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The Site Ops Team at South by South Lawn in 2016

Looking to hire event or festival management, staff, or crew? Below is our list of recommended event professionals – many of whom helped bring this website together. We feature a wide range of roles: site crew, stage managers, production managers, site operations managers, talent buyers, hospitality coordinators, and many more.

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Alexis Rey
Primary Roles: Artist Relations Assistant, Hospitality Coordinator, VIP Coordinator, Guest Services Staff, Production Assistant, Runner

Able to Travel? Yes

Company: Independent Contrator

Email address: alexisorey@gmail.com

Most Recent Events: 15th Annual NYE Soul Train, Voodoo Music Festival, Flambeau Fest

Based in: New Orelans, LA

Three Event Items I Cannot Live Without: Sunglasses, my CamelBak, and a fanny pack

Allison Levy
Primary Roles: Runner, Artist Hospitality Coordinator, Production Assistant, Bartender, Translator

Able to Travel? Yes

Company: Independent Contractor

Email address: allisonbeelevy@gmail.com

Most Recent Events: Jungle Jam, Jaco Pub Crawl, Costa Rica Party Host, Healing and Wellness Events

Based in: Austin, TX


Alysee Shelton
Primary Roles: Event coordination, event production, production, artist relations manager, artist liaison, hospitality, project management

Able to Travel? Yes

Company: Independent Contractor

Email address: ashelton453@gmail.com

Most Recent Events: Global Citizen Festival, Pinknic, Essence Festival, Tribeca Film Festival

Based in: New York City

Three Event Items I Cannot Live Without: My fanny pack, my portable charger, coffee, Cheez-Its, scissors and zipties

Amanda Shaftel
Primary Roles: Web Designer, PR / Marketing Materials Creator, Production Coordinator

Able to Travel? Yes

Company: Independent Contractor

Email address: ashaftel@gmail.com

Most Recent Events: SXSW Eco, do512, Fortress of Inca

Based in: Austin, TX


Amanda Butterfield
Primary Roles: Production Manager, Logistics Manager, Stage Manager, Social Media Manager, Experience Designer, Event Styling

Able to Travel? Yes

Company: Independent Contractor

Email address: hello@amandabutterfield.com

Most Recent Events: SXSW Interactive, Austin Ice Cream Festival, Austin Homebrew Festival

Based in: Austin, TX


Angel Postell
Primary Roles: VIP Manager, Talent Coordinator, Sponsor Relations, Marketing/Media/Social Media Manager

Able to Travel? Yes

Company: Independent Contrator

Email address: angel@hometeampr.com

Most Recent Events: Charleston, SC

Based in: Owner and producer of BevCon®, Talent Coordinator for Chefs For Farmers, Founding Executive Director for Charleston Wine + Food Festival

Three Event Items I Cannot Live Without: Iphone, Swell filled with Water, Cash….you never know what you need to get unexpectedly

Armand Daigle
Primary Roles: Site Crew, Production Assistant, Runner, Driver, Videographer

Able to Travel? Yes

Company: Independent Contractor

Email address: armandovando@gmail.com

Most Recent Events: 2017 World Beard and Moustache Championships, AMD Press Event at Long Center 2016, SXSL 2016, All Things Go 2016, Long Center Skyline Theater Series, Nike Longhorn Run 2016, Target / ACL Afterparty 2015, 2015 Space Awards, Samsung Lounge at SXSW

Based in: Austin, TX


Armine Olivas
Primary Roles: Event Marketing Manager, Event Production Manager, Logistics Manager, Translator

Able to Travel? Yes

Company: Independent Contractor

Email address: Aolivas1212@gmail.com

Most Recent Events: Formula 1, MotoGP, X Games, CONCACAF 2016, Kentucky Derby

Based in: Austin, TX


Atorina Piccolo
Primary Roles: VIP Manager, Artist Relations, Production Coordinator

Able to Travel? Yes

Company: Independent Contrator

Email address: atorina94@gmail.com

Most Recent Events: Tortuga Music Festival, South By Southwest, Dead & Company Playing in the Sand

Based in: Austin, TX

Three Event Items I Cannot Live Without: Water, Eyeglasses/Contacts and Live Music

