About Us

Our Team of Event Specialists

Jack Spooner
Founder | Project Manager

Jack Spooner founded PPKC in early 2010. He is currently attending school in Orlando, Florida at Full Sail University in pursuit of a Bachelors degree in Entertainment Business. Prior to school he worked for Harvest Productions in Kansas City for 2 years.

Ian Powers
Lead Audio Engineer

Ian joined the team in 2012 and is currently our Lead Audio Engineer and Safety Coordinator. When he isn’t working a PPKC show, he works for as a Private Security Officer at Titan Protection.

Nick Sobba
Pyrotechnical Director

Nick Sobba helped found the pyrotechnic team and has been a essential member since it’s inception in 2010. When he isn’t shooting fireworks off, he attends the University of Missouri and is seeking a Bachelors in Business Finance.

Austin Fedric
Operations Manager | Sales

Austin joined our team in 2014 and is responsible for our Operations and Sales Departments. He also works in the audio department on shows. When he isn’t busy with PPKC, he works in the private security sector.

Michael Silvio
Lighting Designer

Michael joined the PPKC team in 2014 and is our Lighting Designer and Special Events Coordinator. Michael attends school at the University of Missouri.

Gary Willis
Logistical Coordinator | Truck Driver

Gary Willis joined the team in 2015 and is currently in charge of overseeing logistics and trucking. He served 20 years in the Army and retired as a First Sargent. In his off time, Gary drives trucks around the country for various other companies.

Travis Fennel
Production Manager

Travis joined the Paradise Productions KC team in 2012 and is currently serving as our Lead Production Manager. When he is not working with PPKC, he works for Cerner Corporation in their I.T. Department

Production Technician
Nicholas Sklar
Video Graphics Engineer

Nicholas joined the Paradise team in early 2016 and serves as our Graphics Engineer on large shows. He currently lives in Mobile, Alabama and is a Customer Support Technician for Intuit.