Eli moved to Nashville with his family in 2012 and graduated from Hillsboro High School’s International Baccalaureate Diploma Program. He then attended Belmont University and pursued a Bachelors of Science in Audio Engineering Technologies where he developed his deep love for technology and sound. He worked as Stephen’s Valley Church’s Audio Engineer from January of 2017 until January of 2022 when he came on staff as Technical Director. He continues to freelance as a FOH Engineer and Recordist at multiple venues and institutions in Nashville. In his free time he enjoys cooking, woodworking, and playing cello.