In 2011 Michael started MD Security & Integration Inc as his own company. With short notice for his business startup, Michael had three days to create the company and name before starting his first installation on his own. Knowing from the first day the name MD Security & Integration would eventually need to be shortened, Michael added the current dba of Dean Custom Systems.
Dean Custom Systems continues to supply quality designs, installations and services. DCS pays attention to the details in all aspects of the systems they install and they take a thorough approach starting with the proposal and finishing with a product and systems they are proud to put their name on.
Michael started his electronics career by attending a local trade school for electronics in 1987 where he learned about the electronic principles, computer repair and programming and circuit design and troubleshooting. Soon after graduating from the trade school with an Associate’s degree in electronics, Michael continued his education at College of the Desert for computer programming and computer networking.
With 10 years of management experience under his belt Michael started his career in the home security and A/V systems in 2001. Starting as an office manager, learning how to program custom programed remote controls, the proper way of installing A/V systems, and also becoming cedia certified in levels one and two. Michael continued his management career in the security and A/V industries managing a local company for five more years where he contributed to building the company to a staff of over 90 employees with two locations as director of operations and eventually Vice President of Operations.
Michael also continued his education with consumer electronics systems for design, installation, and programming of crestron systems, RTI systems, Lutron Homeworks systems, and Lutron Sivoia motorized shades.
As part of his responsibilities with growing knowledge of networking and custom system design, Michael begin designing and installing video surveillance systems and vehicle entry access systems for local gated communities along with community perimeter security and surveillance systems.