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Our Team

We love what we do and are committed to high quality workmanship with professional, attentive staff. Our goal is to make every customer experience and interaction the best it can be. We thrive on change and our people continually receive training and education so we can help you navigate the latest technology and provide the right solutions for your needs.

- Meet The Team -

Our people make the difference.


Team Player Clifford

Clifford Wright

Owner | Operator

Clifford Wright is the Owner, Operator, and President of Control Freaks Hawaii Inc. His technical career began back in 2000 when he worked for 3M as a journeyman technical installer throughout the East Coast of the United States. He continued his career under Time Warner Cable in Los Angeles, California where he was a supervisor for the LA area.

Born and raised in Hawaii, Cliff wanted to move back to Maui to grow his young family. He started professionally installing audio and video systems on the Island of Maui, Hawaii over 13 years ago (as of 2004). He concentrates his skills in the Home Automation / Audio / Video field thus the creation of Control Freaks Hawaii Inc.

Cliff believes in providing quality and satisfying systems to his clients, and in building a business to where his staff will be happy and proud to be part of. During his free time, Cliff enjoys spending time with is boys and family.

Team Player Taschia

Taschia Wright

Owner | Vice President

Taschia Wright is the Owner and Vice President of Control Freaks Hawaii Inc. She works behind the scenes in the administrative department. Born and raised on the Island of Maui, Hawaii, Taschia moved back to Maui to grow her young family with her husband, Clifford Wright. She began her journey in the office supporting the business at an administrative level from the inception of the business. She handles the accounting and any administrative annual filings for Control Freaks Hawaii Inc.

Taschia believes in creating a family environment for the staff and helping to put Control Freaks Hawaii’s best foot forward to take care of their client’s audio and visual needs. When not working, Taschia enjoys the various cultural events in Maui such as Bon Dances and festivals with her husband and kids.

Team Player Jimmy

Jimmy Nay

Director of Awesome

Jimmy is the General Manager of Control Freaks Hawaii. Born and raised on the Island of Maui, Hawaii, Jimmy joined the company 13+ years ago, in 2004, where he mastered all areas of installation, programming, sales and customer service. Jimmy’s innate leadership skills made him the easy choice to be the company’s first Operations Manager in 2006. In 2015, he naturally transitioned to General Manager where he strives to bring the best out of the staff. You can say he is the “go-to” Control Freak of our organization. Jimmy is a devoted husband and father and enjoys spending quality time with his family.

Team Player Dom

Dom McCombs


Dom was raised in the Bay Area, California. Being raised in a military family, Dom understands what it means to be disciplined and hard-working. He has been in the technology industry for 15+ years, since 2002, and is amazing as our Customer Liaison in Control Freaks Hawaii. He’s well versed in designing systems that will be easy to use as well as have the reliability that our clients are looking for. He takes great care of our customers and helps to guide them in their Control Freaks Hawaii experience.

Dom married his high school sweetheart and they decided to relocate to Maui to raise their two children. Dom enjoys staying healthy by eating right, early morning workouts and practicing Martial Arts.

Team Player Paulina

Paulina Akery

Administrative Assistant

Paulina was born in Poland and was raised in Chicago, Illinois. She relocated to Maui in 2014 with her husband and are now raising their family in paradise. Being a natural born organizer, Paulina is Control Freak Hawaii’s Executive Assistant. She handles all of the administrative work for our clients’ projects which includes ordering equipment and making sure everything is processed quickly and efficiently. In her free time, Paulina enjoys spending time with people she cares about and getting out and doing competitive activities.

Team Player Josh

Josh Vaupell

Engineer | Project Manager

Josh grew up in Omaha, Nebraska. He studied Information Technology at MCC of Omaha to achieve his computer networking degree as a Cisco Network Technician. Since joining our ohana in 2014 Josh showed skills in programming, drafting, engineering and project coordination. He is a problem solver. No matter the size of your project, Josh is there making sure everything is ran smoothly. Which makes him a perfect fit as Control Freak Hawaii’s Operations Manager. He enjoys spending his time remodeling his Maui home and enjoying the outdoors.

Team Player Tyler

Tyler Robb

A/V Specialist

Tyler was born and raised on the West Side of Maui, Hawaii. He studied architectural design at University of Colorado at Boulder. When his time there was complete, Tyler came back home to Maui and found his passion—technology! He has been in the technology industry since 2013 and truly understands what it takes to complete a project the proper way as our AV Technician at Control Freaks Hawaii. Tyler enjoys scuba diving, skiing, flying his drone and tricking out his own Maui house with the coolest technology available.

Team Player Norman

Norm Tong

A/V Specialist

Norm was born and raised in Maui, Hawaii and has had the pleasure to travel around the world through years of service in the Rotaract Club of Maui while studying at University of Hawaii – Maui. He has been with the Control Freaks Hawaii since 2014 as our AV Technician and is one of the most kind, honest, hard-working people you’ll ever meet. When he’s not working, Norm enjoys spending time practicing archery and constantly improving his setup for more accuracy and consistency.

Team Player Dan

Dan Petrick

A/V Specialist

Dan, as Control Freaks Hawaii’s newest AV Technician, recently moved from Arizona to Maui to pursue the dream of living in paradise. Dan has been in the technology industry since 2012 and has a developed a strong sense of what it takes to deliver a quality product. Some of Dan’s favorite things to do are fishing, playing baseball and being outdoors.

Larry Wagner