Billy Gemmill
Primary Roles: Production Manager, Stage Manger, Event Management

Able to Travel? Yes

Company: Independent Contractor

Email address: billy.gemmill@gmail.com
(615) 478-1326
Most Recent Events: SXSW, Hangout Festival, Bonnaroo

Based in: Nashville, TN

Three Event Items I Cannot Live Without: Dudewipes, toothpaste, and my sleeping bag

Brian Reeves
Primary Roles: Site Manager, Site Crew, Carpenter

Able to Travel? Yes

Company: reeves event services

Email address: reeves@reeveseventservices.com

Most Recent Events: ACL Fest, Texas A&M, Chipotle Cultivate

Based in: Austin, TX


Brishon Neu
Primary Roles: Stage Manager, Production Coordinator

Able to Travel? Yes

Company: Independent Contractor

Email address: brishon.neu@gmail.com

Most Recent Events: Bonnaroo, SXSW, River City Rockfest

Based in: Austin, TX


Cameron Moss
Primary Roles: Event Consultant, Marketing & Sales Manager, Sponsor Relations, Ticketing Consultant, Event Booking, Event Operations Consultant

Able to Travel? Yes

Company: Independent Contrator

Email address: cameron@colonelconsulting.com

Most Recent Events: City Music Festival, Dellwood Country Fest, SEC Baseball Tournament

Based in: Birmingham, AL

Three Event Items I Cannot Live Without: Coffee, Sunglasses, Iphone Charger

Candace Geers
Primary Roles: Hospitality Coordinator, VIP Coordinator, Production Assistant, Artist Hospitality, Event Administration, Guest Services

Able to Travel? Yes

Company: Independent Contrator

Email address: candaceegeers7@gmail.com

Most Recent Events: Flambeau Fest, Sloss Fest, COTK Dream Team Celebration

Based in: New Orleans, LA

Three Event Items I Cannot Live Without: Fanny Pack, Sunscreen, Portable Battery Pack

Crisene Casper
Primary Roles: Production Coordinator, Stage Manager, Office Manager, Hospitality Manager

Able to Travel? Yes

Company: Independent Contractor

Email address: csi13@live.com

Most Recent Events: SXSW, CounterPoint, Bonnaroo, Electric Forest, Cultivate

Based in: Austin, TX


Chris Homsley
Primary Roles: Producer, Line Producer, Production Manager

Able to Travel? Yes

Company: Independent Contractor

Email address: chomsley@me.com

Most Recent Events: Detroit International Auto Show, Academy Awards, Red Bull Air Race

Based in: Los Angeles, CA


Cierra Savatgy-King
Primary Roles: Social Media Manager, Marketing Manager

Able to Travel? Yes

Company: Pigtail Media

Email address: cierra@pigtailmedia.com

Most Recent Events: Reset Retreat, Boutique Hotel Conference, South Padre International Music Festival

Based in: Austin, TX


Daniel Chapman
Primary Roles: Production Management, Stage Management, Site Operations, Audio Engineer, Hospitality

Able to Travel? Yes

Company: Independent Contrator

Email address: thesoundorchard@gmail.com

Most Recent Events: Trans Pecos Fest, LouFest, Float Fest

Based in: Austin, TX

Three Event Items I Cannot Live Without: Sunscreen, Caffine, Leatherman

Dan Hill
Primary Roles: Operations Manager, Project Manager, Logistics Manager, Site Manager, Site Ops Lead, Staffing/Admin

Able to Travel? Yes

Company: Independent Contrator
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Email address: DanHill.Operations@gmail.com

Most Recent Events: Mountain Home Country Music Festival (x4), Willamette Country Music Festival, Idaho Potato Drop, Eagle Fun Days, USO Tours, Cal Jam 18, etc.

Based in: Boise, Idaho

Three Event Items I Cannot Live Without: Leatherman multi-tool, chest rig radio holder w/ storage pockets, and a huge stockpile of zip ties!

