The Team

Design, integration, or live events, we are your team

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We are a trusted team of dedicated specialists

Our trusted, dedicated team is devoted to exceeding your needs with our broad array of industry experience designing, producing, and integrating audio/video solutions.

Harvey Mabe

Harvey Mabe

OWNER

Harvey has over 35 years’ experience in the industry ranging from live event management, system design and integration, and engineering live sound. Team leadership development has been the key to Harvey’s success both personally and in the work place.

Lorraine Mabe

Lorraine Mabe

OWNER

BA, Southeastern University and MS Education, Nova Southeastern University
With almost 20 years' experience in Educational Leadership, Lorraine has worked in the public and private sector. Her experience as an executive enables her to manage human resources and the day to day administration of MABE.

Greg Hannah

Greg Hannah

COO

Greg's has nearly 20 years of experience in live event production and system integration. He has been with MABE for nearly 15 years and has worked in most every position of the company. This experience has equipped him to oversee the different departments and coordinate their efforts.

Drew Mabe

Drew Mabe

Administration

Drew has been working in the family business since he was old enough to help his dad load a truck. He is currently using his administrative skills in the front office of MABE. He is the first point of contact at MABE and works with all accounts ordering and assisting with shipping logistics. Drew is ready to assist you with your next project.

Steve Griner

Steve Griner

Lead Account Manager

BA, Broadcast Communications, Southeastern University
Steve’s 26 years' experience encompasses live event production management, Broadcast Studio Facility Management, A/V system design and management for higher education and houses of worship. Steve has filled technical rolls as FOH Audio Engineer, Lighting Designer and LD, Graphics Designer and CG Operator for live events, as well as Video Director for multi camera events.

Richard Vaughan

Richard Vaughan

Lead Engineer

Richard has 17 years’ worth of experience in AVL industry ranging from Touring Front of House tech to system Integrator, Lead Installer and project lead. Richard is currently the Lead Engineer at MABE and holds certifications in the following areas: CTS Certified, Certified Extron Control System Programmer, as well as Certified Elec. Specialty Contractor in the State of Florida

David Dempsey

David Dempsey

Project Manager

David has toured as a system tech with well known artists like Paul McCartney. He got his first experiences volunteering at his church and has volunteered and served on staff at churches for the past 7 years. He brings a lot of experience to MABE having worked as a project manager and technician for large scale corporate clients across the United States.

Greg Chambless

Greg Chambless

Production Supervisor

BA Broadcast Communications Southeastern University
Greg began volunteering in the sound department in his church at the age of 12. He worked for the University in the Media Services Department and as a freelancer at MABE during college. Greg’s interest for lighting design brought him to MABE full time. He has been an audio, lighting, and video tech and now is the Production Supervisor at MABE.

Jared Coats

Jared Coats

Production Technician

BS Broadcast Communications Southeastern University
After touring the country with a Christian Rock band, Jared began his degree at SEU. Experiences include touring, recording, mixing broadcast audio, FOH engineering, monitor engineering, and video engineering. Jared has produced various recording projects with his church and local artists. Jared is an accomplished musician.

Savannah Taylor

Savannah Taylor

Production Assistant/Admin

BA Telecommunication and Film University of West Florida
Savannah is just starting out in the industry. She is currently working with our production team, organizing details of live events and working on our production crew as a camera op and video director.

Baron Leon

Baron Simmons

Production Lead

BA, Stage Design/Tech, University of West Florida
Baron has over 10 years of experience working in Live Entertainment. He specializes in design for the Theatre but has experience with Live Production, Corporate AV, education and training, and installation. Before joining Mabe as a lighting designer Baron designed lighting and sets for theatres across the Southeast.

James "Whit" Whitworth

James "Whit" Whitworth

Audio Visual Drafting Technician

Whit comes to MABE with a wealth of knowledge in the AV industry. He has returned home to Lakeland after working in Houston, Texas as an AV Sales Engineer. He has over twenty years experience in live audio in a multitude of various venues and music types from choirs and orchestras to church and corporate events. These events led to increased knowledge and experience with a wide range of digital consoles and audio system processing.

Daren Mason

Daren Mason

Install Supervisor

Daren comes to MABE with 28 years of project management overseeing telecommunications, High End Home Audio, and PRO AV installations. Daren is an Extron Control Professional Certified Programmer as well as holding several other certifications in programming for control systems.

Matt Hughes

Matt Hughes

Service Technician

Matt comes to MABE several years of experience in system installation and trouble shooting. Aside from his technical abilities Matt has been on the other side of technology as a worship leader for 21 years. Matt currently heads up the service department of MABE.

Brian Neff

Brian Neff

Installer

AA Miami Dade College
Brian brings over twelve years’ experience in installation and servicing of audio visual equipment to the MABE team. He also has experience working in church production and customer service. Brian’s main focus at MABE will be working with the installation team.

Aaron Sloan

Aaron Sloan

Warehouse Operator

AA Polk State College
Aaron is a native of Polk County and he assists both the production and installation departments. His duties include staging equipment, making deliveries, and keeping our warehouse organized and ready for upcoming jobs.

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