Justin serves as the President and CEO for Streamline Event Agency. Twenty three years of experience have carried him from an entry level artist booking agent to the Kennedy Center, Barbara Bush’s 90th Birthday Celebration, numerous live television broadcasts, high profile corporate events and an annual residency at the Ryman Auditorium with long time clients Amy Grant and Vince Gill. Through his career he has worked as an agent, audio engineer, tour and production manager, creative director, and more.
Ultimately, his passion is building a strong culture for both Streamline and our clients, finding new opportunities and offerings, and leading an amazing team in serving our clients at the highest level. “We find joy in the journey as much as the end goal and we want this experience to provide a valuable partnership to our clients” Justin and his wife Wendi have been married since 2001. They reside in Franklin, TN, with their 4 children and 1 man’s best friend. When he is not creating for our clients, he loves to be in the kitchen creating for his family, watching Duke basketball or Titans football, and at times embracing moments of silence and solitude.
Chad started his career in the race capital of the world with mega events such as the half a billion attended Indianapolis 500 and Super Bowl 46. Chad’s career extended into the racing and entertainment markets during his time producing Firestone and Bridgestone events, and then providing Technical Direction to one of Nashville’s largest independent production companies. During his career Chad has held roles such as production manager, technical director, audio engineer, and supervisor of event technology.
Chad’s vast technical knowledge and calm demeanor while maintaining the ability to oversee multiple projects and keep the attention to details and event experiences set him apart from the rest. Now days if he is not busy producing industry leading events, you can be sure to find him at home in middle Tennessee with his wife and fur-baby, or on a boat or the shore, but certainly with a fishing pole in hand.
Sr Director Business Development and Marketing
Don Donahue is a multi-faceted industry veteran – He has held down the following positions is his 30 year career in Nashville – talent scout, artist manager and booking agent, label president, executive producer of a global talent search for Avon Cosmetics, tour producer, and live event executive producer for clients such as The Ritz-Carlton, The Town of Avon Colorado, Fort Lauderdale Florida and others.
He believes the traditional meeting space is ripe for disruption and entertainment is a great way forward as a dynamic way to connect content using creativity. Don believes Streamline Event Agency is in a prime position to lead the industry connecting the many facets of live entertainment to engaged audiences around the world. Don loves football, live music and spending his free time with his wife Laura Lyn and their 5 children.
PRoducer / Senior Project Manager
As a Pennsylvania native with a heart for the grit of the Northeast, Lauren has lived in Nashville for four years and is still getting acclimated to the city’s Southern charm. Her vast and artistic education began at the Art Institute of York, PA where she received an Associate Degree in Specialized Technology, majoring in Interior Design. She’s also a graduate of Penn State University where she studied Communications and English.
After college she attended the School of Visual Arts’ Graduate Studio Program, Products of Design in southern France, as well as studied architecture and Italian culture in Florence, Italy at Palazzo Rucellai. Lauren started off her career in broadcasting as an on-air personality for 99.3 kissfm with Clear Channel Broadcasting. After being a DJ she worked in non-profit for over 5 years, first managing events throughout Central Pennsylvania, then advancing to Director of Special Events for Middle Tennessee and Chattanooga. She came to Streamline Event Agency in May of 2018 as Project Manager. Her passion for creativity and innovation launched her into the role of Producer. She has managed and executed events with companies such as Carrier Corporation, HCA Healthcare, Premise Health, Logan’s Roadhouse, Getty Music, eMoney, and Wrike. Lauren is passionate about finding ways to serve and support her local community, along with communities across the globe in countries such as Haiti, Guatemala, Belize, Thailand, and India. Her favorite color is black, which she also understands is only the void of color entirely, but she’s come to terms with this reality and is committed to her choice. With her immediate family still in Pennsylvania, Lauren enjoys traveling the world as well as visiting and spending time with her three sisters and her father.
As a lifelong performer, Brooks Parker has spent decades exploring the many facets of the entertainment and event industry. After graduating from Belmont University in 2007 with a degree in Commercial Music, he spent two years as a Music & Talent Coordinator for UpTV, television network before finding a home at JKC Artist Group. During his time at JKC Artist Group, Parker was instrumental in the career management of multi-platinum GRAMMY Award winning recording artist Amy Grant.
Trading on his extensive experience and network of contacts in the entertainment and event space, Parker transitioned into the role of sales manager with Streamline Event Agency in January 2018, focusing primarily on corporate and association event sales. With the many hats he wears, Brooks thoroughly enjoys people and thrives on building relationships with potential and current clients, and infusing creativity into everything he does. Apart from Streamline, Parker has served on the Belmont University Friends of the Arts Board, the Gospel Music Association Honors Board and Hall of Fame committee, and works with the Saint Thomas Health Foundation Board. He also serves as the director of music at his church, where he plays the organ, piano, and directs the choir. When he’s not working or making music, he prefers to be in the water, on the golf course, the tennis court, or a bike. Parker’s most treasured roles are those of being husband to Chelsea, and dad to Harlow, Benning, and two identical twin girls expected summer of 2020.
