr. Ehlinger held various management positions in operations and product development for New York Telephone.
Mr. Ehlinger received his MBA from Dowling College in 1999.
MARK VITT, VICE PRESIDENT
Mr. Vitt is a corporate officer managing the company’s Sales, Marketing and Corporate Development teams. Mr. Vitt continues to develop innovative product & service offerings through organic product development, strategic partnerships and M&A. From 2000 – 2013 Mr. Vitt held GM and executive management positions with two global systems integration firms. From 1990 – 2000 Mr. Vitt provided video production services for CBS Hollywood, Paramount Pictures and Warner Brothers. He is the recipient of two Emmy awards.
Mr. Vitt received his MBA from Boston University in 2000.
CHRISTIAN SCHACHINGER, VICE PRESIDENT, FINANCE and ADMINISTRATION
Mr. Schachinger is a corporate officer managing the company’s finance, accounting, tax, legal and human resources functions. From 2004 – 2006 Mr. Schachinger was the Controller for ACE Communications, an audio visual systems integrator acquired by TRITECH in April 2006. From 1998 – 2005 Mr. Schachinger was the Controller for Lufthansa German Airlines, Northeast USA region, a leading international airline. From 1992 – 1998 Mr. Schachinger held several logistics, sales and administrative positions of increasing responsibility for Lufthansa German Airlines.
Mr. Schachinger is a 1992 graduate of Hofstra University where he earned a degree in Business Administration. He is currently a member of the Long Island Chapter of Financial Executives International.