Russell LoPinto/On Stage
Russell LoPinto CMP is the Vice President of New Business Development for Tech Rentals Inc. After graduating from The University of South Carolina with a BA in broadcast journalism in 1984 Russell came to Atlanta and worked at CNN, WSB and a number of local production companies running camera, lights and sound. In 1989 Russell went to work for Total Audio Visual Services as a sales associate. At the time, TAVS was one of the largest A/V companies in the country. In 1993 Russell took the position of DOS & M for Tech Rentals Inc, which at the time was a relatively small A/V company. Since that time, Tech Rentals has grown to become one of the top 10 audio visual staging companies in the United States, as recognized by Rental and Staging magazine, and re-branding after a merger to become ONStage. Russell has served on the Georgia Meeting Professionals International, International Special Events Society and Professional Conference Managers Association boards, as well as the Hospitality Helping Hands board Executives.