About Livewire

Livewire was founded in 1999 by Kent Kolstad in Alexandria, Minnesota.

From the start, we aimed to supply our region with world-class audio, video, lighting, scenery and staging for corporate events, conferences, non-profit galas, concerts, and theatrical events, of all shapes and sizes.

In our 23 years, we’ve had the pleasure of working with thousands of event planners to bring their dreams to life.

Livewire is now based in Downtown Fargo, North Dakota, with a constant presence throughout the North’s greatest cities including Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Sioux Falls, Bismarck, St. Cloud, and Alexandria.

As we’ve grown, so has our reach. We've had the pleasure of working with clients on events across the country...with only 9 states left to cross off the list!

Get in touch today to start planning your next event success.

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We’re committed to bringing our world-class technology and expertise to local communities. From concepting and design to setup and production, our team can’t wait to work with you on your next event.

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1999

Livewire is Founded

Kent Kolstad launches Livewire, focusing on providing live audio and event production services in Alexandria, Minnesota.

2018

Livewire Moves to New Location

Livewire moves to their new location in Downtown Fargo, and opens the LIVE@Livewire Black Box Event Space.

2022

today

The Livewire team produces over 300 events nationally per year, and has a team of 30 full-time staff members to serve its clientele!

MEET THE TEAM

SHELBY AHO

LEAD VIDEO
SPECIALIST

Ryan Babb

Director of Live Video Production

Jameson Bernhagen

Lighting
Designer

Jonas Biles

Event Specialist
Audio

Rachel Brandt

Operations
Manager

Lauren Cartwright

Event
Specialist

SAMUEL CLAEYS

VIDEO SPECIALIST

Chloe Crabtree

Project
Manager

MICHAEL DAHL

EVENT
SPECIALIST

Rochelle Dubbels

Accounting
Manager

JORDAN W. GREEN

LIGHTING
DESIGNER

Dani Haekenkamp

Project
Manager

BRITTNEY HOGAN

Director of Business Development + Operations Coordinator

Shauna Johnson Harper

Event and Project Estimator + Warehouse Manager

KENT KOLSTAD

FOUNDER & TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

Indigo Leiseth

Event Specialist

Dalton Luther

Audio
Engineer

Josh Melby

Event Specialist Audio Engineer

Rachel Meyer

Audiovisual Specialist

Travis Naegel

Warehouse Operations Specialist

MICHAEL NELSON

AUDIO/VISUAL
SPECIALIST

CADEN NESTLER

Event Specialist

RYAN NORDSKOG

PROJECT MANAGER

VIDEO PRODUCTION COORDINATOR

CEDAR REMMEN

EVENT SPECIALIST SCENERY

REED RUFER

EVENT SPECIALIST AUDIO

RILEY SCHUMANN

Event Specialist

Brady Vander Velde

Project
Manager

WANT TO JOIN
THE TEAM?

We’re constantly looking for employees who are passionate about producing world-class events. Sound like you?

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READY TO GO?

Let’s talk about bringing your event to the next level! Reach out and request a quote or consultation.