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Meet Our Industry Experts

All of our Industry Experts have volunteered their time and expertise to
help make your  musical journey less frustrating, more productive and less risky!
Judy Rodman
#1 Artist, Hit Songwriter, Producer, Vocal Coach

Judy is a chart-topping country artist and the 1985 ACM Top New Female Vocalist. She’s also a hit songwriter/producer and her voice has appeared on over 2000 recordings. Today she is one of the most sought after vocal coaches in Nashville. 

Lacy Phillips, aka The Uncle Earl
Artist, Songwriter, Producer, Radio Personality , DJ
Lacy is the founder and president of Earl Hitz Records,. created to embrace the sounds of house, soul, dance, electronic pop, and funk. He's also the creator/producer a weekly radio show, The Ultimate Underground Experience.
Ritch Esra
Music Business Registry, MUBUTV

Ritch Esra and Stephen Trumbull run the Music Business Registry which produces multiple reputable industry directories.  Ritch started out as a promotion coordinator for A&M Records. He's also co-host of of the popular podcast, MUBUTV.

Vince Wilcox Esq.
Attorney, Assistant Professor, Author, Artist

Vince Wilcox is a licensed attorney, assistant professor director at Trevecca Nazarene University the former general manager of an online church music company and the author of 'How To Make A Living In The Music Business'.

Dan Melnick
General Manager, SonicBids
Dan is the General Manager at Sonicbids. Before that, he founded and served as CEO of TurnStyle Music Group, a live music agency operating multiple cities. Under his leadership, TurnStyle Music Group produced over 1,200 events.
Sarah Fleshner
CEO, 362 Entertainment
Texas-based 362 Entertainment is an artist management and artist development company.  Over the past 12 years, Sarah has worked countless hours helping artists find their way in the music business world.
Adonis Tsilimparis
Composer, Music Supervisor
Adonis Tsilimparis is a composer and music supervisor. His compositions can be heard in ads for Burger King, AT&T, Sprite and Pepsi. He also composed music for TV’s ‘Guiding Light’, ‘All My Children’, ‘CSI:NY’, ‘NCIS’, and many others.
Amy Wolter
Live Music Producer

Amy Wolter is a Live Music Producer with Tom Jackson Productions. Her work with numerous signed & indie artists during that time has given her the opportunity to effect the live shows of performers on stage in front of millions of people.

Andy Hill
Dean of The Film Scoring Academy Of Europe

Andy served as VP of music production for Walt Disney Pictures, overseeing production on The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast Sister Act and more. He won a Best Musical Album for Children Grammy Award in 2000 for Elmo In Grouchland.

Mircea Gogoncea
Renowned Classical Guitarist, Educator
Mircea Gogoncea is a young Romanian-German guitarist based in Los Angeles. He has performed in over 350 concerts on 5 continents. Having been awarded a total of 169 prizes, he is considered one of the world's most acclaimed guitarists.
Preston 'Shoes' Sullivan
Artist Manager, Global Eyes Entertainment

Preston "Shoes" Sullivan has over 40 years in the music business. After a solid artist career, he became in-house producer and studio manager for Sixteenth Avenue Sound. He is  presently GM of Global Eyes Entertainment.

Rebecca Chenier
 Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Rebecca S. Chenier is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) who counsels primarily from a client centered and cognitive-behavioral orientation. However, she utilizes various eclectic interventions in order to accommodate the unique mental health needs of each client.
Tom Jackson
Live Music Producer, Tom Jackson Productions
Author of the book Tom Jackson’s Live Music Method and the All Roads Lead to the Stage DVD series, Tom Jackson is uniquely talented and skilled at transforming an artist’s live show into a magical experience for their audiences.
Victoria Banks
Professional Songwriter, Artist

Victoria was named Female Artist of the Year & Songwriter of the Year by the Canadian Country Music Association in 2010. She teaches  songwriting at Belmont University’s Mike Curb College of Entertainment & Music Business. 

Apryl Peredo
Inter Iduro - Japan-Based Tour Promoter
Tokyo-based, American-born Apryl Peredo is an Artist Manager.  She has first-hand knowledge of the ins-and-outs of the ever-changing music industry -- in general and Japan-specifically. She hosts multiple industry workshops.
Roberto Bolero Noriega
Composer, Music Exec., Vocal Arranger
Among his many accomplishments, Roberto is best known for arranging the vocals on Michael Jackson’s ‘Man In The Mirror”. He has earned 30+ Gold, Platinum and Diamond Record Awards with over 150,000,000 career sales worldwide.
Keith Engelhardt
Master Yoga/Meditation/Mindfulness instructor

Keith Engelhardt is the founder and CEO of Sawatch Solutions LLC and Neuro Yoga Zone. He helps introverts evolve, develop their highest potential, and achieve the success and fulfillment in life that they desire and deserve..

Jeff Orson
Canadian Country Music Star
Jeff Orson is a well-known Canadian country singer who he went from dealing with colon cancer to having a successful career in country music, all while in his 50s. His story is quite inspiring and a must-see for everyone.
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