We are excited to announce that we have reached capacity and registration is now closed.

Below is a list of bios for the 2019 speakers, in order of the schedule, for the inaugural Oklahoma Film + Music Conference.

Jonathan Anchor

JONATHAN KING | Why Industry Power Players are Choosing Oklahoma (OPENING SESSION)
November 14 at 9:00 a.m.

Jonathan King is an independent producer with over 25 years of experience in the film and television business. He is currently in production on a new feature film written and directed by Tom McCarthy and starring Matt Damon.

Before starting his own company, King was President of Narrative Film and Television at Participant Media for 12 years, where he oversaw all aspects of the company’s slate of scripted projects. Participant Media was founded by entrepreneur and philanthropist Jeff Skoll to produce content that engages audiences in contemporary social issues. Since joining Participant in the early days of the company, King built a diverse slate of almost 50 narrative films, including the 2019 Best Picture winner “Green Book”, Alfonso Cuaron’s multiple Academy Award-winning “Roma”, and more.

Participant’s first limited television series “When They See Us”, created and directed by Ava DuVernay, premiered on Netflix in May 2019 and received 16 nominations for the 2019 Emmy Awards, winning three. Prior to joining Participant, King worked as both a producer and an executive for companies including Focus Features, Laurence Mark Productions and Miramax Films. He started his career in MGM’s New York office, scouting books, theater, and independent films. King is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, and the Producers Guild of America. He serves on the board of directors of the John Alexander Project, an independent nonprofit that cultivates and supports young investigative journalists. King holds a BA degree in History from Stanford University and an MFA from the Florida State University Film Conservatory. He currently lives in Venice, California.

Danny Anchor

DANNY MANUS | Mastering the Short Pitch
November 14 at 10:30 a.m.

Danny Manus is the CEO of No BullScript Consulting and author of “No B.S. for Screenwriters: Advice from the Executive Perspective”. He was ranked a “Cream of the Crop” script consultant by CS Magazine. His clients include finalists and winners of prestigious contests, including the ABC/Disney Fellowship, Austin Film Festival, PAGE Awards, Scriptapalooza, etc. He has consulted on produced projects, including “Strangerlands” starring Nicole Kidman, “I, Frankenstein” starring Aaron Eckhart, and “In-Lawfully Yours” starring Marilu Henner. In 2017, he was the Consulting Producer on the TV pilot “Millennial Rules” starring Olivia D’Abo, and he was previously the Director of Development for Clifford Werber Productions (“Cinderella Story”), where he sold “To Oz” to United Artists and was a production executive on “Just Add Water” and “Sydney White”. He was also a Development Consultant for Eclectic Pictures and the DOD at Sandstorm Films (“The Covenant”), which had a first look deal at Screen Gems. Danny has appeared on numerous popular podcasts, BBC radio, is a columnist for ScriptMag, and has been a speaker at dozens of events and venues including Austin Film Festival, the Producer’s Guild of America, Atlanta Film Festival, Kansas City Film Fest, NY Film Academy, Great American Pitchfest, etc.

Jeff Anchor

JEFF MOSELEY | Meet the Record Label
November 14 at 10:30 a.m.

Jeff Moseley is a 39 year veteran of Christian music who owns Fair Trade Services, the largest independent Christian/gospel music company. Currently home to artists like MercyMe, Newsboys, Phil Wickham, Anthony Brown and CeCe Winans, Moseley has also led companies with artists such as Michael W Smith, Amy Grant and many others. Cumulatively his artists have sold over 150 million records and garnered numerous accolades, Number 1 records and multiple Gold, Platinum and Multi-Platinum certifications.

An Oklahoma native, Moseley attended Baylor University and was President of Reunion Records, Benson Records and Star Song records before starting Fair Trade Services (then INO Records) in 1999.

Moseley served as president of the Gospel Music Association, The Christian Music Trade association and has served on the board of various Philanthropic and educational endeavors.
He is also owner of Fair Trade Music Publishing, which has had numerous writers of the year, and an investor in faith-based films through his company Fair Trade Films.

Katie Anchor

KATIE DALE | Champions for You: Local Organizations Supporting Film + Music Artists
November 14 at 10:30 a.m.

