Broadcast Technical Services
Led by Bill McKee, the BTS team’s “Get It Done Right” philosophy; our goal is to finish every project on time, within the established budget, and to leave our customer with a fully functioning broadcast solution that can be expanded as system requirements change and customer demands increase. We are proud to introduce our BTS family. We sincerely appreciate the contributions and dedication of each team member.
Founder | CEO | President
Bill started Broadcast Technical Services in January 2001. As Founder, Owner, and President/CEO, Bill is responsible for all areas of the Company. He works closely with our engineering division and remains an active participant in every one of our projects in the design, planning and installation. He works closely with our sales and administration teams in all areas of business operations.
Bill has been in the television business for more than 30 years. He holds more than 30 different manufacturer repair training certificates. Bill is an active member of the Society of Broadcast Engineers (# 13269) and is a certified Broadcast Engineer. Bill was an Engineer-In-Charge for NEP Remote Productions for four years working every major sporting event and for national broadcast and cable sports network in the United States. Bill has served as Engineer-in-Charge for the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo for more than 20 years. In 1997, McKee earned a National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Technical Team Studio for NFL Draft coverage on ESPN. Bill has completed 30-hour OSHA training as well as several other safety related courses.
Bill attended University of Houston and Houston Community College for Electronics. Bill is a member of Prosperity Media Ventures, LLC. On October 14, 2008 McKee was ordained as Minister of Gospel under Joan Gieson, Ministries of Love. Bill also serves as an Evangelist for Koinonia The Gathering Place.
Vice President of Engineering
Russell has been with BTS since its inception in November 2001. Russell started as an entry level installer and quickly grew to become Bill’s right hand man. Russell has a degree in Computer Science, technical certifications and program completions. A few of his certifications include: Computer Networking, Programming, Engineering Technology, Electronics, Fiber Optics, AutoCAD and the 30-hour OSHA training course. Russell oversees our Engineering staff including supervision, training and scheduling.
He serves as our lead technical designer and CAD specialist as well as Engineer-In-Charge for many events. Russell is also a member of the board, serves as our Safety Director and leads our safety training and compliance programs. Russell serves on our Board of Directors.
Vice President of Sales
Michael joined our BTS team in July 2008. Michael serves as our head of Sales to lead our equipment sales and integration project efforts. Michael has been instrumental in negotiating our reseller contracts with many professional broadcast equipment manufacturers and distributors. In addition, he has helped to create solid revenue streams in Houses of Worship, Arts/Entertainment, Civic, Education and Marine industries. Prior to joining BTS, Michael spent 15 years as national and regional sales manager for FOR.A Corporation of America.
Administration & Accounting Manager
Position and opportunity open for accounting manager. QuickBooks knowledge and experience required.
Information Technology Administrator
Adam has been with our BTS team since April 2012. He handles all of our information technology infrastructure, architecture, and security. He also created our website and social media platforms. In addition to his IT functions, he serves in the Administration and Engineering departments when needed as sales support or systems integrator. Adam has completed 10-hour OSHA construction training.
Adam has over three decades of experience in the computer field. His venture in the I.T. industry has led him to the BTS team to implement his service. He also attained a B.S. in Theology prior to his career in computers. In addiition, he moved to Houston, TX in 2007 leading an outreach ministry in the downtown area for 8 1/2 years reaching out to the homeless/street people population. He and his wife Rhonda now conduct outreach and revival ministry. See more: Mighty Redeemer Ministries.
Joey joined our BTS team in January 2013. Joey works in our Engineering division as a systems integrator. He does most of the wiring, labeling, terminating, and testing of our audio, video, and fiber-optic cabling, as well as assisting with our screen and projector system installations. Joey also serves as a production support for video shading, and an Engineering-In-Charge assist for many of our sports team contracts. In addition, he helps the administration team with office duties when needed.
Joey has two years of experience in web development and marketing at Lone Star College. He enjoys hobbies such as fishing, camping, skateboarding, painting, and building R/C planes. Joey and his wife Sarah reside in Houston, Texas.
Adam joined our team of engineers July 2022. He brings experience in the broadcast engineering field with installation knowledge and integration experience.
Adam lives in the Houston area along with his wife and children.
Account Manager Consultant
Travis Carter joined BTS in June 2017, as an Account Manager consultant focusing on sales in Louisiana and surrounding states. He has more than 40 years of experience in broadcast equipment sales. Prior to joining BTS, Travis worked at Gray Communications, Crescent Communications, and Comprehensive Technical Group.
Travis graduated from Tulane University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Mathematics. He proudly served our country as an electronics technician third class in the United States Navy. Travis and his wife Pat of 50 years live in Metairie, Louisiana. He is an avid hunter.