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Meet the Team

Rumor has it there’s something special going on at SoundPro. We think it's true, and it starts with one thing: our people. What’s so special about the people at SoundPro? It’s simple. We are a team that’s accountable, knowledgeable, and cares deeply for each other, our industry, and the customers we serve. We are inspired daily by the awesome experiences created and the important messages told with the gear we sell. We love what we do and have a blast doing it!

Leadership

Joshua Curlett

CEO

Holding numerous SoundPro leadership roles since 2010, Joshua is committed to fast company growth while “building a better future” for the AVL industry. With an MBA from SMU, he also lends his direction as a member of the Executive Board for Dallas Summer Musicals.

Samantha Pink

VP of Operations

With over 20 years of AVL industry experience, Samantha has held leadership positions in both dealer and manufacturing organizations. Nominated for a 2018 She Rocks Award, she is passionate about music, her family, and hiking on the nature trails of Connecticut.

Ryan Mauer

VP of Sales & Marketing

An experienced, dynamic sales leader with broad and deep industry relationships, Ryan has been leading teams in the Pro AVL industry since 2015. Passionate about live music, he also gigs on the weekends, giving him real-life pro sound experience and expertise.

Matthew Moseley

Controller, Vice President

A financial leader with 30 years experience in accounting, mergers & acquisitions, and serving on several boards, Matthew was a 2018 finalist for Dallas Business Journal's CFO of the Year. A lifelong multi-instrumentalist, he has a vast experience as a performer, producer, and songwriter.


Doug Kliever

Sales Manager

Doug leads the sales team and spearheads the company’s ongoing education, product training, and certification programs. He has over 20 years of industry experience, including hands-on work in recording studios, video production/editing, and live sound.

Meg Golz

Digital Marketing Manager

Meg has 10+ years of marketing experience in the e-commerce space and leads all things digital marketing and brand partnerships for SoundPro. She is also one half of the indie rock band, Seasaw, where she sings and plays drums, synth, or guitar - sometimes all at once.

Reed Molls

Merchandising & Purchasing Manager

A Certified Technology Specialist, Reed’s love for AVL gear started from a young age, printing off product manuals at the school library. He combines this technical knowledge with his BBA degree to connect the coolest customers with the coolest tools for the coolest projects.

Allison Kelley

E-Commerce Manager

A musician for life and part of the pro audio industry for the past seven years, Allison leads the E-Commerce team to better the website experience and help customers find the gear they need, when they need it. She is also a performer in the Madison area and spends her free time playing oboe, singing in local groups and practicing guitar.

Dick Bauhs

Customer Experience Manager

With a BA in English from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, Dick started his career in the AVL industry in 2008 right out of college. Experienced in sales and operations, Dick leads our Customer Experience team with a focus on service and customer journey.


Dallas Account Managers

Jonathan Becker

Jonathan’s background includes extensive experience with Houses of Worship, working as a technical coordinator, music director, and facilities tech for multiple churches over the years.  He has also worked as a production manager and AVL integrator. 

 

Certifications: Q-SYS Level 1, Shure MXA, A&H dLive Level 1, Dante Level 3, PreSonus Gold Certificates, OMNEO Networking EXPERT, Introduction to Creston, Dynacord Install Electronics, Dynacord & Electro-Voice Acoustics Basics, Crestron Core, Atlona Technology Specialist, and Waves Soundgrid Level 3.

 Trino Camberos

Trino is a 27-year industry veteran, delighting SoundPro customers since 1999. He began music lessons in middle school, discovering the world of audio in high school. He admits he can’t sing but makes a mean vegetarian ceviche.

 

Certifications: Q-SYS Level 1, Shure MXA, A&H dLive Level 1, and Shure Stem Audio.

 Matt Douglas

Matt studied Music Education and has over 21 years of experience in the AVL industry. Passionate about music, he is also a working mobile DJ in the DFW area and spent his early career at music retailers.

 

Certifications: Q-SYS Level 2, Shure MXA, A&H dLive Level 1, Shure Stem Audio, Dante Level 3, Q-SYS Control 101, Shure Integrated Systems Level 1, and Biamp TesiraFORTE.


Andy Duckworth

Andy has been in the education space for the last 23 years teaching college-level commercial music, and has over 30 years of live sound experience. His background includes education, houses of worship, installations, corporate, broadcast, recording, and touring.

