After nearly a decade as a Certified Financial Planner ™ and trusted business advisor to multi-generational families and institutions, Tom left wealth management at a top Family Office in 2019 to pursue his entrepreneurial aspirations.
Since childhood, Tom has been the Business Manager to his mother Joanne Y. Pierce - world renowned Equine Artist. Tom has harnessed the power of social media to propel Joanne's career to the highest levels of an inaccessible horse world - the foundation of StreamHorse's mission to increase accessibility with digital media.
Cosmically, the opportunity to acquire StreamHorseTV presented itself to Tom in the summer of 2020. Immediately, he rebranded and elevated the platform into the premier digital media network that is everything equine.
Natalie Mayrath is a veteran multimedia journalist and producer who comes from the worlds of network documentaries, live entertainment television, and digital programming.
Natalie is an avid horse-lover with a background in eventing and a lifelong passion for thoroughbred racing. Natalie first fell in love with horses on the back side of Churchill Downs, where her grandfather would take her as a child.
Natalie aims to merge her renowned content background with her love of the horse to create a diverse and enriching community at StreamHorse.
If your cause or brand is looking to increase its reach, please feel free to contact Natalie!
Joanne Y. Pierce is a world-renowned Fine Artist, Illustrator, Educator, and Entrepreneur. Since she was a small child, Joanne has ridden, dreamed about, and drawn horses, which has always been her favorite subject. With a degree in Art Education, Joanne has worked as an art teacher in private and public institutions throughout Long Island. One of the greatest pleasures in Joanne’s life is to donate her time and art for the promotion of Alzheimer's research and care, horsemanship, equine rescue, and therapeutic riding programs.
In 2019, Joanne and her son/manager Tom created a free art lesson digital series called Pierce the HeArt Lessons. Their mission is to fill the creative and therapeutic void that so many human beings are experiencing today with Joanne's talents, passions, and life experiences.
If you are interested in a commission by Joanne or private art lessons, feel free to email her at email@example.com
As a horse enthusiast and competitor by nature, Konni started riding horses at the age of 6 and competed at the top venues of the show jumping arena for well over a decade. She even dabbled in Polo Ponies and barrel racing!
After college, she spent the next 2+ decades traveling throughout the country exercising thoroughbred race horses at premier race tracks. As an independent licensed investment expert, she was able to exercise race horses in the early mornings and work with investments in the afternoon.
Growing up surrounded by investments and forward thinkers, Konni had an entrepreneurial spirit from an early age. She held securities licenses 7, 63 65 and 35 from 1999-2015 with an affinity toward natural resource and foreign opportunities.
Retiring from the race horses in 2015, Konni now teaches little ones riding lessons on Saturdays. Konni and her dog Dakota are a nationally registered animal assisted therapy team with Pet Partners. She also serves on the advisory board of Mill Circle Equestrian, a 501c3 Equine Therapy facility outside of Boston.
Following a successful career as an executive in the wireless industry, Jon decided to marry his lifelong passion and ownership of horses with his video and photographic skills, and in 2004 created a TV production company to produce exceptional, compelling and Award-Winning equine TV programming.
Besides producing over 300 full length TV programs, he has built a library of nearly 1,000 full-length TV programs from around the world on nearly every subject and discipline related to horses, and launched HorseTV Global on Roku and other streaming broadcasters.
His work has been acknowledged with 21 Awards of Excellence, including the USEF's Daniel P. Lenahan Overall Media Excellence Award for his 4-hour TV production of the CAI Live Oak CDE, a selection trial for the 2010 World Equestrian Games.
On a personal equestrian level, Jon has captured 6 World Championships and 11 Grand National Titles in Carriage Driving, in singles and pairs competition.
Jake is an icon in the fitness industry and an entrepreneur with a long history of charitable leadership. Creating the personal fitness training industry over 40 years ago, Jake has been the guiding light for health & fitness in lifestyle, sports, and entertainment ever since. Utilizing his entrepreneurial street-smarts, Jake created the first 24-hour fitness lifestyle network, FiTTV®, which he later sold to News Corp.® Then Jake launched ExerciseTV®, the first On Demand fitness television network with partners Comcast® and Time Warner®.
Jake’s business acumen extended to the world of sports through his founding of Major League Lacrosse®, the nation’s first professional outdoor lacrosse league and the World Series of Youth Lacrosse presented by the Coca-Cola Company, a global event that provides (U13) youth players the ultimate lacrosse experience.
Jake is also Chairman of the National Foundation for Governors’ Fitness Councils® and previously was Chairman of the California Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness & Sports® under Governors Schwarzenegger and Brown.
"Jake recognizes our impact-driven mission and opportunity to unify and elevate the global horse world with entertaining, accessible, and diverse digital media. His experience and “DON’T QUIT!” mindset have already made a lasting impact on our organization, and we are just getting started," said StreamHorse CEO Tom Pierce.