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.
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.
Director of Operations – Indiana
Dan Chester has spent the last 8 years in the telecommunications and construction industry. Dan made his start at D1 at the beginning of 2020 with a mission to bridge D1 into the Indiana Market. Originally working in Commercial Development as a Technology Manager and Integrator, Dan cut his teeth designing and building IP access control systems, AV integrations, Building Automation, Schedulers, and Video Surveillance Systems among other construction trade projects.
He then transitioned to working for an emerging telecommunications carrier with a focus in fixed wireless backhaul. Dan designed and managed the datacenter infrastructure, cell tower colocations, and rooftop deployments for multiple national partners including DISH, Meijer, Edward Rose & Sons, and Milhaus. After 8 months as a project manager, Dan was promoted to Director of Project Management leading a team to build projects from Wisconsin to Florida.Read More
When outside of the office, you can find Dan spending time with his wife, son, and yellow lab. When time allows, he’s working on improving his golf handicap, biking, or reading about new and emerging technologies. As a die-hard Colts fan, Sundays in the fall at the Chester household are spent keeping up the record of never missing a game.
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.
with D1 Networks.
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.