Our Philosophy

Presentations matter. In the right hands, they can be amazing platforms for sharing dreams and spreading ideas. Ethos3 knows just how powerful presentations can be, which is why we've spent the last decade helping some of America's most admired brands tell their stories.

What do you envision for your own presentation? Helping professionals and thought leaders take their concepts visual is our passion. We would be honored to collaborate with you in creating something unforgettable. It's what we do.

We are literally presentation champions… and we've got the hardware to prove it.

World's Best Presentation Contest 2008 - 1st Place Guy Kawasaki's Pick 2013 World's Best Presentation Contest 2007 - 2nd Place Nashville Business Journal Small Business Award 2013 Nashville Business Journal Small Business Award 2014 Nashville Business Journal Best in Business 2013 Nashville Business Journal Best in Business 2014

Core Values

Our team is comprised of thoughtful, hard-working individuals, but we know we're not perfect.
Here's what we're working on everyday to deliver a better experience to our clients.

Focus on yourself first

We must be self-aware

Pursue Growth & Learning

We will never stop improving our work or ourselves
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Do more

We don't believe any mile is 'extra'

Develop a Magnificent Obsession
for Everything & Everyone

Without passion, we wouldn't be here

Do the Ordinary Extraordinarily Well

We want to exceed expectations

Be Humble

We have confidence about what we do well, and
humility about what we don't

Live Uniquely

We are who we are


We don't wish; we do

Embrace & Drive Change

We will never get complacent when it
comes to our clients

Empower Others

We share in all our successes

We're Ethos3.

Nice to meet you.

Scott Schwertly View Bio

Scott Schwertly

Managing Partner

Scott Schwertly is the Founder of Ethos3 and the author of How to Be a Presentation God and What's Your Presentation Persona? If Scott isn’t building presentations with his team of experts, you’ll find him in the pool, on the bike, or on a long run like the 2x Ironman, 7x marathoner, and competitive triathlete that he is. At night, he dreams of being Jimmy Page. Scott lives in Nashville, TN with his wife, son, and dog. He has a B.A. and M.B.A. from Harding University.

Michael Hare View Bio

Michael Hare

Director of Sales

Michael is our sales and client relationship expert. He comes to Ethos3 after spending several years in Middle Tennessee's music and non-profit industries. He is passionate about creating scenarios that help his clients win BIG! When not in the office, you can find Michael sitting on a lake in his kayak, roasting coffee beans, or listening to an obscure jazz record. Michael and his wife, Amanda, live just a little south of Nashville in Columbia, TN.

Lauren Paxton View Bio

Lauren Paxton

Director of Operations

Lauren keeps the wheels of Ethos3 turning as the Director of Operations, handling a myriad of tasks including general accounting, human resources initiatives, and implementing new internal processes. Outside of the Presentation Revolution, Lauren enjoys seeking new adventures, participating in nerd culture, finding things that make her laugh, and playing with animals, especially her clowder of cats, Lola, Nox, and Maxwell. She moved from the hills of East Tennessee to attend Belmont University in Nashville, where she received a Bachelor of Arts.

Chris Keseling View Bio

Chris Keseling

Project Manager

Chris is your guy when it comes to the client experience. From the Kickoff meeting to the final project approval, he strives to make sure that communication is clear, expectations are managed, processes are transparent and deadlines are met.

When Chris isn’t juggling timelines you can find him taking in a movie, at the gym, hanging with his crazy dog Riggins or helping others with their Health and Wellness goals (did we mention he’s also a Personal Trainer and Health Coach?)

Brittney Schwertly View Bio

Brittney Schwertly

Account Manager

Brittney is passionate about helping Ethos3 clients tell their stories. When she is not assisting others, you can find her cuddled up with a good book and a glass of wine. Brittney and her husband, Scott, live in the Mt. Juliet area with their son, and adorable bull terrier, Linus.

Cailtin McGuire View Bio

Cailtin McGuire

Content Strategist

Caitlin is a Michigan native who is passionate about helping people tell great stories. With nearly a decade of public speaking experience she has seen first-hand how great presentations can inspire an audience to greatness. When Caitlin is not creating content, you will find her hanging out at a local coffee shop, coaching on a tennis court, or kayaking with friends.

Kyle Scudder View Bio

Kyle Scudder

Sr. Designer

Throughout his years in the industry, Kyle has been applying creative solutions to complex problems, producing outcomes that are as thoughtful as they are visually stunning. His design experience includes presentation design, identity & branding, information design, motion graphics, packaging design, screen printing, and illustration. In his spare time, Kyle is an obsessive vinyl record collector and DJ, film buff, and co-owner of a local vintage clothing brand,Wild Knees, with his wife, Heather.

Andrew Turner View Bio

Andrew Turner

Graphic Designer

Andrew is a Middle Tennessee State University graduate with a BFA in Graphic Design and a minor in Book Arts and Letterpress. When he’s not pushing pixels, you can find him riding the back roads of Tennessee on his trusty, rusty bicycle or printing a relief block with his 2001 Honda Odyssey printing press.

Davis Delisi View Bio

Davis Delisi

Graphic Designer

Davis is one of the rare Nashville natives. Since graduating from Belmont University with a BFA in Graphic Design and a concentration in Design Administration she has been applying her knowledge and skills to a plethora of design work, showcasing her typographic talent and problem solving expertise. When she is not designing for Ethos3, she loves to travel and dabble in photography.

Collin Herko View Bio

Collin Herko

Graphic Designer

Collin is an Upstate New York native with a Graphic Design degree from SUNY Oswego. After relocating to Nashville, he spent many years designing in the large-format print and signage industry, while also specializing in visual identities and branding. Collin comes to Ethos3 with a fresh perspective on presentation problem-solving and visual storytelling. Most nights you’ll find him at the ice rink playing or refereeing recreational hockey. Collin and his Fiancée are avid travelers, and prefer a nice long road trip over flying.

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