Studio/Production Manager Austin Rutledge is a 2019 graduate of Delta State University; he received the Bachelor of Science degree in Entertainment Industry Studies concentrating on Audio Engineering Technology.

Austin was previously employed at the Bologna Performing Arts Center in Cleveland, MS where he was the lighting designer and Grammy Museum Mississippi where he served as the Program Assistant. He is originally from Brandon, MS and is active as a guitarist, live sound engineer, lighting designer, and recording engineer in the region.