Katie Dale is the Executive Director of the Red Dirt Relief Fund, a nonprofit providing a safety net of critical assistance to Oklahoma music people. A founding member of the organization, Dale has worked over the past eight years to raise funds and provide more than $170,000 in grants to Oklahoma musicians while they got back to work after medical emergencies, natural disasters and other unforeseen crises.

Dale lives in Tulsa, but travels the state producing music festivals and events that benefit Red Dirt Relief Fund, including Bob Childers’ Gypsy Café in Stillwater and Tom Skinner’s Skyline Music Fest in Tulsa. Her passion for music was fueled in New Orleans while attending Loyola University, and later producing music events for Red Bull Energy Drink across Oklahoma, West Texas and New Mexico.

When she’s not busy raising two teenage daughters with her husband, John, Dale can be found soaking up new experiences as a frequent traveler or as an audience member in large and small music venues, at festival grounds or anyplace she can hear and support live music.

Amber Anchor

AMBER SHARPLES | Champions for You: Local Organizations Supporting Film + Music Artists
November 14 at 10:30 a.m.

Amber Sharples has served as Executive Director of the Oklahoma Arts Council since 2013. As the agency’s CEO, Sharples is responsible for the development and administration of the policies, programs and procedures of the state agency for the arts. Sharples’ career at the Council began in 2006, when she joined the agency as Visual Arts Director and Collections Manager for the Capitol artwork. She has managed other areas of the agency such as her role as Assistant Director, where she spearheaded the agency’s strategic planning process, managed staff evaluations, and developed agency policies and procedures. Prior to working for the Council, she served as the Communications and Public Affairs Coordinator at the U.S.-Mexico Foundation for Culture in Mexico City. She has served on numerous boards both in Oklahoma and nationally, including Mid-America Arts Alliance in Kansas City, and the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies in Washington, D.C. Sharples holds a Master of Arts in Art History from the University of Oklahoma and a graduate certificate in museum collections management and care from The George Washington University.

Laura Anchor

LAURA KING | A Union and Non-Union Conversation
November 14 at 2:00 p.m.

Laura King’s first introduction to the film and entertainment industries began in 1990 in Texas as an actress and stunt women on live stunt shows, commercials and feature films. To fill the gaps, she worked in craft services on commercials, television and feature films. In 1997, as the local union grew, it added the craft service classification and King joined the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Studio Mechanics Local 484 in Texas. Within that year, she received certification as an Emergency Medical Technician volunteering at Pedernales Fire Department as firefighter/EMT/rescue diver and began working as set and construction medic on film, television, commercials, music videos, concerts and still photography shoots.

While continuing to work as a set medic, King became more involved with the union and was elected and served a total of seven years as Secretary Treasurer, four years as Vice President, and in January 2019 she was elected the fulltime position of Business Manager for Local 484 and gave up her position as set medic on “Fear of the Walking Dead” Season 5. King now serves the membership of Local 484 and manage the local union office, which is located in Austin, Texas. Her jurisdiction covers all of Texas, Oklahoma and a small area in Arkansas.

Some of King’s responsibilities include procuring employment for members on union productions in the local’s jurisdiction; enforcing the contracts negotiated by the international on film, episodic, new media and commercial productions; ensuring that members have safe work environments; represent the local in all dealings with employers; represent the members in any disputes with employers; auditing productions for contract compliance.

Sean Anchor

SEAN LYNCH | A Union and Non-Union Conversation
November 14 at 2:00 p.m.

Sean Lynch is a seasoned film professional with over 25 films to his credit spanning nearly twenty years. He found his start in the art department where he worked in nearly every position. Lynch stepped into producing, completing two feature films, one of which was “Crazy Enough” starring Chris Kattan. He is currently the Digital Cinema Instructor for Oklahoma City Community College where he helps to foster the next generation of Oklahoma filmmakers. He is also currently working as a screenwriter on several projects that are in development.

David Anchor

DAVID SHIPPS | The Science of Scoring
November 14 at 2:00 p.m.

David Shipps is an active orchestrator and conductor based out of Nashville, Tennessee, where he has worked for the past 17 years. A graduate of the University of North Texas, Shipps received an intense classical training in composition, studying for two years with one of America’s most prominent female composers, Dr. Cindy McTee. As an orchestrator, Shipps has had the opportunity to work alongside some of the entertainment industry’s brightest composers in the areas of film, television and videogame scores, including titles such as Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, the “Angry Birds 2” Movie, and “Vikings”. He has also developed into a well-respected studio conductor, having led orchestras of various sizes on dozens of projects over the last several years.

