As a 501c3, TCW is governed by a Board of Directors. New Board Members must apply and are voted in by the existing Board to serve a two year term. At the completion of that term, some Board members may be requested to serve an additional term without needing to reapply.

Chris Lisle

Co-founder + 

Executive Director

Originally from Nashville, TN, Chris Lisle has over 30 years experience in the entertainment industry.  He has worked in a variety of roles including Production Designer, Lighting Designer, Production Manager, and Show Producer.  Some of Chris’ present and past clients include: Robert Plant, Alice Cooper, Jason Aldean, Judah and the Lion, Miranda Lambert, One Republic, Dave Koz, Danny Gokey, Sugarland, Billy Currington, Peter Frampton, Nick Carter, Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds, Chris Young, Jennifer Nettles, Lee Brice, Kip Moore, Chase Rice, Nashville Convention and Visitors Bureau, IEBA, Sara Evans, Keith Urban, LeAnn Rimes, Lee Ann Womack, Phil Vassar, The Recording Academy (Grammy’s), and many others.


Chris is a 2016 graduate of Leadership Music, a Board Member of the ACM's, and is a member of the CMA's and the ESA (Event Safety Alliance).


Chris and his wife Shannon have four kids. In his spare time, Chris enjoys spending time with his family, running, taking flying lessons, and relaxing on the water.


Erik Parker

Erik Parker isn’t from Nashville, but he came loving country music so he fit right in. He’s served as lighting director traveling with bands throughout the world such as OneRepublic, NeedToBreathe, Jennifer Nettles and Brooks and Dunn. Parker has also designed stages of all sizes at events such as the KAABOO festival, Midnight Music City: A Nashville New Year’s Eve, Nashville Chapter Grammy Block Party as well as designed and programed tours with Judah and the Lion, Dave Koz, Simply Three and many others.

In addition to his career and passions in live concerts, Parker has aspirations of helping people create the life they dream of. No matter what life throws your way, as he would say,

“You Got This”!

Co-Founder +

Associate Director

Originally from Chandler, AZ, Mark Anderson made his way to Nashville, TN to complete a B.S. degree in Audio Engineering Technology from Belmont University.

After graduating, Mark spent the next 5 years touring with several artists in a variety of roles ranging from Stage Manager, Monitor Engineer, FOH Engineer, and Road/Production Manager before joining the CLLD team in 2015 and extending his expertise to the Touring Career Workshop events.​

Mark Anderson

Tee-Cee is a 30+ year touring veteran who has worked in the roles of audio engineer and overall production.

Tee-Cee Bailey

Chuck is a 48 year tour veteran who has worked in the roles of audio engineer and tour manager.

Chuck Hull

Erik is a 20+ year veteran of the touring world who currently works as the Production Manager for Miranda Lambert and the Pistol Annies.

Erik Leighty
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With over 35 years of global touring experience, David has worked on a multitude of tours throughout North America, Europe, Australia, Asia, South America and South Africa. His roles have included Tour Director, Tour Manager and Production Manager. He’s also worked as a Promoter Rep for Live Nation.

He’s worked with such artists as Prince, Green Day, Tyler the Creator, Robert Plant & Alison Krauss, Alicia Keys, John Legend, Dream Theater, Avicci, Earth, Wind & Fire, My Morning Jacket, Fall Out Boy, Panic! at the Disco, Toni Braxton, Charlie Wilson, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, British Rock Symphony, Star Trek: The Ultimate Voyage and Brit Floyd.

5-1 has also been a featured speaker on a variety of panels at the Tour Link Conference, Pollstar Live! Conference, Launch Music Conference, the IMFCON Conference, The HUBB at CAA in Nashville, The Leadership Music Panel, Rock Lititz Career Event Day, Rock n’ Roll Fantasy Camp Master Class, and the VenuesNow Conference to name a few.

He’s led classes teaching Music Business and Touring at such universities and colleges as NYU Grammy U, Belmont University, MTSU, The University of Georgia, Cal State Fullerton, The University of Louisiana @ Lafayette, William Paterson University, The University of Central Florida, SUNY Oneonta, Ferris State University and many others.

David is also the President of the Well Dunn organization and is the Co-Founder of his touring company, Tour Forensics.

David "5-1" Norman
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Joe moved to Nashville in late 2011 to pursue a career in graphic design. A few years in Joe found himself looking for more and shifting focus to the road, landing his first gig by mid 2015. He instantly fell in love with the industry.  After spending the first few months of his touring career filling in various positions, Joe found his niche as a video tech and has been rocking it ever since.  His growing touring career paired with his design background made him the perfect fit to create cool stuff for you to look at here at TCW.

Joe Marcario

Devon has worked in the live event world for over 17 years in the roles of both Video Director and Production Manager.

Devon Roberts

John has worked in concerts and live events for 27 years and is currently the General Manager of PRG Nashville

John Schirmer
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Mark is a 23 year veteran of the touring world and is the General Manager of Bandit Lites.

Mark Steinwachs
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Jess is a graduate of Ferris State University she has her bachelor’s degree in Music Industry Management with a minor in Special Event Planning. Originally from Upland, California Jessica moved to Nashville to pursue her goals of becoming a tour manager. Outside of the organization Jessica has toured in as a merchandise manager, a production assistant and is currently serving as VIP Coordintor with Jason Aldean.

Jessica Trindle