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.

Matthew Mattingly - Co-Head of Production \\ Owner

Matt Mattingly is Co-Head of Production and Owner of HONE. With a distinguished career spanning large global agencies, boutique creative powerhouses, an executive producer role for an internationally based digital agency, and experience as a supervising producer at The Coca-Cola Company, Matt possesses a truly integrated skill set. Renowned for his ability to excel in producing non-traditional projects, his innovative approach and comprehensive expertise have consistently garnered awards and recognition within the creative community. Read More

Heather Bell - Managing Director \\ Partner

A versatile, collaborative marketer with more than 20 years of experience on both the advertising agency and brand side. During her decade-long career at The Coca-Cola Company, Heather started and led the company’s creative in-house agency, KO:OP that worked across a wide range of brands both large-scale and niche such as Coca-Cola, Sprite, Fanta, Surge, Peace Tea, Minute Maid, and Coke Energy. Read More

Kevin Wilson - Co-Head of Production \\ Partner

Kevin Wilson is Co-Head of Production at Hone. A producer with true integrated experience – his unique career path has included producing for large global agencies, boutique creative powerhouses and a Head of Production/EP role for production company specializing in documentaries and long form content. 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. Read More

Matt Joyner - Executive Producer

Matt Joyner is a well-seasoned (but not too spicy) content producer with over 18 years of production experience, working on both the production and post sides of the field. He has managed a wide and complex variety of clients, schedules, budgets, personalities, etc. Matt is enthusiastic, driven, and creative. (Also ferociously organized, a clear communicator, pretty fun to be around, and apparently a fan of lists.) A true creative partner, he strives to create captivating and inspiring work that goes well beyond the traditional content space. Read More

Doug Engel - Strategy \\ Marketing \\ Biz Dev

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

Greg Tharp - Advisor \\ OG 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

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