David Baran

Technical Director

David Baran is certified in both live sound engineering and live production. He has over 30 years experience in the industry. He has toured and run sound for several national acts, including most recently Alabama Shakes, Sister Hazel, Amos Lee and Blink 182. He also manages and runs all of Protective Life’s corporate and national speaking engagements.


David is used to handling all types of venues, both large and small. On the larger end of the spectrum, he recently ran sound (with a 3 million dollar budget) for a wine auction in Destin, Florida. David’s Cruise Ship experience includes The American Queen Steamboat Company and Windstar Cruises. David’s experience, professionalism and knowledge are a welcome addition to the CAI team.