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About Us

Lifestyle Electronics was founded in 1998 by Kevin Barnes, former Vice President of Vantage Controls Inc., a world leader in lighting control systems based in Orem, Utah. While with Vantage, Kevin revolutionized the distribution model, now adopted by all lighting control manufacturers, expanded and developed domestic and international markets, developed and presented basic and advanced training programs and played an integral roll in the development of Vantage’s 2-wire Q System.

Before Vantage, Kevin spent 5 years as an Executive Vice President of Arrowhead International where he directed the marketing, sales and business development aspects of the firm.

Kevin graduated with a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Oregon 1985 and completed his graduate work in economics in 1987.

Lifestyle’s Vice President, Taylor Syphus, joined Lifestyle Electronics in 1999, after having worked as Kevin’s marketing and public relations manager at Vantage Controls. He shares Kevin’s vision of enhancing clients’ home environment through meaningful electronics. He earned his bachelor’s degree in journalism from Brigham Young University in 1996 and completed his MBA from the same university in August 2009.

Lifestyle Electronics' mission is to design and install powerful, reliable electronic systems, customized to the client's distinct style of living.