PRESIDENT / SALES & OPERATIONS
Doug's Stats: Road warrior with 1,000,000+ miles driven annually (okay, we have never really counted, but it is ALOT!)
About Doug: The miles Doug logs are dedicated to making sure that every Avista resource is available to making our clients happy and their events outstanding and memorable. He has multifaceted experience in sales and marketing has spent time as a conference attendee, and also as an event client. With this background he brings a uniquely diverse perspective to the job. He has held executive level positions for several technology start-ups, Bank of America, and Sun Microsystems. Doug holds a BA in Marketing from University of California, Irvine and an MBA from the University of Southern California.
Getting personal: Doug is an enthusiastic triathlete and long-distance runner. An avid participant in the local burning man and music scene (although his friends are unanimous in their opinion that he is a terrible dancer).
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SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER
David's stats: Countless numbers of batteries changed in belt packs; supported over 1,000 theatrical performances; and don't even ask us to calculate the miles and miles of AV cable he's seen in his day!
About David: He is the MASTER of everything logistic, schedule and communication. His amazing flexibility, technical knowledge, and dedication to the process has made him the first call, go-to resource for Avista clients. With many years of theatrical sound experience, David brings a unique and creative perspective to the corporate and association production process. He has worked as a sound engineer at both the American Conservatory and California Shakespeare Theatres.
Getting personal: David is an avid sports fan with very personal stake in the local teams. Go San Jose Sharks and Oakland A's!
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