Consultant in Nashville, Tennessee
I am relentless and passionate when it comes to helping and connecting people. I invest my time into orchestrating business development opportunities. Love for people and diversity is what fuels my eclectic consulting portfolio; which includes global brands such as: Sotheby’s International, BMW, Red Bull, UFC, Rolex, 360Fly, Discovery Channel, Elite Model, Voss Water, Motion Music, Lululemon Athletica, GoPro, Sysco, Children’s Miracle Network and Ronald McDonald House Charities. I specialize in SPB work and have been successfully negotiating partnerships throughout an array of industries, for over a decade.
Music however, is my first love. My professional journey began as a concert pianist at age 13 and until 2003, I recorded, toured or shared the stage with: Joe Cocker, Billy Dean, Bob Babbitt of Motown’s Funk Brothers, Mavis Staples, LL Cool J, Lenny Kravitz and Jim Boyd. My writing, arrangements and recordings on 2 of Jim Boyd’s albums earned us 2 Native American Music Awards and 4 additional nominations. I still compose music and hope to someday collaborate on movie scoring projects.
In 2004 I took over as director of special operations for Carlos Justo’s internationally acclaimed luxury real estate team, SOL Sotheby's, for the South Florida and Virgin Islands territories. The TLC reality show Million Dollar Agents was inspired and created because of our team's success. Our clients included: Al Pacino, Sylvester Stallone, Diddy, The Royal Family of Saudi Arabia, Madonna, Shakira, Ricky Martin, Enrique & Julio Iglesias, Rosie O'Donnel, Shaquille O’Neal, Jennifer Lopez, Cher and Heads of State.
In 2005, while still living in Miami, my wife and I founded Purple Turtle; a branding and marketing agency. Offices have included Lima, Peru, Spokane and Nashville.
In 2008 we created the White Room, a multi-purpose loft space. Serving as Purple Turtle’s office and designed to quickly and easily transform into an event space. From 2008-2013, our incredible team introduced the most progressive and innovative events in the PNW, setting a new standard of excellence for pop-up and corporate event experiences.
In 2014 I formed my consulting company, Habitat M+C to continue serving on-going business development clients.
Helping others get what they want is an extremely rewarding process for me. Current businesses include: Motion Music, Habitat M+C, TEN Gourmet Trading, Purple Turtle, Beyond & Away and Windermere Marathon.