Resonate Recordings

More than a podcast production company

We are a collective of audio, creative branding, and podcasting professionals who are committed to making podcasting easier for you. We are trained and educated to use innovative technology to help you create a quality podcast that represents your unique creative expression so it will resonate with your listeners. 

What makes us different?

Experience

We have experience in broadcast television, film, radio, music production, and have worked on over 2,800 podcasts.

Team

We are an experienced team of producers, writers, audio engineers, podcast launch experts, and software developers not just podcast editors. 

Clients

 Our clients are some of the most successful podcasters in the business, ranging from fortune 500 companies, entrepreneurs, influencers, and hobbiests.

Technology

We build forward-thinking technologies for the best combination of efficiency and quality. Our podcasting platform is built for simplicity.

Our story

Since 2014 we have been committed to building something bigger than a podcast production company.

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Founded in 2014

Get instant access to the most talented and competent podcasting partner and tools in this industry. We’ve brought together an amazing team of audio engineers, software developers, and branding creatives.

The best services & tech

Get turnkey services and technology, so you can consistently release your best content. Headquartered in Derby City–Louisville, Kentucky–we are committed to developing partnerships, not just performing transactions.

Our team

Interested in joining the Resonate Recordings production team? See current openings here.

Jacob Bozarth

Co-founder & CEO
Jacob founded Resonate Recordings in 2014. Since founding and growing Resonate Recordings to be a leading podcast production company, Jacob has produced the hit podcast, Culpable and done audio work on many well known podcasts. Jacob also earned a Bachelors of Science in Recordings from MTSU in 2011 and a Masters of Arts from Southern Seminary in 2014.

Mark Minnery

Co-Founder
Mark is a co-founder of Resonate Recordings. In 2019, Mark also co-founded Black Mountain Media and produced the hit podcast, Culpable. Mark was previously a telecommunications executive where he founded multiple companies. Mark and his wife Jessie currently live in Louisville, KY with their five children. Mark is a self-described podcast junkie and listens to 4-5 shows per day.

Dennis Cooper

Chief Creative Officer
Dennis is the Chief Creative Officer at Resonate and the host and writer of Culpable, which hit #1 in Apple Podcasts. While his background is in healthcare and telecommunications, his passion for storytelling, music production, and true crime helped him carve out a new lane in the podcast industry. He is bringing his creative experience to Resonate to lead the production of original shows and creative content. Dennis is a Louisville, KY native, and outside of work he enjoys spending time at home or around the city with his wife and kids.

Jon Street

Chief Production Officer & Producer
Jon joined the Resonate team in 2018 and hasn’t looked back. Jon’s passion for customer experience, leading teams and process development + implementation has helped the Resonate team flourish through its rapid growth. As Chief Production Officer, Jon helps ensure that our team is providing our partners great service and a superior product, while spearheading Resonate’s initiatives for creating its own original content. As a Producer, Jon has helped to create and produce many shows with a variety of partners. Originally from the Steel City of Pittsburgh, Jon was a South Florida transplant for most of his life before relocating to Louisville.

Dayton Cole

Lead Mixing Engineer
Dayton earned a Bachelor of Science in Recording & Production from Appalachian State University. He worked as an engineer for Grammy Award-winning Musician/Producer Ed Cash where he worked on a #1 Billboard chart. He has credits as a re-recording mixer and sound designer on countless projects for TV and film including The Song, which had a nationwide theatrical release. Dayton joined Resonate in 2017 as the first employee in the company and since then he has worked on many chart-topping podcasts. Dayton and his wife Julia live in Louisville, KY with their cat May. He enjoys cooking, baking and cheering on his Tar Heels.

Adam Townsell

Lead Audio Engineer
Adam earned a BA in Economics with a minor in Music from Berry College in 2010. After a few years in the insurance business & some soul searching, Adam started working to get his career on a more fulfilling path. Adam enrolled in graduate school at Middle Tennessee State University in 2013, graduating with a Master’s in Recording Arts & Technologies in 2016. With experience in studio & live recording & mixing, Adam joined Resonate in 2017 after developing a love of podcasts. Adam lives in Murfreesboro, TN with his wife and son, & juggles many hobbies.

Pat Kicklighter

Lead Mixing Engineer
Pat has worked in audio post production since 2013, after graduating from Hillsong International Leadership College in Sydney, Australia. His passion & obsession with recorded audio began at age 13 when he learned how to recorded his own music. These early experiences capturing drums sounds & guitar tones inspired his pursuit of a career in audio production. His career began in Knoxville, TN in Broadcast Television where he worked as a Re-Recording Mixer for some of the most popular networks such as HGTV, TLC, TruTV, Food Network & more. Pat lives in Boise, ID with his wife and 3 kids and in his free time, he enjoys hiking, playing tennis and spending time with his kids.

