Meet the Team

Meet our valuable team members who make Winding Way Records possible. We have such diverse talents and interests that work together to helps artists’ dreams come true!

John Fisher, President

Winding Way Records president and team member, John Fisher.
John Fisher, President

John Fisher has 30+ years of entrepreneurship experience as founder and operator of an international electrical engineering service firm (Unidec) in the electronics and engineering fields.  His past clients have included AMS-Neve, Bose, Marshall Amps, Mesa Boogie, Soundcraft and Sony Music NYC to name a few.  He brings his experience at strategy, business development, distribution, marketing, social media networking, planning, project management, PR and promotions to the label.

John is  also a musician (drums/percussion), studio and live musician and has worked on many original projects over the years.  He is also a competent audio engineer; has experience in analog and Logic, Pro-tools and Nuendo DAWs and knows his way around the studio.  John handles operations, promotions, strategy, A&R, contracts, software engineering and internal audio engineering and production.

John earned a Masters Degree in Management from The University of Pennsylvania – The Wharton School of Business and the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.  His undergraduate degree is in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Villanova University.


Jill Huentelman, Operations Consultant

Winding Way Records operations consultant and team member, Jill Huentelman.
Jill Huentelman

Jill has over 20 years of business experience in B2B services, is a successful entrepreneur and strategist.  Jill holds a BA in English from Western Washington University and a MBA from Villanova University.

Juliana Jones, Art Direction and Video Production Consultant

Jules

Juliana Jones is a Studio Photographer with a focus in portraiture and an emphasis on color, video editing, graphic art design and social media. She is skilled in Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom, Design, Photo Editing, Set Design, and Event Photography. Jules, is a Strong creative professional with a Bachelor’s degree focused in Fine Arts and Art History from University of Delaware.

Ellen Miller, Photography, Videographer and Video Editing

Ellen C. Miller

Ellen is a very talented freelance photographer, videographer video editor and also happens to be a big music fan.  Ellen holds a Bachelors of Science in Professional Communications from Philadelphia University.  Check out Ellen Miller Photography.  Ellen’s work has been featured at WXPN’s The Key and several other prominent media outlets.


Carmella Martonick, Art Director – Consultant

Carmella Martonick, Art Director

Carmella Martonick is our freelance artist, art director and creative.  She is a big fan of the Philadelphia music scene and brings her experience to help make our releases look great.  Check her out here.


James Russ, Art Director- Consultant

James brings decades of art design, personal stylist and  photography experience from working in the music, retail and commercial sectors.  He designed Dani Ocean’s Love Won’t Let Me Fail and Lili AƱel’s Better Days album artwork. James also designed our current Winding Way Records and Cinema House Live logos – he is super creative and we love is work.


Jamie Kassa , Photography Consultant

Jamie is an incredibly talented independent photographer specializing in concert, studio, portraits, headshots, performance, music photography and artistic photography.  We are pleased to work with Jamie on our projects.  See her info here.


Dave DiRentis, Photographer (Dave DiRentis Photography)

Dave is a professional photographer with 15+ years experience shooting portraits, events and is known for his outstanding works capturing performers.  See his work here.


Interns

Our interns are young professionals from highly respected educational institutions and programs.  Our interns are here to learn (and teach us), they are educated, knowledgeable and provide valuable energy and support to many of our projects.  We thank all those that joined and acknowledge all of their outstanding service as Artist Advocates.


Natasha Walters – Monmouth University, NJ

Tash obtained her BA in Music Industry with a minor in Marketing from Monmouth University, NJ. Tash leads our industry networking and outreach and assists in promotions.

Nicole Pratt – Albright College, PA

Nikki helps with marketing, promotions, and booking for our artists. She is a recent Albright College graduate with a BA in Music Industry Studies and Arts Administration. Nikki has returned for a second year here at WWR.

Grace Metzger – Villanova University

Grace is an Honors BA candidate in Communications, Humanities and Rhetorical Studies from Villanova University. Grace is active in theater management and is leading the Winding Way Records Presents Cinema House Live and other music events programming activities.

Angela Eang – Swarthmore College

Angela is a rising junior at Swarthmore College studying Computer Science. She helps out with the website and other coding projects. She is also interested in helping out with digital art and production.

Jack Weidmayer – Villlanova University

Jack Weidmayer is a Newtown Square Native who graduated with the class of 2021 from Villanova University. He is a communications major who also minored in history. Jack’s production experience stems from his two year involvement with Villanova’s social justice documentary program, and he will be using his experience to help the team with their production processes for WWR’s music videos as well as its promotional media. Jack is also an avid motorcycle re-builder and rider.

Garry Wagner-Robertson – Drexel University

Garry W.R. is part of our production team helping with live sound production and audio and studio production. Garry is a Sophomore in the Drexel University Music Industry program and enjoys audio and video production.

Victoria Cagnetta – Drexel University

Victoria is part of our production team helping with live sound production and audio and studio production. Victoria is a Drexel University Music Industry student.

Kat Griffin – Drexel University

Kat is a writer and helps with press releases, bios, EPK and website content. Kat is a Drexel University Music Industry student.




Intern Alumni

Jen Jordan- Syracuse University, NY

Jen was a sophomore at Syracuse University studying a BM in Music Industry with a Classical Voice concentration. She had been helping us with research, website design, and promotion of our artists and events. Jen also focused on audio production and sound engineering both in our live shows and studio. Jen also helped out with publishing and promotions.

Sophie Roe- Drexel University, PA

Sophie is a sophomore at Drexel University majoring in Music Industry with a concentration in Business. Her main focus has been helping with our social media presence and outreach.


Emma Byler – Millersville University

Emma is a recent Music Industry graduate of Millersville University with a concentration in music management and production. Emma’s focus has been on Artist promotion and communications.


Nicole Catania – Immaculata University, PA

Nicole is graduate of Immaculata University with a BA in Communications with concentration in public relations and journalism.  Nicole grew up playing piano and is avid music fan.  Nicole helped out with PR and promotions in 2020.

Madelyn Van Trieste- Temple University, PA

Madelyn was a Film & Media Arts Major at Temple University. We were super happy to have Mady intern – she had great energy, good sensibilities and a keen eye.

Caraline Grim- Drexel University, PA

Caraline is an experienced freelance artist manager and is enrolled in the Drexel University Music Industry program and Business Administration minor. Cara is worked on merch production, poster design, video promotions, marketing plans, strategy and radio promotion,

Gabriele Sagherian- West Chester University, PA

Gabe Sagherian was our communications intern, he helped write our artist bio’s, PR and other promotions. Gabe is pursuing a Bachelors degree in Communications from West Chester University. Gabe is currently the Music Director at 91.7 WCUR and staff writer for The Quad (newspaper) and writes album reviews for the CMJ website.

Jill McMonagle- Drexel University, PA

Jill is a pianist and guitarist, she is enrolled in the Drexel University Music Industry program with a concentration in Performing Arts. Jill helped us with merchandising and promotions.

Tanner Richardett- Drexel University, PA

Tanner is a very talented graphic artist, copywriter and publishing admin.  He joined the team in 2018 and is a BS-Music Business candidate at Drexel University’s Westphal College of Media Arts & Design.

James Evans – Drexel University, PA

James helped with booking and was instrumental in building our GIS databases of terrestrial radio stations and music venues.

Jesse Lall – Eastern University, PA

Jesse did our music composition, transcription and sheet music helping to transform our Artist’s music into sheet music for publishing.

Ethan Haughton – Belmont University, TN

Ethan worked exclusively on mixing our Artist demos and is currently exploring the many opportunities in the music industry.


Artists Advocates