Play & Gourmet Home Technology and Appliances has a new staff member and family member. Ron Angner Sr., the father of the company’s CEO, brings more than 50 years of experience in computer science, Operations and electrical engineering to his new role as general manager of home and kitchen appliances. He is working closely with sales, installation and integration of home and kitchen appliances, including washers and dryers, refrigerators, ovens, outdoor kitchens and more.
“I left the corporate world to join our family business,” Angner said. “This allows me to be more hands-on. I’m operational at heart. I like to get my hands dirty solving problems. I love working with customers and making them happy.”
Angner’s career began in the late 1960s as a design engineer and supervisor for Bell Labs for whom he has 21 patents including designing the computer systems for 911 dispatch and air traffic control. He also has worked in network systems and technology for AT&T, and later on developed billing and customer care systems for telephone companies for Advanced Technology Systems. Before joining the Play & Gourmet staff, he spent 19 years as principal and senior vice president of network operations for a local management consulting company.
About Play & Gourmet
Play & Gourmet is the local expert in smart home integration, WiFi networks, home and kitchen appliances and technical support. Their staff of professional home automation integrators can set up, install and maintain the complete connected home — including lighting, shades, entertainment, security, kitchen appliances and more. Their clients include private residential and corporate entities. Play & Gourmet’s showroom of home technology and kitchen appliances is located on Persimmon Street in Bluffton and is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, visit www.playandgourmet.com or call 843-815-4292.