We are a full-service Event Technology & Production company specializing in Audio, Video, Sound and Lighting.
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To deliver powerful audiovisual experiences on and off the main stage and playing field while providing rewarding professional partnership to our clients, agency partners, planners and producers. It is our mission to continually elevate our standards and never settle for less than excellence.
Meet Our Team
A group of highly talented AV professionals with a passion for what they do and a desire to exceed client & project expectations on all levels.
With his entrepreneurial spirit and love for technological know-how, Lane Rickard founded Power Plus in Salt Lake City in 1984. The business was moved to San Diego County in 1989 and incorporated in January of 2003. Lane realized the need for a full service entertainment production company that could provide first-class equipment and personnel at an affordable price.
Lane oversees all aspects of this flourishing and growing company with a hands-on approach to ensure that every client receives outstanding service, resulting in an unprecedented production. Lane directs the team to provide service with excellence, while making an impressive and everlasting impact. Lane is responsible for managing and maintaining Power Plus Productions growth and expansion by exceeding client expectations, continually finding ways to add value to the services provided, and constantly updating his expertise on the latest advancing technologies. The key to his successful formula is based on the premise that the engineering and production talent within the organization needs to be experienced and proven. Quality and success can only come from the "been there, done that" team that make up Power Plus Productions.
Through the years, Lane has enjoyed coaching his boys' sports teams and supporting his daughter's singing aspirations. He enjoys skiing, snowboarding, and camping with his wife and children when he isn't working around the house and yard.
Patrick is a seasoned veteran with almost 30 years of experience in the Audio Visual Industry. After getting his start as a video technician at the University of Washington, Patrick jumped into the production industry in 1991. He worked his way through the ranks at The Audio Visual Factory in both operations and sales and served as a General Manager for two audio visual companies, from 1995 to 2007, delivering high end customer service to the convention and corporate meeting industry. In 2007 Patrick joined Power Plus generating new client opportunities, growing existing accounts, coordinating and managing on-site productions. He is a big football fan.
Tom brings over 23 years of experience in the events and technology industry to Power Plus. He graduated from California State University at Chico earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Music with an emphasis in Recording and Live Sound. He began his professional career as an audio engineer in the music industry and then moved into the production world where he worked his way through all facets of the industry from operations/sales to regional/national management and integration. Tom is responsible for planning and developing short and long term strategies; directing and managing the operational departments; planning and preparation of all operational activities for Power Plus events, as well as overseeing daily operations. Tom enjoys spending his free time with his wife and children where he is active in playing and coaching soccer and softball, and relaxing with friends and good music.
Born and raised in Salt Lake City, UT, Jason Hatton brings almost 3 decades of live event experience. Having worked all sides of event production, as a client, venue technician and vendor, Jason has delivered shows throughout the US, Canada, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. This adds up to a comprehensive understanding of what it takes to plan and execute successful, impactful live events. Working the past 15 years as a Technical Director/Production Manager, he is well equipped to make every show the best that it can be. Jason currently resides in Draper, UT with his wife and enjoys spending time with his kids, grandkids, dogs and guitars.
A San Diego native, Krystal joins Power Plus Productions with 5 years of in-house audiovisual and event production experience. Previously, she worked in the sports industry selling partnerships and events within Major League Soccer and the National Football League. Krystal holds a Bachelors of Criminal Justice from San Diego State University and Masters in Sport Management from the University of San Francisco. In her free time, she enjoys going to the beach and the zoo with her husband and 1-year-old daughter.
David "Duck" Burns brings over 30 years of Sales, Design and Operational Experience to the Power Plus Productions team. From opera to country, hip-hop to metal, dance and theatre, television and corporate events - Duck has worked them all. Originating from Atlanta, Georgia, Duck enjoys traveling the world and has during his 30+ years for shows.
Brad’s interest in AV was sparked some 23 years ago while working as a technician for AV Partners. He obtained a degree in Customer Relations from Grossmont College and pursued his career in the industry working in a variety of positions in both Audio and Video before specializing in Projection and Video Engineering. Brad started his career with Power Plus as a freelancer and joined the team full time in 2012 as the Video Department Head. Brad is very active in his children’s’ sporting activities and enjoys traveling, attending concerts and Indy races in his leisure time.
Kevin found his passion for the industry in his high school theater. He honed his craft at the Starlight Musical Theatre in San Diego, and then took his experience to the high seas, where he worked for both Carnival Cruise Lines and Royal Caribbean as a Rigging Specialist, Production Manager and ultimately the Fleet Supervisor for Automated Rigging and Stage systems. Since getting married and coming ashore, he joined Power Plus in 2014 where he currently oversees the Lighting, Rigging, Power and Staging Departments. He and his wife have a newborn son, allowing him to put his interest in photography to great use.
Jerry joins Power Plus Productions with over 40 years of audiovisual experience. He began in concert sound and through his passion for the industry, branched into corporate audio, and eventually video as well. Whether in a 20,000 seat arena, a studio, or a 5,000 seat corporate venue, his audio skills and programming capabilities are where he excels. He also enjoys photography, most recently astrophotography, cooking on the weekends, and Zoom calls with his kids.
Rebecca has been with Power Plus Sound & Lighting for over 20 years. Starting as Executive Assistant to the President she advanced to Director of Human Resources in 2002 where she utilized her talent in locating qualified and talented personnel. In 2003 she was promoted to company Vice President where she continues to support HR, as well as helping to create and drive the development of the company’s marketing campaign to prospective new clients. Rebecca also spearheads local community outreach for the company, supporting several local non-profit organizations.