Kelly O’Bryant joined the Paragon 360 team in the Summer of 2014. As the Purchasing Agent for Paragon 360, Kelly oversees the purchasing and logistics of all gear and components needed for each project. This includes all audio, video and lighting equipment, as well as staging, trussing, rigging, acoustical treatment and other gear. With over 300 vendor relationships around the globe, he works alongside the Paragon 360 Design, Installation and Administration teams to ensure that every project is provided with state-of-the-art systems and cutting edge technology. Kelly was a recipient of the Paragon 360 WOW Award for Exceeding Expectations in 2016 for his work as Purchasing Agent.
In addition to his Purchasing duties, Kelly also serves as the Marketing Assistant for Paragon 360. He is the administrator of Paragon 360’s Social Media activities, and he oversees the daily maintenance of the Paragon 360 website. Kelly also coordinates all of Paragon 360’s video and photography work, and he manages the logistics of all conferences, expos, and trade shows that Paragon 360 attends. Additionally, he serves as the Point of Contact for special projects, product inquiries, and press requests.
Before joining the ranks of Paragon 360, Kelly spent over 20 years in the music industry, with a career that included performance, education, and retail. He has been actively involved in multiple genres of church music since the age of 10, and currently serves as the Orchestra Director at Ridgecrest Baptist Church in Springfield, Missouri. An alumnus of the University of Kansas, he is also a veteran of the U.S. Navy Music Program.