Connecting YOUR voice to the world.

Our core values:

  • Future Orientation with Long Term View 
Client Obsessed in Every Way
  • Inspired, Team Approach on Everything We Do
  • Culture of Creativity, Innovation & Constant Improvement
  • Freedom to Experiment and Create “Successful Failures” Culture
  • Include Philanthropy in Our Business Model 
Celebrate Fun, Joy & Laughter!


Meet our Leadership:

David Wolf

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

David Wolf is a creative professional and media entrepreneur, with a long history serving as a music composer and producer of audio content for radio, TV, film, podcasts, audiobooks and multimedia. His previous company, Crywolf Productions, Inc. (1985-1999) and its recording studios provided music, sound design and production services for advertising and also studios such as Amblin, Discovery Channel, NBC Universal and Disney and for many well-known brands such as Southwest Airlines, Miller Brewing, Embassy Suites, Procter & Gamble, Texas Instruments, Brock Hotel Corporation and many more. See additional client list below.

David founded Audivita Studios to apply his experience and the talents, skills  and expertise of his creative team to help companies, publishers, entrepreneurs, influencers and thought leaders grow their brands and businesses through podcasting, audiobooks, video and internet radio.

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Erika Yocom

Chief Operating Officer

Leveraging 30+ years in the corporate world, Erika Yocom (Audivita Director of Operations) is an Executive Virtual Business Manager specializing in technology research, business marketing, webinar building and maintenance, email marketing, presentation development, online research.

Erika is privileged to help Audivita reinforce their value and stay successful. In short, that means helping them tackle dreaded operational tasks, wrangle technology, and master client-facing communications.

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Jay Spang

Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer

Jay was born into the publishing business. His grandfather founded a newspaper in 1934
in Detroit, and Jay started working for the family business as far back as he can
remember. After moving to Albuquerque, Jay founded a monthly magazine and an ad
agency helping businesses with branding, online marketing and event promotion.
 

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Shaun Hettinger

Director of Podcast Operations

Shaun Hettinger produces and oversees all-things podcast at Audivita Studios. He’s a self-declared audio nerd, as well as the award-winning composer of the Chelsea Handler show (Netflix) theme song. outside of his activities at Audivita, Shaun runs the recording studio Neon Moon Studios in Albuquerque, New Mexico & the music production company Keytarred And Feathered, where he scores films and composes custom music clients like MTV, YouTube, Keeping Up With The Kardashians, Gatorade, Pfizer, Revlon, Chase, & Amazon. Shaun also releases critically acclaimed Electro-Pop music as Memoryy, where he’s charted on iTunes and received press from the likes of HuffPo & NYLON.

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Mark Shipman

Audiobook Producer

Mark ensures that your audiobook comes to life in the most comfortable, convenient, and professional way possible. He brings a broad range of recording and business experience to the production process. With forty years as a recording engineer and producer and more than three decades in marketing and business leadership, Mark understands the power of authentically communicating your story. When not working on your audiobook project, Mark coaches individuals and businesses, helping hundreds of people and companies find their paths to transformation, fulfillment, and success.

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Steve Corona

Casting Director

With over 14 years in the film industry, Steve Corona has invaluable experience in the acting process; from casting to understanding & performing different acting techniques to coaching actors in various accents. Steve has appeared on screen in movies and TV shows such as: The Lone Ranger (Disney), Breaking Bad (AMC), and Interrogation (CBS). As a coach, Steve has worked with top actors such as: Helen Mirren, Gerard Butler, Jason Isaacs, and Joe Pesci. His love of storytelling and creating characters fuels Steve’s desire to help make every production he’s a part of the best it can be. Steve has narrated several audiobooks and other VO projects over the years and he enjoys helping Audivita, as Casting Director, find the right narrator to bring author’s books to life in the audiobook world.

