A passionate team of top industry professionals who deliver memorable events.
As president and owner of CVW, Matthew Eidemiller is focused on positioning the company for continued growth in it’s next 40 years.
Matthew Eidemiller has served as the company’s lead technical director and staff engineer since 2007. In May 2010, Eidemiller was promoted to Vice President of Production, overseeing the operations and logistics of all CVW’s productions as well as budget preparation, invoicing, advanced client interaction and show management.
In late 2021, Eidemiller took over full ownership of CVW. In addition to continuing his production responsibilities, Matthew now oversees the growth and direction of the company as a whole, leading CVW’s advancement further into the forefront of cutting-edge production of both in-person and virtual events.
Eidemiller graduated from Clarion University of PA in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications. Matthew is an avid Yankees fan and when not working can normally be found around the baseball diamonds of VA coaching his sons’ baseball teams. Matthew resides in Bristow, VA with his wife and children.
Vice President, Business Development
As vice president of business development, Jason is responsible for maintaining client relationships and growing the business.
Vaughn joined CVW Event Productions as senior event producer and engineer in June 2013. This is Jason’s second tour of duty with CVW as he also served as the Lead Producer, Director and Engineer from 2002-2006. In January 2020, Vaughn was promoted to Director of Business Development. Jason previously specialized in multi-camera production, show management, and technical direction.
Jason graduated from Salisbury (State) University in 2000 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication Arts. In the years between his CVW stops he worked as the Video Production and Game Entertainment Manager for Ripken Baseball and the Aberdeen IronBirds (2007-2012). Jason lives in Linthicum Heights, MD with his wife Aubrey, and their two children. He is a former college soccer player and avid Baltimore sports fan.
Managing Director, Client Services
Samantha joined CVW Event Productions in 2018 to provide administrative support to the office. In 2020 she moved into the role of managing day to day business operations for the company and expanded her role to include producer and stage manager for both in-person and virtual events. In December 2021 Samantha moved into her current role of Managing Director. Working directly with staff members, Samantha coordinates freelancer relations as well as client and vendor services.
Previously Samantha attended Clarion University and studied Mass Media Arts, was a stay at home mom and social media influencer, working online from home to build and grow her social networks. Originally from Pennsylvania, Samantha now resides in Northern Virginia with her husband and three children.
Nicole Wong supports the executive team of CVW Event Productions with administrative duties, social media coordinating, and client relations. A graduate of the University of Toledo with Honors and a concentration in Media Communication, she began her career in live production over 20 years ago. As an award winning video editor and producer, she’s grateful to have professional experience that makes her uniquely qualified in her administrative role. Nicole is an avid reader who enjoys volunteering and relaxing with her family.
SENIOR AUDIO TECHNICIAN / WAREHOUSE MANAGER
Pete has served as the Lead Audio Technician for CVW since 2017. He added Warehouse Manager to his duties in January 2023. He has 25+ years of experience in all aspects of the audio-visual industry. Davis has held similar positions with companies such as Event Tech, ESP and Baltimore Sound and Lighting. For the last 20 years Davis has focused on honing his skills in the audio production field both in the music and corporate fields. Pete currently lives in Martinsburg, WV.
Senior Producer and Technician
Mike graduated from Frostburg State University in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Video Production. Prior to his time here at CVW Event Productions Mike worked for Ripken Baseball, overseeing the live production and TV and radio broadcasts of the Aberdeen IronBirds, minor league affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles. Mike joined CVW Event Productions in 2015 and brings 12 years of professional experience to the table. Mike has been trained in all aspects of CVW’s business but specializes in video production, projection and show management. Mike was married in 2018 to his wife Samantha and resides in Monrovia, MD. He is an avid sports fan and huge supporter of the Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Penguins.
SENIOR EDITOR / PRODUCER
Adam is a Senior Editor/Producer with over 15 years’ experience working with clients large and small. He earned his degree in Film and Video Studies from George Mason University where he specialized in Post Production. Before coming to CVW Event Productions, Adam worked for SAIC, the American College of Cardiology, the International Monetary Fund, Marriott International, and NASA to name a few. He’s dedicated to making sure every client gets the personalized attention they deserve, and their post-production needs are met. Adam resides in Frederick, MD with his wife Maureen, and their dogs Thor and Melody.
Devon Dilla joined the CVW team in January, 2020 as a live event technician. A graduate of James Madison University, Devon has over 12 years of experience in live sports and entertainment broadcast as a cameraman, replay operator and director. He is a huge sports fan, particularly the Washington Nationals and Pittsburgh Steelers. Devon lives in Fairfax, Virginia with his wife, Maxine, and their cocker spaniel, Buster.
Peter Richter started with CVW as an intern in 2014. A Graduate of Omega Recording Studios School in Rockville Maryland, Peter has over 8 years of experience in live audio and event production. Born in Herndon, Virginia and raised in Virginia Beach, Peter now resides in Arlington, Virginia.
Dana joined CVW Event Productions in 2020 to provide accounting support to the office. Previously Dana attended George Mason University and studied Political Science, International Relations. Since then she has worked for non profits and marketing companies helping them with their accounting procedures. In her free time Dana enjoys advocating for children with congenital heart disease and those who have down syndrome. Originally from Connecticut, Dana now resides in Northern Virginia with her husband and three children.
Kirby Whyte is the founder of CVW Event Production, serving as president and executive producer from its beginning in 1981 until 2021 when he passed along controlling interest to current president, Matthew Eidemiller. Today, Whyte remains an advisor to Matthew and the CVW team.
A graduate of DePauw University, Kirby worked in the audio-visual and events industry for over 40 years as a hands-on executive who was not afraid to get his hands dirty. Through Kirby’s hard work and strong leadership, Creative Video grew from a small one-camera, two-person operation to a full-service audio-visual production company that does so much more than just shoot and edit projects.
Kirby is an avid golfer and loves good wine and whiskey. He and Bonnie live in Glen Echo, MD and have two grown children and two beautiful granddaughters.