Levi Ware Title: President/Founder/CEO Phone: 425.346.4246 Email: email@example.com About: Founder and Conceptual Developer of the MELODIC CARING PROJECT. Levi has a background in business management and marketing as well as 20+ years experience in the music industry as an established singer/songwriter and 8+ years experience in live production and video streaming. Levi’s heart and passion for the project along with his extensive knowledge in production, songwriting, press, radio and live performance is a valuable asset to furthering the cause and mission of Melodic.
Stephanie Ware Title: CFO/Founder/Board of Directors Phone: 425.870.7713 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org About: CFO, Founder and Conceptual Developer of the MELODIC CARING PROJECT with a BA in Business Administration and a focus in accounting and marketing. Stephanie's diverse and seasoned skill set in management, marketing, accounting, event planning, video production and promotions is a huge asset to the team. She is driven, organized and passionate in bringing more goodness to the world and doing more within her community while furthering MCP's mission to support children and families worldwide.
Evan Blackstone Title: Vice President / rockSTAR Relations Phone: 206.459.0147 E-mail: email@example.com About: With 20+ years experience in the Music and Entertainment Industry, Rogue Island Entertainment’s, Evan Blackstone has extensive knowledge encompassing all different facets of Music Production, Promotion, Recording, Songwriting, A&R, Press, Corporate Sponsorships, PR, Radio, Marketing, Tour Management and Merchandising and has worked alongside a variety of Internationally renowned artists including David Gray, Abra Moore, Lisbeth Scott, Tim and Printz (Black Eyed Peas) Lamont Dozier (Motown/Holland-Dozier-Holland), Presidents of the USA, Peter Frampton, John Cale + co-billing tours with Davy Knowles and Kid Rock. Evan stands to be an instrumental part of the MELODIC CARING PROJECT team adding an ebullient energy to make big things happen.
Josiah (Sy) Johnson
Position: Board of Directors
About: Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer of Renown Health in Reno, Nevada. With years of experience in the hospital setting, Sy has an incredible grasp of the daily operations of the hospital and is instrumental in helping organize MCP's program to best suit the needs of the hospital while simultaneously creating ease and accessibility to patients.
Position: Board of Directors
About: Emmy award-winning television news and talk show producer. Su has more than 20 years of broadcast journalism experience with award-winning newscasts, children’s and sports specials under her belt, as well as a broad knowledge of how to share poignant stories in any type of media environment. In her current position as Segment Producer for KING 5 New Day Northwest, she works with a variety of guests, from musicians and celebrities to non-profit groups and “everyday” people working to make a difference in their own and others’ lives. Su is also a singer who believes that music bridges all cultures, breaks down language barriers and heals from the inside out. She strongly believes that MELODIC CARING PROJECT embodies all of these beliefs.
Dr. Kevin E. Ware
Position: Board of Directors
About: CMD/Naval Captain/English and Spanish speaking/Board Certified Physician with seasoned experience in Aviation, Maritime, Family and Emergency Medicine. Kevin is a very adept businessman and physician with an intimate knowledge of the medical field and a very tangible grasp of how to research and structure our business model to appeal to the medical industry.
Jody McKinley Title: Board of Directors About: Jody has worked in music, entertainment and digital media for twenty years and is a consummate student of the industry. Jody is the Principal at the1175, an agency specializing in strategy, planning, business development and content licensing. the1175’s clients range from consumer brands, hardware manufacturers, application developers, subscription services and digital media companies. Prior to founding the1175, Jody worked as an executive for Rhapsody International (the parent company of popular streaming music services Rhapsody and Napster) and at PlayNetwork, a Redmond, Washington-based b2b digital entertainment media provider. Jody also serves as Chair of the Seattle Music Commission.
Paul Pradel Title: Board of Directors About: Paul is the owner of Pradel Financial Group, a Seattle based boutique financial planning firm offering holistic financial planning services and comprehensive advice for individuals and families. While needs vary, his expertise is helping those with high concentrations of stock and employee stock options. Personally, Paul is the proud father of two college age daughters. He is passionate about the theatre and music and volunteers his time with STG and Melodic Caring Project. In his free time he likes to hike, expand his vinyl record collection, attend concerts and each fall he makes the journey to Austin for the ACL music festival. His love for live music drew him to the mission of Melodic Caring Project.
