Andrew Beranbom

Andrew Beranbom

Founder and CEO

Andrew is the driving force behind First Tube Media – and brings with him a plethora of marketing experience from Companies like Yahoo!, bit.ly, and Extole (where he was founder)

Scott Hoffman

Scott Hoffman

Founder & COO

Scott serves as the COO of First Tube ensuring that the “trains run on time” Scott has had leadership and/or founding roles marketing heavyweight companies Yahoo, Rocketfuel, Yashi/Nexstar Broadcasting, and Lotame

Andy Cohn

Andy Cohn

Senior Advisor

Andy is the Founder and CEO of Shadrach, a consultancy that specializes in the intersection of brands, music, media & culture. He is the former President and Publisher of The FADER for 16 years, building it into one of the most influential and credible music media properties in the world today.

Ian LaPlace

Ian LaPlace

Founder and Head of Programming

Ian serves as the head of programming for First Tube Media where he artfully matches Brand attributes to Band / Artist niche. Ian is the EVP of Communion Presents responsible for over 400 Artist bookings per year from local residencies to Bonnaroo.

Alex Mendes

Alex Mendes

Business Operations Manager

Alex is the Business Operations Assistant at First Tube Media where she gets to combine her lifelong passion for music with her skills in event production and management. She has worked extensively in back-end event production coordination and onsite management and team delegation for all event types – from small private sector events to corporate functions and expos.

Jackie Widmann

Jackie Widmann

Sr. Director of Client Success

Jackie manages and oversees all client relationships throughout each stage of the sales cycle and throughout execution. She brings her experiences with The Infatuation and Time Out NY to the team.

Richard Johnson

Richard Johnson

Chairman of Advisory Board

The Founder and CEO of Eastlake, a new media and technology consultancy. He is also the Co-founder and former President of Qello, a on-demand, OTT concert streaming service, with relationships with major music labels, and distribution partners like Apple, Amazon, and Google.

Brian Davidson

Brian Davidson

Head of Production

Brian is the head of production for First Tube media. Brian has run the post-production process for a multitude of short and long form content types that have been on HBO, MTV, Spike TV, and AMC for starters.

Jojo Pennebaker

Jojo Pennebaker

Head of Creative

Jojo is a producer, director, and cinematographer. You can see his work on Live at the Artist’s Den (longstanding PBS series) which has featured 100s of diverse artists like Cage the Elephant, Alabama Shakes, and John Legend

Gabe Wolford

Gabe Wolford

Digital Events Coordinator

Gabe brings with him a plethora of production, touring, label, and management experience that helps organize and streamline communications with artist teams from concept to finished product.