Creative Team

We are here to serve you!

Based in Nashville, TN, the team at 44 Designs share over twenty-five years combined experience in lighting, touring, rentals, and production, working together to bring a mix of individual talents to each project. We have toured around the world from Central and Latin America, to Australia, New Zealand, Asia, and Europe, as well as all across North America supplying, directing, and operating shows in all types of venues — from major outdoor festivals and live TV shows, to sports arenas and theaters. We make conventions and conferences in Canada and around the USA visually unique for our corporate clients. We’re a ONE STOP SHOP.

Jeff Lava

Jeff Lava

Owner

Jeff is the thought leader of 44 Designs combining his expertise and personality to make 44 Designs a true 360-degree visual production and design firm. He prides himself and the 44 Designs team on being “silent members of the band.”

Amy Rains

Amy Rains

Office Manager

Amy is awesome at keeping the accounts up-to-date and making sure everything in the office runs smoothly.

Clayton Thornton

Clayton Thornton

Chief Operations Officer

Clayton eats logistics for breakfast. He keeps 44 running as regular as he possibly can!

Sara Blood

Sara Blood

Creative Graphics

Sara applies her architect’s precision and detail on every project. She is exceptionally proficient on Vectorworks, Capture, and Adobe Design Suite. She does all of the graphic visualization of our work.

Danielle Edwards

Danielle Edwards

Operations Assistant

Bridging the gap between operations and the warehouse, her mad skills dominate projects for our various clients.

Matt Jordan

Matt Jordan

Warehouse Manager

Matt is all things fabrication and implementation of the designs we make. He has extensive knowledge in touring small van tours to large multi-semi arena tours.