Team Members

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DOUG MELVIN
PHOTOGRAPHY DIRECTOR

Doug brings over 27 years of photography experience and is a member of the Professional Photographers of America as well as the Professional Photographers of Ohio.

Educated in photography and cinema, he earned his Associates Degree in Allied Health from OSU and is a proud veteran of the United States Army and Navy.

He has served as Senior Operations NCO with the Ohio National Guard, an Intel Analyst for the Ohio Highway Patrol and has worked as a mobile intensive care flight paramedic.

He enjoys spending quality time with his wife, two children, four dogs and volunteering for animal rescue organizations.

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CHAD ZWAYER
OWNER & CEO

Since 2008, Chad’s been the driving force behind the success of The Columbus Photo Booth Company and he loves being involved with our customers from the very first contact until the event has been completed.

He earned his bachelor’s of science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati, enjoys being an entrepreneur and has a passion for small business.

He is the father of three children, enjoys spending quality time with his family and friends, watching and participating in most any sport (especially golf), freelance writing, camping with friends, traveling from time to time and studying the Bible.

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ADAM ELLIOTT
AUDIO SERVICES DIRECTOR

Adam brings more than 21 years of DJ and audio technology experience. He enjoys all forms of music and he’s been a member of the National Association of Mobile Entertainers (NAME).

He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from OSU and was a pivotal member of their 2001 National Champion Men’s Gymnastics team performing on the pommel horse.

He enjoys attending concerts, going to amusement parks, spending time in the great outdoors and has two cats.

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ERIN O.
PHOTO BOOTH CONCIERGE

Erin is a recent graduate from Butler University in Indianapolis, IN and served a lengthy and exciting internship in China during her time in college.

In addition to working for The Columbus Photo Booth Company, she works part-time for the Member Services Team at a local fitness chain.

A lover of travel, she is nearly finished writing and publishing her first book! She enjoys meeting new people and is also a freelance videographer.

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EMILY N.
PHOTO BOOTH CONCIERGE

Emily is currently pursuing her dream of becoming a Pediatric Psychiatrist at OSU.

She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, playing with her dog, going fishing and volunteering for local organizations.

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NICOLE N.
PHOTO BOOTH CONCIERGE

Nicole is a senior at Dublin Scioto High School and loves working for The Columbus Photo Booth Company because of the wonderful events and people she has the privilege of serving. 

She enjoys singing and playing volleyball.

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DREW R.
DJ & KARAOKE PROFESSIONAL

Drew is originally from Tucson, Arizona and has lived in Columbus for about four years.

He has been a disc jockey for 12 years, loves all types of music, enjoys spending time with his family and playing guitar.

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CHARLES A.
PHOTO BOOTH CONCIERGE

Charles is currently working toward completing his degree in social work. 

He enjoys being a volunteer supporting the LGBT community as well as fostering youth as a mentor.

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CHARLES A.
PHOTO BOOTH CONCIERGE

Thom is a self-employed business owner in the commercial and residential cleaning services industry.

In addition to working for The Columbus Photo Booth Company, he enjoys home renovation projects, cooking and has three dogs.

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MATT M.
PHOTO BOOTH CONCIERGE

Matt is currently a civil engineer working for a local company for the past seven years in addition to working for The Columbus Photo Booth Company.

He enjoys spending quality time with his wife and son, reading, watching TV, bowling, working out, taking walks in Columbus parks and being an active member of his church.

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JOE R.
PHOTO BOOTH CONCIERGE

Joe is currently enrolled at OSU, majoring in Business Finance and hopes to start his own business when he graduates in the near future.

He enjoys working out and spending quality time with his family and friends.

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JARED M.
PHOTO BOOTH CONCIERGE

Jared enjoys being a both a DJ and a photo booth concierge for The Columbus Photo Booth Company.

A stellar soccer player, he grew up traveling the world and was a soccer coach at Upper Arlington High School.

He’s also been a bar tender for more than 14 year and thoroughly enjoys long walks on the beach during sunrise after a delicious breakfast of French toast and a nice cold glass of OJ.

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RACHEL B.
PHOTO BOOTH CONCIERGE

Rachel recently graduated from Ohio Christian University and is a licensed social worker and counselor helping others with addiction issues.

She also recently became a mother to her beautiful baby girl, loves to socialize, enjoys the simple moments of life with her husband and is a very active member of her church.

