Nathan Silsbee

Founder & President Nathan is an Asheville native and has been involved in digital media projects for over 10 years. He prides himself on developing stand out solutions for a variety of businesses and their relevant needs. Since Nathan founded Greenstone Media, the company has grown to be the premiere custom mobile application company in the Asheville area, seeing consistent growth since it’s inception. Nathan’s business background includes leading various design and development strategies in different industries, including eCommerce and cutting edge technologies such as drone aerial media and mobile application development. He has an acute sense for recognizing opportunities for his clients and delivering stand-out solutions that catalyze growth and engagement. Nathan attended University North Carolina at Asheville for Multimedia and Interactive Design.

Chase Highley

Vice President Chase Highley is a North Carolina native proud to call Asheville home. Chase works directly with clients to deliver premium products for their business’ needs. This includes innovative marketing and tech solutions, state-of-the-art websites and SEO marketing strategies. Chase enjoys meeting with new clients, carefully listening to their businesses needs and goals, and championing their vision. Since 2014, Chase has helped over a 100 businesses meet and surpass their web marketing goals, and redefine their social media and SEO initiatives. When he’s not crushing it for his clients, he enjoys hiking with his wife, and golfing with his buddies. Chase attended Warner University under a Dean and Golf Scholarship and received a Business in Finance Degree.

Daniel Hensley

Chief Technology Officer Daniel is Greenstone’s CTO and full stack senior developer. He has built a multitude of successful mobile and web projects. He enjoys learning new technologies and pursues each project with enthusiasm and passion. In the past, Daniel has worked as a one-man full stack developer and has single handedly built several custom applications, and serviced dozens of robust eCommerce shops. Daniel has a background in Computer Science and electronics engineering and works primarily with mobile development tools, PHP and Javascript. When he isn’t building the next best web product, he’s out playing Disc Golf or automating the real world with micro controllers.

Ty Hallock

Business Development Ty is someone who has an insatiable desire to learn about how the world works and how people relate and interact in that world. Ty serves on the boards of the IT council of Asheville, A-B Tech’s Business Computer Technologies Department, and the American Advertising Federation of Asheville. A pivotal player on Greenstone’s team, Ty works tirelessly to bridge the gap between Greenstone’s core offerings and the important needs of Greenstone’s clients in various industries. Ty holds a degree in Digital Media from Full Sail.

Jared Tyson

Developer Jared is a highly dedicated graphic-web designer and front-end developer with ten years experience in the field. With a passion in user interface design he handcrafts every user experience from start to finish. Over the last few years Jared has had the opportunity of working on a wide variety of projects, expanding his extensive knowledge and technical skills. Jared holds a degree in Graphic Design from Spencerian College.

Hope Occhipinti

Brand Manager Hope has a background in design and digital marketing. She works with clients to serve as a the point person for developing, implementing and executing digital marketing initiatives. She is Google AdWords certified and has over 6 years of experience working within a local company’s marketing department so she understands the issues many businesses face. She is also a mom of a ridiculously cute toddler and an All-Star skater and League President for the Blue Ridge Rollergirls. Hope holds a degree in Multimedia Arts & Science from the University of North Carolina, Asheville.

Amanda Highley

Marketing & SEO Manager Amanda Highley is proud to call North Carolina her home state. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art Education as well as a Masters in Library Science. In her spare time, Amanda loves to explore the outdoors with her husband, or cozy up with a good book. Her background as a Media Coordinator fosters her ability to work collaboratively with others and to see where needs can be met. She uses her creativity and passion for helping others achieve their goals to implement marketing strategies that will meet the needs of each customer.

Michael Burgin

Developer Michael is an Asheville area native with a passion for the internet and with more than five years’ experience in web and mobile development. For the past two years, he’s focused primarily on the back-end and structural aspects of the web, and he’s put together several sites and mobile applications with varying degrees of complexity. When he’s not busy coding, Michael enjoys philosophy, music, and following baseball. He’s also an avid reader and is a long-time member of one of the coolest book clubs in town.

Greta Anderson

Project Specialist Greta is a project specialist with a passion for usability through beautiful and functional solutions. Her strength is in creating strategies for clients by developing a deep understanding of their unique services and goals for growth. Her background is in Graphic Design and has worked as a branding strategist and web designer for a variety of small businesses and organizations. Greta joined the Greenstone team just upon completing a web development intensive course and has a lot to offer with her user-minded thinking and her design + web development skill set. Greta received her BFA in Graphic Design from the University of Bridgeport, Connecticut