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C615 is the parent company of Center 615, Studio 615, Main Street Gallery and Five Points Alley Shops. C615’s goal is to be a driving force in building and shaping community in East Nashville and the rest of our wonderful city.  Get to know our team here, or come on over to Center 615 or Studio 615 for a tour and see what the buzz is about!

C615_web-05Christian Paro

The definition of work hard, play hard.

Christian makes his dreams reality. Literally. Ever wonder where the Center 615 Main facade design came from?

No one tops a Paro Halloween costume. No one.




Center 615 Staff

Brandon Benson
Director of Building Operations

Not to be confused with Brendan Benson,
although he is known to play a little guitar.

Brandon fixes everything and makes it better than it was before. Wasp problem on the Center 615 deck? Not anymore.

Dog whisperer of sorts. Lover of music, bbq and sarcasm.



Beth Heflin
Director of Operations

People and event-oriented. Organizing and post-it notes
make her world go round.

Lover of the outdoors, traveling, hot yoga
and brewing kombucha.





Autumn Hogin
Center 615 Community Assistant Manager

Driven and detail-oriented served with a side
of humor and sunny-side up attitude.

Autumn is a big fan of seafood.

Mother to an adorable son, Autumn is powered by love,
fueled by laughter and sustained by wine.



Lauren_c615_staffLauren Bravoco
Center 615 Community Assistant

Lauren revolves her life around three things:
people, travel and food.

She is happiest when discussing travel stories, books and movies, or playing strategy games with friends.

Simple things like a long walk in the fresh air, a warm drink, or some dark chocolate will easily brighten up her day!



Andra Ingram

Center 615 Community Coordinator & Social Media Manager

Nashville native, returned home after studying for 5 years in NYC and Paris. Andra is “technically” fluent in French, dabbles in yoga and amateur kickboxing, and loves all things makeup.

Words, writing, reading, learning, thinking and listening to people’s life stories are her true passions.

She is also a massive Beatles/John Lennon fanatic, and firmly believes Yoko Ono did not break up the band.


Studio 615 Staff


Johnathan Jones 
Studio 615 Director of Operations

AKA Photo Jones. AKA keeper of the Studio 615 turf.

A Nashville native, Johnathan went to high school with T Swift.

Johnathan enjoys gin, hates artichokes and is
intrigued by Alan Rickman.




Kyle Copeland
Studio Engineer/Lighting Director

Jack of all trades, master of D.I.Y.,
fixer of juuust about anything.

Kyle has developed a distinguished reputation for his practical effects in the Nashville film community. He’s worked with companies such as Weebly, Schneider Electric and Red Bull.

Fact: Kyle once played cowbell on stage for a
Billy Ray Cyrus concert at Opryland.