This story is part of a series on incubator success stories over the past year.
Center for Emerging Technology and Entrepreneurial Studies (CETES), Lawton, Okla.
Chris Coast, president and CEO of Coast Audio Video, has been a tenant of the CETES business incubator at Cameron University since April, 2016. Coast has more than 20 years of experience in the audio, video, and lighting industry. From the age of 15, Coast attended AV conferences, attained several technology certifications, and used his training to serve his local church. After taking a job at a local music store, he has helped produce local and national music and entertainment acts. Coast has gained knowledge and experience over the years to further his passion.
During its time in the incubator, Coast Audio Video has grown from an ambitious start-up to a now fully-fledged, flourishing company, providing a full range of services including design, service, and audio/video installation, surveillance, as well as pro lighting systems. The team is comprised of certified experts in the AV industry and strive to be on the cutting edge of technology to help achieve the company’s mission statement…”Connecting people to your message.”
Having matured to capacity within the CETES incubator, Coast Audio Video will now graduate to opening its first brick and mortar office, located in the heart of Lawton.
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