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Kim S. Monti

Casting Director

Kim has over 25 years of career experience in matching the right person to the right task. Combining this experience with her voice over and film acting proficiency, provides her with a unique perspective and appreciation for both sides of the microphone. Her 360° viewpoint benefits Authors seeking the right voice for their work. Her management, marketing and technical background are invaluable when casting non-fiction works. Kim’s own skill in character voices, gives her insight to casting Actors who can create the vocal cast of characters frequently demanded by fictional works. Kim has narrated multiple audiobooks, produced commercials for a wide variety of customers and industries, generated eLearning modules, delivered both long and short form narrations and covered podcasts.

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Meet our Production Team:

Sid Fendley

Senior Audio Producer

For the past 23 years Sid has been the owner and chief engineer at Mountain Road Recording Studios in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Mountain Road Recording Studios has recorded and produced thousands of radio and TV commercials, as well as documentaries, jingles and music albums. Sid has worked on over one hundred audio books with Audivita. Sid also performs as a keyboardist, vocalist, music director and composes for video and theater.

Brian A. Mendelsohn

Senior Audio Producer

Brian is a seasoned audio post production expert who has served a long list of projects in feature films and television of more than 30 yearsfor Sony, Fox, Universal, NBC, Disney and others. In feature film, Brian worked as composer and/or music editor or mixer on IOWA, Branches, Hercules and Xena, The Opposite Sex, The Shadow, The Good Old Boys and others.His television credits include The Ren & Stimpy Show, Meet Mr. Mom, Highlander, Weird Science, The Young and the Restless, 21 Jumpstreet, Booker The Bold and the Beautiful, Pee Wee’s Playhouse and many more.

David Rosenblad

Senior Audio Producer

David Rosenblad is a producer, guitarist/instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, sound designer & composer for film-TV and music technology teacher. He owns the company DRM:Sir Reel Sound and spends most of his time when not on the road working out of his Austin studio Thirteenth Moon. Two films he recently sound designed , “The Vast of Night” and “The Ghost Who Walks”, are getting rave reviews on Amazon & Netflix. A new documentary short “I Am You, You Are Me” about the journey of nan Ecuadorian midwife/healer features and all original score composed by David, and is hitting the festival circuit soon. His new album “Aquarius Rising” is available on all music platforms worldwide. One of his greatest joys comes in playing music to raise the vibrations of those around him. David has worked &/or played with artists as diverse as Chrysta Bell, Sara Hickman, David Newman, Dave Stringer, Blue Spirit Wheel, Herbie Mann, Ever-clear, Cheap Trick, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Bad Company & so many more…David now brings his extensive experience to Audivita Studios as a Senior Recording Producer and Post Production Audio Specialist.

Suzanne Leonard

Publishing Partner

Suzanne Leonard is one of a handful of holistic strategic experts within the business leadership, intellectual property, publishing, speaking and training industry. Her expertise began over two decades ago as she drove The Global Speed of Trust Practice with Stephen M. R. Covey from startup into a million-dollar speaking business, enjoying 42-weeks on the New York Times Bestseller list, and ultimately growing an impressive multi-million-dollar training division. This led to the acquisition by FranklinCovey and Suzanne’s moment to launch her own firm developing iconic and emerging leaders, while strategically scaling their organizations. Suzanne is honored to have built a 52-country network of organizations and leaders with a sole mission to expose the world to great wisdom.

Partial Client List: Past and Present

Hit Entertainment/PBS
Disney
Discovery Channel
Southwest Airlines
Children’s Medical Centers
ReCARnation
Kindercare
Miller Brewing
Exxon
Budget Rent A Car
Texaco
The Red Shoe Institute
Spectrum Financial Group
Grow With Christine
Women Make a Difference
Jennifer Brown Consulting
Flevy.com
The Loan Whisperer
The Internal Consulting Group

Morgan James Publishing
Chuck E Cheese International
Net Medical
Frito-Lay
Pepsi
The Denver Post
Shaklee International
Edible Communities
Frame of Mind Coaching
Copywriter Today
Accion
Franchise Update Media
Quantum Conversations
The Women of Light
DNA Behavior
A Good Goodbye
Activate World
BH Capital Ltd.
The Jewish Federation of New Mexico