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Colorado Audio Visual & Design

© 2018 by Mr Burns Media

- Meet The Team -

Since childhood, Michael has dedicated his life to designing, managing, and producing all aspects of entertainment. From professional theatre, television and film, live concerts, trade shows and exhibits, with some large festivals and events mixed in, he's just about covered it all.

Owner

MICHAEL BURNS

Beginning his venture behind the scenes of theatre, Tristen found a place to innovate, create, and work. This path took him to Northern Arizona University on scholarship for technical theatre and electrical engineering before joining COAVD to fashion the productions of the future. 

Director of AV in Denver Metro

TRISTEN KOCHER

Trevor started his career in sports television working events such as the Olympics, World Cup Skiing, X Games, and other professional and collegiate sports. These experiences have shaped his mindset and broadened his knowledge to always be looking at the bigger picture.

Video Production Manager

TREVOR SWANK

After studying astrophysics and video production at Michigan State, John moved west as an instructor at UCSB, then Director of Audio Visual Services in Mammoth Lakes. John brings 16 years of video production, audio visual, and broadcast knowledge to the COAVD team.

Director of Commercial & Film

JOHN YOUNG

As a Photographer and Audio Visual technician, Mark Burrows has been creating successful programs for thousands of clients for the past 31 years. But don't think all that talent goes to his head, he’s still willing to work for chocolate.

Production Manager

MARK BURROWS

Sarah brings 12 years of experience to the team from a technical theatre and event design background. Her thirst to produce events that are both technically and creatively gratifying, makes her focus on COAVD productions unrivaled.

Executive Producer

SARAH PETERS

Weaver developed a passion for sound while playing trumpet in show bands, which led him to study music production at the University of Texas. He worked with recording studios and independent labels in Los Angeles before moving into live events and conferences. Chris now brings his years of experience working with Aspen's most exclusive venues to COAVD.

Director of AV in Roaring Fork Valley

CHRIS WEAVER

For 19 years, Mike's  hard work ethic, flexibility, and skill set, has made him irreplaceable on any production.  Spending his career behind a camera with dignitaries including Bill Clinton, Madeline Albright, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, and John McCain, no project is to big or small.

Director of Broadcast

MIKE LAVKER

Growing up in the digital age meant Ariel was constantly surrounded by media. Fascinated by a world that lives in code, she has 11 years of experience growing followings and creating a professional presence for a wide variety of companies including COAVD.

Director of Marketing & Social Media

ARIEL BURNS

Paul grew up in the shop and job site environment, while working X-Games early in his career. Coupled with his passion for music and electronics, this drives him to creatively transform the space at hand. 

Warehouse Manager

PAUL STRUMPLER

GARCE WORKS

A Proud Partner

Garce Works is an award winning all-in-one multimedia production facility helping you create stories that need to be told. We help deliver content that inspires, compels and motivates.

Who We Work With