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Texas: (214) 396-6290   |   Missouri: (314) 300-4696

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Who We Are

The members of Thoughtful Integrations are made up of the brightest minds in technology and business. The combination of technological knowledge, organization, process, management, and business operations allow Thoughtful Integrations to provide solutions that encompass the end users’ needs in a budget threshold and time-managed fashion unmatched in the industry among home automation companies. Whether that means commercial automation or a smart home system, we are the ideal technology specialists in Dallas, TX, and beyond.

Our Mission

We have one simple mission: to improve lives through the "thoughtful" use of technology at home or in business.

Technology for Life.
CEPro Best Product


  •   Control4
  •   Crestron
  •   THX Levels 1 & 2

Industry Memberships

  •   CEDIA Member
  •   National Association of Home Builders


Our Leadership

Joe Whitaker


Joe Whitaker


Founder/President The Thoughtful Home by JWhitaker Designs
Founder/President JWhitaker Designs LLC.
CEDIA Board of Directors / Director
Contributor CePro Magazine, Electronic House Magazine


Notable Achievements

  • 2011 CEDIA Board of Directors Nominee
  • Member of the Inaugural CEDIA Blog Mob 2012
  • Judge for CE Pro Best Products of the Year 2012 to Present
  • Judge for Electronic House Magazine Best Products of the Year 2012 to Present
  • 2013 CEDIA Board of Directors Nominee
  • Inventor of Vanco HDBASET over Existing HDMI (CePro Best Product of the Year Winner 2013)
  • Inventor of VANCO No Tools Needed Quick Install Speaker
  • Elected to CEDIA Board of Directors 2013
  • Awarded Most Influential 40 under 40 by Commercial Integrator Magazine 2015
  • Inventor VANCO MusicLife Concealer 2015 (CePro Best Product of the Year Winner 2015)
  • ReElected to CEDIA Board of Directors 2015 / CEDIA Governance Committee 2015
  • TecHomeX People You Should Know (2015)

Joe Whitaker has almost two decades of experience in Custom Systems Integration and Design and is one of the most proactive members of the Control4 community. Among the first to be certified by Control4 in Texas, Joe continues to design and implement amazing solutions while contributing to the consumer knowledge base. With hundreds of installations under his belt in over 25 states in the U.S. Joe has continued to take his well designed and remotely manageable products to happy clients across the country. Joe has also helped in product development, creation, and preproduction testing with top manufacturers like Sony, Platinum Tools, Sanus, Nyne, Stealth Acoustics, Simply Reliable, VANCO and many more. Joe Whitaker is an award winning inventor and designer of products more commonly known as “The Unstoppable Geek”.

Beyond developing many custom tools to assist in custom installations,custom rack building, and video and audio products that benefit the integrator as well as consumer, he is a regular contributor of news, product reviews and tutorials at EH Publishing, CE Pro Magazine, Electronic House Magazine, and Commercial Integrator Magazine.

Not only has Joe had his hand in products and technology he has consulted for many companies in the tech sector on business and logistical operations to help boost operational efficiency. Joe has taken these strategies to many companies to create a better experience for the home owner and end user. These strategies both in technology and business have been deployed in businesses from the small AV company to Multinational Enterprise Corporations.

Helping to support the industry is a key goal for Joe. Not only has he volunteered for many technology speaking panels and held classes and seminars, Joe is also a member of the CEDIA Board of Directors. As a Director his mission is simple, focus on the future of the CEDIA Industry and it’s members.

Steve Sigel


Steve Sigel

Co-Founder/Vice President


Industry Credentials

  • Tech I and Tech II Control 4 Certified
  • Panelized Lighting Certified
  • ESC Certified with Cedia
  • ISF Level III

Steve brings over 20 years of business operations experience to The Thoughtful Home. He is a serial entrepreneur and successfully started and ran several businesses. Always interested in the newest technology, Steve jumped at the chance to become a part of The Thoughtful Home team. When Steve is not working or running his two daughters to softball or soccer, he enjoys fishing, listening to music and watching movies with his family. He's also passionate about videography and he holds a Level III certification for Video Calibration thru the prestigious Imaging Science Foundation.