Originally from Kentucky, Leland relocated to Nashville in 2008 to become a famous rockstar. After a few years of fame (please don’t fact check), he gave up that life to pursue an honest living managing creatives, or herding cats…whichever is more memorable for you. Most recently, he served as the Director of Productions for a 126,000 sq.ft. video broadcast studio. In addition to 8 years of experience in entertainment, Leland is a founding member of META (Media Entertainment Technology Alliance), an organization lobbying for positive change to Tennessee’s entertainment laws and incentives.
He is also an active member of the Nashville Filmmaker’s Guild and works on the finance committee. Leland busies himself bridging the gap between the business and creative communities by always looking out for the next great story.
AssocIate Producer / Project Manager
Anne-Marie, born and bred in Kentucky, began her career in entertainment as a Production Manager in Television. After years spent living in Los Angeles, traveling the country with shows like Gordon Ramsey’s “24 Hours to Hell” and CBS classic “Undercover Boss”, it was time to take her talents back to the south. Pivoting her skills from film sets to events, Anne-Marie uses her “show must go on” passion to elevate the client experience to a top tier value.
Born into a military family, Kyle has always been a world traveller. After School in Ohio it was time for a change: he needed to get out on his own so he moved to Nashville to become an aspiring music recording engineer and producer and after several internships at multiple studios, artist managers, and radio shows, he found his way into the live entertainment industry where he started from the bottom at a local production company building stages and running cables to eventually running smaller shows.
From there, he transferred to the hotel world and helped open the Omni Hotel in Nashville and became a top technician that ran events from small to large nationally televised events. After several years of being in the hotel, he made the move to become a technical director for an event agency in Atlanta where he continued to hone his skills at becoming a leader and managing events. Kyle enjoys rock climbing, hiking, racing cars and riding motorcycles through the mountains.
Born and raised in Denver Colorado, Greg made the move to Nashville to pursue a career in the music industry. After 5 years of managing artists and tours independently he joined Streamline Event Agency. Greg brings an incredible sense of detail and flow to our team – with 10+ years experience on the road with artists such as Johnnyswim and Amy Grant and having coordinated over 30 tours, Greg has worked to ensure all details were handled thoroughly to create consistency and great experiences for these clients on the road.
As one of Streamline’s event managers, Greg oversees many projects and supervises production teams on our live events, for both artists and companies. He enjoys snowboarding, good food, and traveling.
Production + Project Assistant
Kristen is a Louisiana native with a passion for music, family, and faith. As a traveling musician herself, Kristen utilizes her personal experiences in approaching her work with an entrepreneurial drive and empathetic artist perspective. Seamlessly swapping between the Events and Touring teams, Kristen adapts to serve in a plethora of roles. Most weekends you can find her playing at churches and events across the country as a duo worship act with her twin sister Kellie.
Chad began his career in lighting and scenic production working for a worldwide television-broadcasting network. He expanded into concert tours and recorded video products. His extraordinary skill developing scenic elements with video content and projection created continuity with his lighting and stage design. His work has been featured in live musicals and corporate events, broadcast television, concerts, and installations. Chad’s broad scope brings big picture production value to our clients.
Michele began her career with the international accounting firm Ernst & Young. Her experience spans both publicly and privately held companies in finance, manufacturing, and the music industry. After leaving Ernst & Young, Michele continued to work with clients, providing day to day consulting and bookkeeping services, and has been involved in startup companies through the years. She has extraordinary skills developing business strategies to grow companies. Michele lives with her husband and three children in Franklin, TN.
Jennifer is a native of Baltimore, MD and graduated from Mount Saint Mary’s University with degrees in Accounting and Spanish. Her early career as an auditor with Deloitte and Ernst & Young took her from Washington, DC, to Denver, CO, to Nashville, TN. After she left public accounting, she spent two years as a Sr. Revenue Accountant for AT&T Wireless in Atlanta, GA. Jennifer’s skills are invaluable to Streamline Event Agency. She and her husband live in Franklin with their five children.
Streamline’s Core Values
Intentional and Relational
Intentional in what we do and how we do it. As we work, we work with a purpose. As we live, we live with a purpose. By understanding our clients’ visions, we are united as partners toward a common goal.
Passionate and Ethical
We are passionate about what we do and thrive on the constant elevation of our performance as well as our clients’ experience. Our willingness to think outside the box and push the limits serves us well in our creative pursuits, but when it comes to our business practice, we operate in a narrow lane of integrity and dependability. Our clients trust us to shatter the glass ceiling for their brand because they know we are launching from a solid ethical foundation.
Innovative and Agile
Status quo does not exist in our culture. We recognize the importance of enjoying our successes without resting on them. Always looking forward, we strive to bring a new and fresh approach to each and every project we manage. Our team is designed to function like a leer jet, rather than a 747. Our clients have the luxury of agility and adaptability behind them to handle the ever-changing business of their brand.