 

Certifications: Q-SYS Level 1, Shure MXA, Dante Level 2

 Kris Landrum

Kris got his start in the industry right out of high school in 2005. Guitar player and into Futbol, Kris has spent many years running sound in the DFW area for local/regional events for live performances and houses of worship.

 

Certifications: Q-SYS Level 1, Shure MXA, A&H dLive Level 1, Shure Stem Audio, Dante Level 3, and Yamaha Rivage.

Baxter Lawson

As a retired Sound & Production Manager with 40+ years in the industry, Baxter has been with SoundPro since 1999 and is a wealth of knowledge. He enjoys playing drums and has the best stories from his sound mixer days.

 

Certifications: Q-SYS Level 1, Shure MXA, A&H dLive Level 1, and Shure Stem Audio.


Brian McDonough

Brian studied at the Berklee College of Music, has toured the United States and Europe as a musician, and accumulated over 18 years of experience running FOH. He plays guitar, bass, piano, drums, mandolin, and ukulele and loves spicy food.  

 

Certifications: Q-SYS Level 1, Shure MXA, A&H dLive Level 1, Shure Stem Audio, Dante Level 3, Q-SYS Control 101, Crestron Core, Crestron Certified Audio Technician, Symetrix Composer, and Biamp TesiraForte.

Marco Mendez

A “gearhead” with a diverse history in music and sales, Marco’s extensive background includes Recording as well as Music Production & Composition. He is fluent in Spanish and is committed to customer service.  

 

Certifications: Q-SYS Level 1, Shure MXA, A&H dLive Level 1 and Shure Stem Audio

 Derrick Ramirez

With 15+ years of AV industry experience, Derrick was a DJ/AV Technician for the Frisco RoughRiders for over 5 years. In his spare time, he still operates sound and video for pro, collegiate, and minor league sporting events.

 

Certifications: Q-SYS Level 1, Shure MXA, A&H dLive Level 1, Shure Stem Audio, Dante Level 3, Shure RF, and Biamp Tesira FORTE.


Jason Thomas

Jason has over 2 decades of industry experience in live sound and production, commercial A/V installation, and pro AVL sales. He has been with SoundPro since 1999 providing customers with his expertise and gear recommendations.

 

Certifications: Q-SYS Level 1, Shure MXA, A&H dLive Level 1, Shure Stem Audio, and Dante Level 3.

Jon Sheets

A singer and drummer since the age of 13, Jon received his BFA in Theater Performance, with a minor in vocal performance. Jon has been in the AVL industry for over 35 years and is a self-proclaimed Ham Radio nerd.

 

Certifications: Q-SYS Level 1, Shure MXA, A&H dLive Level 1, and Shure Stem Audio.


Madison Account Managers

Chris Bengry

With a degree in Music Recording and Music Business from Madison Media Institute, Chris began his career in the AV industry in 1994. A part-time musician, Chris is passionate about the industry and the customers he serves.

 

Certifications: Q-SYS Level 1, Shure MXA, A&H dLive Level 1, Shure Stem Audio, Dante Level 3, Shure RF, Yamaha Rivage, and Shure Master Class: Wireless Best Practices & Techniques.

Brian Kaphingst

Brian is a singer-songwriter that studied music recording and technology at Madison Media Institute. He began his AVL career in 2010 as a sound engineer and has been in the AVL industry in various sales roles ever since.

 

Certifications: Q-SYS Level 1, Shure MXA, A&H dLive Level 1, Shure Stem Audio, Dante Level 3, and Shure RF.

Andrew Schroeder

Andrew is a multi-instrumentalist who studied Music Business at Berklee College of Music. Passionate about the music industry since youth, his small business experience and love of learning bring a piquant drive to the SoundPro team. 

 

Certifications: Q-SYS Level 1, Shure MXA, Dante Level 1, Shure Stem Audio, Shure BETA Microphones, Shure BLX Wireless Systems, Shure GLX-D+ Dual Band Digital Wireless System, Shure QLXD Wireless System, Shure PGX-D Wireless Systems, Shure SLX-D Digital Wireless Technical Enablement, Shure SM Microphones.

Shawn Tallard  

Starting in the AVL industry right out of college, Shawn brings 25+ years of experience to SoundPro. He’s a singer-songwriter/musician with two albums released under a pseudonym, licensing songs to major networks.

 

Certifications: Q-SYS Level 1, Shure MXA, A&H dLive Level 1, Shure Stem Audio, Dante Level 3, Auralex Acoustics Level 1, Shure Master Class: Wireless Best Practices & Techniques, and Shure Audio Basics for Meetings and Conferences.