Where we've been &Where we're Going

AboutEncompass

Live-Online Television, Inc. was founded in December 2001 as an independent off-shoot of an established event production organization. The new company’s goal was to merge the owner’s broadcast background with existing AV clientele creating a new standard that consistently exceeded client expectations.

The company grew successfully at a modest pace for several years. Weeks prior to the recession in 2008, Live-Online purchased $1M of high-definition equipment to become one of the first “lens to lens” providers in the country. Difficult banking situations allowed the company to develop best practices without influence from competitors.

Live-Online continued to invest in new technology as market opportunities emerged. Additional high-definition equipment and LED video displays expanded offerings beyond AV to include live sports and large-scale entertainment. Season-long broadcast contracts and frequent touring events allowed the company to quickly develop a broader market and deeper knowledge base.

In 2018, Live-Online Television rebranded as Encompass Event Group to better reflect the company’s capabilities. The same year, Encompass purchased the audio/lighting/rigging assets of ACA Productions, doubled full-time staffing levels, and introduced the Encompass Training Center with formal curriculums in all disciplines.

Future plans include expanding through aggressive growth of inventory/staff and a much larger facility … all in support of our commitment to customer experiences.

About theOwners

Dave Jensen

CEO / Director of Solutions

My production career began in 1990 as a part-time Engineering Assistant with Advantage Service Group. My responsibilities included design/build of online edit suites, head-end broadcast facilities, and non-linear editing installations.

Mark Payne

COO / Director of Operations

My career was launched in high school. A church utilized the school’s event space and, as an active member of the drama department, I became involved in the technical aspect of their services and events.

TheEncompass Team

What Makes this team great?

Everyone we employ understands Encompass’s role …

We’re a production firm that designs and deploys technical solutions for corporate events with the goal of always exceeding expectations.

Executive Team

Dave Jensen

CEO / Director of Solutions

Mark Payne

COO / Director of Operations

Eric Satre

President / General Manager
Solutions & Production Team

Matt Manternach

Solutions Coordinator
Bryan Ziegler

Bryan Ziegler

Solutions Coordinator
Internal Operations Team

Carl Olson

Warehouse Manager

Kevin Spavento

Inventory and Fleet Specialist
Nick Courkamp headshot

Nick CourKamp

Warehouse Technician

Tim Fahey

Warehouse Technician

Trey Wingo

Warehouse Technician
Accounting & Administration Team
Rachel Rector

Rachel Rector

Staff Accountant

Tom Goodman

Administrator
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