STAFF

Chuck Slay - CEO / Executive A&R

 

As a songwriter, Slay went on to write and produce an impressive song catalogue comprising more than 1000 completed songs. 

As an artist, Slay was signed to the blue chip label, Qwest/Warner Brothers writing and producing 

under the direction of the legendary Quincy Jones. This experience provided an opportunity for Slay to hone his musical and production skills and work with work with noted producers and songwriters such as Dwayne Wiggins (Tony Toni Tone'), Ogi Pearce (Montel Jordan), Vassal Benford (Chante Moore, Jade, Toni Braxton), Characters Corp (SWV, Johnny Gill, Boys 2 Men), Derrick Whittingham (Mary J Blidge), Steve Russell (Troop) and Carl Thomas (BadBoy Ent.).  

 

Carl Washington - Senior Marketing and Promotion

 

Marketing & Music Industry Consultant since 1986...Carl has over 30 years experience in Sales, Marketing, Product and Campaign Development for companies like; Kraft - General Foods, Capitol Records, A&M Records, Polygram Records, RCA Records, Luke Records, EMI Records, CBS Radio, and iHeart Radio / Clear Channel. Capitol Records, A&M Records and RCA Records.

Carl has worked with world renowned artists including Luther 'LukeSkywalker" Campbell, MC Hammer, Terry Lewis & Jimmy Jam, YellowJackets, Sir Paul McCartney, Sting, Vesta Williams and Barry White.

Semi-Retired in Music, Business and Love of helping others...that's it!!!

 

 

Jacqui Thompson - Marketing & Promotion

 

Jacqui is the founder of Revel Spirits, Inc., and a former Executive in the music industry. Jacqui has collaborated with some of today's well known artists. Including Prince, Carlos Santana and Chaka Khan to name a few. With her expertise in branding and management,

a combination of networking, opportunity and her marketing expertise led to her and two friends launching Revel Spirits.

With a keen eye on for marketing & promotional strategies, Jacqui brings her talents to UGA where our artists are not only prepped and groomed, but promoted to their specific demographic.

Russell McKenzie - A&R

 

Russell is extremely hands-on in finding fresh new talent that are proactive and possess a strong work ethic. He is a director, actor and writer. 

McKenzie’s short musical comedy, The King has won numerous awards and festivals around the world.  McKenzie is also noted music video  director.

Al Whitmore - A&R

 

The Scavenger (otherwise known as Al Whitmore) is one of the go to producers for all genres of music, delivered from a different perspective from other producers in the Southeast region. I am eager to bring my love for the art of making music to center stage. I have developed a unique style and mix for the Hip Hop and the R&B community. I look forward to working with other energetic artists who are professional and goal oriented.

Derrick Hair - A&R

 

Derrick Hair founded his company, Hairitege Productions in 2014. Hairitege productions is a private production company that specializes in composing instrumentals, recording vocals, voice overs, mixing, and mastering musical works. Their main goal is producing quality music that will last through the ages.

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