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RICH M.
PHOTO BOOTH CONCIERGE

Rich currently works as an electrician for a local business in addition to his work with The Columbus Photo Booth Company.

He enjoys spending quality time with his wife and two sons as well as playing the guitar.

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GLORIA K.
PHOTO BOOTH CONCIERGE

Gloria is currently a stay-at-home mother and enjoys home-schooling her four children.

She has extensive experience in many service industries with a core focus in the restaurant business.

She enjoys painting, reading and being an active member of her community and church.

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KAYLEE D.
PHOTO BOOTH CONCIERGE

Kaylee currently works for a major corporation in Dublin, OH as a Customer Service and Marketing Coordinator in their Quality Assurance Center.

She enjoys cooking, camping and hanging out with her three dogs and cats.

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CHLOE Y.
PHOTO BOOTH CONCIERGE

Chloe is a Junior at Capital University in Columbus, Ohio. She is studying Creative Writing and intends to pursue law school after earning her bachelor’s degree.

She is currently an RA on campus, a tutor with the Capital Academic Success program, a nanny and a baker at a local bakery.

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KATIE H.
PHOTO BOOTH CONCIERGE

Katie’s bio is coming soon!

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TONYA M.
PHOTO BOOTH CONCIERGE

Tonya is married to her husband Tracy and is the mother of two beautiful girls.

She is a part-time art teacher, loves cooking, gardening, camping and spending quality time with her family and friends.

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MATT D.
VIDEOGRAPHER / PHOTO BOOTH CONCIERGE

Matt’s bio is coming soon!

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MATT M.
DISC JOCKEY

Matt’s bio is coming soon!

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JAY S.
DISC JOCKEY

Whether on stage or behind the scenes, Jay has always been in the music Industry for the past 24 years.
 
He’s toured and opened for the likes of Juvenile , DJ 2nd Nature , DJ Z Trip , Bachman Turner Overdrive, The Verve Pipe, The Pointer Sisters and many more in locations such as Chicago , Clearwater, Tampa , Nashville, New York , Las Vegas , Indianapolis and more.
 
He is currently DJ’ing for The Columbus Blue Jackets (since 2014), is a judge on the ‘The Showcase Tour’ (Columbus stop) as well as performing at many weddings and events all year round.
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NICK P.
DISC JOCKEY

Nick’s bio is coming soon!

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BRIAN D.
DISC JOCKEY

After nearly two decades of entertaining crowds around the country, Brian has firmly established his roots in Central Ohio.

For the past six years, he’s been the live DJ for the Columbus Blue Jackets; for the past two years, he’s been DJ’ing for the Columbus Clippers; since 2012, he’s performs monthly at the Hollywood Casino.

A huge Ohio State fan, he’s also been the annual DJ, on the 50-yard line of the Horseshoe, for the Ohio State Four Miler race since it’s inaugural year in 2012.

He specializes in reading guest vibes so that the music he plays will get them on the dance floor and energize everyone the event.

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DREW W.
DISC JOCKEY

Drew’s bio is coming soon!

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CHRIS S.
DISC JOCKEY

Chris’ bio is coming soon!

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NICK P.
DISC JOCKEY

Nick’s bio is coming soon!

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KYLE M.
DELIVERIES / SET UP SPECIALIST

Kyle’s bio is coming soon!

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MICHAEL S.
DISC JOCKEY

Michael’s bio is coming soon!

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AARON S.
DISC JOCKEY

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RUSS S.
PHOTOGRAPHER

Russ’ bio is coming soon!

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JUSTIN L.
DISC JOCKEY

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EVELYN K.
PHOTOGRAPHER

Evelyn’s bio is coming soon!

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BLARE J.
PHOTOGRAHER

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DAVE M.
A/V & VIDEO TECH

Dave’s bio is coming soon!

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AZIZ K.
VIDEOGRAPHER

Aziz’ bio is coming soon!

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TOM F.
PHOTOGRAPHER

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CURT K.
PHOTO BOOTH CONCIERGE

Curt’s bio is coming soon!

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JUSTIN G.
VIDEOGRAPHER

Justin’s bio is coming soon!

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ANDY R.
VIDEOGRAPHER

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CURT K.
PHOTO BOOTH CONCIERGE

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BLAKE W.
DISC JOCKEY

Blake’s bio is coming soon!

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Great reputation for excellence with many awards won!