CHAUVET Professional has appointed Brad Haynes as its National Resource Manager – Concert and Touring. The Missouri native, who comes to CHAUVET Professional from AC Lighting, brings a wealth of experience to his new position, which will involve fostering relationships between the company and touring designers in addition to creating a range of educational programs.
“All of us at CHAUVET Professional are excited about welcoming Brad to our team,” said Albert Chauvet, CEO of CHAUVET. “We have a great deal of respect for his knowledge and integrity. His extensive experience in the concert and touring world will enable us to serve those markets even better than we do today.”
Prior to his experience at AC Lighting, Brad was Director of Product and Application Support at Martin by HARMAN, where he managed product training and demo programs for internal staff as well as lighting professionals. He also held a series of commercial positions at Martin by HARMAN for 12 years. Earlier in his career, he worked as a lighting designer for clients such as Sea World, Cirque Productions, and Busch Gardens.
At CHAUVET Professional Brad will manage product demo and training programs, while also serving as a liaison between the company and lighting designers. “Brad brings a valuable combination of skills to this position since he has a deep understanding of products and the designers who use them,” said CHAUVET. “We’re very eager to start working together.”
For his part, Brad shares this enthusiasm. “Like people throughout our industry, I’ve been very impressed with what CHAUVET Professional has accomplished over the past five or six years,” he said. “It’s exciting to be part of a team that’s 100-percent committed to lighting. I’m looking forward to sharing the Chauvet story with industry colleagues.”