OUR STAFFRon Peene
We know that our staff is our greatest
asset here at Cutting Edge Entertainment.
Our DJs will work hard to play the styles of music that YOU want to hear as well as make professional announcements in a clear and distinct voice. We employ a variety of different people, each with a different style to their personality. If you have seen one of our DJs perform in the past, you may request a particular one for your event!
Ron started as a Mobile DJ in Chicago in 1987 and then started working for Cutting Edge in 1990, taking over the business in 1994. He graduated from UTSA in 1999 and worked as a volunteer firefighter for north Bexar County for 12 years. Ron has an extensive radio background, working for the legendary WLS in Chicago, and then upon moving to Texas, at Power 93 in the late 80’s and eventually spending 17 years at KISS Radio as “Ron James”. His extensive experience and commitment to superior customer service is passed along to the staff on a regular basis. He loves music and working one-on-one with clients to integrate their favorite styles into their event. In his spare time, Ron likes to hike, bike, and go RVing with his family.
Wes is a Texas native, raised in Lockhart. At 19 he traveled to Las Vegas to discover new opportunities and to find his passion. While helping a friend run a sound system for a corporate event, he found out how much he loved watching a crowd react to music. He began his DJ career in 2011 and has performed at over 300+ weddings. As an emcee, Wes loves to engage the crowd and set up special moments on the mic. He knows from experience that song selections can make or break any event. Wes returned to Texas and joined Cutting Edge in 2014, and was promoted to Operations Manager in 2015. He is still pursuing his passion: Being an outstanding entertainer and emcee!
Patrick is currently attending the University of Texas at San Antonio and is pursuing a degree in Computer Engineering. He was born in Austin and has been living in San Antonio for the past 5 years. Patrick enjoys swimming, coding, relaxing with his girlfriend, video games, and exploring. He is very passionate about music and hosting successful events, and enjoys the thrills and challenges that entertaining provides!
Tavyn was born and raised in San Antonio, and has worked in the Food and Beverage Industry for the past nine years. As an avid lover of music of all genres, he is incorporating his love of music into his position here at Cutting Edge. He feels that an essential part of DJing is reading one’s listening audience and changing and shaping the musical groove to suit any type of audience or event. He aims to please even the most discriminating ear!
Larry Dale, aka DJ Lars, DJ Emeritus, has worked in music hospitality and event production since his teens in the late 80’s, and joined Cutting Edge in 2009. He has a degree in communication from University of South Florida and a broad background in club promotion, radio, music, media sales and audio engineering. His vintage stereo conservation project is at www.RevolutionSoundsTX.com. Larry’s wife, Shannon, is a Master classical flutist and music teacher and they love raising their two little girls in a music-filled home. He looks forward to your celebration!
Steven began his DJ career at a high school reunion in Georgia in 1998. He went on to DJ other small events as well as work for a radio station in Valley, Alabama. Steven moved to Texas in 2002 after meeting his wife in Waco at a Star Trek convention, and then joined Cutting Edge Entertainment in 2005 (he’s one of our long-standing veterans!). During the week, he works full time at Brandeis High School as a Special Education Instructional Assistant. His interests include fishing in Corpus and going to Star Trek-related events.
Eric was raised in San Antonio and just recently graduated from Georgetown University with a degree in Economics and a minor in Music. He is pursuing a career in music and entertainment, both as a DJ for us, and as a musical artist. Eric started DJing in college and he loves to bring people joy through music at any type of festive occasion. His favorite part of a wedding is playing a bride and groom’s first dance and seeing them enjoy that moment for the very first time!
Hunter is from the sizzling southern city of Shreveport, LA and has a diverse background in musical entertainment from songwriting to performing with high stepping marching bands. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in Marketing from A&M University the same year he sang his first karaoke song back in 2005. Hunter administers service and supply contracts across the nation in support of various government agencies. Karaoke is his passion and he encourages all to sing his or her heart out by singing a song you know, or don’t know, as long as you are having fun.
Bio for Viviana is coming soon.