Ohio Repair Services Team
Taine Gilliam is currently the Field Service Manager for Vincent Lighting Systems. He started at VLS in 2005 after ten years at the Cleveland Play House, first as Production Electrician and then Technical Director. He came to Cleveland from the Alabama Shakespeare Festival where he was the Festival Theater Master Electrician. Taine's professional theater career started with the Spoleto Festival while he was still a student at the College of Charleston.
Ryan Harris is our Service Technician/Administrator based in our Cleveland office. He is a graduate of Bowling Green State University. Ryan brings a wealth of knowledge and technical skills with him from his previous work in live entertainment at Phoenix Entertainment, Walt Disney Company and Cedar Point Live Entertainment.
Ryan will put his great technical, organizational and customer service skills to work as he assists customers by providing guidance on proper operations of lighting control equipment, repairs and coordination assignments for the service repair team.
Troy Leonard joined Vincent Lighting in 2000. As a service technician, he is on the road much of his time, making sure our customers’ systems are running in top-notch condition; trouble-shooting, diagnosing and fixing them when they aren’t.
Troy also conducts training sessions, sharing his extensive knowledge in an easy-to-understand format, that helps our clients work their lighting systems efficiently.
A native of northeast Ohio, Allan originally called on Vincent Lighting, not for a job, but for gel; he was purchasing filters for a local roller skating rink. Over the years, Allan continued to contact us as a customer. Most recently, he worked four seasons for Cedar Point Live Entertainment, for the Starlight Experience and as Lighting/Fog technician for Halloweekends.
Allan holds an Associates of Applied Science Degree in Electrical Engineering Technologies, Computer Maintenance and Networking. In addition, he has also earned a vocational certificate in network communication technologies. Allan joined the Vincent Lighting team in July 2014, where he has been busy answer customers' technical questions and fixing equipment, both in-house and at customers' venues.
Random Fun Facts
- Allan still runs the roller skating rink in Elyria. Both jobs keep him quite busy!
- He has had the pleasure of meeting Celebrity Chef Alton Brown. Allan concurs that he is just as funny in person as he is on TV.
- His dream vacation includes a visit to Paris because … well, it’s PARIS, does anyone need a reason?