A creative crew fueled by a passion for our craft.

Since 2010, we’ve partnered on designing and developing some of the best and brightest brands nationwide.

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OUR CORE VALUES

WE FOCUS
ON PEOPLE.

We work with awesome people. Every project we take on is useful and makes the world a better place.

WE KEEP
IT SIMPLE.

Simple is beautiful. Simple is clear. Simple is effective. We cut through the clutter and get to the point.

WE GO
ALL IN.

We believe in each other and in every project we take on. We dwell in possibility. Your success is our mission.

WE HAVE
FUN.

We love our work. It shines through in every conversation, every line of code, and every brand we build.

WE LEARN
EVERY DAY.

Hungry for knowledge, we’ll know more than we did yesterday and less than we will tomorrow.

WE’RE
HONEST.

Being direct and honest gets us to the best possible outcome efficiently and with confidence.

MATT CHEUVRONT

MATT CHEUVRONT

Founder & CEO
  • FREQUENT FLYER
  • PROUD PAPA
  • TELLER OF LAME JOKES
Matt Cheuvront is the Owner & CEO of Proof. In 2010, Matt took the seed of an idea and grew it to an accomplished, nationally recognized branding agency. He’s an award-winning entrepreneur with a substantial background in marketing, communications, branding, and design. Having graduated from Belmont University with a BBA in Marketing & Business Administration, Matt brings daring enthusiasm, strong leadership, and a strategic vision to each and every client project. He’s solved complex marketing challenges, and has crafted and launched purposeful brands for hundreds of clients over the past 10 years, from pint-sized startup ventures to notorious Fortune-500’s. His approach to brand development is grounded in a comprehensive, proven process that focuses on combining form and function, both strategically and creatively. Matt is an active thought-leader, and actively speaks at events and conferences nationwide on topics ranging from education to entrepreneurship. His voice and influence has been featured in publications including Forbes, Inc., Entrepreneur Magazine, Fast Company, and Wired.

AMARA ORDONEZ

AMARA ORDONEZ

Account Director
  • ADVENTURE SEEKER
  • BOURBON AFICIONADO
  • LOVER OF BOOKS
Amara Ordonez is the Account Director at Proof. Amara has 15 years of experience in client services, business operations, and project management. She’s spent the last 5 years in a creative agency setting as the direct point of contact for clients, new project sales, as well as managing design and development teams. Born and raised in the Azores, Portugal, Amara brings passion and a rich world view to Proof’s culture and all of our projects. An unmistakable eye for good design and a business-minded approach to client services, Amara is a fierce client ally—ensuring deliverables meet objectives, exceed expectations, and ultimately earn long-standing client relationships. Throughout her career, Amara has worked with solopreneurs and mission-driven startups to Fortune 100-500’s including Google, Facebook, Nike, Mozilla, Oracle, Microsoft, Coca-Cola, Salesforce, and LinkedIn.

Theresa Cantafio

Theresa Cantafio

Brand Strategist
  • JAZZ-LOVER
  • ITALIANA
  • SARCASM EXTRAORDINAIRE
Theresa Cantafio is the Brand Strategist at Proof. With a background in business strategy, brand management, professional writing and communications, and executive leadership, Theresa brings years of domestic and international B2B and B2C marketing experience to client projects. A left-brain/right-brain strategist, Theresa graduated from Dominican University with bachelor’s degrees in both art and science. From idea incubation, VC funding, consumer research, and innovation, to product development, launch, distribution, and exit and acquisition strategies, Theresa has worked at every intersection of brand nurturing and life-cycle with companies big and small. In addition to a strong marketing knowledge base, Theresa also brings a niche expertise in tech and food & beverage. She co-founded an award-winning SaaS platform, has moderated thought-leadership panels, spoken at innovation events, and has worked with a client roster that includes McDonald’s, Kraft Heinz, Mars Wrigley, Milk Bar, Bush Beans, and Johnsonville.

ALEXA GAMES

ALEXA GAMES

Senior Designer
  • PLANT LADY
  • BEDROOM MUSICIAN
  • FLEA MARKET REGULAR
Alexa Games is a Senior Brand Designer at Proof. Alexa brings nearly a decade of creative multimedia design experience to our team. Alexa graduated from Middle Tennessee State University with a BFA in Graphic Design and minor in Interactive Design. Bringing focus and a thoughtful, intentional spirit to each project, Alexa draws from her varied skills and dynamic client background to create beautiful, functional designs for a wide range of clients. Her logos can be seen through the lively streets of Nashville, ingrained in organizations all around the US, and printed on widely-distributed CPG packaging. The 2019 ADDY Art Director of the Year, Alexa is a respected and active member of the design community. With both local and regional advertising recognition, Alexa is a powerhouse who drives the design discussion at Proof. Far beyond the bounds of small co’s, Alexa’s portfolio radiates with some of the biggest brands in the world, including Facebook, Nike, Upworthy, Gatorade, and Hilton Worldwide.

