Christopher Young

Year Started: Christopher Young has been in the film and media business for 9 years.
Union Affiliations: IATSE - Other
Phone Number: (508)889-3132
Contact email:



To utilize twenty plus years of progressive experience in the trade show, convention and exposition and movie production industry, in an operations or maintenance supervisory position, organizing team members and managing resources to exceed corporate and client expectations.

Education and Licenses

University of Massachusetts at Amherst- 1983-1984- Undergraduate Courses

Massasoit Community College – 1984-1985- Undergraduate Courses

Forklift Operator’s Certification- Lewis and Boyle, Inc. 1994

MA Engineers Hoisting License-Issued 2004 (remains current)

10 Hour OSHA Training

Aerial Work Platform Rigging Certification

Rough Terrain Forklift Operator Training Class 7

Dot Physical -Current

Special Equipment Skills

Proficient in the use of fork-lifts, scissor-lifts, boom-lifts, pallet jacks, chain motors

Experienced with other light power and manual tools used to assemble and construct staging

Familiar with the use of carpentry, electrical and mechanical concepts

Able to drive tractor-trailers, provide painting, landscaping, and floor covering services

Self taught in the use of computer hardware and project management software

Employment History

Iatse Local 481- Woburn, MA 2004-Present

Set Dresser, Construction worker

• War in ‘04’-Set Dresser 2008

• Edge of Darkness- Set Dresser-2008

• Ashecliffe-Set Dresser/Construction-2008

• The Surrogates- Set Dresser-2008

• ‘21’-Set Dresser-2007

• The Game Plan-Set Dresser-2006

• The Departed-Set Dresser-2004

• Visa Commercial-Set Dresser-2004

Champion Exposition Services- Middleboro, MA 1987-Present

Operations Production Supervisor 1992-Present

Supervise team of employees in the construction of trade shows and exposition staging and corporate exhibitions. Responsible for managing all aspects of production planning, managing freight operations and handling, designing final layout and decoration specifications, supervising installation, construction, and break down. Meet with client representatives to address concerns and meet expectations. Coordinate team meetings, solicit ideas, develop final work plan and generate crew assignments. Identify and utilize special skills among crew in assigning work as needs might dictate. Ensure team works in concert with tight timeframes and cooperates safely and professionally to achieve goals.

Full-Time Trade Show Associate 1989-1992

Promotion to permanent status to provide general laboring skills in all aspects of constructing trade show staging and corporate exhibitions. Developed team building skills with assigned crew members, and gained expertise with a variety of equipment and tools needed to ensure displays complied with designs. Perform tasks that required specific construction and maintenance skills. Assist supervisors in timely set up and the efficient and safe dismantling of materials.

Champion Exposition Services- Avon. MA 1987-1989

Part-Time Trade Show Associate

Provide general laboring skills in all aspects of constructing trade show staging and corporate exhibitions. Working as part of team, utilized multiple mechanical skills to ensure a variety of displays were set up according to design, within established timeframes. Assisted managers in the efficient and safe dismantling of materials once productions were completed.

Universal Beverage/Redemco Inc. – Avon, MA 1988-1989

Customer Service Associate

Provide driving and delivery services of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages to a diverse base of corporate clients, including liquor stores, markets, night-clubs and taverns. Maintained customer service relationships, took special orders, delivered product according to protocols, addressed needs for upcoming events, and managed all company documentation requirements on assigned route.

Brockton Wholesale Beverage Company- Brockton, MA 1985-1987

Warehouse Distributor

Provide assistance to drivers and management in ensuring client base of restaurants and markets receive in a timely manner specific orders for a variety of prepared beverages. Receive orders from client base, identify inventory within warehouse, retrieve product, load in trucks, schedule for distribution within established routes, and track successful receipt.

Churchill Linen- Brockton, MA -1983

Service Delivery Associate

Driver responsible for delivering and retrieving linen and related products to diverse base of clients in the food service and health care industries. Maintain customer service relationships, address special needs, and ensure the quality of ordered products.
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