About Us

Reed Rigging, Inc. is a member of Professional Lighting and Sound Association (PLASA), and is a Recognized Employer of ETCP Certified Technicians. Our production team is ETCP-Certified in Arena, Theatre or both.


Michael Reed President
Michael Reed's career in show production spans more than 30 years, beginning with a Barry Manilow tour in 1977. In 1993 he founded Reed Rigging, Inc. Michael currently serves the Entertainment Technician Certification Program (ETCP) as a Subject Matter Expert for the Arena Rigging exam.

Steve Johns CEO
Steve has over 25 years of experience in operations, finance, technology and entrepreneurship. He's founded and run businesses involved in music, production and technology.


Production Team

Fran Obrero
BS – Industrial Technology Electrical Systems, Central Connecticut State University
AS – Architectural Design Technology and CAD Specialist, Three Rivers Community Technical College
ETCP Certified Rigger – Arena

Benjamin Cohen
BFA - Theater Technology/Technical Direction, DePaul University; ETCP Certified Rigger - Arena & Theatre.

Shop Team

Vince Cordero is our Rentals Manager and is responsible for equipment rentals for Touring, Trade Shows, Film and Television and also manages our shop operations.

Peter Guajardo and Quentin Williams make sure our rental stock is packed, prepped and ready for shipment as well as checked-in and readied for our next event.

Service Team

Chris Cordero and Bob Denz make sure that Reed Rigging equipment is the best maintained in the business.