“Go West, young man.”
– HORACE GREELEY

Go West Creative is both a direction and a philosophy, navigating our clients away from traditional thinking to new, uncharted, creative frontiers. The experiences, events and original content that we create connects brands to the human spirit. Manifesting not marketing, but memories.

Go beyond. Go west. Go West Creative.

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It is in Go West’s DNA to surf the leading wave of trends and technology in the creation of extraordinary experiences.

Events

Large scale event execution

Experiential

Consumer Engagement

Content

Creative content production

XYZ

Whatever you can imagine

Our Clients

Our Memories

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Case Studies
  • Farmer’s Insurance “Championship”
    Chicago Navy Pier
  • Marilyn Moment
    New York City
  • SONIC NATIONAL CONVENTION
    Creative Development and Production, Event and Media Production, Event Activation
  • Five Guys National Franchisee Conference and Games
    Activations, TUFFtxts, Video content, Animation
  • UNDP Equator Prize
    Lincoln Center, New York City
  • Petco
    Nashville, TN

Our Team

David Fischette
David Fischette
President, CEO & Chief Creative

My role is to provide vision, leadership and context to the team while working along side our executive team to navigate the company in the right direction with regards to day to day management decisions and the right creative direction for all our client experiences.

Julie Johnston
Julie Johnston
Vice President of People

It's my job to take care of the people of Go West. I work closely with our clients, staff, vendors and freelancers to ensure they are getting what they need when they need it. I value relationships and I work hard to create a positive work environment. Investing in our people is the key to success.

Rick Borja
Rick Borja
Executive Producer & Partner

As one of the founding partners of the company, I oversee the West Coast office of Go West Creative. I am also an Executive Producer, with an emphasis on Technical Production, Direction, and Design. On the side, I'm an ordained minister and I've married about 20 couples.

Amy Kluttz
Amy Kluttz
Project Manager

I manage really cool projects. I have produced multiple events with GWC including Sonic, The CMO Club, Petco, Five Guys, PSCU, Purematter, Time Warner Cable and Simpson Strong Tie. My favorite entertainers are Sara Bareilles, Will Ferrel and Jimmy Fallon. Also, I'm an excellent dog walker.

Sara Linton
Sara Linton
Project Coordinator

I manage events from intimate, high-profile events to conventions and trade shows with thousands of attendees, my attention to detail knows no limit. My experience has provided a well-rounded perspective in event management, as well as a better understanding of venue management and the client point of view. My favorite motto when it comes to events is, “Leave no stone left unturned. Then turn them all over again."

Scott Troxel
Scott Troxel
VP of Production

I turn chaos into calm. 30 years in the event production industry has blessed me with the skills to take the resources we have, in the time we have, to provide our clients the best possible experience. I have produced events on every continent but one… Antarctica!

Eric Bergesen
Eric Bergesen
Chief Financial Officer

As the CFO I am the Yin to the Yang of the Go West Team. I help keep Go West on track by assisting the executive team in realizing our strategic vision and plans for the future. I pull from my past experience in finance, banking and business to help add balance and foresight to this incredible group of creatives.

Laura Brock
Laura Brock
Director of Business Affairs

I manage the contract process for all projects, oversee Accounts Receivable, as well as maintain a working relationship with our clients. Lots of paperwork! I grew up in a musical family so Nashville is perfect for me. If I created an event, it would be to set up a nationwide pet adoption and fundraiser.

Diane Prosser
Diane Prosser
Accountant

As the accountant of the group I deal in numbers and logic. Being in such a creative environment pushes me to think outside of the box. When not at work I am enjoying time with family and attending my son’s many sporting and school activities.

Jeremy Engleman
Jeremy Engleman
Design Director

My main contributions lie in experiential design. Stage sets, broadcast set design, museum & tradeshow exhibits, permanent media and entertainment installs and the like. I work with just about any material or system in the entertainment industry. My favorite entertainers are Galactic and Steve Martin.

Bradley Barber
Bradley Barber
Creative Type

My #1 objective is to create smiles and laughter. I help in various roles in all of our departments from ideation to execution. Follow me on Instagram @booradleybee

Trent Bynum
Trent Bynum
Creative Manager, Senior Editor

I help manage creative workflows within the department, and oversee projects that involve several artists. I am also the Sr. Editor in-house, and spend most of my time creating videos and motion graphic animations. Oh, and I sing in a barbershop group.

Mark Pfeffer
Mark Pfeffer
Senior Creative

I build and design stories. Whether it be through a simple print design, animation, live experience or TV spot – story is always at the core in what I do. Creativity is something everyone has; it’s brought out through hard evidence based on repetition, skill, technique and mental tenacity.

CeCe Dawson
CeCe Dawson
Production Coordinator

I get to touch a little of everything we do here. I work closely with our production and marketing teams, help with our visual designs and keeping everyone up-to-speed on the latest creative trends & happenings in the industry. After a long day I like to burn off some steam at kickboxing and then treat myself to a Digiorno Pizza.

Silas Phillips
Silas Phillips
Creative Dynamo

As the youngest member of the Go West Team, I am proud to be a creative problem solver. Any chance to find a solution to a problem we have, I am beyond excited to face it. I am hard working and love doing things for people. You can find me photographing, filming, and documenting the events we do and may even see me painting or building them too.

Ryan Earl
Ryan Earl
Director of Logistics

I manage the GWC warehouse, oversee our audio/video and stage scenic and always make sure all the necessary gear gets on the trucks that go out on the road. Once the trucks are loaded I then get to drive those trucks to the job location. I love seeing the country and getting in some fishing when I can.

Greg Ogne
Greg Ogne
Technical Coordinator

I coordinate the maintenance, movement, and purchase of equipment in the Nashville office. Additionally, I act as a technician onsite to ensure that our events flow smoothly. If I could, I would throw the first event on the moon, because that would be awesome.

Erin Thiele
Erin Thiele
Production Assistant

I started at GWC as an intern while attending Belmont University and have worked my way up to a production assistant position. I help out in many areas from assisting with day-to-day production needs to line producing our video shoots. I love pitching in where I can and leaning the magical world of Go West while I am at it. I am from Wisconsin. I really love cheese.

Chris Grunert
Chris Grunert
Logistics Assistant

My role is to make sure all our audio/ video and staging equipment is ready to go for our next event. Along with Ryan, I also help make sure things at our GWC Warehouse run smoothly. I’m a news buff who loves travel and live music.

Marley Bell Kluttz
Marley Bell Kluttz
Chief Office Companion

I'm the official office greeter; Demanding attention from everyone, sleeping under desk, chasing light reflects, and giving love to all. I love coming to the office everyday and playing in the warehouse with my boy.

Get on the list!

We are excited to personally invite you to submit your HOT IDEA for the 2016 production of “Michael Cerbelli’s: The Hot List: 2016™.” Michael is continuously on the lookout for the newest and hottest ideas. The show has become increasingly popular amongst event and entertainment professionals over the last dozen years due to its informative and educational nature,
set in a most entertaining format that only Michael can deliver!

Find out more about Michael Cerbelli’s: The Hot List™

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Contact

100 Taylor St. #A9, Nashville, TN 37208
615-365-9934
info@gwcg.com

Experience the journey! Define your direction. With our three offices spanning across the country, we are equipped to travel wherever you are.