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Kentucky Repair Team

matt klasmeier

Service Technician

Matt Klasmeier-ETCP Certified

Matt joined Vincent Lighting Systems in 1998 as Service Technician, where he provides expert repair and training in Ohio, Kentucky and everywhere in between. Before joining our staff, Matt earned a BFA in theatre lighting and design at Northern Kentucky University and spent five years working sound and lighting for a wide variety of shows at Kings Island. In 2016, Matt earned his ETCP - Entertainment Electrician Certification. The Entertainment Technician Certification Program (ETCP) is an industry-wide program to recognize those who demonstrate both knowledge and experience in different areas, including entertainment electrician, arena-rigging and arena-theatre.

 

 

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E-Mail
(859) 488-4918  (859) 525-2000 mklasmeier@vls.com

 

 

Ed Larkin

Service Technician

Ed joined the VLS team in January 2016. He previously worked for Cedar Fair. Check back soon for a profile on him. 

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(859) 488-4919  (859) 525-2000 elarkin@vls.com

 

 

Jacob Preston

Service Bench Technician

Jacob Preston

A native of Cincinnati, Jacob found his love for working in theatre during high school. His first production behind the scenes was for Steel Magnolias. Prior to joining Vincent Lighting, he worked for DirectTV. He worked part-time for VLS before joining our staff full-time in 2011 as Production Specialist. In 2012, he became a Service Technician, where he earned praises at helping to diagnose and fix customers' lighting systems. In 2015, Jake was promoted to Rental Shop Manager, where he coordinates our rental inventory, vehicles and labor. In his spare time, Jacob volunteers for his alma mater as Technical Director. He also enjoys announcing sporting events for his high school.

Random Fun Facts

  • If he could make a living doing anything, Jacob would love to be a professional announcer.
  • He also enjoys playing sports, fishing and going four-wheeling.
  • He had a close encounter of the celebrity kind with Barry Larkin.
  • When asked what his favorite gel color is, his response was, “What is gel? We have LEDs.”

 

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E-Mail
(859) 488-4924  (859) 525-2000 x124 jpreston@vls.com