About Us

Sound Stage is a nationally recognized Orlando, Florida based corporation. We’ve been providing our clients with the very best in audio-visual system design since 1982. With over 50 years of combined experience in the field of audio, visual, and system integration, you can be assured of receiving not only cutting-edge design but also the professional service you deserve.

Our goal is to work with you from the inception of your project through the life of your system. 

 

 

Team

President, Bill Fletcher
Bill Fletcher - CEO

Bill Fletcher started Sound Stage in 1982 as a live staging and production company. Our focus soon changed to the installation of integrated audio visual systems. Over the years, Sound Stage has expanded its expertise to the integration of all aspects of Lighting, Audio and Video conferencing and control systems integration.


Mr.Fletcher’s extensive knowledge of acoustics and sound system design allows Sound Stage the opportunity to provide essential services to our clients, such as system performance engineering and site evaluation by use of computer modeling of audio intelligibility.

 

 

Certifications

  • Bose Modeler Audio-Acoustical Software Certified
  • Bose Auditioner Certified
  • Syn-Aud-Con Electro-Acoustics Certification
  • Extron Advanced School of AV Technologies
  • Extron Advanced School of AV technologies for System Designer
  • Crown IQ
Vice President, Chet Neal
Chet Neal - President

Chet Neal joined Sound Stage in 2001. Mr. Neal began his career in 1989 at Walt Disney World’s Pleasure Island, as a sound technician. During his tenure there, he served in variety of technical and supervisory positions in the Entertainment Department. In 1998, he was appointed Stage Technician Manager as a part of the opening team for Disney’s New Animal Kingdom.

Mr. Neal’s desire to be more involved in AV systems design and installation brought him to Sound Stage, where we have greatly benefited from his experience in live performance technology, installation and project management. Mr. Neal’s current roll includes AV system design and operations director.

 

 

 Certifications

  • BS Telecommunications, Minors in Theatre and Film Production, Ohio University
  • Syn Aud Com, Professional Audio Seminar
  • Extron Advanced School of AV Technologies
  • Extron Advanced School of AV technologies for System Designer
  • AMX ACE Certified Control System Design
  • Crestron Commercial System Designer
  • Polycom Video Technician Certificate
  • Crestron Certified Designer
  • State of Florida Specialty Electrical Contractor Low Voltage License #ES1200666
Project Manager Andy McClelland
Andrew McClelland - Operations Manager

Andrew McClelland, as a decade + veteran of Sound Stage, has filled a number of roles within the company including installation technician, service technician, Project Lead, Project Manager and Operations Manager. Mr. McClelland currently supervises all aspects of the installation. production and service operations for Sound Stage as well as several areas of general management within the company.

 

 

 

 

Certifications

  • BA and MBA from Rollins College
  • Certified Technology Specialists – CTS

 

 

Ben Rowley - Systems Consultant

Ben Rowley comes to us with extensive technical knowledge and relationships within the house of worship industry.  Mr. Rowley has done work for various churches as a music minister, AV tech, and youth pastor over the past ten years along with various other administrative roles.

Mr. Rowley managed several bands located in Tampa, Orlando, Vero Beach and Port Saint Lucie simultaneously for about 5 years.  In that same time he was the Administrative Assistant to the head of the Performing Arts Academy at Indian River State College.  At the college, Mr. Rowley was overseer and/or tech of many productions and events. 

 “I love working with groups of people to create something bigger than each of us individually”.

 Mr. Rowley holds a BAS in Organizational Management and an AA in General Education from Indian River State College

System Designer, Ryan Fletcher
Ryan Fletcher - Systems Engineer

Ryan Fletcher joined The Sound Stage team in 2000 and is currently responsible for Control System design, programming and commissioning. Mr. Fletcher also assists in the set up and configuration of audio and video teleconference systems.

Mr. Fletcher holds a BS in Computer Science from the University of Central Florida and maintains several industry certifications.

 

 

 

Certifications

  • AMX ACE Certified Programmer
  • AMX ACE Certified Control System Installation
  • AMX ACE Certified Control System Design
  • Crestron Programming I & II
  • Clear One Certified Technical Specialists
Systems Engineer, Dave Lewis
Dave Lewis - Systems Engineer

David Lewis brings to Sound Stage over 25 years of experience in AV design and engineering. Mr. Lewis started his career in 1985 as a live sound technician. Mr. Lewis was owner and operator of a successful business specializing in high end residential AV for 14 years before making Sound Stage his home in 2014.

In his current position with Sound Stage, Mr. Lewis is responsible for system engineering, drawings and is a D-Tools design software specialist.

 

 

 

Certifications

  • Crestron Programming
  • Crestron Lighting
  • Crestron Design Engineer
  • Crestron Digital Media Designer
  • AMX SchoolView Certified
  • Extron Certified Control Professional
  • Extron Certified XTP-E