Meet the Team
Co-Founder & CEO
With over 15 years of experience building startups, Rachel has led teams and strategy for recognized leaders in technology and media including CitySearch, Ticketmaster, and Current TV. Rachel earned her masters degree in Long-Term Strategic Planning in order to build profitable businesses that also did immense good. Rachel’s current favorite song in the SingFit catalog is “Walk the Line.”
Co-Founder & Chief of Therapeutics
A highly respected music therapist, public speaker and expert on music and the brain, Andy has spent 15 years developing innovative techniques that help clients achieve their therapeutic goals. These evidence-based techniques provide the underpinnings for all of SingFit’s programming and protocols. Andy’s current favorite song in the SingFit catalog is “House of the Rising Sun.”
Carlos has over 15 years of experience providing leadership to organizations of all sizes. Specializing in building and scaling operations for rapid growth, Carlos is equally at home at both startups and mature companies. Carlos’ current favorite song in the SingFit catalog is “(Sittin’ On) The Dock of the Bay.”
A graduate of Dartmouth College, Damon has extensive sales and business development experience with innovative companies in the health, fitness, and music industries. Damon is a passionate music fan who believes deeply in music’s power to positively impact lives. His mission is to bring the therapeutic benefits of SingFit PRIME to as many senior living communities as possible. Damon's favorite song in the SingFit catalog is "Lean on Me."
Analyst and Product Manager
Corrie graduated from Duke University with a double degree in Psychology and History. Corrie joined the SingFit team after she moved back to California to pursue a career in psychology and neuroscience. Corrie works to expand the scope/reach of MHT through initiating and managing research opportunities, aiding in fundraising, and creating beta testing SingFit protocols for various health conditions in diverse settings. Corrie's current favorite song in the SingFit catalog is "Sugar Sugar."
Music Production & Publishing
If you’ve used the SingFit app, you’ve heard the musical mastery, technical wizardry and very likely the voice of Brad Colton. Brad graduated from California State University Long Beach, where he studied percussion by day and started a professional music career by night. Brad’s current favorite song in the SingFit catalog is “Hang on Sloopy.”
Valerie Panting graduated from the University of Florida with a B.S. in Telecommunications/ Film Production. Valerie directs the creative and logistical aspects of the SingFit PRIME program and works with both the music therapy team and the music production team as well as oversees a staff of freelance writers and copy editors to ensure the program's success. Valerie's current favorite song in the SingFit catalog is "What Are We Gonna Do About The Moonlight."
Chelsea Brown studied Music Therapy at University of the Pacific. She has authored 2 research projects regarding music therapy’s impact on mental health in medical settings. Chelsea is passionate about utilizing music therapy for relaxation and stress/anxiety reduction across a wide range of conditions. Chelsea does research and design on the therapeutic product line of SingFit apps. Her current favorite song in the SingFit catalog is “Moon River”.
Esteban Roa is a music therapy graduate from Berklee College of Music. Esteban’s passion to use music for human development and wellbeing has led led him to work in a variety of medical and educational settings across Central, South, and North America. His current favorite song in the SingFit cagalog is “Summertime.”
Erika graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a Bachelors in English. From onboarding new customers to community outreach, Erika strives to actively support our members. Erika's favorite song in the SingFit Catalog is, "I've Got a Feeling You're Fooling".
The smallest and softest member of the MHT team, Shana is also the most high-maintenance. Keeping her happy is worth the gourmet meals and frequent walks. When she's not perched on her throne in Andy's office, she takes meetings with the rest of the team and keeps office morale high. Shana's current favorite song in the SingFit catalog is "These Boots Are Made for Walkin'."
Affordable Housing Partners,
a Berkshire Hathaway Company
Dr. Cheryl Dileo
Music Therapy Advisor
Director, Music Therapy, Arts & Quality of Life Research Center, Temple University
Dr. Scott Kaiser
Director, Geriatric Cognitive Health
At Pacific Neuroscience Institute
Heritage Provider Network
Hailing all the way from Colombia, Alicia received her music therapy degree from Cal State University, Northridge. On any given day you may see Alicia leading one of our SingFit webinars, creating SingFit PRIME programming or training senior care professionals in our evidenced-based practices. Alicia’s current favorite song in the SingFit catalog is “Let It Be Me.”