Title: Board of Directors
About: An Artist Manager in Seattle for over 14 years, Masao has worked with and represented established strong relationships with musicians, business owners, music venues, concert promoters, and community leaders, while also assisting with fundraising for various charities such as United Way, Leukemia Lymphoma Society and Children's Hospital.
Greg Roth Position: Emcee/Host E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: http://seattlemusicinsider.com/ About: Seattle Music Insider Founder and Chief Contributor, Greg Roth, is a multi-media music journalist and musician. In 2009, he became a featured writer for the Seattle Examiner.com and currently produces and hosts an internet radio show that can be heard weekly on NWCZ Radio, Night Out Radio, and SRrocks.com in Philadelphia. Roth interviews a wide variety of artists including Roger Daltry of The Who, Lee Oskar of WAR, Alan White of Yes and Plastic Ono Band, Tony Levin (Peter Gabriel / King Crimson), Adrian Belew (Frank Zappa / David Bowie / Talking Heads / King Crimson) Thomas Dolby, Urge Overkill, Blues Traveler, Wheedle’s Groove, Fitz and the Tantrums, Phantogram, Vicci Martinez, Allen Stone, Star Anna, Hot Bodies in Motion, Pickwick, and Perry Acker. Roth is a fixture at events such as Bumbershoot, Synergia Northwest, Sasquatch and Capitol Hill Block Party, providing a unique insider take to an otherwise public event.
Chris Cashman Position: Board of Directors About: Chris is known as the formidable host of XBOX LIVE’s “1 vs. 100” — Reaching over 20 million subscribers and combining the experience of a TV show with interactive social gaming. This new genre of entertainment was featured on Evening Magazine and has already earned awards including a place in the Guinness Book of World Records! Chris is also a television & radio veteran who’s hosted locally in Seattle on KING, KSTW and The Seattle Channel. For those efforts, he’s won 5 Emmys and appeared Nationally on the Discovery Channel, Comedy Central, PBS and CBS. As host of Microsoft’s Small Business Show, Chris has worked with some of the most successful entrepreneurs in the Country. He has produced the last 4 Emmy Award Galas for the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, as well as the Puget Sound Radio Broadcasting Association “Soundie” Awards show. Chris has a heart of gold and offers to be a great asset to MCP's Board offering his expertise in the production and entertainment industry.
Cassidy Title: Honorary Development Director Email: email@example.com About: With 33+ surgeries under her belt and as an experienced veteran rockSTAR of the MELODIC CARING PROJECT, Cassidy Huff is more than aware of what it means to be a child in the hospital. With a profound love for music and helping those in need, Cassidy is 100% on board to aid MCP in the development and growth of its program to bring hope, love & music to hospitalized kids.
Jenny Marsh Position: Board of Directors About: Entertainment Relations for Gibson Guitar in Seattle. Jenny offers an extensive network of connections within the music industry and is excited to bring her skill set and resources to the Melodic Caring Project.
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Michael C. Gonzalez Position: Creative Services E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org About: Accomplished project and product manager with excellent understanding of marketing strategies. Managed marketing processes including the creation of on-air, online, web promotions and Brand development. Successful at delivering on: strategy, creative designs and marketing/promotions . With several years in Radio/Broadcasting and the tech world , Michael adds a wide variety of support and creative services.
Position: Advisory Board
About: Experienced digital content creator and Emmy award-winning television producer. Mark served as a producer on MSN’s Tech & Gadgets online series, Gear Daddy and has spent over 10 years creating branded entertainment doing an immense amount of work for brands such as Microsoft, Skype, Slingbox, Lipton Tea, Proctor and Gamble, Ray Ban as well as producing primetime specials for MTV/VH-1, The Travel Channel, ABC, NBC and TLC. Mark has overseen production of over 2,000 television episodes earning top honors in media including the coveted Peabody Award, International Telly and Monitor Awards as well as multiple Emmy’s. Mark offers decades of experience working in television and film and has an intimate knowledge of how to position the MELODIC CARING PROJECT within the industry.
Josh Kerns Position: Board of Directors E-mail: email@example.com About: Veteran Emmy and Edward R. Murrow award-winning journalist and strategic communications specialist with extensive experience in radio, television and digital media creating and delivering editorial content to national network and large market audiences. Josh's background includes conceiving, creating and executing successful strategic communications campaigns for Fortune 100 companies including Microsoft and Boeing. Josh is enthusiastic and inspired by Melodic Caring Project's mission and offers to be a huge asset to furthering and communicating its mission, story and impact.