Owner of Audio Northwest since 2003, Jesse Peterson is a custom fabrication and aftermarket accessory, integration expert. Jesse's professional involvement in the car audio industry dates back to 1997. Not only has he developed his skills over the course of ​22 years, he has witnessed the evolution of technology in automotive production. Jesse has invested in training to meet the developments in this industry in order to best serve his customers. 


He is the PNW representative for numerous award-winning retail lines. As an advocate for improvement on all fronts of the car audio industry, he works with other local shops to upgrade installation tools and  develop more sophisticated techniques. He designs and manufactures his own line of bench prep jigs which are sold and distributed world wide assisting in more efficient remote-start and head unit installation techniques. It is not uncommon to find Jesse working on handcrafted, custom design tweeter pods or a tailor-made sound enclosure.





Katie joined the Audio Northwest team in August of 2014. She is our Lead Installer and Install Bay Manager, overseeing the quality of every project large or small. She is often referenced in customer online reviews as a helpful and knowledgable resource. With a habit of surpassing client expectations, she is also an avid creator, dedicated and detail oriented.  You will often find Katie running a tight ship in the bay.


Layne is a two-time international Bass Boxing champion, one-time IDBL champion, and took 2nd place in Sound Quality at a national audio event. To say that he understands bass is an understatement.  As an office and floor manager, Layne maintains the paperwork side of the business from product ordering to scheduling and book keeping. Layne can be found maintaining much of the needed behind the scenes ordering of required pieces to make your install smooth as silk.


Kristin brings years of customer service relations, communications, and community service experience. She assists Audio Northwest to stay organized and connected with clients. Happy to provide customer assistance in install and operational technologies, she serves both customers and installers. Kristen is the connection between customers and technology interface. Her photos tell customers a visual story of our quality craftsmanship. You will often find her eye behind the camera lens or her cheerful voice on the other end of the phone line.

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