We Are Centrifuge Media
We are 33 strong and growing. We are New York Giant fans, Celtics fans, Orioles fans, and Carolina BBQ fans. We work hard and we love what we do. And when the meetings are done, you’ll find us on the golf course, in a book, with our families, or on our favorite beaches. But not for long, because our relentless desire to keep pushing ourselves as well as our clients, is something that never gets switched off.
I have skydived 76 times!
# of countries I’ve visited:
Adrienne has been with Centrifuge Media since 2012. She has assisted in planning over 250 events as a Senior Account Coordinator and has recently been promoted to Account Manager. Adrienne plays a vital role in the management of client projects as well as the training of all new Account Services personnel. With a creative agency background focused on communications and event planning, Adrienne is an extremely valuable team member.
Senior Project Manager
Seth has been with Centrifuge Media since 2011 and has multiple skillsets including: audio, video, projection, audience response systems and lighting. As Senior Project Manager, Seth mentors our Project Coordinators and manages teams of technicians on-site. He demonstrates expertise in the proper setup and operation of the on-site equipment. His prior education and experience in theatre production translates well when using lighting to create immersive experiences for the audience.
To be in the NBA
The Giants, baby!
Death row food:
Brian is the founder and President of Centrifuge Media. Brian has 15 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and event production industry. With his vision and direction, Centrifuge has grown from supplying A/V equipment and technicians, to including full-service creative opportunities and interactive media solutions.
Finance & Program Profitability Manager
Carolina Blue (Pantone 278)
Carolina Tar Heels
My theme song:
Hell’s Bells (if you’ve ever been to a UNC home football game, you’ll understand)
Matt started working at Centrifuge Media in 2012. While in the Projects Department he worked in conjunction with the Account Services team to accurately assess the equipment and logistic needs for our clients’ events. Matt’s recent transition to the Finance Department has him managing the financial life cycle of all projects Matt’s background as an experienced audiovisual technician serves as the foundation for his wide breadth of knowledge and is a valuable member of our team.
Director of Operations & Logistics
How do I unplug:
Tech related stuff
Favorite free time activity:
Don’t have one
Marques is a founding member of Centrifuge Media. As Director of Operations and Logistics, he has implemented a large majority of the processes we use to plan events. He works closely with the Project Management department and Inventory Specialists to coordinate the allocation and delivery of our equipment and assets used on site. Marques has extensive knowledge and training in electronic technology and uses his expertise to ensure, through calculations, that our equipment will function properly at any venue, both domestic and internationally.
My music style:
Favorite sports team:
Will has been with Centrifuge Media since 2008. He remains the hero behind the scenes at Centrifuge Media. Will works extensively with the Project Management department to accurately track and record all production equipment that is allocated to multiple shows throughout the world. He manages all of our shipments to make sure that every piece of equipment is in perfect working order and that it arrives on time.
Logistics and Training Manager
Panthers, Steelers, and Nationals
Leann began as an Account Coordinator in 2013 but quickly found that her talents and prior work experience was more applicable in our Project Management department. She is experienced in running both graphics and audio equipment onsite and her attention to detail guarantees that every aspect of a meeting room is up to our standards and exceeds client expectations.
Sr. Financial Officer
Running or biking with my family
The NY Giants!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Melanie has been with Centrifuge Media since the beginning. The Centrifuge Media logo was first sketched on her kitchen table. Melanie leads and manages the Finance Department, where she utilizes her experience in business management and customer service. Melanie brings over 15 years of account management within the life sciences industry.
I’m an award winning sculptor.
Creative Services Coordinator
# of countries visited:
Pappy’s Smokehouse in St. Louis
Joseph has been with Centrifuge Media since 2013. Joseph started in our Account Services department as an intern, where he familiarized himself with the event production and creative industry. With his diverse background in marketing and film studies, he now focuses on managing production logistics, tracking budgets, and keeping creative projects on track. Joseph’s technical ability makes him a valuable team member both in the office and on-site.
