We educate our people to act with respect, principle, accountability, discipline and diligence: our audience.
We expect efficiency, precision, consistency, and competence.
We only hire people who create with drive, passion, perseverance and moxie.
We insist on professional innovation and personal growth without limitations.
We value teamwork and clear communication when working with others.
As the President of massAV since 1985 and now of Stagedge, our new brand in 2020, Pat continues to be responsible for setting strategic direction for the company working with the leadership team and supporting them as they manage their departments and helping them carry out objectives and ensure the delivery of exceptional service to our clients. Pat is directly responsible for the sales group and manages the Hotel contracts throughout New England area. Promoting a culture that reflects the organization’s values, encourages good performance and rewards productivity is her overall goal. As a practitioner of yoga allowing time for reflection and “headspace” is critical in her life.
As Vice President, Melissa is responsible for managing the Operations, Production and Technology teams at Stagedge and works closely with leadership on strategic and tactical planning and decision making to achieve business results. Melissa brings over 25 years of corporate experience and has a strong background in human resources across Event, Pharmaceutical and Technology sectors for private and public organizations. The past 8 years Melissa has been in the role of Director of HR and currently heads up this function as well. Melissa has years of experience and passion in the areas of communication and organizational alignment, learning and development, process improvement and change management . Melissa enjoys partnering with other professionals as a Business and Personal coach certified at Babson College. She also has a B.S. from Bryant University. When not working Melissa loves heading north to the beach and enjoys time with her husband and 2 teenagers!
Aaron is responsible for Stagedge’s technology strategy, staff technical evaluation, and training. He also oversees the company’s fleet and facilities departments and leads a cross-functional research and development team for an industry-leading inventory of tools and equipment. Aaron brings more than 21 years of industry experience to the role, including work as a Project Manager and Technical Director, as well as various hands-on technical roles while remaining highly involved with the engineering design of many large-scale projects. His degrees include a B.S. in Leadership & Business Administration from Northeastern University and an MBA from Babson College.
Rich “Mank” carries over 30 years of management, event, and video production experience. Drawing from this depth of experience from his tenure with NRT and BlueEyed Production, Rich brings a fresh perspective to Stagedge productions by combining strategic direction, staffing, and leadership as well as hands-on experience producing and directing a wide variety of live and recorded media. An avid Red Sox fan, youth sports coach, and proud family man, Rich and his wife Tina have two amazing children.
Paul brings over 25 years of accounting and financial experience to the position of Controller/Director of Finance, where he is responsible for financial reporting and operations. Paul has experience working with both public and private companies and has successfully managed businesses during periods of substantial growth.
Paul brings an MBA from Suffolk University with him to the role. He and his wife, Patti, have 2 children. Paul is a dedicated Patriots and Bruins fan and enjoys playing golf when time allows.
Nic DiBella brings over a decade of marketing and branding experience to his role as massAV’s Director, Experience. With years spent in television/video production, copywriting, and corporate communications, Nic has developed brand, content, and marketing strategies for organizations in the healthcare, technology, and consumer sectors. Mr. DiBella is committed to creating authentic branded content and experiences that are human, helpful, and provide meaningful engagement opportunities for clients and sales professionals alike. When Nic isn’t building marketing content, the lifelong movie buff can likely be found at his favorite movie theatre or camping & hiking with his lovely wife Breanna and his dog Kylo in Central Massachusetts.
Leo is a multi-disciplined creative services producer with extensive experience creating dynamic and engaging visual content for a wide variety of B2B and B2C clients. He started his career in LA producing content for emerging digital platforms, then returned home to Boston to focus on helping brands leverage the power of video to achieve their marketing goals. At Stagedge, Leo leads a team of highly talented and creative video producers and motion designers passionate about creating highly valuable video content for clients. Outside of work, you can mostly find him spending time with his wife and young son, watching TV and movies, or on the golf course.
Jason’s journey into design began at a young age and was cemented with a BFA from UMass Lowell with a minor in Art History. His years of experience working with clients from Fortune 500s to start-ups has taught him that while a wide-ranging skill set is essential, it must constantly evolve in the myriad worlds of digital design. The journey now continues as a multidisciplinary Art Director with an eye for innovation and strategic execution. Presentation design, content creation, logo design, branding, print collateral and stage design are a small sample. His goal is to combine knowledge and experience in these areas, and deliver exceptional creative to clients and their audiences. When he’s not doing design work, he is seeking out great food experiences.
“I would like to thank STAGEDGE for all their guidance and direction in the planning process. It is a bit overwhelming, but with STAGEDGE having my back I felt very confident that everything would run smoothly - and it did!”
Director of Events
Global Scientific Society
“STAGEDGE allows us to do more. We used to not ask for things because we thought they would be too hard or not cost effective but they've trained us to trust them.”
Sr. Director Global Marketing
Worldwide Content Delivery Provider
“Our thanks to STAGEDGE for all their hard work, dedication and willingness to get creative for our event. Our guests were met with spectacular sites and sounds.”
SVP of HR
Multinational Semiconductor Company