Chelsea Genser, Production Manager
Chelsea joined Advanced Productions in August of 2015 and has become a Production Manager. She works both in the office and in the field overseeing all of the logistical aspects of each event and is the office go-to for all event and scheduling related questions. In the “off” seasons, Chelsea works on business development and marketing. She has been working in the event/theater business for many years, beginning as a performer when she was young, and ultimately finding her way behind the scenes as sound designer/operator. Chelsea holds a Bachelor of Science from Towson University in Electronic Media and Film. Chelsea has both technical as well as administrative/customer service skills, making her qualified to adjust to whatever needs a client may have. In her time away from the office, Chelsea dances with Vaught Contemporary Ballet and enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Ethan Cooper, Warehouse Manager
Ethan joined Advanced Productions in the spring of 2015 as a part-time A/V Technician. He was promoted to Warehouse Manager in the spring of 2018, and continues to expand his knowledge with every event. As Warehouse Manager, Ethan works tirelessly to ensure each and every event leaves our warehouse properly packed and in proper working condition. He works just as hard as each show is returned to our shop by checking in and testing every piece of equipment. In his time away from work, Ethan enjoys spending time with his two daughters.
Alex Krozack, Production Lead / Field Technician
Alex joined Advanced Productions October 2018 as a part-time technician, then later became as a full-time Production Lead in January 2019. Alex acts as a lead, audio engineer, and field tech. In the summer of 2012, she had graduated from Sheffield Institute for the Recording Arts in Phoenix, MD where she studied both studio and live sound. Not long after graduating, she had become the FOH Audio Engineer for Red Eye’s Dock Bar in Grasonville, MD for their seasonal months, and still is today. In her free time, she enjoys trying new food, breweries, and supporting the local music scene.
Julian LaRocca , Warehouse Assistant / Field Engineer
Julian LaRocca joined Advanced Productions in the spring of 2016 as a part-time Audio Engineer, and is now a full-time member of the team. Julian acts as an audio engineer, lead, and warehouse assistant. Julian LaRocca has been interested in audio ever since he was a child, helping his dad setup his live shows. In early 2015 he graduated from Sheffield Institute for the Recording Arts in Phoenix, MD where he studied both studio and live sound. Julian found himself gravitating towards live sound because of the unique challenges it had. After graduation, he went straight into the production world as an audio engineer. Since joining Advanced, Julian has been broadening his horizons to include lighting and video training. In his free time, Julian enjoys going to live shows and playing the drums.
Adam Brewington, Warehouse Team / Field Technician
Adam joined Advanced Productions in the summer of 2017 as a part-time technician, and has since become an integral part of our warehouse team. In the busy months, Adam acts as a Warehouse Assistant, as well as a technician on our events. In his free time, Adam enjoys live music and traveling.
Rob Liberati, Warehouse Team / Field Technician
Rob joined our team in the spring of 2018 as a part-time stagehand for Advanced Productions. Since the spring, Rob has become one of our warehouse team members as well as a valuable technician in the field. Rob graduated from Towson University in May of 2018 where he studied Audio Engineering. Rob has worked for several companies as an assistant engineer including Mobtown Studios and Clean Cuts. He also works at Towson University as a Supervisor / Technician, facilitating their live events. In his free time, Rob enjoys spending time with his family and playing the drums.
Tim Brown, Director of Operations
As Director of Operations, Tim coordinates and produces anywhere from 5 to 20 events per week. He spends much of his time overseeing the daily work of our company both in the office and out in the field. Tim is heavily involved in the production work undertaken by Advanced Productions, collaborating with each client to ensure their event is implemented with care and precision from start to finish. Tim is truly dedicated to making each event personalized and successful. He also oversees the internal infrastructure of the organization, working closely with his managers to plan and apply future business development strategies for Advanced Productions. Tim has an extensive background in event design and management experience including a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing and Management Studies from the University of Maryland. When he is away from the office, Tim enjoys boating, skiing, and spending time with family.
Lisa Brown, Business Manager
Lisa has worked as Business Manager for Advanced Productions since 1996. She assists clients with non-technical requirements including accounting, administrative needs, and logistical requests. From primary consultation to post-production feedback, Lisa is the primary point of contact for accounting questions or concerns. Lisa also works closely with business development and the internal structure of the company. Lisa and Chelsea, our Production Coordinator, work together to administer and coordinate seamless events week after week. Fondly referred to as the “office Mom,” Lisa can tackle any issue with confidence and calm. In her time away from the office Lisa loves to ski, scrapbook, and spend time with her family.
Lisa Greger, Creator of Opportunity
Lisa has been a long-time friend of Advanced Productions and supports our office on a pert time basis. She is an amazing task master supporting our front office operations. Lisa oversees the Human Resources department, provides support to our business development efforts and keeps our team laughing on a regular basis. She is a fulltime mom to two wonderful daughters, Abbey and Ellie. In her spare time she enjoys long days on the beach, live music, a good party and spending time with family and friends.
James Garvin, Creative Services Consultant
Since joining the Advanced Productions team in 2001, Jamie has become the driving force behind our creative services department. With over 20 years of experience in the event industry, Jamie will seamlessly take you from the conceptual and planning stages of your event to the completion and production of your vision. Jamie’s experience and creative expertise comes from working with numerous large companies such as Microsoft, Deliotte, Touche, Forbes Magazine, and the Direct Marketing Association just to name a few. As our Creative Services Consultant Jamie brings a unique perspective to event design. By utilizing all of our resources, James, will ensure your message and brand captivate your audience. Along with extensive experience, Jamie has a degree in Graphic Design from Maryland Institute of Art.