OUR TEAM

Our team came together through a mutual love for great music and immersive live events. We are musicians, artists, & creators. ProMotion’s innovative model drives results for both artists & businesses. Email any of us below to meet and start a discussion.

James Gilley

President and Senior Executive Producer

James is an effective team leader in business operations, strategic planning, consulting, contract negotiation, and key partner relationship development, event planning, scheduling, and promotion.

His one-on-one interactions with clients and key business partners along with his ”stay-in-the-pocket” attitude enable him to achieve results for his clients. He is highly resourceful and has been engaged in both business promotion and the music industry. Along with being an artist manager, he is also a musician who has performed many concert & studio sets. James is a skilled entrepreneur who has a passion that is infectious and while being very creative he brings positive drive and direction through networking, collaboration, organizing and project execution.

James holds a degree in Business Management with a core emphasis in marketing and a degree in Marketing and Computer Technology.

JamesGilley.ProMotion@gmail.com

Jill Pavel

ProMotion Marketing Director and Public Relations

Jill is a key player on the ProMotion team, taking the lead in Digital Distribution, Artist Development & client branding and creative-content development. As a senior leader on the Promotion Team she brings 7 years of artist management, label entepreneurship and has a reputable background in  public relations and music promotion.  Jill is also the owner of Music Update Central an online music magazine with a heavy presence in the country music community. She has launched national tours and has garnered her artists national exposure on outlets such as Billboard, BRAVO Television, Nationally Syndicated Radio & More.

jillpavel.promotion@gmail.com

Josh Martin

Artist Development Leader

Josh takes the lead in organizing and conducting artist interviews for all ProMotion “Live Sessions”. He works closely with our A/V production crew to ensure that all artist creative content including music videos, song recordings, social media boosts, electronic press kits, web pages, and artist/brand identity are developed to meet the artist’s desires and long-term objectives. He is also engaged in coordinating events with local and regional radio & TV channels and assists in the coordination of booking of live performances and events. As a musician, Josh understands the importance of strong social media presence and focused advertising for an artist.

He has a broad range of experience – including working as an On-Air Radio Host for WNFZ 94.3, a Programming Director for 90.3 WUTK, an engineering assistant with Sony Music in Nashville, and as a Live Sound Producer and Engineer for Jupiter Entertainment. He hosted the “Local Show” on 94Z WNFZ showcasing local talent, and he was the creator of WUTK’s “Top of the Rock.” He has a degree in Journalism and Electronic Media and the second degree in Audio Engineering.

JoshMartin.ProMotion@gmail.com

Nate Wiles

Artist Consultant / Audio Engineer

Nate leads all A/V operations and has extensive experience in cinematic video production, music recording, digital lighting for live session and artist performances.  He also leads all commercial A/V projects and extensive experience in mixing, mastering, and audio integration. He makes sure that a client’s objectives are instilled in all digital and social media products and that AV productions are executed with the highest quality product in mind.

Nate has a thorough knowledge of creative digital media graphic platforms programs such as Adobe Premiere, Photoshop, Lightroom, Illustrator, After Effects, and many others. He has also been heavily involved in audio production inside Digital Audio Workstations including Logic Pro X, Ableton Live, and other music production software. His broad range of technical knowledge makes him ProMotion’s go-to for videography, lighting, music production, and all things audio visual.

Nate is also a classically trained musician with over 10 years of experience; along with publishing his own songs, he has worked as a touring musician for various artists.

natewiles.promotion@gmail.com

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Craig Jones:

Artist Consultant / Audio Engineer

CJ has performed and recorded with Tori Amos, Edgar Winter, Laruen Woods, Jay Boy Adams, Leif Garrett, Susan Anton, Guy Babylon (Elton John), House of Lords, Renegade, Luis Cardenas and many others. He has lived in LA from 1979- 2005, then Nashville from 2006- 2012 and now in Knoxville. Cj worked for Roland and Boss where he was a sales specialist that traveled internationally hosting workshops. Specialties: Guitar (Electric, Acoustic, Dobro, Slide, Mandolin, Banjo, Bass) Lead Vocals, Keyboards, Songwriting, Arranging, Production, Engineering.

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Matt Munsey:

Audio Engineer

Matt Munsey is a GRAMMY nominated producer/engineer/performer from Newport, TN. In 2005, Matt began playing full-time music mostly in the Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge area of East TN. These performances led him to playing for the Gatlinburg sponsored Summer festival called Tunes & Tales. In 2007. Matt would go on to produce, engineer and mix their debut album, “In God’s Time”, for Rebel Records. In 2009 the album was nominated by the Recording Academy for Best Country, Southern and Bluegrass Album of the year at the 52nd GRAMMY Awards. any genre. ” Within two years, his new band Monroeville rose to the top of the bluegrass market playing the largest national festivals and earning an International Bluegrass Music Association Momentum Award for Band of the Year.  Monroeville has been the house band for the Ole Smoky Moonshine Distillery in Gatlinburg, TN, performing for the greater part of 4 million visitors a year. Throughout his 10 years with Monroeville, Matt has written, produced, recorded and released various albums.  The non-genre specific vehicle of Monroeville has allowed him to express various musical styles. From the rock-orchestra instrumental, “Gallarojo”, to pop-vibey ballad, “Just Move On”, Matt has honed his producing chops to a razor sharp skill level and is ready to take on his role with Promotion as general producer and engineer.

OUR METHODOLOGY

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