Meet Our Leadership Crew
If you have thought about putting together an audio or video production, but you’re not sure where to start, begin with Your AVL Consulting experts at Ambient Productions. Our staff and crew are obsessed with excellence and are highly-trained and gifted artists, creatives, and technicians that get it right for you.
President, Founder, and Co-Owner
Ryan is the President, Founder, and Co-Owner of Ambient Productions. Ryan started Ambient Productions while working in supply chain logistics at Honda. His attention to detail and experience carried him into building excellent live events for clients. Many of these clients asked him to consult at their churches and buildings for AVL. This led him to start building the team we currently are today. He feels that one thing that attracts so many businesses and clients to our company is the way we work in an honest, casual, friendly, and professional way.
Vice President and Co-Owner
Chad Wilson-Chad is Vice President and Co-Owner of Ambient Productions. Before joining Ambient Productions Chad graduated from MTSU’s Recording Industry program and worked as a producer and worship leader in Tennessee and Ohio. Chad believes that we can offer our clients industry-leading AVL information, design, and deliverables with a passion that comes from the fact that we really enjoy it as end users ourselves. One of the company’s main goals is to inspire clients with new ideas and technologies, and seeing them have those moments is Chad’s favorite part of his job.
Chief Operating Officer
Austin has worked with many artists including Matthew West, Lecrae, Rend Collective and was most recently the Production Manager for Lauren Daigle. He has also worked with start up churches all the way to churches with over 30,000 attendees on average. We are excited for the way that Austin is bringing his experience to help Ambient Productions grow and invest into our clients and team further!
Customer Liaison/Sales Manager
Daniel Simmons- Daniel is our Customer Liaison/Sales Manager. Before joining Ambient Productions Daniel spent over ten years as a worship pastor and still serves as a volunteer leader for his local church today. Ambient Productions is thankful to have him on our team because he is a great guy and has a deep understanding of what our clients need. Daniel said, “We believe in building trust with our clients. One way this is achieved is by offering solutions that are built on researched based and field tested excellence without excessiveness.”
Alex Runyan- is Ambient Production’s Lead Designer for Integration. Before joining the company, Alex graduated from Cedarville University’s Production Dept, and spent years on the road with artists as a production engineer. Alex has a deep knowledge of technical systems relating AVL and can see the challenges from different angles such as a musician, technician, and engineer. He is gifted at processing complex information regarding our client’s needs, and then distilling them down to palatable plans and results.
Eric Longstreth, CTS
Lead Install Technician
Eric Longstreth, CTS- is Ambient Production’s Lead Install Technician. Before joining our company Eric was a producer at a large multi-site church in Ohio. He knows AVL as a servant leader of volunteers but also led multiple integrations for the church as they built out campuses. Eric also worked as an install technician for a large integration company before that. His attention to detail, unwavering commitment to safety, and positive attitude changes environments on job sites. Eric brings humility and competence to every project.
Before joining Ambient Productions, Michael worked for years in the electrical installation industry. As integrators, his skillset is a valuable asset to our company. Michael is always early to the site and ready for the challenge of the day. He operates to the highest standards of safety and quality on every job site. He believes in doing the job right the first time and in keeping the client happy at all costs.
Isaac Pettit is Ambient Production’s Video Producer. After graduating from Cedarville University, he worked as a media producer for a large multi-site church in Ohio. He is an expert drone pilot and was nationally ranked in 2021. He brings this diverse experience to our video clients. Isaac is really good at helping clients relax on set which translates into better takes. His edits have given our clients goosebumps ( the good kind!). He has an infectious laugh and enthusiasm and is an asset to our team!