NICK SMITH

NICK SMITH

Senior Brand Designer
  • GOLF JUNKIE
  • KNIGHT
  • LUNCH ENTHUSIAST
Nick Smith is a Senior Brand Designer at Proof. Nick brings a decade of web design experience and a deep understanding of UI/UX. Having worked as an advanced graphic artist with a diverse group of developers throughout his career, Nick is both a hands-on designer and a high-level interface whiz-kid. With a BFA in Advertising Design from the Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD), he brings savvy marketing intellect and a big picture design approach to each and every digital project. As an active member of the Nashville UX community, Nick leads the user-interface conversation at Proof. His striking, functional web work has helped clients propel their businesses beyond the region and across the nation. In addition to zealous startups, Nick’s portfolio spans world-class content distribution brands such as: The Orchard, Universal, and Sony Music, including app design/development, website design, and print materials.

KRISTIN BURAL

KRISTIN BURAL

Brand Designer
  • MICRO-ADVENTURER
  • YOGI
  • HOTDOG CONNOISSEUR
Kristin Bural is a Brand Designer and Photographer at Proof. A jill-of-all-trades, Kristin’s kaleidoscopic skill set of illustration, traditional painting and murals, photography, and videography fuel all her creative output at Proof. She leverages her cross-functional artistry into our design process—supporting compelling creative for our clients and producing award-winning advertising assets. Having graduated Summa Cum Laude from Oklahoma Christian University with a B.S. in Communication Design and a minor in Marketing, Kristin first approaches each brand design with strategic marketing research. She’s passionate about discovering core brand principles before heading to the visual representation stage, and leans into strong symbolism to create meaningful, lasting brand identities.

MIHAI OLARU

MIHAI OLARU

LEAD DEVELOPER
  • MUSIC-OHOLIC
  • NATURE LOVER
  • SPORTS MANIAC
Mihai Olaru is the Lead Web Developer at Proof. Having studied accounting before becoming a top-notch programmer, Mihai is a technical, process-driven developer whose web work has won awards for Proof clients across the nation. Starting his career as a UX/UI software tester, Mihai brings a rich, varied skill set to website design and implementation of optimized sites. Through Mihai’s multifaceted experience of working with clients from all over the world, Mihai has mastered HTML, CSS, JavaScript and PHP. His extreme eye for detail, programming ingenuity, and user-experience finesse make him an integral part of Proof’s process of turning creative designs into functional websites that drive value for our clients.

DAVE WILKINSON

DAVE WILKINSON

Digital Marketing Strategist
  • PROFESSIONAL GOOGLER
  • F1 NERD
  • WOODWORKER
Dave Wilkinson is a Digital Marketing Strategist and Web Developer at Proof. Dave has decades of experience in marketing, project management, and full-stack development. With a BBA in marketing, Dave developed an interest in online marketing in the early 2000s and taught himself HTML, CSS, JavaScript and PHP. A one-of-a-kind, half marketing/half development professional, Dave’s well-rounded skills, knowledge-base, and unique approach to managing development projects makes for streamlined processes and websites with integrity. From local brands to global giants, Dave brings world-class experience, cheeky know-how, and web-mastery to every site he touches.

BOGDAN MOISA

BOGDAN MOISA

Web Developer
  • BOOK GEEK
  • PHOTOGRAPHY LOVER
  • MOUNTAIN BIKE DUDE
Bogdan Moisa is a Web Developer at Proof. Bogdan has a background in programming and digital technologies, with rigorous front-end development experience at a fast-paced web agency. He’s an adamant believer in efficient, nimble website development processes and works closely with our development team — turning wireframes to functional sites and conducting continuous improvement. A self-taught HTML, CSS, and JavaScript master, Bogdan brings highly technical aptitude and digital prowess to each web project he handles. His speed and code agility make him an important player in Proof’s nimble approach to crafting, optimizing, and launching award-winning digital marketing assets.

FAITH KLEIN

FAITH KLEIN

Junior Brand Designer
  • ART MUSEUM WANDERER
  • CRAFT COFFEE SNOB
  • CROSSFITTER
Faith Klein is a Junior Brand Designer at Proof. Faith’s unconventional design background is what makes her contribution to the Proof production team so dynamic. In addition to graphic design, illustration, hand lettering, and printmaking skills, Faith brings contextual marketing, business, and brand management experience. Faith graduated Magna Cum Laude from Lipscomb University with a BFA, and pairs her fine arts know-how with technical marketing skills to compose sophisticated creative. More than just visual storytelling, Faith is a fierce believer in experientially designing brand identities that capture, express, and exude feeling. With a portfolio ranging from non-profits to corporate development, hospitality, products, and healthcare, Faith applies artful introspection to support the translation of belief systems into inspiring brands with character.

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