PRINCIPALS


The principals of D. L. Adams Associates are accredited and registered professional engineers, each leveraged by an impressive education and over 30 years of unique experience in international acoustic design and technical engineering. From concept to final testing, at least one of our Principals oversees each step of every project, in order to assure the highest quality of execution and best performance results possible.

David Adams


Mr. Adams has more than 45 years of experience in the acoustical consulting field. He founded D. L. Adams Associates in 1979. As President of the firm, he has full responsibility in all areas of acoustical and theatre consulting and design, including the acoustical design of rooms, sound isolation design, mechanical system noise and vibration control engineering, environmental noise assessment and abatement, rigging and performance lighting systems design, orchestra shell design, stage machinery and equipment design, and field measurements and testing.

Mr. Adams’ experience includes the designs for amphitheaters, theatres, concert halls, black box theatres, performing arts centers, arenas, conference centers, airports and many other public and private spaces.

Stephanie Adams-Ball


As Associate Principal and with more than 25 years of experience, Stephanie has managed many projects involving acoustics, AV, theatre and advanced technology systems. She provides a comprehensive design approach and is responsible for programming and the coordination of project designs that integrate the functional requirements of the users.

Stephanie has extensive experience in developing creative spaces for a variety of facilities, including amphitheatres, performing arts centers, conference centers, educational buildings, hotels, and many other venues. Stephanie‘s engineering and creative experience results in an overall improved design solution for our clients.

Ben Bridgewater


As Associate Principal with over 15 years of experience in the audio-video (AV) field, Ben has a comprehensive understanding of the design and construction process including design documentation, project management, costing, implementation, construction administration, and system commissioning. Ben is well versed in audio and video systems design as well as room acoustics.

Ben has been a project manager for large AV projects including conference spaces, casinos, corporate offices and performance centers.

Chris Evans


As Associate Principal with more than 25 years of experience in the audio-video (AV) field, Chris has expertise in every aspect of a project including estimating, design, engineering, installation, programming, management and commissioning. This extensive knowledge allows Chris to ensure every job is executed and completed to the owner’s satisfaction.

Chris has wide ranging knowledge in a variety of projects including broadcast studios, corporate and convention centers, higher education campuses, and performing arts complexes.