Colby Schemm

Product Marketing Manager
Colby earned a Bachelor of Science in Worship and Music Studies at Boyce College in 2019. He joined Resonate in 2017, starting as a contracted audio editor and working his way towards leading Resonate marketing. Colby’s work in marketing at Resonate bridges the gap between design, software, and sales to help make products that podcasters love. Outside of work, you can catch Colby making beats for his friends and spending time outside.

Caleb Melcher

Audio Engineer
Caleb earned his Bachelors in Media Communication with Emphasis in Audio Production at Asbury University in Wilmore Kentucky. He has worked production and post production for feature length films such as Ghost in the Family and Alan and the Fullness of Time. He loves to travel, get outside, and watch movies.

Mandy Pennington

Audio Engineer
Mandy is a graduate of Greenville University, where she received degrees in Commercial Music, Audio Engineering, and English. Mandy continues to hone her passion of audio engineering through podcasting engineering work and music production. She is also currently pursuing her master's degree and working in church music part-time. A Louisville native, she describes herself as a Harry Potter nerd and a Taylor Swift enthusiast.

Whitney Bozarth

Podcast Producer
Whitney has worked alongside her husband Jacob (both formally and informally) on various Resonate projects since 2015, and most recently served as Associate Producer on the true crime podcast Culpable, which hit #1 in Apple podcasts. She earned a degree from Middle Tennessee State University in Spanish with a concentration in Education and Linguistics. Whitney is passionate about supporting others in their creative endeavors and helping podcasters tell their story in a way that is clear, creative and engaging. She is a mom of 3 and enjoys playing her baby grand piano, circuit training, and planning fun adventures for her family.

Adam Hendricks

Production Manager
Adam joined the Resonate team with experience in sales, client satisfaction and project management. He is passionate about the art of storytelling and believes that podcasting is one of the most intimate mediums for that art. In his time away from Resonate, he enjoys sports, board games, and spending time with his dog, Atlas.

Courtney Devoe

Sales Representative
Courtney comes to Resonate with a unique background in sales and luxury event planning with a degree from Johnson & Wales University. She brings over 10 years of sales experience to our team. Based out of Portland Maine, when she’s not hard at work finding you the best production package you can find her in the pottery studio, hitting up the local farmers market or reading a book with a glass of wine.

Al Peterson

Audio Engineer
Al Peterson earned his Bachelors in Communication and Media from Florida State College at Jacksonville in 2020. He’s a Hip Hop artist, DJ, podcaster, and journalist. Al enjoys everything music related: the history, the theory, the creation, and the science. Hip Hop and Soul music is his heart, but loves all genres. He’s a huge Adidas fan, loves to grill, and watching animated sitcoms.

Tina Wills

Client Coordinator
Tina Wills earned her Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Central Arkansas. She has a background in branding, account management, and retail management. As a massive fan of podcasts, she loves the opportunity to help others share what they are passionate about with the world. Tina lives in Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas, with her husband and their dog and two cats! Tina tries to get outside and enjoy living in a National Park as often as possible. She also enjoys traveling, reading, watching movies, and finding new shows to binge!

Bryce Parry

Software Developer
Bryce is a recent graduate of Florida State University where he studied Math and Computer Science. He has a natural attraction to learning and asking why. He loves writing software that makes other people’s lives and jobs easier and more enjoyable. Since graduating he has relocated to the mountains of North Georgia and joined the Resonate team as a software engineer. Bryce is an avid runner and fan of all things sports related.

Heather Baloga

Enterprise Client Coordinator
Born and raised in Texas, Heather grew up playing competitive soccer which granted her a college scholarship to play at Newman University where she was named Captain as a Freshman. While there, she studied Business and lived in Guatemala for three months studying culture & history. Heather has been nationally recognized by Chef Works for her customer service skills and has worked as a Music Curator for many years. Also, she loves backpacking & hiking through Hawaii & National Parks as being outdoors is her favorite pastime. Heather enjoys time with family and friends especially when she gets to combine food, books & music through great meals, book clubs, concerts & playlists.

Isabella Maxey

Community Marketing Coordinator
Isabella graduated MCL with a B.S. degree in Business Communication from Stevenson University. Her role involves social media management, graphic design, content creation, and digital promotion both on and off camera. Before Resonate, Isabella’s strong interest in media allowed her to work with numerous studios including Netflix, Disney Pixar, and Focus Features. Outside of her grind, Isabella enjoys roller skating, songwriting, and all things DIY.

