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Samantha Lane

Samantha Lane

Senior Operations Manager

Samantha joined the Hoppen team in April 2013. She has 20+ years bookkeeping experience and 10+ years experience of office/warehouse management. She handles purchasing and scheduling of all projects, as well as A/R and A/P of the company.

When Samantha is not providing customer service in the office, she volunteers with American Cancer Society events and several animal rescue organizations. She enjoys walking with her dogs, reading on her kindle and spending time with her husband and daughter.

Darren Knight

Service Technician

Darren is a Tampa native and joined the Hoppen Home team in July of 2017 and is passionate about the A/V industry and Smart Home technology. He comes equipped with a wealth of knowledge and over 20 years’ experience working with electronics. Darren loves what he does, making homes compatible with smart home technology and working to exceed customer’s expectations. He studied at USF and still enjoys attending USF games and sports in general (Go Rays, Lightning & Bucs!). Darren volunteers his talents with the sound department at his church and enjoys spare time golfing and with his family. He has been married 7 years and has 3 young, energetic daughters, which keeps him busy!

Bobby Ramudit

Senior Technician

Bobby joined the Hoppen team in July 2014. He has 18+ years in the low voltage industry. Bobby is a Control4 (Tech II) and PakEdge (PCNA) certified technician. 

Chris Speer

Senior Technician

Chris joined Hoppen Home Systems after moving to Tampa from Colorado. Chris started his Audio/Video career with Firefold A/V in North Carolina 12 years ago. Chris specializes in residential electronics installations including but not limited to home theater, home automation, and surveillance. Chris is certified in Control4, Cisco, URC, Lutron, RTI, Crestron and many others. Chris and his wife, Shawna, have been married 18 years and have three rambunctious boys. Chris is originally from Mississippi, attended Ole Miss, and is an avid football fan. His family loves vacationing to beaches and Walt Disney World.

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William Soto


William came to Hoppen Home Systems with 5 years experience in low voltage and 10 years experience in electrical and plumbing installations. He graduated high school in Columbia and went on to earn a Mechanical Engineer degree. 


333 Falkenburg Rd N, Suite A117, Tampa, Florida