Business Development Manager
# of countries visited:
Favorite place on Earth:
Eastern Carolina BBQ
Jack joined Centrifuge Media as a Project Manager in 2011. He has worn many hats including Communication Strategist, Technical Director, Account Manager, and Producer, while implementing hundreds of meetings around the world. Jack’s broad range of experience makes him a reliable go to for clients and coworkers in any situation.
Senior Project Manager
Number of counties visited:
Favorite sports team:
As a Senior Project Manager, Praise’s day to day consists of: planning for upcoming meetings, overseeing all technical aspects of a show, and managing local vendors to ensure that everything goes off without a hitch onsite. She has a sharp eye for detail and her past experience in the hospitality industry makes her an effective communicator when working with 3rd party vendors and hotel event staff onsite.
3D Event Designer
How I Unplug:
Relaxing on the beach
Dancing Queen by ABBA
Suzanne comes to us from the highly competitive gaming industry, where she focused on environment art and shipped nearly 20 titles. Her outgoing personality and specialized skill set will be invaluable to the Creative Agency team, as well as our clients and the company as a whole.
I competed in horse shows for ten years.
Director of Client Services
Free Time Activity
Mountain or Road Biking
Chris has worked within the pharmaceutical industry for nearly 20 years, and has a background in customer service and agency operations. He is your contact for schedule and process queries, as well as any questions or comments on past and/or upcoming meetings and projects.
Senior Project Coordinator
Outer Banks, NC
The Orange Peel, Asheville, NC
The Toon Squad from Space Jam
Nick started booking and promoting events at the age of 15. Such an early history with planning and logistics makes him a great addition to the Project Management team. Nick has traveled to shows both as a musician as well as a technician. He has worked on over 500 shows around the world, including 150 cities in the United States.
Star Wars Figures
Nick joined Centrifuge Media in 2014 and has since transitioned to the Projects Department where he assists in the planning and execution of events. His previous logistics experience has made him well versed in the background operations of Centrifuge Media. He continues to assist in tasks associated with shipping and receiving our equipment as well as routine maintenance and repairs. His experience as a touring musician has made him well-versed in international travel and a great, well-rounded addition to our team.
Sean joined the Centrifuge Media team in 2014. He has assisted in planning over 50 projects this past year and has assumed a lead role with the Account Services team. Sean’s background in event management and trade shows, make him an excellent resource for clients and coworkers.
Carolina Panthers and Boston Red Sox
Stephanie joined Centrifuge Media in 2015 after completing her studies in Marketing and Psychology at the University of North Carolina in Wilmington. She brings with her a background in customer service and developing marketing materials and is accustomed to working in a deadline driven environment.
Director of Creative Services
Free Time Activity
Playing with my daughter
Chris brings over 16 years of experience in creative direction and branded marketing materials to Centrifuge Media. His background also includes designing apps and electronic visual aids for mobile platforms that can enhance the overall experience of your meeting for those in attendance.
Accounts Payable Coordinator
Back in Black
Free time activity:
Reading, Knitting, Target Practice
North Carolina State
Raven joined Centrifuge Media as an Accounts Payable Coordinator. Raven’s background includes experience with a global contract development & manufacturing organization within the biopharmaceutical industry. Her expertise will be extremely valuable to the Finance Team as well as our clients.
Senior Technical Director
Red Rocks in Las Vegas
Shane has over 25 years of experience in the production industry, specializing primarily in audio and sound. He started with Centrifuge Media as a contractor but is now a full time technical director, overseeing the training of the production team.
Senior Technical Director
Atomic Punk by Van Halen
Favorite Vacation Spot
What makes a good show
Brandon has been working with Centrifuge Media for over 8 years. It was in 2016 that Brandon signed on full-time with Centrifuge Media as Senior Technical Director. His expertise in several presentation technologies and his 20 years of experience in the industry make him highly versatile and highly valuable to any project.
