Sam has been blessed to have the opportunity to begin working in production at a young age, and has since gained six-years experience in theatrical, choral, house of worship and post-production environments.
His first three years working in production were spent at Windy Hill Middle School where he worked alongside theatrical, choral and the band departments to organize & execute successful events through his audio, video and lighting skills. Specifically overseeing audio teams and mixing performances.
Sam spent two years volunteering as the Audio Supervisor at East Ridge High School overseeing the planning and execution of large-scale musicals boasting up to 24 individual channels of wireless audio and leading of sound personel to assist in the execution of these performances. Sam also spent time working with the choral department in the production of concerts held not only in the school's auditorium, but also in outdoor venues requiring the organization and planning that goes along with the movement/setup/teardown of audio/visual equipment.
In 2018, Sam began working at Real Life, a non-denominational church in Clermont, Florida to continue using his God-given gifts. He currently serves as a Broadcast Audio Engineer and Monitor Engineer for the weekend worship experiences. During the week, he works alongside production leadership to perform maintenance, updates and upgrades to audio/video/lighting systems. In his time at Real Life, Sam has been blessed with the opportunity to dive further into lighting and networking and is currently trained on the GrandMA2 series of consoles and ArKaos media server and works alongside production leadership to manage and troubleshoot audio networking and production networks.
Sam also currently does some freelance work with other theatrical and entertainment organizations in the Central Florida area.