The Team

We are top heavy by design to provide our clients with the leadership and experience needed to solve complex and high stakes challenges.

Hone is based in Brooklyn, NY and Atlanta, Georgia and partners with clients in both regions.

Greg Tharp - EP/Co-Founder

Greg Tharp, co-founder and executive producer at Hone, has twenty-five years experience as a producer, with fifteen years in advertising but also produced nearly one hundred music videos (winning MTV Music Video of the Year and Grammy for Eminem's "Without Me"), co-produced the Warner Bros studio film Torque, and supervised NBC Studio's live promo events for three TV seasons. He was a senior vice-president and executive producer at Deutsch for three years overseeing PNC Bank's content production, as well as special assignments on other brands, including two Super Bowl commercials. He was fortunate to produce comedy work at Crispin Porter + Bogusky, Cliff Freeman & Partners, and Barton F Graf, for Burger King, Snapple, and Little Caesars, respectively. Read More

Matthew Mattingly - EP/Co-Founder

Matthew Mattingly is co-founder and executive producer of Hone. A producer with true integrated experience – his unique career path has included producing for large global agencies, boutique creative powerhouses, an EP role for an internationally based digital agency, and on the client side as a supervising producer at The Coca-Cola Company. Often challenged with producing non-traditional projects, his integrated experience and creative approach to producing has often been awarded and recognized in the creative community. Matthew was named Boards Magazine Producer of the Year in 2009. Read More

Laura Rea - Executive Producer

Laura Rea is an Executive Producer whose career spans nearly two decades in both New York and Atlanta with experience producing content for brands, agencies and networks. Prior to joining Hone, Laura was an EP at TRICK 3D and worked with Fortune 100 companies to create animated commercials as well as fully immersive, interactive 3D VR experiences. She oversaw the operations of a green-screen studio focused on pre-visualization and capturing live-action elements to composite into CG scenes. Read More

Doug Engel - Business Development and Strategy

Doug works on Business Development and Strategy at Hone. He’s has had a unique 20-year journey in communications - from producing broadcast radio to building award winning integrated advertising and retail marketing campaigns on both the brand and agency side. Before joining Hone, Doug led teams at The Coca-Cola Company's internal social media agency, Social Center, a unique brand and agency venture designed to create smart, quality social content efficiently and effectively. Read More

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