Shipps lived in Edmond, Oklahoma from 1985 to 1995, and still visits often, such as for the 2019 deadCenter Film Festival, where he screened a short form documentary, “Unforgivable”, for which he composed the music. He currenlty makes his home in Spring Hill, Tennessee, with his beautiful wife, Elizabeth and their two sons, Drew and Dawson.

Garrett Anchor

GARRETT STARKS | The Science of Scoring
November 14 at 2:00 p.m.

At the young age of 14, Garrett Starks discovered his love of music, learning to play numerous instruments, including the drums, guitar, piano, and just about anything with strings. After graduating high school, he followed his dreams of music and moved to New York City, where he attended New York University. It was there that he dove head first into film scoring. After his time in New York, Starks returned to Oklahoma and immediately began work as an independent record producer and scoring engineer. As owner of Castle Row Studios, one of the largest music production facilities in the state of Oklahoma, Starks and his team have had the pleasure of hosting countless music and film projects, including “Gosnell”, “Unplanned”, and “I Can Only Imagine”, to name a few.

Jarod Anchor

November 14 at 2:00 p.m.

Jerod Impichchaachaaha’ Tate (Chickasaw) is a dedicated American Indian classical composer and pianist who expresses his native culture in symphonic music, ballet and opera. All of his compositions have been commissioned by major North American orchestras, ensembles and organizations and his works are performed throughout the world.

Tate has been Composer-in-Residence for League of American Orchestras, Joyce Foundation/American Composers Forum, Oklahoma’s NewView Summer Academy, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation and Grand Canyon Music Festival Native American Composer Apprentice Project. He is the founding composition instructor for the Chickasaw Summer Arts Academy and has taught composition to American Indian high school students in Minneapolis, the Hopi, Navajo and Lummi reservations and Canada.

Tate is a three-time commissioned recipient from American Composers Forum, a Chamber Music America commission recipient, a Cleveland Institute of Music Alumni Achievement Award recipient, a governor-appointed Creativity Ambassador for the State of Oklahoma and a 2011 Emmy Award winner.

Branjae Anchor

BRANJAE | Take Me Back to Tulsa
November 14 at 2:00 p.m.

With a voice for the masses and stage presence fit for any spotlight, Branjae shares dynamic energy from her full band performances to the rawness and subtlety of her acoustic performances. Her voice and style are reminiscent of the likes of Lauryn Hill, Nina Simone and Janelle Monae, while her stage presence shows heavy influence by way of Tina Turner, Michael Jackson and Freddie Mercury. Born in the city of Motown, rooted in the birthplace of the G.A.P. Band and the late Leon Russell, Branjae has established her talents as a singer, songwriter and music arranger, while winning awards such as The Absolute Best of Tulsa. She has blended country’s great story-telling, rock’s pivotal climax and the soul-stirring rhythmic undertones of R&B and funk. She has charted her own course and has arrived at an intersection that defied any genre and esteemed true musicianship and artistry.

Josh Anchor

JOSH FRANKS | Take Me Back to Tulsa
November 14 at 2:00 p.m.

Josh Franks is a Tulsa-based filmmaker who serves as the Lead Editor/Director at Retrospec Films. He graduated in 2012 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing from Northeastern State University. Franks is a jack of all trades some might say. On any given day his filmmaking duties include content creation, directing, editing, sound design, and acting when the script calls for a quick-witted male under 5’7. His passion for bringing ideas to life shows up in all aspects of production. Franks’ body of work totals over 600 videos and he recently led Retrospec Films to win the 2019’s OKC 48 hour film festival.

Russ Anchor

RUSS KIRKPATRICK | Take Me Back to Tulsa
November 14 at 2:00 p.m.

Russ Kirkpatrick is a film producer, and co-owner of Kirkpatrick & Kinslow Productions, LLC, which produces feature length documentaries and movies, and creates messaging for nonprofit and corporate clients. Using nearly 30 years of experience in TV and radio, combined with financial services, Kirkpatrick oversees day-to-day operations, managing multiple active productions simultaneously, including the release of two feature length documentaries, and two international short documentaries. Kirkpatrick also serves as Capital Campaign Chair for Transitional Living Centers of Oklahoma, and is a frequent supporter of Tulsa & Oklahoma City community events.