I was the prom king in high school.
Director of Process and Project Management
Red Rocks Amphitheater
HandClap by Fitz and the Tantrums
Angela has extensive experience in employee management, operations, project management and project leadership. Angela’s business acumen and extensive experience are a valuable asset to the Project Management team, Senior Leadership team and company as a whole.
The Biltmore Estate
In my free time
I like to visit my friends across the state
Macy joined Centrifuge Media in 2016 upon graduating from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she majored in public relations. Her experience in the life sciences industry coupled with her prior communication and event planning experience adds to our company’s expanding background. Her strong work ethic and determination will help our account services team follow through on providing our clients with top notch work.
Director of Marketing & Communications
Home brewing, designing t-shirts, surfing, scuba
My family in a hammock on Jost Van Dyke
Mark is a founding member of Centrifuge Media who started and developed the internal creative services team. Mark’s background includes branding, graphic design, animation and video production. Mark also has extensive technical production experience in live events. He now works with the creative services department to develop internal and external marketing materials.
Project Coordinator of 100% Awesomeness
Free time activity
Starting as a stage manager in college, Jessica put her planning and organization skills to work as a Special Event Coordinator for many years. Her years in the service industry give her a valuable outlook on customer service and crisis management. As a Project Coordinator, her cheery disposition, passion for the things she loves (such as tacos), and unique set of planning skills have become an asset to the Centrifuge Media team.
80’s all the way
Did you get the memo? (see to the left)
Blue, Green, Pink. I can’t decide.
Amy brought over a decade worth of administrative experience when she joined Centrifuge Media in 2011. She keeps the office running like a well-oiled machine while also assisting the Finance Department with client and vendor invoicing as well as other critical tasks related to our internal processes. Her cheerful smile is often the first thing Centrifuge Medians see in the morning.
Assistant Warehouse Manager
How I unplug
Favorite Free time activity
Spending time with my family
Dana joined our logistics department in 2016. His responsibilities include working with the production team in coordinating the shipment and maintenance for all of Centrifuge Media’s production equipment. Dana’s previous experience in purchasing and logistics come at an opportune time in Centrifuge Media’s growth.
Thai Curry, The hotter the better!
Skydive, Cook, Snuggle with my Mini Doxie
Emily joined the Centrifuge Media team in 2016 as an Account Manager. Prior to joining Centrifuge, she worked as both a meeting planner and a patient care manager. Her experience with both the planning of meetings and the pharmaceutical industry provides her with the knowledge that will translate well with the goals of Centrifuge Media’s clients.
Bahrain is my absolute favorite.
Coldplay - Don't Panic
Countries traveled to:
28 and counting
Monet joins Centrifuge Media’s Creative Agency as a Graphic Designer. Monet has an extensive creative design background, which includes working abroad in Switzerland. Having been to 28 countries, she’s well-traveled and pulls design inspiration from all over the world. Working across all departments, Monet brings a tremendous amount of value to both our team and our clients!
What makes a good show?
In my element:
Snowboarding and Longboarding
As a Project Manager for Centrifuge Media, Zack is responsible for both the planning and execution of live events. Zack’s strong background in project management with a focus in lighting has taken him around the country, orchestrating and operating numerous events. The addition of his skill sets help us blend the technical and aesthetic elements of event production.
San Sebastian, Spain
Elephants. Dogs are a close second.
Monica recently joined Centrifuge Media as an Account Coordinator. Her background in Corporate Communications and Human Resources makes her an excellent addition to the Account Services team. When supporting our account managers, her responsibilities will include managing project estimates and event space diagrams.
Free Time Activity
How I Unplug
Reading, running, resting
Christine brings extensive experience proofreading, copy editing, and writing across the life sciences. Her marketing expertise and medical background will be invaluable to the Creative Agency team, as well as our clients and the company as a whole.