Milton White is an award winning fashion industry veteran whose resume reflects many years of experience as a fashion editor, celebrity stylist, fashion show producer, and publicist. After years in New York City and the Washington DC area Milton returned to his native Nashville roots to work with private clients as well as The Fashion Office as style and media director. Find him at: www.thefashionoffice.com
Lucas Ryan Chambers, an internationally published photographer, writer, and blogger originally from Hawaii, travels around the world in search of his next great adventure. When he’s home in Clarksville with his family, he spends most of his time working on local projects throughout Middle Tennessee. Owner of “The Dude with a Camera,” he’s recently traveled to Namibia, South Africa, and Haiti with an upcoming trip to Iceland in the works. While he loves traveling and experiencing all the world has to offer, home is where some of his most meaningful work is created.
Mike Wargo is a food, travel, and pop culture writer based out of Nashville, TN. Born and raised in South Bend, IN, he moved to Nashville after graduating from Ball State University. He’s penned the feature length film Stage 5 and three incomplete novels. He loves cheap eats, expensive whiskey, and his extensive vinyl collection. Follow him on Instagram @i__am_not_a_hipster.
Liesel Schmidt lives in Navarre, Florida, and works as a freelance writer for local and regional magazines, web content writer, and book editor. Having harbored a passionate dread of writing assignments when she was in school, Liesel never imagined making a living at putting words on paper, but life sometimes has a funny way of working out…Follow her on Twitter at @laswrites or download her novels, Coming Home to You, The Secret of Us, and Life Without You available at amazon.com and barnesandnoble.com
Scott R. Mertie
Scott R. Mertie has written numerous brewing related articles and authored several books, including Nashville Brewing (Arcadia Publishing 2006). His interest in the brewing industry started when he began collecting beer cans from the side of the road at the age of six. His collection quickly grew to over 3,000 different cans by the time he was in high school. While in college in the late 1980s, his interest expanded to home brewing and brewery history. Since the craft-beer revolution, Scott has made various investments in the industry and is the owner of Nashville Brewing Company, which first operated in Nashville from 1859-1890. He lives in Brentwood TN and is a partner in a CPA firm where he leads their national healthcare consulting practice.