For over 35 years as an entertainer and show business entrepreneur, Smash has not only performed and flourished as an on-stage talent, but also off-stage in professional ventures that involved his knack for creativity and forward thinking. In that time, he’s also developed and honed his skills as a manager, salesman, agent and promoter, and–in his time–he has also owned and managed an Indianapolis-based talent agency and an independent record label that was purchased by Mercury Records.
As a show business entrepreneur, he’s provided entertainment-based consultation along with multimedia promotional ideas, products, and creativity to clients who range from radio personalities to musical artists, to advertising agencies, to production houses, to media programmers. Having been blessed with a “unique” voice, he has been employed commercially across America by clients such as International Harvester, Arby’s, General Mills, Blockbuster, Levi’s, and GMC trucks. Along with voice work for various local and regional accounts, he’s been utilized as the signature ID voice for a number of radio stations.
It all started for him in October 1967 as lead singer of his high school garage band “Frenchie and the Oui-Ouis”. Now, more than 35 years later, he’s been blessed with being able to continue to build a career in the workplace that he enjoys…the entertainment business!