Kim Anchor

KIM PERCIVAL | So You Want to Work in Film? Film Terminology and Call Sheets
November 15 at 8:30 a.m.

Kim Percival is a professional with over 25 years entertainment industry experience. A graduate of California State University (Northridge), Percival has a degree in Radio, Television & Film. She continues to have a successful career in several areas of the entertainment industry, including Producing, Line Producing, Production Supervision & Coordination, Production Accounting and Post- production Supervision. She has worked on over 40 films and television programs from Studio Pictures (“Donnie Darko”, “Dr. T & The Women”, “Enough” and “Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back”) to smaller independent films (“2001 Maniacs”, “Starbright”, “Love Shack” and “Comic Book Villians”). In 2006 Percival acquired Atomic Production Supplies and grew the business into being a leader for shows to rent their production supplies and communications equipment.

Percival is driven by her commitment to professionalism and customer service. She understands and anticipates her client’s needs, making each show she works on professional, fun and as hassle free as possible.

Jen Anchor

JEN TINDAL | Soundtracks: The New A&R
November 15 at 8:30 a.m.

Jen Tindal is a music business professional currently working as Assistant Manager of Marketing and Administration for Sony Pictures Entertainment. She handles the day-to-day operations of Sony Pictures’ in-house record label, Madison Gate Records, and assists in the marketing and exploitation of the Sony Pictures music catalog. Tindal started her career in the music business as the Oklahoma City college marketing representative for Sony Music Entertainment before transitioning into the film and television music industry in Los Angeles. She has helped launch soundtracks for film and television shows like “Outlander”, “Call Me by Your Name” and “Patsy & Loretta”.

Tindal is passionate about music in film and television and enjoys using her skills to help bridge the gap between the two mediums. She believes soundtracks are a great extension of any world created by a television show or movie and can be used as a powerful marketing tool in the crowded content landscape.

As a graduate of the Academy of Contemporary Music at the University of Central Oklahoma’s (ACM@UCO) music business program and former Oklahoma Film + Music Office intern, Tindal is looking forward to returning to her home state to share her experiences and journey in the entertainment industry.

Scott Anchor

SCOTT BOOKER (moderator) | Soundtracks: The New A&R
November 15 at 8:30 a.m.

Scott Booker began his career in the music industry as a clerk at Sound Warehouse in Midwest City, Oklahoma. From there he moved on to manage the Rainbow Records record store chain in Oklahoma City while attending college at Central State University, now known as the University of Central Oklahoma. Shortly after graduating with a degree in education, he met local band the Flaming Lips and began managing the group in 1990, creating Hellfire Enterprises Ltd., an artist management company.

In 2003, Booker co-founded World’s Fair Label Group, a service company that runs record labels for artists, so that artists can self-release their own music. World’s Fair worked with record labels such as Rough Trade, Bella Union and Def Jux, among others.

In 2009, Booker sold his ownership in World’s Fair to focus more on helping to build the Academy of Contemporary Music at the University of Central Oklahoma (ACM@UCO), a university program that teaches students about Music Business, Production and Performance. As the CEO & Executive Director at the ACM@UCO, Booker has guided the creation of much of the music business and music history classes ensuring that students learn about artists ranging from the Velvet Underground and Frank Sinatra to Marvin Gaye and Joni Mitchell.

Booker lives in Edmond, Oklahoma with his wife Jennifer and 14-year-old son Harrison.

Dajuan Anchor

DAJUAN JOHNSON | Thinking Bigger Workshop
November 15 at 8:30 a.m.

DaJuan Johnson is an Emmy-nominated actor, certified life coach and the founder of Think Bigger Coaching. Currently you can catch him recurring as Rondell Pierce on Amazon’s hit show “BOSCH”, which recently started shooting its sixth season and was nominated for Emmys in several categories. DaJuan’s credits include “Grey’s Anatomy”, “Suits”, “Agent Carter”, “Brooklyn Nine-Nine”, “Days of Our Lives”, “General Hospital”, “Private Practice”, “24” and “Bones”, and now he is also on a mission to help actors #uplevel their careers with confidence.

