PITTSBURGH PA – National independent technology consulting firm The Sextant Group announces an agreement to purchase Kansas City-based AV Plus Design. This acquisition will strengthen the firm’s Midwest presence and augment services offered and delivery capabilities for clients throughout North America.

“We’re thrilled that Joe Nickell and AV Plus Design have joined The Sextant Group,” said The Sextant Group’s President and CEO, Mark Valenti CTS. “Joe’s expertise and experience gives us great depth in the Kansas City market.”

AV Plus Design has delivered audiovisual, acoustics, consulting, design, planning, project management and support to clients across the Midwest since 2006. The firm’s professional portfolio includes auditoria, arenas, conference rooms, executive spaces and video production across a broad range of markets including education, corporate and public. Professional affiliations include the Acoustical Society of America, Audio Engineering Society, InfoComm, and SynAudCon.

AV Plus Design is renowned in the industry for its depth and breadth of experience, bringing a systemic understanding of analysis and strategy for planning and designing audiovisual, acoustics and rich media technology. Clients include Garmin International, Atmos Energy, Quintiles Pharmaceutical, Kansas City Southern Railroad, State of Kansas, William Jewel College, Ascend Learning, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in collaboration with the University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, and The College Basketball Experience.

About The Sextant Group
Founded in 1995, The Sextant Group, Inc. is one of the largest independent technology consulting firms of its kind in North America. With over 1800 projects for more than 600 owners in 44 states and 11 countries, The Sextant Group serves global corporate, higher education and healthcare clients from offices across North America. The Sextant Group has corporate headquarters in Pittsburgh and satellite offices in Atlanta, Boston, Columbus, Denver, Los Angeles, New York, Omaha, Phoenix, Raleigh and Washington DC. For more information, visit www.TheSextantGroup.com.