About Us

Daphne RayPresident/CFO - Daphne has a background in the security and fire alarm business with over 30 years of experience. Daphne became involved in the security and fire industry in the 1980’s when she joined Alliance Protection. She obtained her California C10 & C7 contractor’s license and her Bureau of Security license. She is the company's Qualified Manager for the Bureau of Security. She is active in the community and volunteers with several community organizations, including the Desert Valley Builders Association. Daphne acquired ownership of the company in 1998 and is the majority shareholder. Daphne enjoys sailing and hiking when she is away from the office.

Lauren Ray, M.Ed - Project Manager/Vice President - Lauren grew up in the Coachella Valley and her background is in Education, emergency preparedness, and disability rights. After working at renown nonprofits and CalPolytechnic University she returned to work at Alliance to grow the family business after leaving in 2010. She has always had a passion for security, audio/video, and home automation. Lauren takes a meticulous approach to crafting projects by listening and assisting clients to meet their needs.

Miles HartmannProject Manager – Miles has been designing and managing AV projects for Alliance since 2007. Miles started in the music and AV industry at an early age in 1974 as a Professional Drummer for cover bands. Since then Miles has produced and recorded with several other musicians on studio albums.

Miles enjoys keeping up with the constantly changing technology and products available in today’s AV industry. This combined with his diverse experience in the Luxury Motor Coach industry client relations, warranty administration, and management positions helps him provide our clients with the best system designs for their home and lifestyle. Miles' well-rounded knowledge base is an asset that our clients appreciate guiding them through the process of selecting their AV, home automation, and security systems so they can enjoy the system designed to suit their needs.