Trickfish Amplification welcomes Houston based businessman and Pro Bassist Ryan Owens as VP of Business Development
Trickfish Amplification LLC, designers and manufacturers of professional grade audio equipment, welcomes Ryan Owens to the team as VP of Business Development. Ryan will bring his business skills and first hand customer knowledge to the task of expanding the product range, improving the customer experience, refining strategic development and expanding the social media outreach for Trickfish. Owens currently owns and operates Houston’s most prestigious rehearsal and production facility, “Rhythm Room Rehearsal Studios” that encompasses over 150 rehearsal rooms and several recording studios. As a professional bassist, Ryan is an original member of the Robby Seay Band, has released over 10 independent and major label records and has toured extensively with this and other side projects. He continues to record and perform professionally with local groups of all types, genres and size. In addition to starting Rhythm Room, Ryan has also handled logistics, merchandising, tour support, booking, building custom cases, pedal boards and handling operations for various touring acts over the years. He grew up and currently lives in the Houston area with his wife and three children. Ryan attended college at Southern Methodist University where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a minor in Economics.
“Ryan’s energy, creativity, insight and his ability to understand the business from a holistic point of view down to the practical application of a speaker cabinet makes him invaluable to the Trickfish team.” states Richard Ruse, Founder of Trickfish. “We are growing at a pretty fast pace and we look to Ryan to bring a new dimension and greater perspective to our organic growth through the manifestation of exciting new products, strategic alliances, communications and a greater consciousness of the customer experience. Ryan is the complete package”
“I was one of Trickfish’s first customers and I knew immediately upon experiencing the product that I wanted to be involved with this company in some way or another.” states Owens. “The team’s Core Values, industry experience and the simple fact that they are all players is, from my perspective, a unique competitive position. Their business principles align with mine when it comes to music, personal expression and the role of art in enriching people’s lives. I firmly believe that together we can develop some ground breaking new tools that will help inspire musicians to realize their true potential. I see sustainable growth through innovation in a vertical market blossoming with new talent and ideas that expand the boundaries of bass.”
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