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Meet Jerry Lopez JLo of Jerry Rig Audio & Creative Solutions in Pico/Robertson

Today we’d like to introduce you to Jerry Lopez JLo.

Thanks for sharing your story with us Jerry. So, let’s start at the beginning and we can move on from there.
Started at 15 years old in the music industry in Mexico, at 20 years old decided to be an audio engineer and moved to LA, CA in 1996, since then I’ve done many tours around the world, worked with the biggest names in entertainment, met wonderful people, and fortunate enough to see the world and learn from all my experiences, in 2015 I decided to start a small company(which still is a one man company) that rents and/or design portable audio control systems, meaning that I rent audio boards and RF systems for bands of all status, little by little business is growing, no rush.

We’re always bombarded by how great it is to pursue your passion, etc – but we’ve spoken with enough people to know that it’s not always easy. Overall, would you say things have been easy for you?
In the past 23 years? Ohh yeah bumpy ride, not easy whatsoever, which I don’t mind, it’s just hasn’t been smooth, lots of challenges of all kinds, the biggest one and the one that took for ever is becoming legal in the US, also the competition on my field is also another one, you have to be on constant learning and open-minded state, learning whatever you can, update yourself with latest technologies and whatnot, not that I already succeeded, the battle still going, so I have to keep my self on my toes.

So let’s switch gears a bit and go into the Jerry Rig Audio & Creative Solutions story. Tell us more about the business.
Well, about JRACS(Jerry Rig Audio & Creative Solutions)is a company that is growing at a very good paste, very natural, not trying to step on other people toes, learning curves, healthy competition, etc., the way I envisioned is to provide portable solutions for any band from the smallest club touring to the major arena touring acts, everything we rent you can take it into flights or to the trucks, everything compact and reliable, all in the audio field, and yes I’m proud to do it this way, eventually more people would understand and noticed us that this is a very good solution for their needs, and therefore is sets us apart from the others.

Has luck played a meaningful role in your life and business?
Uyyyy, this is a difficult one to answer, luck plays a weird role on all of this to my views, it goes personal, I don’t feel lucky, I worked very hard to get to where I’m now, the road was rough, risked and lost several relationships of all kinds, due to my decisions on how to take this rollercoaster, I’m fortunate nonetheless, the same goes for the business, if you don’t work hard no matter how much luck you have you might not make it halfway.

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