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PARALLELTEK Welcomes Roy Andries and Efrain Gastelum to its Growing Team of IT and AV Specialists

IMG_0661Santa Fe Springs, CA – April 1, 2014: PARALLELTEK, a provider of communications technology solutions, is pleased to announce the appointments of Roy Andries as a Project Design Engineer and Efrain Gastelum as Director of Integrated Technologies. Andries’ focus is AV integration design and video collaboration technologies. Gastelum is responsible for customer-facing technology needs and facilitating all the integrated technologies within the workplace.

“Roy and Efrain possess the leadership and drive that is essential for the growth of PARALLELTEK and we are thrilled to have such talented engineers on our team,” said Anthony Minite, president of PARALLELTEK. “I am confident that their combined expertise and experience is going to help us raise the bar for our industry and enable us to exceed our customers’ expectations.”

Andries, who has lived in Jakarta and Holland, received his Electrical Engineering degree from California State University of Long Beach and currently holds Infocomm CTS certification, Extron AA, Configurable Control Systems certification, Biamp DSP (Audia and Nexia) certification, AMX Installer and Design Certification, Planar Installer and design (Matrix and Mosaic) certification, Crestron DMC E-T-D certification and ACSR (Avid Non-Linear).

Los Angeles native, Gastelum, is a decorated USMC Veteran and Alpha Beta Kappa graduate of Westwood College with a degree in Computer Network Management. He is credited with introducing integrated technologies including the virtual receptionist, which has been featured in several influential tech blogs.

Read Roy Andries and Efrain Gastelum full bios here.

The transformation in workplace culture and etiquette has allowed companies to revolutionize business operations. Communications needs have changed and technology must continue to develop in order for companies to continue to grow. The network cabling, audiovisual and security services provided by PARALLELTEK cultivate communication between employees, clients, and workplace technology.


PARALLELTEK provides unified network cabling, audiovisual and security solutions to simplify communication between employees, clients, and smart office technology.  The company is based in Santa Fe Springs, California.  For more information, visit


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