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Our Team

Together We Achieve That Which No One Can Achieve Alone

Brian Snyder

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Brian is the owner and founder of Snyder Entertainment. His past resume includes radio host with Clear Channel Nashville (107.5 The River) as a part of the Woody and Jim morning show. Brian has owned and operated his own business for over ten years. A graduate of Middle Tennessee State University in Mass Communications with a concentrated focus on radio and television production.

His role is to focus on the entertainment industry and identify trends quickly to make them available for clients. Additional responsibilities include marketing, employee training and customer service. The wedding industry is a consistent focus for Snyder Entertainment and they network with many local professionals to share best practices, consult for future events, and strategically partner with industry leaders. The Snyder Entertainment staff will attend multiple national level conferences throughout the course of the year to ensure they are relevant, staying creative and more importantly, learning.

Brian has a passion for music and his selections generally fall into the Top 40 category. Outside of work Brian loves to spend time with his family…Ashley, Maclaine and Reagan. Snyder says, “my passion is people and connecting with them. The entertainment industry allows me to meet and connect with people on a weekly basis…that’s the easy part. Making sure they have a night to remember is the fun part!”

Bradley Ford

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Brad is our resident rock star who brings the passion of Wembley Arena to every event no matter how big or small.  As a founding member of the rock band Bleach, Brad brings a ton of experience to the table for your event.  He has been a resident of Nashville since 1996 and spent a decade in the music business as an Entertainer, Artist, Songwriter, A&R Rep, Music Publisher and Law Student.  He co-wrote several charting songs including the number 1 song Super Good Feeling.  He was nominated for Dove Awards including a win for Modern Rock Song of the Year in 1997.  Brad has toured the world and experienced many different types of events and cultures so he understands that details play a large part to ensuring success. He has an intense comprehension of how an event flows and can assist in staging the best possible outcome for every type of event. Outside of an entertainer, you also get an event planner with Brad. His reviews are consistent about how well the event flows, the perfect mix of music due to his extensive library and most importantly, he does it all with a smile.  He has a passion for Videography and Photography and has been steadily growing Snyder Entertainment's Corporate and Wedding video business.  He's a true collector of music and has playlists that span all the way back to the 1920's.  Brad is a true professional and will bring a wealth of experience that is hard to match in the Nashville area.

J Clark Anderson

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J Clark started as a music mixer with our team several years ago and has moved up to one of our most requested DJ’s every year. His strength is connecting with people and really creating a genuine relationship from the first meeting until the day of the event. If you found him alone on a Friday night he would probably be turning up the radio to Classic Rock favorites, but on the day of your event you can guarantee he is locked into your choices. Truly a favorite personality of multiple top wedding vendors around the Nashville area for his constant smile, his “can do” attitude makes the stress of those big days seem a little less. When you hire J Clark it is safe to say it is time to get your music and dancing "Boogie" shoes ready…he is ready to play!

Kamron Patterson

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Kamron Patterson grew up in a very athletic family in Cleveland, Ohio.  He and his three sisters all played soccer but would also spend time together engaging in hiking, camping, snowboarding, and just about anything else they could get outside and do.  As his athletic career grew he would start to develop skills for creating warm-up CD's for his High School sports teams and was therefore introduced to the power of music.  After High School, Kam played soccer at a Division 3 school outside Cleveland called Hiram College and this is where he began his DJ career.  Just 2 weeks into his freshman year, Kam landed his first gig at the only bar on campus and quickly became the house DJ playing every Friday and Saturday night the rest of the year. 

It was in 2012 when Kam had the opportunity to DJ his first wedding and in the summer of 2013  Kam decided he was going to focus on his music.  He moved to Tennessee to study Audio Production at MTSU and has been a happy Nashville resident ever since.  Through his education Kam has become adept in many aspects of the Audio Visual world and has had the opportunity to work with celebrities such as Tim McGraw and Ruben Studdard.  He has honed his skills in live sound production and has landed jobs with notable establishments such as Puckett's Grocery and Southside Community Church.  Kam has a knack for creativity and knows how to get the job done.  Entertainment has always been a part of Kam's life and now he is unlocking his full potential.  Just as he has always done in athletics Kam now practices and strives everyday to grow his abilities as a entertainer.  We found Kam in the fall of 2016 and he has been rocking our events ever since!