Darrell Force
Primary Roles: Stage Manager, Production Manager, Artist Liaison

Able to Travel? Yes

Company: Independent Contractor
Austin TX
78745

Email address: darrellforce@gmail.com
(512) 736-5595
Most Recent Events: Sound On Sound, Fun Fun Fun Fest, Levitation Fest, Utopia Fest

Based in: Austin, TX

Three Event Items I Cannot Live Without: Gaff Tape, Leatherman, Ratchet Straps

David Huber
Primary Roles: Site Ops, Hospitality, Production Assistant, Runner, Stagehand

Able to Travel? Yes

Company: Independent Contrator

Email address: davidreesehuber@gmail.com

Most Recent Events: Moogfest, Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, Hulaween

Based in: Austin

Three Event Items I Cannot Live Without: Gaff, Zipties, Sunglasses

Emily Heffelfinger
Primary Roles: Stage Manager, Runner, Site Operations, Ticketing Manager

Able to Travel? Yes

Company: Independent Contractor

Email address: emily.heffel@gmail.com

Most Recent Events: Obama Farewell Speech, Freaky Deaky, Summer Set Music Festival

Based in: Chicago, IL

Three Event Items I Cannot Live Without: utility knife, zip ties, cell phone charger

Ferrin Schriner
Primary Roles: Production Manager, VIP Manager, Artist Relations Manager, Hospitality Manager, Volunteer Manager, Promoter Rep

Able to Travel? Yes

Company: Independent Contractor

Email address: fschriner@gmail.com

Most Recent Events: Fortress Festival, Austin Music Awards, SIMS Foundation: Heart of the City

Based in: Austin, TX

Three Event Items I Cannot Live Without: Fanny pack, wireless & coffeeee!

Gary Brunclik
Primary Roles: A1, Front of House Engineer, Tour Management, Production Management, Monitor Engineer

Able to Travel? Yes

Company: Independent Contractor

Email address: foh4k@att.net

Most Recent Events: NFL Superbowl Tailgate Party, Summerfest, Country Thunder

Based in: Milwaukee, WI


Glenna Tooman
Primary Roles: Event Planner

Able to Travel? Yes

Company: Independent Contractor

Email address: glenna@memorable-events.com

Most Recent Events: Medical Meeting, 50th Anniversary Party, Patient Education Meeting

Based in: Boise, ID


Brandie Louck
Primary Roles: Production Manager, Tour Manager, Stage Manager, Site Operations, Production Coordinator

Able to Travel? Yes

Company: Independent Contractor

Email address: brandie.louck@gmail.com

Most Recent Events: Marvel Expereince Tour, Pharrell Williams Tour, Paramore Tour, Austin 360 Amphitheater, Live Nation SF

Based in: Austin, TX


Haley Omara
Primary Roles: VIP Rep, VIP coordinator, onsite host, guest services, Artist Relations, Hospitality

Able to Travel? Within LA

Company: Independent Contractor

Email address: homara@asu.edu

Most Recent Events: Jay Rock, JID, and Tower of Power.

Based in: Los Angeles, CA

Three Event Items I Cannot Live Without: box cutter, clipboard, and plenty of sharpies!

Heather Kohler
Primary Roles: Management , Box Office Operations, Artist Relations, Hospitality, Staffing Coordinator, Production Assistant

Able to Travel? Yes

Company: Independent Contrator

Email address: heather@ultimopresents.com
(615) 977-6717 (615) 977-6717
Most Recent Events: Beyond Wonderland, Life in Color Miami, iiipoints, Dirtybird Campout

Based in: Nashville, TN

Three Event Items I Cannot Live Without: My Runnur, a good pair of boots, and a great team to work with.

Jake Houp
Primary Roles: Parking Operations Manager, Site Operations Crew, Signage Crew, Stagehand

Able to Travel? Yes

Company: Independent Contractor

Email address: jhawkvisions@gmail.com

Most Recent Events: NFL Draft 2016, Mysteryland USA, TomorrowWorld USA, Coachella, Lollapalooza

Based in: Chicago, IL


Jamie James
Primary Roles: Production Manager, Operations Manager, Box Office Manager, Artist Relations, Content Manager, Contract Manager

Able to Travel? Yes

Company: Independent Contrator

Email address: jamiejamest@gmail.com

Most Recent Events: Envision Festival, Lightning in a Bottle, Sunset Campout

Based in: Austin TX and San Francisco CA

Three Event Items I Cannot Live Without: Radio shoulder holster, my combat boots & zip ties

Janine Fazzolari Punales
Primary Roles: Production Assistant, Production Runner, Hospitality, VIP Coordinator, VIP Host, Artist Relations, Artist Transportation, Production Office Assistant, Vendor Coordinator

