TruConnect provides custom security and advanced communications systems integration solutions to achieve compliance, security and robust communications for safe and efficient facilities. Our team is composed of highly experienced RCDD designers, field technicians and project managers who provide an array of consulting services including site surveys, functional security standards review, long-term goal setting, specification writing, and integrated security solutions and software development. No matter the degree of difficulty or challenges faced, TruConnect’s customers can be confident that our design and construction teams will deploy customized solutions that will satisfy their long term requirements.

Mike Ward

Michael Ward – Operations Manager 

Michael has over 30 years of experience in the communications, sound and security industry. Mike joined the TruConnect family in March of 2020 as operations manager with the goal to build a premier communications & security integration company. Mike brings the experience of design and installation of communications and digital security systems in commercial facilities such as hotels and casinos, and the education, healthcare and oil & gas industries. Mike has previously held positions as operations manager over the technologies groups of both Fisk & Frischhertz Electric.


Arthur L. Bayer – Project Manager 

With extensive experience in the electronic distribution industry, Arthur specializes in project management and design of fiber optic, digital video surveillance (CCTV) and access control systems for clients in oil & gas, chemical manufacturing, agriculture, commercial, and industrial markets. With more than 28 years of experience in the security industry, Arthur has designed custom PLC applications and instrumentation systems, and large-scale CCTV systems including general security applications, flare monitoring and process control applications. He joined TruConnect’s parent company, professional engineering consultancy M S Benbow & Associates, in 2011 as an Electrical Engineer.

Wade Chauvet

Wade Chauvet – Project Manager/Estimator 

Wade’s strong problem-solving, technical troubleshooting, decision-making and customer service skills stem from his more than 15 years managing, designing and deploying integrated and stand-alone access control, CCTV, commercial intrusion, and structured cabling projects. Wade’s experience includes project management and estimation of commercial, federal, and small business low voltage systems. He is versed in the complex regulations and mandates for maintaining secure facilities and carries a Louisiana Life Safety and Property Protection License.


Norman Hill

Norman Hill, RCDD – Project Manager 

Norman is a telecommunications field services project manager and brings over 35 years of industrial and commercial experience to TruConnect.  He is versed in the design, specification and management of telecommunications structured cabling systems and security systems. Norman has been a member of Building Industry Consultative Service International (BICSI) since 1997 and a BICSI Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD) since 1998.

Danny Phillips

Danny Phillips – Project Manager/Estimator 

Danny has over 30 years of experience in the telecommunications field designing and implementing tele-data, fiber optics and wireless access point infrastructure systems. Danny has vast field experience, starting as a technician to field supervisor, service manager, project manager and estimator. He has worked on projects in the field of education, hospitality, healthcare, industrial, and commercial market sectors, including new construction projects as well as retro-fit projects, and large and small service work..

Dwayne Rope

Dwayne Roper – Project Manager 

Dwayne has over 20 years’ experience delivering on small, medium and large electronic security projects in various vertical markets, including healthcare, petrochemical, higher and lower education, and municipal and government facilities. Dwayne’s project management and design skills have been applied to complete electronic security designs, and implementation and service of access control and alarm monitoring, digital video surveillance (CCTV) systems, automatic gates, intercoms and turnstiles.