Tom Tatman

Producer, Chief Engineer

Tom founded Catamount Recording with Rick Bisbey, in 1979. Since then he has produced, engineered and mixed nearly 300 albums. Dozens that have been on nationally distributed labels including Stone Sour's Grammy nominated debut album. Over the course of his career, he has earned the respect of prominent recording artists throughout the Midwest and beyond.

Travis Huisman

Producer, Engineer, Mastering Engineer

Travis attended McNally-Smith School Of Music in St. Paul, MN where he earned a degree in the recording arts. Travis is a highly skilled producer/engineer. He has been at Catamount since 2004 and has produced, engineered, and mastered hundred of albums, as well as projects that were tracked and mixed elsewhere. His outstanding abilities and easy-going personality have made him a valuable asset at Catamount.

Shaun Courbat


After spending 20 years as an Executive at Martin Bros. Distributing, Shaun decided to ditch the suit and tie and took a leap of faith to pursue his passion for music creation. Having recorded three albums at Catamount ( two with his former band, Toast, and the debut album of his current band, The Blue Danes) Shaun has been in the trenches of music production and knows first-hand what goes into making a quality recording. As President, he now spends his time overseeing the studio's day-to-day business.

Rick Bisbey

Technical Director

A founding partner in Catamount Recording, Rick has been the most respected electronics tech in the area for the last 25 years. He designed and built our first recording console in 1979 and he now handles the day-to-day maintenance of the Solid State Logic console that is currently in service. Rick has restored the studio's vintage guitar amp collection to original specifications and keeps all of the studio's delicate recording equipment in good repair and calibrated for optimal sonic quality.