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Jan Cothran

Ms. Cothran is the President of Quintäscent. She has a wealth of experience in Internet communications and the Digital sphere. Her unique approach lends a high level of ingenuity, which when combined with her meticulousness and industriousness makes her a driving force behind any project.

Prior to joining Quintäscent, Ms. Cothran served as President of Etch Inc. (Quintäscent’s parent company) for three years, which provided virtual event support, PR, fundraising, graphic design, web programming, interactive PDF creation, and more to clients around the U.S. She was an integral part and lead for the majority of the projects.

She holds a Master of Mass Communications from Middle Tennessee State University, Web Publisher's Certificate from the University of Alabama in Huntsville, and a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science from Auburn University.

Aaron Peavy

Mr. Peavy is Quintäscent's Lead Software Engineer. He has extensive experience in software engineering, database architecture and design, systems integration, management, and consulting. With a diverse blend of skills and experiences, he is an innovator and technological leader.

Prior to joining Quintäscent, Mr. Peavy was the founder and President of Peavy Consulting LLC, a software engineering and technology consulting firm. While serving in this position, he managed projects, contracts, and client relations; additionally, he provided technical expertise and drove elegant solution designs.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Troy University at Montgomery and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Alabama in Huntsville.

Jon Coign

Mr. Coign is Quintäscent's Enterprise Web Architect. He is a Senior level Microsoft certified .NET Developer.

He has extensive Project Management, Design and Architecture, Mentoring and Training, and Development and Coding experience. From Microsoft Sharepoint consulting to GIS Applications to Systems Architecture, Mr. Coign's expertise is unparalleled.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering with a Computer Science Minor from the University of Alabama in Huntsville.

Kathryn Dilworth

Ms. Dilworth is Quintäscent's Marketing and Public Relations Lead.

Brenda Brewer

Ms. Brewer is Quintäscent's Voice Over and Music Consultant.  Also known as Soul-Sista-Shakti, Brenda has been writing and producing music for over 20 years.  A veteran of the electronica music genre, she is currently working on projects with drummer Red Broad (Peter Gabriel, Elton John, Escape Club) on his Evolve downtempo electronica project Evolve.

Soul Sista Shakti was featured on the album Yane Yane, produced by renowned electronic music producer and engineer Todd Christensen a/k/a “B. Smiley,” alongside heralded kirtronica pioneer Suzanne Sterling and new age trailblazer Sonja Drakulich of Stellamara and has had the pleasure to have downtempo, deep house and/or reggae releases with Be Smiley, Monodeluxe, Ladies of the Deep, Opaque,  Alexandra Hampton, and LFB. She reached the number #1 slot on the renowned chillout chart Below Zero, on Aandra’s first full length album “Origin” for the week of January 23, 2012 for “Songs of the Sea” -  released on Warner/Chappell Edition 4MPO.