Our Team

Lynne M. Coakley
President

  • Strong leadership combined with artistic vision
  • Loves collaborating with clients on all their backdrop needs
  • Passionate about all types of scenic backdrops!
  • World traveler who has visited all seven continents!

Pierre Steele
Principal Photographer / Vice President

  • Thrives on solving even the most difficult shooting situations
  • Loves rooftops, window cleaning rigs, scissor lifts, balconies and sidewalks
  • World traveler who has carried Lynne's bags across seven continents!
  • Automotive enthusiast and technology geek

Jim Spadoni
General Manager

  • Loves a good backing challenge!
  • Always strives to find the right backing for every production
  • Part of the J.C. Backings family since 1981
  • Avid mountain trail runner
  • Lifelong L.A. Kings fan

Barbara Gilmore
Office Manager

  • Creator of invoices, payer of bills
  • Part of the J.C. Backings family since 2003
  • Official provider of carrot treats to Milo
  • Rabid Kansas City Chiefs and KSU Wildcats fan

Milo Steele
Chief Morale Officer

  • Deliverer of Smiles, smooches and tail wags
  • Lynne and Pierre's beloved puppy dog and JC Backings' mascot
  • Master gatherer of tape balls