Chief Operating Officer Whether traveling to show-sites or shuttling between our offices, Dave makes sure our business is achieving the highest quality standards obtainable. His worldwide expertise from over 35 years in live event and broadcast production provides oversight to our daily operations as well as industry best practices to benefit our employees, vendors, and clients.
Chief Technical Officer Sam has over 25 years of experience in live broadcast, corporate video production, and large-scale shows and events. His understanding of video and event technology has made him a trusted engineer for national broadcast networks along with Fortune 100 companies.
Chief Financial Officer As our Chief Financial Officer, Don brings 30 years of financial and strategic experience in the Live Event space. His knowledge invites a calm perspective when swift response and quick actions are required. He inspires his teams to focus on the internal and external customers first: where we must be vigilant to serving our employees as well as our customers.
Director of Business Development Paula is our woman with a plan. She has extensive knowledge of current market conditions and the latest trends in event production. Paula’s keen eye for business opportunities is well paired with her unflappable personality. She inspires her team to create unique experiences by weaving together content, space, and technology.
Creative Director Mark is enthusiastic about experiences that immerse the audience in an environment that has a lasting impact. His favorite phrase... "What if we did this..." Mark has designed live events for over 35 years, utilizing insightful listening and on-demand creation.
Senior Producer Holly brings to the team more than 26 years of experience managing Fortune 500 clients, Producing corporate events, corporate communications, video creation, training initiatives and any other creative service needed to bring the clients messaging alive. Always calm and usually smiling, she will make sure that whatever your project, she will bring 150% to make sure it's a success!
Senior Producer An award-winning video producer and writer, Lesley helps Fortune 500 companies share their message. Lesley’s great storytelling comes from her years in broadcast news and corporate video where she learned to incorporate exciting creative design, video stories, and sound scripting for memorable productions.
Senior Project Manager Known in the industry as “JT”… he is recognized for his infallible temperament on show site. When it comes to crew leadership skills JT is top in the industry, he always demonstrates an excellent command of the room and efficient planning of a production layout. His experience and clear head under pressure have made him a trusted live event partner to many agencies and Fortune 100 companies for more than 30 years.
Senior Project Manager Derrick is a master at managing live events. As a project manager, he bridges the collaboration of the technical team and ensures the smooth execution of even the most complex of productions. Over his 30-year career, he has worked for the top event and video production companies in Michigan and traveled around the world managing press events for Fortune 100 clients.
Senior Project Manager A (camera-shy) military veteran and well-known industry professional for 25 years, Pete has proven himself to be a trusted leader on show site. Pete is a dedicated Project Manager, leveraging his experience in audio engineering, projection, and video engineering to ensure events are staffed, designed, and quoted appropriately so the show can be executed with excellence.
Senior Project Manager If you see Jason at your event, you'll know you are in the hands of one of our "greatest showmen". He’s expertly managed multi-legged tours and million-dollar corporate events. Throughout his career, Jason has been involved in almost all phases of event production. He applies all of his knowledge in project management, engineering, design and drafting, tour management, and venue coordination to transform an event design to reality.
Project Manager Adam is our digital media master. His calm demeanor brings stability and confidence in the expanding world of virtual spaces. Adam’s experience originates from his start as a motion graphics artist and has grown into his current role in live event project management with extensive knowledge in webcasting and virtual events.
Senior Video Engineer Douglas is one of the most respected video engineers in the industry. His decades of experience in video production and show engineering has made him a go-to for system design. His constant attention to detail ensures reliability and quality performance.
Audio Department Head Giff is an award winning, platinum recording engineer that was born and raised in Los Angeles. Before moving to Michigan in 2017, he was the Studio Engineer for the band 311. He spent countless hours with Ron St Germain (Tool, Jimi Hendrix, Whitney Houston) and Bob Rock (Metallica, Bon Jovi, The Offspring) training his ear and learning the tools. He has toured with various bands as the Front of House or ProTools Engineer (311, Puddle of Mudd, American Idol).
Digital Production Engineer Over the course of Eric's career, he’s served as a studio manager, videographer, audio technician, script writer and editor. His multi-faceted experience make him an preferred resource to clients and technicians, who look to him for his expertise.
Labor & Travel Manager Kathy is our travel and logistics lead, specializing in corporate crew and staff travel for events of all sizes. She is Airline Reporting Commission (ARC) certified and her 25 years of experience in the industry has made her an expert in fare negotiation, ticketing, reporting, lodging, and crewing.
Senior Editor Ken is best known for his creativity and efficiency in editing. He is favored by his excellence in helping clients with initial concept to end delivery of content. Ken created content for television, corporate video and sports, earning multiple Michigan Emmy awards and Telly Awards.
Senior Project Coordinator Jana is the ultimate team player and dauntless problem solver by nature. Jana has 20+ years in business administrative experience in the AudioVisual industry. If she sees something that needs to get done, she will take it on and keep the day-to-day operations moving.
Operations Manager Chris contributes nearly 20 years of practice in video production, rental & staging, and operational management. His experience has led to him developing contacts across the country, keeping a pulse on the ever evolving landscape of the industry. Chris has the background necessary to help guide Creative Day’s current and future operational growth.
Communications Officer Mariana creates the magic of Creative Day’s digital space. She manages all our social media accounts, advertising, branding content, marketing campaigns, and website design. Mariana also spends time in the field as a graphic operator and asset manager.