Joe Heikes is the owner of H.E.I Sound. He founded the company in 2002 after moving to Lake In the Hills, IL from Wheeling, IL. His passion and drive for excellence has made the company grow to what it is today. Joe has over 25 years of experience in live sound. His interest in audio production started in 1982 as studio engineer at a local radio station. A long history of subsequent work in the industry of live sound followed. As a guitarist, Joe also played in many bands and through the years began acquiring sound equipment. Soon he began to hire out his talents, experience and equipment. Today, Joe is the primary FOH sound engineer for the company and is the lead manager on installations, acoustical analytics, and live projects.