Meet The Melody Nest Team

Offering a new music industry marketplace experience

Melody Nest is a specialized freelance website created by an interdisciplinary collective of artists, musicians, coders, entrepreneurs, lawyers, marketers, and more based out of Oakland, CA. Established in 2018, Melody Nest functions as a platform for graphic designers, audio engineers, musicians, and vocalists to provide their professional services to help musicians and music producers build their career. Melody Nest creates a specialized, original, and fundamentally creative business that changes the way musicians of all types navigate within the music industry. 

Nick Voorhees

Founder, CEO

UCSC & ICON Collective graduate, 10+ years of work in the music industry, and father of two furry cats. 

LaTanya Donaldson

Co-Founder, CPO

USC Graduate. UI/UX & music industry expert. 

John Smythe

Tech advisor

Serial entrepreneur & tech expert. Previous CTO of multiple businesses. 

Dave Nagle


Strategic project manager at The Clorox Company. Advisor for multiple successful startups.