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Our Team

Jack Kelly
JACK KELLY | The Founder

Founder of Eye Dialogue, Jack’s work has been published in many trade magazines. Jack Kelly has aggressively pursued his dream with an ever growing knowledge of Interior Design, Video, Sound, Special Effects, and of course Lighting.

Charlotte Country Club Wedding
Dale Earnhardt Jr Event
Art Expo
Nightclub Instalation
Corporate Event
Party Reception
Harbor Lights Instal
Tree Lights
Paul Emrick
KORY MADDEN | Sales & Design

Kory got his start in the industry with Eye Dialogue after receiving a degree in English Literature from Appalachian State University. His familiarity with the English language, coupled with a unique aesthetic sensibility and over three years of hands-on experience, allows him to effortlessly communicate with clients in order to translate their vision into a reality, helping them create stunning visuals and inviting atmospheres.

SAM LINARES | Project Manager

Sam Linares with Fairfield Pro AV  began working in event production at the age of 13 for his father's AVL Production company in New York. With over 15 years of industry experience and an unbridled passion for what he does, Sam strives to exceed clients expectations by ensuring that projects are completed in a timely manner in accordance with their vision.

Matt Sakatos
Bartenders Ball
Club Installation
Wedding Reception
Carowinds Product Launch
Art Expo
Corporate Party
James Bond Party
Borgore @ Social
Social Nightclub
GFW Tour
Billionaires 2 Year Anniversary
Marvel Years Show
Label Charlotte Nightclub
Suite Charlotte Nightclub
Hardwell @ Label Charlotte
ZOË WHITTAKER | Sales & Design

Over a decade strong in Eye Dialogue experience Whittaker has overseen technical coordination, rental department formation, functional production management in addition to leadership of both regional and inside sales initiatives for Eye Dialogue.  Devoted to design expertise and excellence in customer service, she looks forward to sharing this year's technological innovations with you. 

Nick Iyoob
Beatles Party
Suite Charlotte Nightclub
Compass Group Event
Christmas Party
Banquet Hall Lighting
Outdoor Staging
Carowinds Setup

Don James has been a pastor for 36 years and has an extensive background in training, management, and finance.  He has significant experience with planning conventions for missionaries in many large hotels throughout the US. Though new to the audio visual industry he is excited about the new technology.

Travis Pagels
Events and Production Videos

Events and Production Videos


Alex began with Eye Dialogue when he was very young. Over the years he developed strong skills as a designer, manager, and role model for his fellow employees. He quickly rose up the ranks to one of the most respected designers of the company. 

Unfortunately Alex passed away in 2017, but his work ethic and compassionate manner still inspires the team daily. 

Alex Miano
Dairy Barn - Pashcal Wedding
Church Concert
Reception Design
Harbor Lights Phase 2
Harbor Lights New Years
Pashcal Wedding
Harbor Lights Install
New Years Eve Barbados
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