meet the tate staff
Executive Staff

Ryan Tate

President & CEO

Richard Tate

Founder & Chairman of the Board

Rita Tate

Co-Founder & Executive Creative Writer

Trinity Tate-Edgerton

Executive Director of Book Acquisitions

Tom Blundell

VP Tate Publishing International

Allen Finch

VP Tate Music Group

Melanie Hughes

Director of Production

Don Johnson

Executive Music Producer

Mark Mingle

Director of Marketing

Bryan Norris

Director of Development and Music Operations

Curtis Winkle

Executive Editor & Director of Creative Writing

Support Staff

Stephanie Mora

Director of Quality Assurance and Pricing

Rachael Sweeden

Director of Operations

Matt Weers

Computer Programmer

Jon West

Web Development and Technical Specialist

Vikki Williams

Director of Human Resources

Acquisitions Staff

Stacy Baker

Director of Book Acquisitions

Jess Monic Lavides

Associate Director of Sales

Alana Duffle

Acquisitions Editor

Jeff Foster

Acquisitions Editor

Kasey Gardner

Acquisitions Editor

Shannon Lloyd

Acquisitions Editor

Raimie McDaniel

Acquisitions Editor

Noel Thrasher

Acquisitions Editor

Aubrey Nicole Ventic

Acquisitions Editor

Judy Abell

Acquisitions Assistant

Jade Frantz

A&R Representative

Joanna Bonachita

A&R Representative

Shelley Coil

Acquistions Editor

Carla Navarro

A&R Representative

Marketing Staff

Terry Cordingley

Associate Director of Marketing

James Branscum

Marketing Representative

Cody Crawford

Marketing Repesentative

Travis King

Marketing Representative

Jim Miller

Marketing Representative

Christina Gray

Marketing Representative

Jo Reese

Marketing Representative

Candace Carter

Manager of Sales & Accounting

Ruark Butigan

Events Coordinator

Christina Carmack

Manager of Distribution

Willie Peterson

Marketing Representative

Key Marketing Group

Brittany Fisher

Publicist

Rachel Miller

Publicist

Britni Norris

Publicist

Jonathan Robles

Publicist & Social Media Coordinator

Allison Winters

Publicist

Music Production Staff

Mike Turner

Music Producer

Josh Dougan

Music Producer

Guy Prier

Music Producer

Design Staff

Robby Doland

Photographer

Christina Hicks

Director of Design

Katie Brooks

Illustration Coordinator

Josh Kilbourne

Project Manager

Audie Ardaba

Project Manager

Debkie Arias

Project Manager

Maria Jeanette Audiencia

Senior Project Manager

Blake Brasor

Associate Corrections Designer

Roxanne Cabriana

Project Manager

Victoria Caneda

Project Manager

Rachel Canillo

Project Manager

Jayve Catubay

Project Manager

Daniel Egos

Project Manager

Nathan Harmony

Production Marketing Associate

Donna Laluna

Project Manager

Wendee Lapating

Project Manager

Cheryl Moore

Photo & Graphics Associate

Mary Ozor

Project Manager