We believe that a partnership with our organization is an experience, and as such to those who have not worked with us before, we invite them to Experience It!
We believe in offering our clients the best service possible, at an affordable price. By utilizing our industry connections with vendors and venues, Your Satisfaction is guaranteed!
We work closely with our clients throughout the entire consultation process. From concept to execution, we're here to help every step of the way! Wether it's your first event, or your thousandth.
Skilled team members, excellent customer service, and valuable resources. Available to you, every step of the way.
Bring your own plans, or work with our account managers to bring your dreams to life.
No hidden fees, clauses, or unintelligible legal-speak. Every time.
Consistent production of client specifications means better conversions and ROI for your events.
Meet The Team
Jesse Durlin founded OPAV out of a desire to bring a fresh perspective to the show production and AV equipment rental industries.
Brandon Berry comes to us as our general manager after a seven year tenure at VAE/PSAV. Brandon currently oversees our day-to-day operations.
Jamin Wehlau is our in-house industry veteran with over 16 years of consecutive AV experience. Jay has worked with Beamworks, ElectroVoice, Brooke Hogan, Swank, and other AV organizations.
Don Marsh serves us as a production manager, as well as being one of our longest tenured employees, Don has been responsible for lighting design, production management, and multi-discipline crew lead at many of our events.
From July 2016, Tony Brinkman has joined OPAV as a permanent member of our sales team, and has held high-level positions with Visual Sound and VAE in similar capacities.
Originally from Southern California, Mike McFarland's diverse background and work experience includes: Concert Tours, Televised Broadcasting Events, Celebrity Performances, and various Corporate Conferences and Trade Show Events for Fortune 500 Companies.
Our Business Manager, Chris Steffan is from Louisville, KY and has worked all over the world before settling down permanently in Orlando 3 years ago. He attended NYU Tisch and graduated from Western Kentucky University with a degree in Design, Production, and Directing with a minor in Arts Administration
Originally from central Connecticut, Aaron Gopen currently serves as our Director of Marketing and has lived in Orlando since 2009. Aaron is a Stevie Award-winning graphic designer, and has formerly held the title of Warehouse and Project Manager.