Meet The Team

Ryan Vear - Principal Director
Principal Director

With a passion for quality electronics, sound and visuals; Ryan’s values-based approach to business often has clients telling us how they are grateful to have found him. Ryan has been involved in the audiovisual industry for over 20 years and founded Ryve in 2002.

Scott Mayo. Director of AV at Ryve
Director of AV

Scott joins Ryve, bringing 15 years of experience as an Audio Visual Commissioning Engineer and Service Technician to our team. His vast Audio Visual knowledge and drive for exceptional customer service will prove invaluable as he leads our AV division to the next level. Scott’s other passions include, Surfing, Skateboarding and playing guitar.

Matt Sutherland
Director of IT

Matt has worked within the information technology sector for over 15 years. Matt uses a consultative approach to gain a deep understanding of the businesses he works for, so he can offer simple and streamlined solutions which address the client’s key needs.

Kirsty Hine
Office Manager

Clients and the Ryve team alike appreciate Kirsty’s caring manner and customer support expertise. Often the first point of contact for Ryve; Kirsty is a known chocoholic and competitive ballroom dancer.

Tina Thomas

Currently pursuing her Master’s in Engineering Management, with a strong interest in integrated logistics and risk management. Tina brings a wealth of innovative new ideas to Ryve as it continues to grow. Tina is also a bit of a socialite and loves tasting new cuisines.

Raiza Jardio
IT Consultant

Been in Customer Service / IT Industry since 2012 and joins Ryve after a working for Microsoft within the onboarding team. Lived in Middle East and experienced first hand their culture and food 🙂 Coffee Junkee. Book enthusiast.

Brendan Miller - Operations Manager
Technical Architect

With over 20 years of experience, Brendan brings a wealth of industry knowledge to our team. Brendan has the same distinct core vales that has seen Ryve go from strength to strength since 2002, and brings a greater vision for Ryve into the future.

Joel Vear
Field Technician

With a diploma in Screen and Media from Swinburne University, Joel has a keen eye for detail. Joel’s passion for screens extends to film making, and in his spare time he can found behind the camera.

Steven Baile
Field Technician

With a wide range of experience including; film production, website development, marketing & communications, Steve brings energy, enthusiasm and a ‘hands on’ approach to his role at Ryve. As an AV ‘geek’ from a young age, Steve enjoys being in the field working with our clients on their AV projects and helping them to make the most of what technology has to offer.

Zak Callaway
Field Technician

A qualified audio engineer, Zak is passionate about providing high-quality audio solutions. His advanced skills and experience has him tending to all jobs across the company’s many services. The office enjoys receiving the frequent positive feedback when he has been on-site.

Guy Manicom
Senior IT Consultant

Guy has been passionate about information technology for as long as he can remember and takes pride in finding IT solutions that improve productivity without unnecessary cost. Guy loves a good coffee in the morning, afternoon and sometimes in the evening.

Nigel Croydon
Field Technician

Nigel Croydon comes to Ryve from the entertainment industry, where he has worked on some of Australia’s best loved TV dramas. He has a long history in “live” sound and video and also plays guitar in a local bluegrass band.


A Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA) with over 15 years of experience working in Finance and Accounting positions. Sue brings a wealth of finance and accounting knowledge to the team, having worked with a number of big-name audio visual retailers and also in the Fire Safety services industry.

What our customers say

Gary Ryan
Gary Ryan
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Fantastic service - went way above what was expected to get my email system moved to the cloud after 13 years of running it from a single desktop. Ryan, Matt and Guy were all terrific - consistent level of service no matter who I worked with - thanks Ryve!
Cherie Cork
Cherie Cork
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In this day and age where customer service is becoming non existent....Ryan and his team go above and beyond. They’re highly knowledgeable, extremely competent, honest , unbelievably tidy and think outside the square.....all this at a very fair price with no hidden extras! I can’t recommend Ryan and his team highly enough. With Melbourne roads now often at a gridlock, Ryan even has a tracking service to keep you informed of their arrival. Thanks Ryan
Alexandra Walker
Alexandra Walker
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Can't recommend these guys enough. Great customer service. The technician that came out genuinely cared about addressing our problem including explaining to us how they were able to fix it. Very happy customers.
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The team at RYVE are excellent. They installed a SONOS Music system throughout the house and WI- FI solution to cover a large home. Great knowledge and follow-up to ensure everything was working seamlessly!