PATRYK LARNEY - FOUNDER

Patryk Larney

Patryk Larney

Patryk Larney brings a wealth of experience to Hope Tree Entertainment. Elected to Steve Jobs' maiden wave of Creatives for the historic relaunch of Apple Inc, and subsequently working as Creative Coordinator, Patryk refined his skill set for innovative and effective conceptual designs, graphic and corporate video solutions, and project management. His years of experience in the music industry have seen him alongside such names as Sara Bareilles, Rachel Platten, Anthony Hamilton, Billy Joel, Fiona Apple and Sting.  

Well respected for his outside-the-box marketing concepts, Patryk possesses the expertise necessary to guide artists through the mazes of the new music industry.  

AMBER STONEMAN - PROMOTIONS / SHOWCASING

Amber Stoneman, founder of NASHVILLE UNSIGNED, has partnered with Hope Tree Entertainment to offer promotions, showcasing, and social services to some of the brightest and most promising upcoming acts in the nation.

From her early management days at Victoria’s Secret Amber produced impressive results.  She quickly became a member of the Nashville Entrepreneur Center and Score Nashville in order to grow her knowledge and influence. She launched Vibin’ Music Network, an app for connecting musicians and producers, and Nashville Unsigned, an entertainment site that spotlights Nashville’s biggest up-and-comers through interviews and live events.

LISA VALENTI - ARTIST DEVELOPMENT

LISA VALENTI

LISA VALENTI

Hope Tree Entertainment founder, Patryk Larney and Lisa Valenti crossed paths in the ranks of Apple, Inc. A relocation brought Lisa to Nashville, TN where the two reconnected and eventually unified a vision for the company. Lisa is an essential member of the Hope Tree staff, handling Artist Development project management for many acts in the Hope Tree family.  

JEREMY RYAN - PHOTOGRAPHY

Jeremy is Hope Tree Entertainment's go to professional photographer delivering high quality editorial shots and album cover art. Jeremy has experience in event photography as well as art direction and continuously caters to his client's needs while always staying true to his artistic sensibility. Jeremy is known for his commitment to go above and beyond and stop at nothing to get "the shot".

Jeremy's work is available through Hope Tree's Artist Collective Program that delivers high end product solutions for independents. See Photography.

ANDY STROHL - VIDEO

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Andy has been making short films since he was twelve and was directing live local cable broadcasts by the the age of seventeen. Equipped with a Bachelor of Arts degree from The College of New Jersey, Andy began freelancing visual arts full time in 2004 and by 2005 had started Strohl Digital Productions, a boutique production house with expertise in all areas of video production from online media to in-house industrial films. In 2011 Andy won a Los Angeles Movie Award for editing for the short film, "The Most Dangerous Animal". Andy is a Director of Photography, Editor, Graphic Designer, football enthusiast and a recreational drummer.

CHRISSY YODER - HMUA

Chrissy Yoder of "I CAN MAKE YOU BLUSH" fame is Hope Tree's in house Hair and Make-Up artist. Chrissy is a new force in the world of HMUA (Hair Make Up Artist), bringing cutting edge ideas to the field. She has been working as an HMUA for print since she was 18, obtained her cosmetology license in Indiana at the Salon Professional Academy in 2007, and now holds a cosmetology license in Tennessee.

Chrissy has completed various cosmetic certifications with brands like Make Forever, Smashbox Cosmetics, Temptu, Laura Mercier and Anastasia Beverly Hills. She is a firm believer in the importance of continued education and has made it a priority to keep up on all of the latest trends in both hair and makeup. She has a wealth of experience in live events, photo shoots and HD Makeup and Hair prep for video. 

ASHLEY KATE ADAMS - PRODUCTION/SALES

Ashley holds a BFA from Cincinnati Conservatory of Music and made her Broadway Debut at the age of 23 in the Tony Award winning musical, LA CAGE AUX FOLLES. She currently lives in NYC where she can be seen creating from both sides of the table; producing and performing. In 2011 she created AKA Studio Productions with the mission to nurture and develop new works. Ashley adds a strong foothold to the NYC division of Hope Tree Entertainment.