Event Production Services. Driven by a higher standard.

The EPS team is an experienced group of talented and passionate event pros. Who put their heart, soul, and diverse backgrounds into every event we produce. We aim to exceed expectations and produce safe, fun, and fan-friendly events, engaging the communities that host them. We are committed to delivering successfully executed events that positively impact our clients, attendees, sponsors, vendors, community partners, and bands alike.

For decades, EPS has worked with some of the biggest names around, providing a full range of turn-key production services tailored to support your event. We’re skilled team builders, who value clear communications, strong leadership, and thoughtful planning, bringing unparalleled expertise to your event.

We develop community trust, deep friendships, and sustainable working relationships through mutual respect and pride in a job done well. We curate a culture of fun, empathy, respect, and dignity for all. And count every moment as an opportunity to learn and grow. We embrace diversity and equality as a way of being (not just when it’s convenient). At EPS, we let love rule!

Our appreciation of music, travel, and new adventures led us here today. Planning your event can be stressful and time-consuming. Let us handle the nuts and bolts, and do the heavy lifting.

Partner with EPS to bring your event to life.

EPS is an equal opportunity employer.

“We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams.”― Willy Wonka

  • Jeff Miller – Founder / Executive Director / Talent Buyer

    With over 20 years of experience in the music industry, Jeff Miller is a seasoned professional who brings a wealth of talent and expertise to every project. As a proven leader and dedicated manager, he has a long history of successful events. Jeff’s diverse roles have included concert production and executive direction of Austin-based Event Production Services (EPS), merchandising design and sales for renowned bands like Furthur, Gov’t Mule, and Widespread Panic, and management of art and food vendors for the Austin City Limits Music Festival. He is also a highly sought-after graphic design and creative director. His passion for live music and his energetic work ethic are well-known to anyone who has had the pleasure of working with him. His commitment to the success of every event is evident in the fine details and in the countless hours of meticulous planning and insight that only someone with his extensive and varied experience can provide.

    Jeff’s current projects include Event Production Services (Founder / Director of Events / Talent Buyer), Cryptical Development Creative Group (Owner and Artist), and Production Director for several high-profile events.

    In 2021, the City of Austin Mayor Steve Adler recognized EPS by declaring July 28 “Event Production Services Day” in Austin. In 2024, City of Austin Mayor Kirk Watson recognized EPS founder Jeff Miller by declaring June 11 “Jeff Miller Day” in Austin, Texas. This recognition over twenty years of quality work and service to the greater Austin music industry community.

  • Alex Vallejo – Partner / Talent Buyer / Director of Community Relations

    Alejandro “Alex” Vallejo is best known as the drummer and founding member of the award-winning Austin rock band VALLEJO. Alex is also the VP of Vallejo Music Group, artist consultant and board member at Austin Music Foundation, co-founder of the Pachanga Latino Music Festival, board member for non-profit EQ Austin, & music director at School of Rock. In addition to his long-term role on the EPS team as Talent Buyer and Director of Community Relations, as of early 2019, Alex joins our executive team as Partner at EPS and EPS Presents. Alex brings a wealth of industry experience, knowledge and seemingly endless positivity and energy to every project he is involved with.

  • Michaelyne Escobar – Senior Producer / Director of Private Events

    Michaelyne brings over 17 years of experience in live event production, project management, sales, and client relations to EPS. As a native Austinite, she began her career at Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and then George P. Johnson (GPJ), leading her teams on the AMD and IBM accounts. Michaelyne followed her passion for live music and helped pioneer Private Events for ACL Live at the Moody Theater and 3TEN ACL Live as Director of Events. Michaelyne led her team in executing over 1,000+ events ranging from clients such as Viacom, Paramount, American Express, Red Bull, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, iTunes, Billboard, Rolling Stone Magazine, Spotify, Cirrus Logic, AMD, and Yeti (and many more!). Her love for local non-profits and the Austin community helped Michaelyne launch the non-profit hybrid gala and concert model. This program has brought millions back to the Austin non-profit community for clients such as Mack, Jack, and McConaughey, Andy Roddick Foundation, and Save Muny.⁠ Her most recent endeavor led her into sponsorship sales for festivals such as Something in the Water, Fantastic Fest, and Pharrell Williams DE&I Business Forum, Mighty Dream. Michaelyne brings unparalleled experience, excitement, and enthusiasm to every event!

  • Mike Fackler – Producer / Production Manager

    Mike supplies EPS with a diverse range of knowledge, skills & backgrounds in athletic as well as music events. Born & raised in Texas, he began his studies in business & sports management at the University of Texas. Mike lent his development & management skills to help design & set up the bike course for the first two Danskin Women’s Triathlon Series in Austin. As a trained triathlete, he’s served as former board member of both the Austin Triathletes Club & North Austin Youth Association.

    Mike’s love for the live music scene led to his eventual involvement with the production end of the business. Ranging in roles from roadie, merchandising, and emcee to stage & production manager, he has met every position with enthusiasm & vigor.

    Mike joined the crew in 2007 to work EPS produced events such as Keep Austin Weird Music Festival, Fun Fun Fun Fest and several others. As EPS has grown, so have his contributions. Mike’s knowledge, skill, & leadership are a valuable asset to our staff. The EPS team is proud to offer his expertise & management for any event.

  • Kristina Miller – Producer / Vendor Manager

    Kristina brings a variety of skills & expertise to the table, helping EPS grow from its inception. In addition to production experience, she also is an artist & former vendor, giving her inside knowledge of how vendors & production operate. She can foresee their needs, as well those of the event, and incorporate the two seamlessly.

    Kristina has offered her services to various non-profits such as Old Settler’s Music Fest since 2000. Starting out as the assistant vendor coordinator, she has been Vendor Relations Manager & on-site coordinator since 2004. Most notably, Kristina lent her hand in the creation of the vendor system & policies for Austin City Limits Music Festival. From 2003-2006, she was the lead vendor supervisor on duty, and the on-site vendor manager for the ACLMF art market. Her insight, flexibility, people skills, and pure passion make her a key member of the EPS planning & production teams.

  • Charles D. Kithcart – Site Operations

    For over 20 years, Charles “D” Kithcart has been a valued influence on the special event and live music scene. Charles’ career has covered all aspects of production, primarily site and stage crew management. For the past 16 years, he has created visual effects, including shooting video and film content of events and international music groups at major festivals. His creativity enhances visual aspects of stage shows with cutting edge images; melding old-school analog with new digital media.

    A well-known figure in the industry, D’s hard work and experience always leads to consistently positive, memorable results.

  • Leslie Laudieri – Line Producer

    Leslie Laudieri has been a Certified Public Accountant since 2010 and an alumnus of Texas State University. She has worked in public accounting and continues to use her skills to help small business owners achieve their goals and comply with reporting requirements. In the five years she has been with EPS, she has streamlined the accounting function and improved operational processes. Her love of live music and business acumen made her a natural fit for her role as our office manager. Her positive attitude and willingness to roll up her sleeves make her an integral part of any event as our on-site production office manager. A lifelong Austin resident, Leslie knows her way around the City and all the rockstars in it.

  • Veronica Nikitenko – Office Manager

    Bio coming soon

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