His mindset strategies are grounded in real-life experience as a veteran working actor. He has helped hundreds of others break through personal blocks and integrate best audition practices so they can book more work and quickly move to the next level.

Anna Anchor

ANNA DARRAH | Getting Distribution
November 15 at 10:30 a.m.

Anna Darrah has been Director of Acquisitions for Spiritual Cinema Circle since 2003 and has extensive distribution and producing experience. She has been a teacher, writer and consultant on producing and distribution, and has been on all sides of the filmmaking experience as well. Co-Producer of Meow Wolf: Origin Story; Producer/Director on Zillow: Homemakers Series; Producer of American Waitress and Darren Vigil Gray Counterclockwise; Producer/Writer/Director of The Matter of Magic. Darrah is currently looking for uplifting, inspiring films of all lengths and genres for Spiritual Cinema Circle.

Travis Anchor

TRAVIS CARTER | A Conversation with Travis Carter, Director of A&R at Warner Chappell
November 15 at 10:30 a.m.

Following three years solid touring on the road, Travis Carter transitioned to the business side of music with a position working alongside famed A&R Executive Renee Bell at Sony Label Group. Currently the VP of A&R at Warner Chappell and originally from Oklahoma, he’s returning to his home-state to share his musical roots, touring experience, industry connections and passion for great songwriting to Oklahoma music professionals.

Elizabeth Anchor

ELIZABETH ISAAC | Here Be Dragons: Legal and Monetary Trouble You Can Avoid
November 15 at 10:30 a.m.

Elizabeth Isaac has practiced law at Dunlap Codding since 2013. Isaac helps innovators, entrepreneurs, artists and businesses protect their inventions, brands, designs, music, film and other creative works to leverage their intellectual property portfolios and enhance their business options. She counsels clients regarding a breadth of intellectual property with an emphasis on creatively and strategically identifying holistic and dynamic ways to improve the value of various creative and technological assets.

Isaac was awarded Super Lawyers Rising Star in Oklahoma, 2018 and 2019. She also received the Journal Record designation for 2017 Achievers Under 40 and okc.BIZ’s designation for 2016 Oklahoma City’s Forty Under 40. Isaac currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Oklahoma Bar Association Intellectual Property Section, the Oklahoma County Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, the Oklahoma City University School of Law Alumni Association and deadCenter Film. She is also a member of the American Intellectual Property Association Industrial Design Committee.
Isaac is the past Board Chair of IgniteOKC and a past member of the Board of Directors of Catalyst of Allied Arts. She is a 2017 graduate of Linking Oklahoma Young Adult Leaders (LOYAL) Class XII. She is also a Chapter 29 Rotarian of Oklahoma City.

Before entering the legal field, Isaac served as the Youth Service Corp Coordinator at Ghost Ranch in Abiquiu, New Mexico, where she managed multiple community service projects in Northern New Mexico, including many projects in Native American communities. She also offered yoga classes at Ghost Ranch.

Ed Anchor

ED SKOCH | Here Be Dragons: Legal and Monetary Trouble You Can Avoid
November 15 at 10:30 a.m.

Ed Skoch has been a commercial property and casualty insurance broker since 2014. As a U.S. Patent & Trademark Office registered patent attorney, he has been admitted to two state bars. Once a serial entrepreneur himself, including an international startup, Skoch is a mentor to small businesses/startups, and an advisory board member at the incubator Tulsa’s The Forge. Working in the insurance industry for almost three decades, he has worked in various fields, including underwriting for a Lloyd’s syndicate; EVP & Chief Underwriting Officer and member of Board of Directors of an NYSE-traded commercial insurance company; and a civil trial attorney.

Richard Anchor

RICHARD JANES | The Future of Oklahoma Film + Music (CLOSING SESSION)
November 15 at 12:30 p.m.

Richard Janes is an Emmy award-winning entrepreneur and entertainment executive with both a deep understanding of, and extensive experience in, both the management and distribution of content across multiple platforms. He has written screenplays for Walt Disney and LionsGate together with producing content for Hulu, The Huffington Post, and Yahoo!