Katy Mindeman

Audio Engineer
Katy graduated from Columbia College Chicago with a degree in Audio for Visual Media. She has worked for the past 15 years in post-production audio houses in Chicago editing, designing, and mixing commercials for TV, radio, and film. While not at work she can be found cooking with her husband, playing shuffleboard, or eating pizza in any corner of any city.

Adrian Rodriguez

Software Engineer
Adrian is from a small town in West Michigan. He grew up spending his time playing video games and tinkering with his toys to learn how they work, and even improve them if possible. These interests along with his love for problem-solving and strategy led him to compete in national-level tournaments in his favorite video game Dota 2. He loves learning and seeing improvement through his work, especially when it helps others. Nowadays he enjoys playing games with friends and going for hikes and bike rides while listening to music.

Jessica Noll

Investigative Journalist, Podcast Producer & Host
Jessica is an award-winning Investigative Journalist, who earned her bachelor’s degree in English from Wright State University and master’s degree in journalism from Columbia College Chicago. With 20 years of experience, she’s fueled by empathy, a pursuit for the truth, and giving a voice to the voiceless. In 2018, she shifted her focus to audio storytelling, concentrating on crime investigations. When she’s not sifting through case files, she’s probably running a marathon or snuggling her dogs.

Todd McComas

Podcast Producer & Host
Todd is a retired police detective and touring standup comedian. In 2017, he left a career in law enforcement to work as a radio and podcast personality for Barstool Sports and The Pat McAfee Show. In 2020, he demonstrated his keen sense of timing by leaving his job to pursue a full-time career in standup comedy right before the world shut down for COVID. Disguised as misfortune (or stupidity), this move turned out to be a blessing in disguise as the pandemic caused Todd to re-discover his passion for true crime.

Sam Cherry

Video Editor
Sam is from Fern Creek, right here in Louisville, KY. He graduated from WKU with a degree in film, specializing in 2d animation. Sam now lives in Nashville, TN, with his wife, working as a freelance animator and editor. He spends most of his free time reading books about world history, listening to podcasts, and playing frisbee in the park.

Sabrina Seiwert

Podcast Producer
Sabrina Seiwert is a Creative Producer who has spent over a decade developing content from concept to completion for a variety of mediums. She is most noted for her work with The Ellen Degeneres Show, and Oprah Winfrey Network. Sabrina lives in Los Angeles, CA with her husband, her two rambunctious children and needy cocker spaniel who is always on the wrong side of the door. Let’s start telling stories!

Jaclyn Vanderhoof

Client Coordinator
Jaclyn is a mom of 2 and an entrepreneur by trade. Raised in Greensboro, NC Jaclyn moved to Charleston, SC in 2010 to raise her family and start her yoga studio. In 2019 Jaclyn relocated to Charlotte, NC with her family. Jaclyn has over 20+ years in client management and enjoys working side by side with clients getting to know them and their brand. She is a lover of animals, and enjoys traveling with her husband and kids to new countries.

Jessica Ramsey

Audio Editor
Jessica earned her bachelor’s degree in arts administration and French from Wagner College in 2012 and her master’s in recording arts and technologies from Middle Tennessee State University in 2016. She loves learning about health and fitness, but her favorite pastime is traveling.

Mark Broughton

Audio Engineer
Mark graduated with a bachelors degree in music and sound recording from the University of Surrey in the UK. He has worked for several post production facilities and recording studios over the years and continues to work predominantly in music and podcast production. Mark is often joined in the studio by his dog and (somewhat aloof) second pair of ears, Ziggy.

Lynn Blue

Audio Engineer
Lynn has been a fan of creating and editing audio for years, from creating commercials for class projects in junior high, to working in radio for over a decade, to earning his Bachelor of Arts in Advertising from the University of North Texas in 2018. He brings an attention to detail and broad experience to his work as an Audio Engineer. When he’s not listening to and editing podcasts, Lynn loves listening to music and playing guitar. He also likes to watch goofy comedies, pronounce GIF with a hard G, and is a supporter of the Oxford comma. Lynn and his wife live in Louisville, Ky and enjoy eating Tex-Mex, and listening to the sound of crickets at night.

Andy Walker

Composer
Andy Walker is a composer, artist, and sound designer from Nashville, TN. A graduate from MTSU in Music Business, Andy has created library content for Splice, scored short films, and licensed music to companies as diverse as Intel, Dick’s Sporting Goods, and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago. When Andy isn’t writing music, he loves reading sci-fi novels and building Legos with his kids.

Babafemi Arogundade

Web Developer
Babafemi found his way back to Website Development after he earned his first University degree in Building Engineering. Having always loved creative arts: with many paintings, portraits, murals, and other abstract arts to show for it, Babafemi has brought that experience into Website Design and has since worked on several hundreds of Web Development projects. He is the author of the Amazon published book, "How to have Good Success". He is married to Temitope and they both have two boys, Daniel and Marvel.