Jay Psanis

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Indelible mixes, daring mash ups, and nostalgic taste are just a few of the ways New York native Jason Psanis leaves his mark on those exposed to the sound waves he emits during a set. With a vast spectrum of influence, his arrangements provoke a sensational vibe for whatever atmosphere he and his listeners may be sharing.  Jay has held multiple residencies at venues including; Plan B and Rooftop 120 (Glastonbury, CT), he was also invited to the State University of New York, Oneonta’s 2015 winter fashion show to DJ the catwalk. Not to mention catching the eye of the notorious cruise line Royal Caribbean International. JP landed a contract and performed abroad on the Majesty of the Seas and Voyager of the Seas as the single primary DJ onboard, entertaining thousands from around the world. Eventually landing in Nashville, Jay is currently making his rounds in the heart of downtown Nashville's nightlife scene, appearing at bars and clubs where the opportunity arises. 

 

 

 

Jacob hess

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Jacob Hess comes from the hills of Huntington West Virginia and moved to Tennessee at the age of 5. He started djing in 2016 as a passion project for his favorite genre of music EDM.  It didn’t take him long until he was active in the clubs in and around Nashville on all their EDM nights.  One of his favorite memories was the very first time he played in front of a crowd at a club called Tempt for his friends birthday and his mom and friends were all in attendance.  And he hasn’t looked back since that night.   Jacob loves sports and in high school he played Basketball, Football AND Baseball.  When he’s not out DJ'ing you can find Jacob producing music or knee deep in anything outdoors related.  

 

zack mccann

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Zack McCann is a new, extremely talented, addition to the Snyder Entertainment team.  Honestly there’s not much that Zack cannot do.  He is a trained actor, MC, guitarist, podcast and radio host, KJ and the list goes on and on.  Zack graduated from Belmont University Magna Cum Laude in 2011 which is also the year he was awarded “Best Young Actor” at the Nashville First Night Awards.  Zack is the Assistant Director for Snyder Entertainment Murder Mystery Experiences and is using that acting ability in all of the Snyder Entertainment MC training courses.  Zack is a diehard Nashville Predators fan and actually Co-Host’s “Central Divided,” a podcast dedicated to NHL’s Central Division, as well as the Co-Host of “SlapShot Radio,” the regions longest running hockey show.  Zack will be playing a large role at Snyder Entertainment for our growing MC business.  There is a need for strong voices that can professionally MC/Host conferences, trade shows, award programs and more.  Zack’s experience as MC for VIP Dance, which is one of the largest dance competitions in the U.S., makes him the perfect addition to our corporate events team.  You will also be finding Zack headlining our Karaoke events for 2018

andy dozier

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Andy is a professional musician and songwriter based out of the Nashville TN area. His first publishing deal came in 2015 as he and Co-Writer John Salaway had the song "Devil In Me makes Three" picked up by a major Hollywood film company. With years of experience under his belt, Andy has played in some of the finest venues in the mid-south and Nashville area. Andy has had two independent albums released and a 3rd scheduled for release at the end of 2018 so there is a lot to look forward to.    

Andy received his bachelor’s degree in psychology from Middle Tennessee State University with a minor in Nutrition. Upon graduation he decided to pursue graduate studies at Lipscomb University eventually earning a Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling in 2016.  With over 5 years of experience working with children, adolescents and doing family therapy he is fervent about providing a superb counseling experience for anyone striving toward achieving optimal mental health.

With his time outside of the counseling world Andy works as an Independent songwriter, musician and DJ. With over 10 years of experience in the music world Andy brings a sense of authenticity to all of his events and in the way he works with his clients.  Andy loves to connect with people which makes his time as a DJ for Snyder Entertainment absolutely ideal.  Andy loves to live life which is why he connects so well with all of his clients.  He enjoys yoga, outdoor adventure, concerts, exercise, alternative medicine, reading and spending time with friends and family.

chaise crosslin

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Chaise is a Nashville Native who prides himself on his fiery musical obsession. A Belmont University grad, Chaise works both in the music industry and the event industry and brings a unique, unwavering passion to each of his events. Chaise’s experience includes DJ'ing, in all facets, for the better part of a decade (clubs, private parties, weddings, corporate events, kid’s parties, etc.) as well as years of touring experience in country music. Chaise’s strengths include a jovial disposition, and an overwhelmingly positive attitude paired with an encyclopedic knowledge of songs.