What are the benefits of a Turnkey Low Voltage Provider?

●  Better Quality Installations
●  Quicker Installations
●  More Accurate Budgeting
●  More Streamlined operations / Project Execution
●  Top Tier support beyond installation
Our knowledgeable team enables us to provide better support to customers
for many years into our partnership and help them stay ahead of the IT curve.

Service, Quality, and Safety

D1 Networks is Champaign-Urbana’s fastest up and coming Alarm & Telecommunications Company. From Access Control, Video Surveillance, Structured Cabling, Fiber Installation and fully integrated low voltage platforms, we always strive to provide creative solutions to the ever changing technology needs of our clients. Our goal is to exceed our customer’s expectations through meeting their timelines and providing the quality work they expect and deserve.
We specialize in Commercial Fire and Security systems, including the use of a UL listed Central Station for monitoring. From Card Access, CCTV systems, Nurse call, and more, we will always strive to provide creative solutions to the ever changing technologies and needs of our clients. The Key to our success will be our focus on meeting the needs of our customers across Central Illinois and beyond. From Conception to Completion we will surpass your expectations.

Leadership

Jared Sanders
President

Since graduating from Illinois State University, Mr. Sanders has quickly developed in his career to serving as a trusted executive for numerous corporations. With a background in Telecommunications, Sporting Goods, Technology, and Security; he has focused much of his career on researching, planning, and implementing enterprise-wide development programs aimed at increasing profitability at all levels of the organization. Rapidly advancing to Director of Integration & Development for Midwest Underground Technology, Inc. (MUTI), Mr. Sanders led a three year period of exceptional growth that culminated in a 200% increase in the employee base and a 50% increase to EBITDA. During this time, he also led the post-merger integration of five new businesses into the company portfolio. In other capacities, Mr. Sanders has served as Director of Human Resources to a national services contractor operating in the lower 48 states of the United States, Vice President of Strategy and Business Development for a national security solutions provider, and currently as President of D1 Networks.
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Austin Beckett
Office Manager

Austin Beckett is one the newer members of the D1 team. Austin joined D1 back in August 2018. At D1, Austin is a master of many trades. His responsibilities span across Human Resources, Accounting, Finance, and Operations. He helps manage relationships with vendors, service providers, and landlords. Austin handles customer invoicing and purchase orders to ensure all D1 equipment and services are paid. He also leads daily office operations and procedures to ensure all D1 team members have what is needed. He also helps by organizing and scheduling numerous meetings and appointments for the organization, and provides general support to visitors.

Austin came to us from a Bank where he served as a Personal Banking Associate. While at the bank, Austin expanded his leadership knowledge with a promotion to full-time Branch Supervisor after demonstrating high leadership competencies and consistently delivering world-class customer service. Austin led by example for his team and provided hands-on training for new processes and procedures. Read More

Trent Severns
Director of Business Development

Trent Severns have spent the last 20 years in the sales industry, working in
diverse segments from specialty Ag Sales to IT. Trent has specialized in enduser relationships, and now over the past few years, has built up a strong network with Business-to-Business (B2B) connections.

Trent has always worked out of the Midwest and has been fortunate to build
a strong network of clients and friends along the way. Working as the
Director of Business Development gives Trent the chance to continue to
bring new options to so many businesses throughout the Midwest.
He is fortunate to have an amazing family with three kids. Family is his
passion and sporting teams are his downfall!  He loves cheering on Illini and St. Louis sports.

Jeremy Vandegraft
Project Manager

Jeremy Vandegraft is a U.S. Navy veteran with over 10 years of experience managing projects in the Telecommunication & Construction Industries. He has provided large scale, multi-state deployments for Fortune 100 organizations including Verizon & AT&T and has a lengthy track record of delivering the high-quality installations D1 Networks expects.

Jeremy uses his background in the field to develop very detailed system designs and project budgets, which translates to the successful execution of any project he manages. He prides himself on his ability to implement repeatable processes and procedures that result in safety, quality and first class service on all projects. At D1 Networks, Jeremy has excelled working with the High Volume Residential, Education, and General Commercial verticals. He has successfully designed and executed the installation of projects involving Access Control, Video Surveillance, Intrusion Detection, Structured Cabling, AV, and Fiber Optic Systems.

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Rob Gallier
Project Manager

Rob Gallier has had 26 years of experience in the construction industry; spending time as a Journeyman Electrician, Project Manager, and Business Owner. After his early years of developing his trade as a member of the union; he chased his dream and started his own electrical business, which he ran for 15 years. In that time, Rob developed a positive reputation with his clients and took pride in providing safe, quality and reliable service. He has effectively delivered projects of all sizes and budgets and relies on a solid design and scope of work to bring his success. Rob brings this dedication for providing superior service and quality to our customers here at D1 Networks. He has experience executing projects in the Industrial, Education, Healthcare, and General Commercial industries, with a scope of work that spans all Low Voltage; including, Fire Alarm, Access Control, Video Surveillance, Structured Cabling, AV, and Automation Systems.

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With an experienced field staff and NICET certified designers, D1 works with its customers from the initial design to final installation and certification ensuring a high level of quality and service along the way