Alyssa Rae Hendricks

Show Note Writer
Alyssa Rae Hendricks is a Louisville area educator, author, and theatre artist. She has provided arts education to students PreK-12 throughout Kentuckiana and her artistic work can be seen in many local theatres. A passion for people and their stories has informed her work and hobbies. She likes bees, is afraid of cotton balls, and loves the movie Clue.

Megan Heibert

Content Writer
Megan is a senior at the University of Louisville, where her passion for people, writing, and digital media have led her to studying Communications. She enjoys finding new coffee or donut shops, traveling, listening to a variety of music, and watching thriller movies.

Ivana Reyes

Video Editor
Ivana is originally from the Dominican Republic, and earned her Bachelors degree at Universidad Iberoamericana in 2013, in Santo Domingo, with a Minor in Audiovisual productions; she has been on the video industry ever since, both on the production and postproduction part of it. In 2016 she earned a Masters in Counseling from The Southern Seminary, in Louisville. She is married to Gabriel, and together with their two daughters, they are currently living in the Dominican Republic.

Robby Davis

Designer
Robby is an artist, designer and illustrator from Louisville, KY. He believes in taking pride in your craft. Whether it's applying brush strokes or pushing pixels, the goal is the same – stay inspired, get better, and have fun. Robby brings over 15 years of branding and product design experience to our team and is helping us imagine and design the future of Resonate Recordings.

Callie Youngblood

Show Note Writer
Callie is from Shelbyville, Kentucky and is currently a senior at Boyce College pursuing a degree in Elementary Education with a minor in English as a Second Language. She is passionate about storytelling, podcasts, and writing, and enjoys using these passions in her work at Resonate Recordings. Some of her favorite things to do include traveling to new places, spending time with friends and family, playing with her nephews, hiking, and CrossFit.

Haley Austin

Show Note Writer
Haley holds a bachelor’s degree in biology from Western Kentucky University and a master’s degree in biostatistics from UNC Chapel Hill. She currently lives in Cincinnati, Ohio, where she works as a statistical analyst. Haley loves listening to podcasts and learning new things. She enjoys hiking, reading, spending time with her friends and family, and playing with her dog, Ollie.

Jeff Trespalacios

iOS Engineer
Jeff has been in the software engineering industry for over 10 years and has worked in fields such as health care, entertainment, and social networks. During his time in industry he’s worked on a variety of technologies ranging from backends to mobile applications. Now Jeff resides in Los Angeles, CA where you can likely find him with headphones in listening to some podcasts on the beach.

Rafał Rolczyński

Machine Learning Engineer
Rafał is the Machine Learning expert who is dedicated and passionate about the ML domain. He worked on both industrial and academic projects for startup companies, tech giants, and public sector institutions on a wide range of topics from natural language processing to speech recognition. Here in Resonate he helps to automate tedious parts of the editing process. In his free time, Rafał enjoys playing on the electric guitar, and flying gliders.

Mianna Schut

Show Note Writer
Mianna earned her Bachelors of Science degree in Biblical and Theological studies from Boyce College in 2020. She has since moved to Kansas City with her husband, John, for him to attend seminary. Mianna and John are expecting their very first child in March 2021 and they look forward to this newest part of their journey. Whether it is a construction project, writing, or sewing, Mianna is passionate about all things creative! When she is not enjoying a project, you can find Mianna outside doing any of a number of her favorite physical activities with friends and family. Resonate has offered Mianna a great outlet for continued learning, while using her skills in writing to help others out!

Megan Stewart

Show Note Writer
Megan is a Show Note Writer from the Louisville area currently living in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She enjoys traveling, gardening, carefully curating her book and movie libraries and long walks in the woods.

Steve Baker

Remote Recording Engineer
Stephen Baker is a 2020 Bachelor of Science in Audio Production graduate from Full Sail University in Winter Park, FL. Ever since childhood, he has had an ear for music and a love for the arts. With over 30 years as a trained drummer, Stephen has played for multiple artists across many genres of music. To complement his artistry, he also has a love for podcasts, in which he has listened to for many years on a daily basis. Currently, Stephen lives in Daytona Beach, FL with his wife and two children. During his free time, he loves to spend time with his family, listen to podcasts and music, and give back to his community.

Enrique Ferrer

Audio Editor
Enrique is a drummer and audio engineer that graduated from the Master of Fine Arts in Recording Arts and Technologies from Middle Tennessee State University in 2016. He is a freelance audio engineer specialized in drum recording, mixing and mastering for artists, and recently joined the Resonate Recordings team in 2021. When he is off-duty you can find him drinking a latte at the local coffee shop, rehearsing with his rock band or at the record store.

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