THE TEAM

MEET

Dave
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.

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Don
Chief Navigation Officer

As our Chief Navigation 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.

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Mark
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.

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Jason
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.

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Jeff (JT)
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.

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Chris
Warehouse Manager

When it comes to industry knowledge, Chris is our guy. He has brought immeasurable value to Creative Day. Chris came to us from the largest video equipment rental company in the world and is now on-top of our empire of equipment and logistics for all of our locations.

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Mariana
Communications

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.

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Sam
Chief Technical Officer

Sam is the “yes” man. No idea is ever too big or too crazy, Sam gets it done. He 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.

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Lesley
Sr. Event and Video Producer

If you’ve got a story, Lesley wants to tell it. An award-winning video producer and writer, she 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.

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Paula
Director of Business
Development & Strategy

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.

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Derrick
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.

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Doug
Senior Engineer

Doug 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.

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Kathy
Labor 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.

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