Our Team

Sunol Group Media Team Members

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Khaled “Tito” Hamze

President/Executive Producer

Tito Hamze has been creating and producing videos ever since he was in high school. He graduated from San Francisco State University with a major in broadcasting and electronic communication arts. The first company that hired him, hired him based on videos that he posted on Youtube and ever since numerous of other companies have worked with him. He has honed his skills to create purposeful creative and quality media. He is constantly pushing the envelope on creative media and is continuously researching, adopting and implementing the latest advances in technology.

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Mitch Eason

Executive Producer

Mitch Eason graduated from the University of Oregon. He has over 15 years of experience in the Media industry and around 10 years in digital media education. He has worked in many different roles from Hollywood productions to fortune 500 companies. He is most proud of his time spent creating and growing the Dublin High School Digital Media Arts Department.

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Craig Avanzino

Lead Editor/Guru

Craig’s interest in video began in high school through for-fun videos as well as producing video bulletins for the school through it’s first video production focused multimedia class. Craig went on to attend San Francisco State where one of his films was honored as one of the top films of the 2009-2010 academic year. He graduated from SFSU with a B.A. in Cinema: Production. Since graduating, Craig has worked to create videos for both start-ups and well known Silicon Valley companies, a S.F. Bay Area Hospital system, live-events, housing development grand openings, and more.

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Nick Mahar

Director Of Photography

Nick Mahar is a San Francisco and Los Angeles based Cinematographer and Photographer, who attended the Academy of Art University for Cinematography. He has shot films, music videos, commercials, and corporate videos for dozens of companies and musicians. His client list includes World Star Hiphop, Columbia Records, Sony Records, Monster Energy, Ziggy Marley, Juicy J., Chevron, The City of San Francisco, Too $hort, Estee Lauder, and many more. Nick is currently shooting on tour with Macklemore and Ryan Lewis.

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Tom Taugher

Director Of Photography

Tom Taugher currently lives in Los Angeles where he works professionally as a Director of Photography. He has had the privilege of working on a variety of projects that range from narrative films, music videos, commercials, television series, and documentaries. Currently attending Chapman University for his BFA in Film Production, Tom Taugher continues to pursue cinematography as both his profession, and passion.

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Cameron David

Jack of all Trades Audio Technician

After graduating Valedictorian from Ex’pression College, he spent a year at Soundelux DMG in Hollywood working on sound for video games like DC Universe Online, God of War: Ghost of Sparta, and lots more. Since then, his freelance career has him working on everything from corporate media production, post-production, live sound, independent films including a Best Sound award for The Duty of Living. Cameron has a passion for knowing how things work and that gives him an ear for how to make good audio great.

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Jason LaBarbera

Recruiting Media Advisor

Jason is the founder and CEO of Scaffold Labs a boutique technology advisory firm based in Silicon Valley which designs and builds scientific and predictable talent acquisition programs that help technology startups hire great people. He has helped grow many startups in the valley including Data Domain, Nimble Storage, Cloudera from small teams to huge companies. Jason advises and works directly with Sunol Group Media on most of the media used in recruiting campaigns. Fun Fact: Jason came up with the name Sunol Group Media and is a die hard 49ers fan.