After spending two decades working in the private sector, Lakethen decided to pursue his passion for the arts full time, capturing important moments through the camera lens. As a long time enthusiast for Memphis and Mid-South culture, Lakethen feels strongly about the need to develop homegrown stories that reflect humanity and the spirit of hope, transformation, and redemption. No stranger to the entertainment world, Lakethen also lends his talent and time as a songwriter, artist management consultant, event producer and arts advocate in the Mid South.
As the founding member of Memphis FilmWorks, lakethen continues to grow his support team address the the city’s increased demand for content, video, documentary, and community events. production throughout the area. In everything he does, Lakethen is uniquely focused on positively engage, empower, and connect with our audience and team along the lines of what maximizes our potential and minimizes our divide.
It is his strong belief and favorite quote by philosopher Howard Thurman “ Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who come alive.”