MESSAGING - WEBSITES - SOCIAL MEDIA - PODCASTING - EMAIL CAMPAIGNS - ADVERTISING
As marketing and admissions director, Deven was an integral part of the Calvary Chapel University team that helped bring the school from 25 students to over 1000 total students with 150+ graduates. He helped bring Facebook followers from 600 to 4000. Advertising Sources included: CSN Radio, Blue Letter Bible, Calvary Chapel Mag, Salem Communication
Deven assists David Guzik and Enduring Word Bible Commentaries in making meaningful connections with international pastors, leaders and ministries such as China Partner, SAT7 TV, Global Leadership Summit, ArabicBible.com, WeDevote App, Ambassadors For Christ and TWR360. Deven connects David to commentary translators in Arabic and Farsi.
Deven produces pastor and business leader John Dembeck's weekly podcast with interviews with Dr. Ed Kendrick, Chris Cano, Chip Young, Julie Bean, Wayne Kinde and Wes Anderson. Deven also helps John with overall marketing, ministry strategy and messaging.
MANKOA STYLE! Deven builds and updates Hawaiian surf-wear brand's website on the "Shopify" sales platform. He consults leadership team regarding overall messaging, image and profitability.
Deven currently serves as the music and marketing director for The Walk Church. Deven manages the website, social media, weekly podcast, weekly email newsletter. He is part of the church staff as the worship leader and advisor.
In 2018, Deven started his own surf band called The Tourmaliners. The Toumaliners have released 2 albums and produced 3 singles. Their debut album "Tourmaline Dream" was nominated for a 2020 San Diego Music Award for "Best Rock Album." The album won 2019's "Album of the Year" in Pipeline Magazine, UK. The band has a residency at the legendary Tio Leo's Lounge in their hometown of San Diego, CA. The band's new holiday album "Surfin' Christmas Carols" will be released on Oct. 23rd 2020 and released on the Altered State of Reverb label on 12" white colored vinyl, CD and streaming Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon, etc..
Deven developed The Surfaris website on the "Bandzoogle" website platform. Created numerous social media posts and messaging. Filmed and produced Youtube "Wipe Out" video with 2.4 million views. Co-produced the 2003 Wipe-Out album, co-writing 8 of the 10 songs. Worked as a performing and recording guitarist for over 18 years. In 2019, performed as part of The Surfaris induction into Musicians Hall of Fame in Nashville, TN (seen above).
Deven has produced albums for Laura Valentine, The Tourmaliners, The Surfaris, Taylor Carpenter, Horizon Schools, Rolltop Music Label, Calvary Chapel Music Label, Altered State of Reverb label.
Deven is a well known guitarist, songwriter and session musician who has performed with artists such as Jeremy Camp, The Kry, The Surfaris, The Tourmaliners, Adventures Worship Band, Scott Cunningham, Holland Davis. He has shared the stage with notable performers such as the Jan & Dean Show, The Ventures, The Kingsmen, Frankie Avalon, Herman's Hermits, The Tokens and The Motels.