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A Trusted Digital Marketing Team To Help You Grow Your Brand

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Matt Hadley

Owner/CEO

Matt has developed a trusted team that grows your brand, simplifies your digital marketing efforts, and helps create engaging and dynamic content. He oversees all aspects of Wander Creative including growth strategies, marketing campaigns, content creation, and client relationships.

Immediately after graduating from Belmont University in Nashville, TN with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Matt worked full time in publicity within the CCM industry before opening Wander Creative in 2012.

He toured extensively with CCM artist Sidewalk Prophets, capturing video, tour LED, and marketing content. His experiences with Sidewalk Prophets led to more work with some of the biggest names in the Christian Music Industry, including TobyMac, Francesca Battistelli and Chris Tomlin. As a video director, Matt has also created video content for artists and labels that have gained millions of views on YouTube and been part of live concerts seen by hundreds of thousands of fans.

Matt opened the Digital Marketing side of Wander when he saw that in addition to creating dynamic content for artists, he could also help them stand out on social media and other digital platforms by building a team to help them get their message out to the world.

Wander Creative has grown rapidly because of the results they have achieved for some of the biggest names in Nashville including GRAMMY Award winner Zach Williams and multiple Compassion Productions Tours.

Matt lives in Nashville with his wife, musician Carmen Justice. He loves helping clients achieve their goals, is intensely focused on making data-driven decisions, and believes that marketing is about building relationships and living with purpose.

Richard Jackson

Creative Director

As the Creative Director of Wander Creative, Richard works to implement development strategies, execute the core vision for the company, and manage the day to day creative operations for clients including social media, graphic design, and video content.

Prior to working at Wander, Richard worked with the Nashville based management company The Holland Group, Inc. in graphic design and digital marketing, serving their clients within the Sony/RED and The Orchard system. Richard has years of experience working with management companies, labels, and artists including Loud & Proud Records, Toulouse Records, and Redlight Management, as well as artists in the CCM and Country markets such as Switchfoot, Martin Smith, Gord Bamford, Sammy Kershaw, and Charles Esten.

Originally from the Pacific Northwest, Richard spent over a decade in Los Angeles before moving to Nashville. Richard is an award winning filmmaker and music video director whose work has been featured on MTV and CMT. He is also a member of the alternative rock band ENATION and understands what it takes to be a working musician, having spent over a decade touring, marketing, and helping manage their career.

Richard is married with four kids, thinks Back To The Future is a better trilogy than the original Star Wars, and loves connecting with people to execute a plan.

Dan Russo

Digital Marketing Coordinator

Dan handles the client-to-fan communication through social media accounts, as well as creating and managing email, SMS and advertising campaigns. He is also a graphic designer and published photographer.

Dan graduated from Samford University with a major in Advertising and a minor in Marketing. After graduating in 2016, he worked for nearly two years as a Project Manager at a faith-based digital marketing agency in Franklin, TN where he worked with clients, targeted their markets, and helped execute strong marketing initiatives.

Dan is positive, dedicated and adventurous. He currently lives in Franklin, TN and loves coming to work every day with a team who love what they do.

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