Larry Carpenter | September 13, 2006

Larry CarpenterAbout:
Larry can be seen in The Patriot, but is better known for his work on the business side of production and distribution. He was the President of Ingram Christian Resources, President and CEO of Spring Arbor and founded Faith Works, who basically helps get products to stores that carry christian books and materials. In 2006 Larry sold Faith Works to STL, though he remained with the organization.

In May of 2007, Larry left STL to become Vice President of Marketing for Thomas Nelson Publishers. Charged with marketing for the Non-Fiction Trade Books division. Thomas Nelson is the largest Christian publisher and the sixth largest publisher in the US. Read more

Sherry Paige | August 24, 2006

Sherry started out creating art early on with writing and music. She graduated from Vanderbilt with a double major in Political Science and Theater & Music. She has had success doing sound-alikes, vocal work on TV, background singer, writer for both theater and television.

Jennifer Blair | August 9, 2006

Jennifer is a graduate of Belmont, with a BBA Music Business/Marketing Emphasis. She has experiance working with MCA, Mercury, Woody Bowles Company, Nashville Songwriters Association International, Bullseye Marketing, as their Director of Active Radio Marketing, and now with Jennifer Blair Promotions. Jennifer has a wealth of knowledge Read more

Jeremy Cowart | July 26, 2006

Jeremy started his creative career as a backup singer for such bands as Alabama, John Denver, Sandi Patty, and many more when he was very young. Later when looking at college he wanted to be a painter, but others persuaded him to look at Graphic Arts. After college he worked for a couple companies and one day decided to set off on his own and founded Pixelgrazer, a web design company. Eventually he moved into what he is most known for: Great images.

He mostly photographs musical acts, like Andrew Peterson, Ryan Starr, Bebo Norman, Rebecca St. James, Savannah, most recently Switchfoot, and many more. He has shot the cover of many CDs, magazine covers, and for MTV Execs. Read more

Kim Thomas | July 19, 2006

About: (official bio)
Kim grew up in an artistic family that traveled from place to place on a regular basis. She spent a good bit of time in Japan, which had a major effect on the development of her creative skills. She meet Jim, who is now her husband, when she was a teenager and has been on an amazing ride ever since.For roughly 18 years she traveled with Jim as a singer and songwriter. Most of those years they were the two members of the band Say-so, which included numerous uses on TV shows. Read more

Mike Nolan | June 28, 2006

Mike is a freelance writer and has been for many years. He discovered his talent when he was very young and went on to focus on it in college. He has authored many books, both as a ghost writer and original pieces. He has written tv series, documentaries, infomercials, and much more. Read more

Dennis Dearing | June 21, 2006

When he was four years old, Dennis received one of his best Christmas gifts ever, a tiny Roy Rogers acoustic guitar that began his love of music and specifically the guitar. After high school, he moved to Nashville to attend Belmont University, an institution which boasts such former students as country stars Vince Gill, Trisha Yearwood and Christian artist Steven Curtis Chapman. Dennis studied Music Business, played guitar for the university’s group, The Belmont Reasons, and received his BBA. Read more

Laura Clapp | June 14, 2006

laura clappAbout:
Laura grew up in house full of music, and she showed proficiency in it early on. While in college she was able to explore many aspects of music, both in playing and production. She then decided to travel to the Nashville to focus on a music career. Along the way she had developed a great support network and explored many emerging or new methods of marketing and promoting herself as an artist. Read more

Reed Arvin | June 7, 2006

Reed Arvin grew up on a working cattle ranch in Kansas. He studied music in college, became a successful session musician and record producer, and toured the world with a variety of artists. He now writes full time. He and his wife Dianne, a painter, split their time between homes in Nashville, TN, and St. Petersburg, FL. Read more

Dianne Arvin | May 31, 2006

Born and raised in Nashville, TN, Dianne felt that she was born with a desire and need to be an artist, and she started painting at the age of eight. As a young student, she was more interested in the pictures in the books and encyclopedias rather than the words, causing her to be a “late reader.” Dianne continued her love of art into college where she majored in Fine Arts with a focus on metalworking and jewelry making. After college, she continued painting but knew that there would not be much of an income in it, so she started working in sales for an engineering company started by her brother-in-law. She worked for the company for thirteen years. Then, as what happens to so many who are not doing what they love, she became burned out and quit her job to pursue happiness. She went back to school, met and married her husband, Reid, and started working in art therapy. Read more

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