Meet The Team

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Evan "X" Johnson

CEO & Founder

Cincinnati Bright Award recipient Evan "X" Johnson had never imagined himself with his own recording studio and producing music for well-known artists such as K Camp, Rick Ross, Yo Gotti, Sammie, and many others. Now, as the founder of Timeless Recordings, he hopes to expand his business, and help aspiring artists and producers follow their dreams.

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Cameron "Smoove" Napier

President & Chief Operating Officer

As president and chief operating officer at TRS, Cameron is responsible for the overall operations of the company. He brings more than 20 years of experience to TRS. His experience and leadership have been focused on developing and executing strategic business partnerships and initiatives, providing outstanding client service, and driving profitable revenue expansion.

As a Cincinnati Native, Tarell has been working with computers since he was 14, but he always had a desire to get into cybersecurity and Information Technology. He got his first shot in the healthcare industry 12 years ago and has been in the field ever since. His career started by protecting patient/employee identities, and quickly grew into managing enterprise authentication, compliance, security, and automation. Tarell joined Timeless in 2015 as the Chief Technology Officer to use his experience and expertise to project the Timeless vision and experience to our customers while enabling continuity, security, and smart technologies.

Tarell "Rell" Evans

Chief Technology Officer

As a Cincinnati Native, Tarell has been working with computers since he was 14, but he always had a desire to get into cybersecurity and Information Technology. He got his first shot in the healthcare industry 12 years ago and has been in the field ever since. Tarell joined Timeless in 2015 as the Chief Technology Officer to use his experience and expertise to project the Timeless vision and experience to our customers.

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Chris "YrGirlsFav" Turner

Chief Engineer

Chris is an Engineer, Producer, and Songwriter. As Chief Engineer, Chris places priority in quality above all else, ensuring everything that leaves Timeless is at its fullest potential.

Expect Chris to be creatively involved from start to finish, giving feedback and pushing you to be your best. Works best with positive energy, and artists looking to create on a consistent basis.

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Ihlana Niayla

Audio Engineer

Ihlana provides quality and efficiency in the recording process. With an acute sense of musicality and how sounds translate in live environments, Ihlana strives to capture and elevate the best vocal performances in the booth. Prepare for active, collaborative feedback and attention to minor details to create the best music possible.

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Lee Mckinnon

Studio Manager

Lee produces quality music, while providing a quality experience. He has been an engineer for almost a year. While that is only a short time, Lee’s extensive background in music and audio production elevates him as an engineer. Booking with Lee ensures you will have an extremely creative and productive session where your vision will be brought to life. 

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Meranis Moss

Songwriter/Audio Engineer

Meranis is a songwriter, producer, and engineer, well versed in a variety of generes. With a strong understanding of vocal and instrumental arrangement, Meranis can help create a sonic experience that is sure to captivate listeners. His personable and relatable approach to giving feedback makes working with Meranis comfortable and fun. ​

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Dontae "Vast" Tallarigo

Audio Engineer

Vast is a songwriter and engineer. Vast is dedicated to helping his artists grow and constantly improve. With his experience being a songwriter and an artist, Vast is able to help with any part of the recording process and help you shape your dreams into a reality. 

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Adam Mathews

Audio Engineer

Experienced in a variety of genres, Adam specializes in Pop, Hip Hop, EDM, and Alternative. Being a producer, artist, and songwriter, Adam has an ear for what your song needs to reach that next level as well as a deep understanding of the entire creative process of making your song come to life. Expect feedback, attention to detail, but also space to express your own ideas and direction. 

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Madalenne Porter

Receptionist

Maddie recently joined Timeless as the receptionist, with over 4 years in the customer service industry. She has always had a passion for music, and was excited to find a role that she could incorporate the two. Her passion lies in providing customers with the best possible experience through outstanding customer service. 

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Nkemjika Iheukwu

Administrative Assistant

Nkemjika Iheukwu is originally from Columbus, Ohio. Currently supporting TRS administratively with 10 years of experience in project management, fund development, and event planning.

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Hannah O'Hara

Executive Assistant

Hannah has recently joined our team after spending thirteen years in the hospitality industry. She interned with us through Recording Connections' audio engineering certification program, and fell in love with everything about TRS. Hannah’s biggest passion has always been music and it’s ability to transcend barriers and create connection, something TRS holds dearly as well.