Nigel Hyde

Rigging Operations Manager

Since 1988, Nigel has been the driving force behind the successful rigging department at Kleege. From custom-stage set-ups, large-stage roof installations, to hotel-rigging packages, our clients can always count on Nigel’s professionalism and industry experience.

Willy Eisiminger

Staging Operations Manager

Willy began his “rock n’ roll” career as a back-line technician and lighting technician for musical recording artists such as Jimmy Buffet and Lionel Richie. Willy is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the demanding Kleege staging schedule. His concert and special events lighting experience is a value-added benefit that both the company and our clients appreciate.

Kenneth Q. Walker, Jr.

Mobile Fleet Manager

Kenneth, a.k.a. “Junior”, has been with Kleege since 1997. Junior’s main responsibility is overseeing the entire mobile fleet of Kleege’s stage vans. He enjoys tinkering with computer graphics and is best known for his decade of experience overseeing the mobile staging aspects of the annual Vans Warp Tour.

Greg Hareld

General Manager

Greg, a Political Science & Economics graduate of the University of San Diego, is in his 16th year with Kleege Industries Inc. A co-founder, Greg serves as General Manager and Director of Operations of the four divisions that make up the company. Greg’s industry experience has made him one of the most respected professionals in the staging community. Greg is a former past of the International Special Events Society (ISES) and he is a committee member of Entertainment Services & Technology Association (ESTA).

Nevin Kleege

Chief Executive Officer

Nevin Kleege created Kleege Industries in 1989. Since then, he has diversified and expanded the role of the company to include a mobile staging division, a rigging company, a special event labor division, and a meeting and events management division. With nearly three decades of experience and thousands of meetings and events under his belt, Nevin is considered one of the most experienced resources for event design, management, and production services locally, regionally and on an international level.

Pete Cavanagh

Director of Sales

Pete started up with Kleege Industries in 1988 setting up stages.

For the next 10 years he learned how to build the roof systems and hydraulic stages running large crews setting up festivals.

Pete moved into sales and operations before moving to Minnesota for 6 years and helped run a new staging company called Summit Staging.

After 6 years and as many cold winter Pete moved back to San Diego and now heads up the Sales team.