Stacy (Chait) Gillis is a Baltimore, MD native who moved to rural Carroll County, MD in the 80's. With a combination of a Business degree and a Film/Video degree, Stacy is a formidable entrepreneur and expert in the video medium arena.
In 1983, Stacy along with her husband Larry, launched Advanced Video Systems, Inc. a full service video, video equipment rental and production company.

With over four decades of media, with a high concentration in video expertise, Stacy has developed an innovative revenue model involving successful marketing of 300 video clubs that began in the '80's.

Stacy, always a thought leader - was the first business owner to have a website included in the "Yellow Pages". As social media's reach evolved, and the need for video increased Advanced Video Systems, under Stacy's leadership has risen to the occasion to allow customers a wide range of products and services to meet today's technology needs. and company's forward thinking approach were featured in Smart Woman magazine, leading her to be chosen for the magazine's cover. She also produced and funded "Just Be TV" a television initiative that featured local business adding fun and flair hosted by 98 Rock, Kirk McEwen and Ravens Player, Anthony Weaver which aired weekly in 2004. Fast forward, 2015 she was awarded a Certificate of Recognition by Peter Franchot, Comptroller of Maryland at her studio with Baltimore County Councilwoman, Vickie Almond.

In 2020, Stacy & Larry sold their house and moved AVS to Clearwater, Florida during a Pandemic. She joined the Central Pinellas Chamber of Commerce and The Bluff's Business Association. Stacy & Larry are animal lovers and surrogate human Mom & Dad to a short hair Dachshund named "Rosie".

Specialties: We offer:
Film to DVD transfers
Photos & Slides to JPEG/DVD
Video Tape to DVD transfers
Vinyl Albums/Audio Cassette to CD

We also Videotape Sales, Instructional Videos and Promo Videos