Our Team

We love what we do and are committed to high quality workmanship with professional, attentive staff. Our goal is to make every customer experience and interaction the best it can be. We thrive on change and our people continually receive training and education so we can help you navigate the latest technology and provide the right solutions for your needs.

Lonnie

Lonnie Kaplan

Founder

Lonnie is the founder of LK & Associates.  Nowadays, Lonnie is semi-retired, but he is still involved with specialty accounts. Lonnie prides on his relationships with our clients and the manufacturers we have represented. “They are partners and friends. We know they rely upon us and that we share the same level of commitment and dedication."

 

Seth

Seth Kaplan

President

Seth’s whole life has been immersed in the consumer electronics business. As a 2nd generation rep principal he has over 20 years of experience with LK. Seth’s primary focus is to continually adapt to change and partner with manufacturers of like mind who take care of our dealers and help them differentiate themselves. “Our dealers are our lifeline and we never forget that.”

 

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Anel Bayon

Vice President

She began in the AV industry 12 years ago working for a CI dealer. In 2006 she was hired at LK & Associates transitioning from Inside Sales, Sales Manager and currently Vice President.  Her affable nature and outgoing personality are well suited to her profession that involves meeting and dealing with people related to the architecturally and design-oriented lines that we represent.

 

AJ

AJ Stockton

Sales

AJ is a huge people-person and has spent 30 years in the Consumer Electronics industry. He has a passion to help clients understand what it is they are looking for or what they want to improve. When away from work, AJ is an avid road cyclist averaging 150 miles weekly and usually listening to business and American history books on the Audible app. 

 

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Luis Lugo

Sales

Luis AKA “Paco” joined LK & Associates in 2012. After several years in the 12V industry, Luis recently transitioned to our CI side of the business. Recognizing the imperative value in customer service, he has formed a close client relationship, collaborating on multiple projects and supporting our valued dealers.

 

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Alicia Sarafan

Customer Service Manager

Alicia started in the A/V industry in 2004 working for a high-end CI dealer while specializing in purchasing, administrative assisting, & service management.  She loves the rep & distribution side best.

 

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Vanessa Sayen

Marketing Manager/ Inside Sales & Specifications

Vanessa brings 17 years in the Consumer Electronics industry as Manufacturer Technical Support and Marketing Director.  In 2015, Vanessa joined LK & Associates to aid in product specifications, marketing and manages dealer/manufacturer relationships. Her extensive knowledge of the industry and passion are critical components to our strategic management of communications and market growth.

 

Kyle

Kyle Ballard

Warehouse Manager

Kyle has been with LK & Associates for 7 years. He is a key player for the distribution side of the business as he is responsible for assisting in a variety of warehouse duties, including shipping and receiving, fulfilling purchase orders, and keeping warehouse stocked with essential equipment.