Able to Travel? Yes

Company: Independent Contrator

Email address: jfpunales@yahoo.com

Most Recent Events: PHX Vegan Food Festival, Innings Festival, Lollapalooza, KAABOO

Based in: Phoenix, AZ

Three Event Items I Cannot Live Without: smartphone, comfortable sneakers, notes on event

Jarin Wadiwalla
Primary Roles: Production Coordinator, Media Relations Manager, Event Manager, Hospitality Coordinator, Artist Liaison

Able to Travel? Yes

Company: Independent Contractor

Email address: jarin.wadiwalla@gmail.com

Most Recent Events: X Games, Formula 1, MotoGP, SXSW

Based in: Austin, TX


Jason Gwin
Primary Roles: Tour Manager, Artist Liaison, Production Management

Able to Travel? Yes

Company: Independent Contractor

Email address: jason@productionsimple.com

Most Recent Events: Forecastle, Bonnaroo, Shaky Knees

Based in: Austin, TX & Louisville, KY

Three Event Items I Cannot Live Without: Laptop, Cell Phone, Gaff Tape

Jason Tremblay
Primary Roles: Production Manager, Stage Manager, Theatrical Stage Manager, Playwright

Able to Travel? Ask

Company: Independent Contractor

Email address: jnt01304@hotmail.com

Most Recent Events: Moontower, SXSW, X Games, DNC, UN Foundation, COTA

Based in: Austin, TX and Grand Rapids, MI


Jen Caruso
Primary Roles: Sponsorship Management, Beverage Director, RFID Operations, Festival Consulting, Site Manager, Vendor Coordinator, Site Ops, Production Manager, Visual Design Manager, VIP Coordinator

Able to Travel? yes

Company: Caruso Presents, LLC

Email address: jenlcaruso@gmail.com

Most Recent Events: Bonnaroo, SXSW, Summit DTLA, Coachella, Country Jam, Broccoli City Festival, Panorama, Outside Lands, High Water, Desert Trip, Life is Beautiful, Savannah // Charleston Wine & Food Festival

Based in: Charleston, SC

Three Event Items I Cannot Live Without: My festival pack which holds my golf cart key, zipties, sharpie, paper, box cutter

Jeremy Denton
Primary Roles: Site ops, Vendor Ops, Runner, Assistant to Stage Manager, Carpenter, Art Design & Install

Able to Travel? Yes

Company: Independent Contrator

Email address: jdography@gmail.com

Most Recent Events: Forecastle, Electric Forrest, Bonnaroo, Coachella

Based in: Nashville, TN

Three Event Items I Cannot Live Without: Sunglasses, Multi-Tool, Sand Scarf (wished I could bring my dog)

Jessica Dudley
Primary Roles: Hospitality, Artists Relations Assistant, Guest Services, Production Assistant, Runner

Able to Travel? Yes

Company: Independent Contractor

Email address: jesshanleyart@gmail.com

Most Recent Events: Kindmind Campout, Lightning in a Bottle, Envision

Based in: San Diego

Three Event Items I Cannot Live Without: Hydroflask, Palladium boots, fanny pack

Jaclyn Huff
Primary Roles: Planner, Logistics Manager, Expo/Exhibitor Manager

Able to Travel? Yes

Company: Independent Contrator

Email address: jaclynmorganhuff@gmail.com

Most Recent Events: API World, DevWeek, Beyond Escape

Based in: Houston, TX

Three Event Items I Cannot Live Without: iphone, goldfish (the snack!), laughter

Josh Ball
Primary Roles: Site Operations Manager, Production Manager, Audio Engineer, Lighting Designer, Carpenter, Site Crew

Able to Travel? Yes

Company: Independent Contractor

Email address: jjrball@gmail.com

Most Recent Events: SXSL at the White House, LouFest in St. Louis, Float Fest in Austin

Based in: Austin

Three Event Items I Cannot Live Without: A fancy Kubota, forklift keys that don't disappear, and a fine cigar

James Lavis
Primary Roles: Technical Director, Production Manager, Show Operator

Able to Travel? Yes

Company: Independent Contractor

Email address: globaljames@hotmail.com

Most Recent Events:
Based in: Scottsdale, AZ


Josh Levin
Primary Roles: Stage Manager, Production Coordinator, Marketing Manager

