With over 20 years event experience, Soundskilz is a leader in event planning, talent, and production. From concept to execution, Soundskilz handles all aspects of event production in various sizes. We have the experience to produce multi-day 100,000 person fairs and festivals. Soundskilz also has the consideration of producing 50 person executive meetings.

Senior Event Producers

Steve Clayton
Steve ClaytonFounder and President
Founder and President of Soundskilz, Inc. Manager, producer, and educator of event’s working with leading brands and artists across North America. Founder and developer of Event Management program for UC Riverside, and advisory board member for XLive Convention. Consultant, convention speaker on large scale event management and live experiences.

“ I enjoy both the challenge and fast paced execution being in the executive role of producing. Over the past few years I have focused on educating the next generation of event professionals; both in the classroom and by speaking at conventions across the country. In conjunction, I have focused on growing Soundskilz book of business by working alongside our event producers to ensure we meet clients expectations.”

Ryan Hiel
Ryan HielGlobal Marketing & Production Executive
Ryan is a seasoned global marketing & production executive, having been the Lead Producer on more than 750 events in the music, film, fashion, sports, gaming and art industries since 2002. He has handled clients from Fortune 500 corporations to the top major and independent film studios, to Grammy & Oscar winning talent, to professional sports leagues, eSports teams, non-profits, government agencies, high net worth individuals and beyond.
Leonard McGee
Leonard McGeeProduction & Experiential Event Director
Trusted Production & Experiential Event Director with 20+ years of experience managing promotional events, onsite execution, marketing programs, tours, campaigns, and product launches connecting the brand to the consumer. Strategic Marketing & Brand Leader directing large scale efforts for business partners/clients, effectively managing timelines/budgets, optimizing resources and leading initiatives to completion. Client Relationship Builder able to navigate competitive markets, establish partnerships with key clients/sponsors and communicate short and long term benefits resulting in increased sales and profits. Effective Communicator & Partner with proven success as a spokesperson/public relations manager, while also skilled at negotiating with clients, sponsors and media outlets.

Event Producers

Alexandra Flores
Alexandra FloresHead of Ticketing and Admission
Alex is the head of Ticketing and Admission for Soundskilz Inc. She handles all things revolving event admission, ticket sales, and anything else needed on ticketing sites. She first started working for Soundskilz back in 2017 on one of our huge festivals, and quickly decided she wanted to be involved more and more. Alex has been working in and around entertainment for over 5 years on all types of sets, stages, and locations, so naturally she fell in love with the event industry.
Garry Stalling
Garry StallingSoundskilz Event Producer
Accomplished sales professional with over 19 years in various fields. Garry builds production timelines to meet clients needs, provides venue procurement for events, provides budget analysis, and hires event staff for Soundskilz. He is know for having much success in delivering sustainable revenue and profit gains in a competitive market. Garry can successfully create and implement marketing policies while increasing sales. He has excellent interpersonal and team management skills, and brings so much to the Soundskilz team.


Taylor Ellis
Taylor EllisEvent Producer


Danielle Gormley
Danielle Gormley Executive Project Coordinator
Danielle is Steve’s hired gun. You will usually find her with a big smile and making jokes that probably only make herself laugh. Her insatiable curiosity, optimism and organization help to keep the team on track. She has a strong background in the standardization of processes and procedures as well as years of experience in sales, marketing and management. She is passionate in her exploration of psychology, plant medicine, philosophy and ancient hermetic wisdom- which includes enjoying life to the fullest! She has worked thousands of cannabis events throughout the state of California including ones Soundskilz has produced!
Lydia Mello
Lydia Mello Accounting
Lydia is a dedicated accountant and tax preparer. Along with maintaining the accounting she oversees event profitability to ensure we stay on track with the projected budgets and invested resources. As a live music fanatic, lydia is delighted to support our events. We love that she has what it takes to be our accountant!


Casey Dolan
Casey DolanDigital Director
Casey provides management of event digital marketing, social media, websites, and more. He brings over 20 years of experience in traditional broadcast and new media.

He has worked with events both big and small as well as running the digital campaigns of new home builders, municipalities, bars & restaurants, ecommerce operations, artists, and more.

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