Caren Seidle

General Manager

Hometown Wayne, PA
Year started in the music industry 2004
Music companies you worked at prior to Centricity None. Centricity is the one and only.
The first Christian record you worked on Jamie Jamgochian’s Jaime
Favorite author Herman Wouk
Favorite Movie Funny Girl

John Mays

Vice President of A&R

Hometown Andrews, TX
Year started in the music industry 1977
Music companies you worked at prior to Centricity Word, Sparrow, Benson
The first Christian record you worked on As a musician, The Soul Searchers (the band I was in during middle school – yes, we recorded). As an A&R person – Jim Murry – I Am His (before you were born)
Favorite author Buechner
Favorite Movie Saving Mr. Banks

Steve Ford

Vice President of Marketing

Hometown Los Angeles
Year started in the music industry 1978
Music companies you worked at prior to Centricity Sparrow, Starsong, Myrrh, Inpop, INO
The first Christian record you worked on Sweet Comfort Band – Breaking The Ice
Favorite author Malcolm Gladwell
Favorite Movie Monty Python & The Holy Grail

Steve Rice

Vice President of Publishing

Hometown McDonough, GA
Year started in the music industry 1986
Music companies you worked at prior to Centricity The Benson Co., EMI-CMG & WorshipTogether, Maranatha!, Brentwood-Benson, Integrity, & Level Eleven Music
The first Christian record you worked on Probably Petra “Not of This World” when I was a college intern for Petra (circa 1983)
Favorite author Jesus
Favorite Movie The Matrix

Kris Love

Senior Director of National Promotion

Hometown Knoxville, TN
Year started in the music industry 2003
Music companies you worked at prior to Centricity Cedar Springs Christian Store, Foothills Broadcasting, Shamrock Media
The first Christian record you worked on Roger Williams and the All Mixed Up Quartet. It got 2 adds, and my memory might be inflating that number… by 2. I still love Roger and his band for taking a chance with me to help me get started.
Favorite author Brennan Manning
Favorite Movie The Truman Show

Jennifer Allen

Director of National Promotion

Hometown Johnson City, TN
Year started in the music industry 1998
Music companies you worked at prior to Centricity Insight Management, Sparrow Records (Capital Christian Music Group: CCMG), R&R (Radio & Records), INO Records (Fair Trade Services)
The first Christian record you worked on Can’t remember the “first” because we were always working on multiple albums.
Favorite author Can’t list just one! Agatha Christie, JK Rowling, Edgar Allan Poe, Nathaniel Hawthorne
Favorite Movie Wizard of Oz

Ben Stauffer

Vice President of Finance

Hometown Pittsburgh, PA
Year started in the music industry 2010
Music companies you worked at prior to Centricity Flood, Bumstead, McCready and McCarthy, Inc.
The first Christian record you worked on Jason Gray’s “A Way To See In The Dark”
Favorite author Franz Kafka
Favorite Movie Pulp Fiction

Dianne Mays

Office Manager

Year started in the music industry 1973
Music companies you worked at prior to Centricity Part of a group on Heartwarming Label at the Benson Company, Ben Speer Publishing
The first Christian record you worked on The Speer Family/God Gave the Song (sang on) released 1974
Favorite author Wendell Berry
Favorite Movie New Favorite movie is Saving Mr. Banks

Jon Sell

Manager of A&R

Hometown Youngstown, Ohio
Year started in the music industry 2009
Music companies you worked at prior to Centricity N/A
The first Christian record you worked on In Radio: Jason Gray’s “Everything Sad is Coming Untrue”, In A&R: Lauren Daigle’s “How Can it Be EP”
Favorite author Jon Krakauer / CS Lewis / JR Tolkien
Favorite Movie The Darjeeling Limited / Remember the Titans / The Count of Monte Cristo 

Stephen Duncan

Creative Manager/Publishing

Hometown Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Where Captain Crunch Berries and dreams are born
Year started in the music industry 2010
Music companies you worked at prior to Centricity Daywind Records, Company X Merchandising
The first Christian record you worked on Natalie Grant’s “Hurricane”
Favorite author I don’t really enjoy reading.. but my favorite author right now is A.W. Tozer
Favorite Movie Dark Knight or Dark Knight Rises. Inception is also great.

Alyssa Kawata

Digital Marketing

Hometown The Woodlands, TX
Year started in the music industry 2012
Music companies you worked at prior to Centricity hearitfirst.com
The first Christian record you worked on Unspoken’s “The World Is Waking EP”
Favorite author Matthew Paul Turner, Cora Carmack
Favorite Movie The Descendants, Despicable Me, 27 Dresses

Katie Moore

Graphic Designer

Hometown Nashville, TN
Year started in the music industry 2005
Music companies you worked at prior to Centricity Sony Music, Capitol New York, NBC, EMI CMG
The first Christian record you worked on DC Talk Greatest Hits
Favorite author Alexandere Dumas, James L. Swanson, Rosalind Laker, William Shakespeare
Favorite Movie Marie Antoinette & She’s The Man