Able to Travel? Yes

Company: Independent Contractor

Email address: josh@xxiv.co

Most Recent Events: Orpheum Theater Madison, Revelry Music Festival, X Factor USA

Based in: Madison, WI


John Lewis
Primary Roles: Tour Manager, Road Manager, Production Manager, Event Producer, Project Manager, Large Format Digital Cinema Specialist

Able to Travel? Yes

Company: Independent Contrator

Email address: johnlewisproductions@gmail.com

Most Recent Events: Circuit of the Americas F1 Entertainment Stages, Giant Screen Cinema Association International Conference and Trade Show, SXSW Film Festival

Based in: Austin, TX

Three Event Items I Cannot Live Without: Smartphone, Gerber Multi-tool, Sense of Humor

Joel Pryor
Primary Roles: Artist Relations Manager, Artist Relations Staff, Stage Coordinator, Stage Manager, Production Manager, Festival Project Manager, Site Ops, Talent Coordinator, Promoter Rep, Event Producer, Logistics Manager, Tour Management

Able to Travel? Yes

Company: Independent Contrator

Email address: joeltpryor@gmail.com

Most Recent Events: Essence Music Festival, Shaky Knees, and Delfest

Based in: Birmingham, AL

Three Event Items I Cannot Live Without: My watch, communication devices, and my backpack.

Joey Vaughan
Primary Roles: Event Producer, Video Producer, Production Manager, Site & Event Operations

Able to Travel? Yes

Company: Independent Contrator

Email address: j.vaughan486@gmail.com

Most Recent Events: LA Summit 2017, March for our Lives DC, Pepsi / The Claw

Based in: New York, NY

Three Event Items I Cannot Live Without: Cash, Leathernman, hard copies of run of show / crew sheet and a pen

John Ferguson
Primary Roles: Stagehand, Site Crew, IT Engineer, Software Programmer

Able to Travel? Ask

Company: Independent Contractor

Email address: John_Ferguson@kc.rr.com

Most Recent Events: Taylor Swift, Annie (Theater), Rolling Stones

Based in: Kansas City, MO


Josh Hatton
Primary Roles: FOH Engineer, Monitor Engineer, Stage Manager, Production Manager

Able to Travel? Yes

Company: Muscle Shoals Productions & an Independent Contractor

Email address: joshsrpro@gmail.com
(256) 661-0015
Most Recent Events: Shoals Community Theater, Singing River, Broadcast Radio

Based in: Muscle Shoals, Alabama


Justin Hayes
Primary Roles: Site Manager, Fork Ops, Site Crew

Able to Travel? Yes

Company: Independent Contractor

Email address: justinhayes79@gmail.com

Most Recent Events: Aftershock Music Festival, Life is Beautiful, Lockn

Based in: Seattle, WA

Three Event Items I Cannot Live Without: My leatherman, sunblock, and a good pair of sunglasses

Kara Oppermann
Primary Roles: Festival Producer, Artist Relations Manager, Stage Manager, Production Manager, Hospitality Manager, Transportation Manager

Able to Travel? Yes

Company: Independent Contractor

Email address: kara.oppermann@gmail.com

Most Recent Events: X Games, Shell Corporate Event, California Democratic Convention

Based in: Austin, TX

Three Event Items I Cannot Live Without: My event binder, my favorite sharpie, and my mophie!

Kara Casteel
Primary Roles: VIP Manager, Hospitality Coordinator, Production Assistant, BOH / FOH Manager, Front Gates Manager, AR Coordinator

Able to Travel? Yes

Company: Independent Contractor

Email address: kkara89@gmail.com

Most Recent Events: Float Fest, Blues on the Green, Free Press Summer Fest

Based in: Austin, TX

Three Event Items I Cannot Live Without: Bathrooms, snacks, good company!

Katy Vandiver
Primary Roles: Artist Relations Manager, Artist Relations Coordinator, Hospitality Coordinator, Office Manager, Production Assistant

Able to Travel? Yes

Company: Independent Contractor

Email address: vandiver.kl@gmail.com

Most Recent Events: Whitewater Amphitheater, X Games, RedFest, Austin Fan Fest

Based in: Austin, TX



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