Abby Anchor

ABBY KURIN | The Future of Oklahoma Film + Music (CLOSING SESSION)
November 15 at 12:30 p.m.

Abby Kurin is the Executive Director of the Tulsa Office of Film, Music, Arts, and Culture, under Tulsa Regional Tourism. She is also the VP of Marketing and Communications for Tulsa Regional Tourism, which is housed at the Tulsa Regional Chamber. In her role, Kurin promotes her hometown as the creative hub of Oklahoma, a film destination and top music city in the US. You’ll find her at cultural events everywhere from the Sundance Film Festival to South by Southwest. She was recently honored in 2019 as a “Tulsa Arts Visionary” through Living Arts.

Kurin previously worked as the Associate Producer for the travel show Discover Oklahoma. When she left Oklahoma Tourism to pursue other projects, Kurin’s role continued as the Tulsa-segment host on the show. She also worked at the Oklahoma Film + Music Office as their Development Coordinator for over four years.

Kurin was also once the Associate Editor of ArtDesk magazine, an internationally distributed contemporary art magazine, and occasionally still contributes to the publication to this day. In 2013, Kurin launched the Tulsa Mayor’s Film and Music Office at the City of Tulsa before the office moved under Tulsa Regional Tourism in 2014.

Jennifer Anchor

JENNIFER LOREN | The Future of Oklahoma Film + Music (CLOSING SESSION)
November 15 at 12:30 p.m.

Jennifer Loren is the Senior Manager of the Cherokee Nation Film Office and Executive Producer for Cherokee Nation Businesses. Loren spent nearly 15 years working as a journalist, but has spent the last five years directing and producing documentaries for the Cherokee Nation. As Executive Producer and Host of the television series “Osiyo, Voices of the Cherokee People”, she helped to create more than 200 short documentaries on Cherokee people, culture and history, and has won six Emmys and numerous other awards for her work. Seeing the need for a film office first-hand, Loren was on the team that created the Cherokee Nation Film Office (CFNO). The CNFO launched in January of 2019 and is the first tribally-run film commission to be certified through the Association of Film Commissions International (AFCI). The goal of the CNFO is to attract filmmakers and their projects to the Cherokee Nation, while also bolstering the Native American film community and their storylines within the industry. Also in 2019, Loren was named Woman of the Year by the Tulsa Mayor’s Commission on the Status of Women and later appointed by the Mayor of Tulsa to be one of its Commissioners. She is married to Jeremy Charles, who also works in the Oklahoma film industry and together they have four little girls.

Lance Anchor

LANCE McDANIEL | The Future of Oklahoma Film + Music (CLOSING SESSION)
November 15 at 12:30 p.m.

Alva, Oklahoma, native Lance McDaniel is Executive Director of the deadCenter Film Festival and an Emmy-nominated filmmaker who has worked on 21 feature films, including Oscar winner “Million Dollar Baby”. McDaniel has directed four features, two documentaries, four short films, and one virtual reality film. Prior to working in film, he created the original websites for Starbucks, Star Wars, Harley Davidson, and Hard Rock Café. McDaniel holds an undergraduate degree from Stanford University, where he served as Senior Class President, and a Masters in Film from Oklahoma City University.

Tava Anchor

TAVA MALOY SOFSKY | The Future of Oklahoma Film + Music (CLOSING SESSION)
November 15 at 12:30 p.m.

Oklahoma native Tava Maloy Sofsky began her film career in Hollywood immediately after earning her Bachelor of Arts in Film and Media Studies from The University of Oklahoma. Sofsky’s professional career garnered her experience and a network that brought her back to serve Oklahoma as Director of Oklahoma Film + Music Office in 2013.

A division of Oklahoma’s Department of Tourism, the Oklahoma Film + Music Office promotes and showcases the state’s rich film and musical heritage, and connects industry professionals and businesses to create state-wide economic impact. Sofsky’s valuable connections and enthusiasm for growing Oklahoma’s film and music industries continue to inform her leadership at the Oklahoma Film + Music Office. She serves as a member of the Creative Oklahoma Board, the Oklahoma City Community College’s Film Advisory Board, and the Association of Film Commissioners International. She also advises on Oklahoma Secretary of Tourism/Branding and Lieutenant Governor Matt Pinnell’s Taskforce for developing workforce and infrastructure to support these innovative industries.