Owners, Doug and Becky Spangler have over 30 years of experience in the music industry and event production. Doug has degrees in Music Education and Jazz Performance. Becky has degrees in Communications and Organizational Management.
Spangler Entertainment enjoys creating memorable celebrations for our clients.
Calvin James is our resident expert in Audio and Lighting Production. You can also see him in the role of DJ and Casino Dealer.
Clint Wilder grew up in the Nashville area and has been dealing poker since 2005 and dealing other casino games since 2010. He has run many poker tournaments and casino parties and makes it a point to ensure the games are fair and everyone has fun. Clint's hobbies include tabletop gaming and running arcade tournaments in New Hampshire and Idaho every year.
David Simms works with Spangler Entertainment full-time in our office as a lead in our sales and marketing department. David is regularly requested as an energetic DJ/Emcee, Casino Pit Boss, and Dealer.
Drew Ault has worked for Spangler Entertainment since 2005, where he began as a wedding DJ/Emcee. A few years later he transitioned to casino parties, where he serves in several capacities including pit boss, blackjack/roulette/craps dealer and set up/tear down crew. A former middle and high school instrumental music teacher, Drew now works for A Head For Profits as a draft beer system technician.
Drew lives in Antioch, TN with his wife Katie and their two cats and one dog. He is an avid home brewer and craft beer enthusiast.
Heather Prince has worked in the event & hospitality industry since her move to Nashville in 2013. She joined the Spangler Entertainment team, as their Events Specialist, in 2017. Her personal mission is to see that people are positively impacted by her work, long after the day of their special event.
Justin Thomas serves as a DJ/Emcee for our company. Justin is a former band director and currently working in administration for the Sumner County School System. Justin also enjoys dealing at casino parties.
Lisa Capitanelli Kasberg has been an entertainer most of her life. She moved out to California to pursue a songwriting career and while writing and singing in LA she accidentally fell into DJing. Being a DJ seemed to be a natural progression for her and quickly became an integral part of her profession in the entertainment industry. Over the years, Lisa has perfected her craft of programing great music for all ages as well as a wonderful ability to read a crowd at any event. She also has tremendous Emcee skills for any and all types of parties. What completes the package is her desire to make each event extra special with impeccable customer service. She truly takes care of her clients. In 2016 Lisa moved to Nashville to be part of the “Music City” scene and just loves it! She is looking forward to making your next event the best it can be!
As a freelance designer, Nathan Pennington has served Spangler Entertainment since 2013, designing and creating unique visual experiences for their client's event needs.
With over 22 years in the art industry, Nathan has worked at Jonathan Martin Creative, Inc. since 2007, where he is currently serving as Art Director.
He attended private art school in Indiana at the age of 15 and launched his art career traveling the US giving illustrated lectures up to the age of 21. His commissioned sculpture and artwork can be found from Alaska to Florida.
His works can be found internationally and range in scope from TV and movie sets, award-winning theater stage sets, theme park attractions, museums and more.
Nathan resides with his wife Sharon and their two children in Middle Tennessee.
Richard Street has been working with Spangler Entertainment for a number of years and has worn a variety of hats for our company. He has served as a DJ, Pit Boss, Magician, Casino Dealer, and photographer. He loves interacting with people and being able to bring the feel of a real casino experience
Our administrative assistant, Rio McKaskle, has an Associate’s Degree in Art from Volstate. She enjoys working with all forms of art and assists Spangler Entertainment in designing and building props and sets. Additional she works with setup crews for events and deals blackjack and roulette at casino parties.
Scott Wilson has over 30 years of experience in the event and entertainment industry. He is well-versed in managing corporate and private events, casino parties, live performances, as well as working the operations aspect of installing and dismantling sets.
Weston Demonbreun is a band director by trade.He and his wife Gretchen are also professional photographers. He has worked for Spangler Entertainment for several years as a DJ and dealer of Texas Hold 'Em and Blackjack. His hobbies include playing any sport (especially ultimate Frisbee), and he loves movies and video games.