Jake Maxwell, CEO – They/Them, He/Him

Born and raised in the Philadelphia area, Jake Maxwell has a long track record of working in nightlife.

Starting in 2018, Jake began pursuing his music career in the night clubs of the Washington D.C area. Jake is most known to be identifed by his multi-colored hair and his love for circuit music. Jake is proudly pansexual and non-binary and uses they/them or he/him pronouns with a preference for they/them.

 

In 2019, along with some friends, Jake decided to launch “Lights Out, Barks Out!”, or “LOBO!” for short, at the DC Eagle. Slowly, overtime, LOBO! began to grow into a brand that is now recognized across the united states. In early 2020 Jake founded Jake Maxwell Productions and along with Corey Fisher founded Alpha & Omega Productions.

 

As of 2021 LOBO! currently runs in Washington D.C. and has run in Chicago with several other cities on the way. In addition to LOBO!, Jake Maxwell Productions, along with A & O Productions, also puts on GLO at DC9.

 

Jake also has a long history of working with charities and has proudly deejayed for The Cherry Fund. He has also played at Avalon in DC and Cellblock in Chicago among others.

TimeSuppression, CTO – He/Him/His

Hailing originally from Connecticut, TimeSuppression has years of experience producing events of all kinds, including club events, concerts, music festivals, and even conventions. He moved to NoVA in 2017 to live with his now Fiancé. Time identifies as male, using the pronouns He/Him/His and is pansexual.

 

He started his journey with LOBO! at the very first event as the official photographer and since has started working closely with the team to help produce and manage all of the LOBO! DC events.

 

TimeSuppression is one of the Con Chairs and the Main Events Director for Furpocalypse, as well as staff for various other furry conventions.

Joshua Slaughter (Strypz), CMO – They/Them, He/Him

Joshua Slaughter AKA DJ 2 Uneek, Strypz, or Pup Zerbert is a 27-year-old black demisexual/Bisexual gender non-conforming DJ, photographer and videographer from Virginia Beach.

 

He’s worked in the above industries for 14 years. As a DJ he plays high-energy sets that range from Melbourne bounce to FrenchCore. He’s played several club events as well as anime and furry conventions. As a photographer he’s had his work published on the album cover and inside jacket of a recording artist.

 

As a videographer he brings a fresh perspective and creative camera work and editing to tell an engaging narrative. With his background in stage production he bring his knowledge of live video and audio setup as well as live video and audio mixing. Those skills along with his skills in non-linier video editing caught the eye of Jake Maxwell who brought him onto the LOBO! team. He proved himself to be a great asset. He has helped LOBO! in capacities such as show running, key grip, audio engineer, roadie, video editor and photographer.

 

Joshua has been a proud member of the furry fandom for over 10 years and a new face in the pup community. He/Him and She/Her pronouns are acceptable. He is married to his loving wife Diamond who is an EDM producer who goes by the name Weird O.