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Ron Romano

Ron RomanoRon Romano began his career in the recording industry in the 1990’s as a recording engineer at a local studio he owned in the Midwest, just south of Chicago, Illinois. He engineered hundreds
of sessions for local and regional bands and artists over a period of 8 years. After earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Olivet Nazarene University, in the early 2000’s, Romano started a successful electronics integration company that specialized in high end home theater, home automation installations, classroom technology systems for higher education and large scale commercial audio/video installations. He and his company were featured in several industry publications and were selected to be the audio video contractor for an episode of ABC’s Extreme Home Makeover. In 2011, Romano sold his electronics integration company to a large commercial electrical & communications contractor whom he was also contracted by to continue designing and engineering systems.


In 2013, Ron was offered a position as Assistant Director of Broadcast & Facilities Management for Media Services at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, Illinois. During his tenure at ONU he managed audio video systems for all campus auditoriums, classrooms & arenas, as well as the campus radio station, 6 radio towers across Illinois & Indiana, the campus television network, and was responsible for rolling out technology systems in 3 remote University locations with classrooms in Northern Illinois and Indianapolis, Indiana. Additionally, he served as part of the audio engineering and video production teams for live concerts held in the University’s auditoriums.


In addition to his Bachelor’s Degree, Romano is CompTia A+ Certified, a Crestron Certified Digital Media-Designer (DM-D), an Avid Pro Tools Certified User, is a current Associate Member of The Recording Academy, and has been featured and written articles in several industry publications during his career in technology.


In early 2015, Romano accepted his position at Belmont University and moved to Nashville. He is honored to bring his technical experience and passion for the recording industry to help support its world class recording and film production facilities on campus and Music Row.