About Captain Boom
Captain Boom Fireworks was formed with the goal of providing quality consumer fireworks and professional fireworks displays to Michigan residents.
Founded in 2002 by Andy Webb, the company specializes in performing wedding fireworks shows and other intimate or close proximity fireworks display events. Captain Boom sets up retail consumer fireworks sales tents in Plainwell, Otsego, and Kalamazoo during the Independence Day holiday season, and supplies wholesale fireworks to local convenience stores.
Captain Boom also provides display management services to Wolverine Fireworks Display. Wolverine Fireworks is a wholesale fireworks import and display company headquartered near Bay City, Michigan, with a west coast office in Olympia, Washington.
Our company headquarters are located in Otsego, Michigan, about five miles west of US-131 between Kalamazoo and Grand Rapids.
Andy Webb started performing professional fireworks displays in 1979. After an eight-year stint in the US Navy's Nuclear Power program, he went to Michigan Technological University and graduated with high honors, receiving a Bachelor of Science in Physics. Michigan Tech is also where Andy met his wonderful wife Janet.
Andy is certified as a RiderCoach by the Motorcycle Safety Foundation. He can be found helping students learn how to ride motorcycles when he is not busy with a fireworks display. The West Michigan MSF program where Andy coaches can be found at Grand Rapids Community College. Andy also has experience teaching at both the high school and college level, and really enjoys the academic environment.
Andy's pyrotechnic qualifications include:
Janet Webb attended Michigan Tech in the Business program with an emphasis in Accounting. Upon moving to Otsego, Janet spent a few years behind the scenes helping set up fireworks displays. After she "smelled the smoke," she decided that she needed to be on the firing line with the rest of the crew, and is now an integral part of many Captain Boom displays.
Janet manages the retail consumer fireworks tents and wholesale fireworks sales, as well as being a full time mom.
Janet's pyrotechnic qualifications include:
Captain Boom has a talented crew of people that we can call on to perform fireworks displays during any time of year. Many of our crew members are PGI certified shooters, and take great pride in providing a memorable fireworks display.