About Our Team
Neal Harmon is CEO of Angel Studios, the leading alternative to Hollywood telling stories that amplify light. Distributing crowdfunded hits like THE CHOSEN, THE WINGFEATHER SAGA, the TUTTLE TWINS, and DRY BAR COMEDY, Angel Funding is empowering creators to fund and distribute their own content using the Community Video on Demand, or CVOD model. CVOD creates engaged communities around each entertainment project that keeps fans engaged for the long haul.
Prior to Angel Studios, Neal served as Co-founder of VidAngel, a streaming platform allowing parents to remove objectionable content from movies and TV shows. He was also Co-founder, COO and Board Member at Orabrush as well as co-founder at Harmon Brothers, a marketing company responsible for the greatest viral ads in internet history, including SQUATTY POTTY, CHATBOOKS, POO-POURRI, LUME, and others. Neal is proficient in 10 computer programming languages and has a bachelor's degree in American Studies and a master’s degree in Instructional Psychology and Technology.
Jeffrey Harmon is a co-founder and Chief Content Officer of the Company. He co-founded Orabrush, Inc. in 2009 and served as its CEO from 2009-2010. He continued to serve as Chief Marketing Officer and Co-Founder of Orabrush from 2010 to 2013. He's a co-founder of the Harmon Brothers advertising agency, which has helped clients drive over $350 million in sales with over 1.3 billion views. He currently advises other start up companies and concepts. He attended Brigham Young University from 2006 to 2008 where he studied business marketing, traditional marketing, internet marketing, and business administration.
Jordan is President and co-founder at Angel Studios. Prior to Angel Studios, Harmon served as co-founder and Head of Marketing at Cove, a national, forward-thinking home security company. During his tenure, Harmon designed and led the company’s overall marketing strategy, which helped Cove grow into a $100 million business in just four years. Previous to Cove, Harmon served as Chief Marketing Officer at VidAngel, a streaming company empowering parents to skip and mute objectionable content in popular movies and TV shows, and also served as a marketing consultant to Harmon Brothers, helping the agency behind popular Internet ad campaigns such as Squatty Potty, Purple, and Lume grow revenues with multiple companies by more than 300%. Beginning his career as one of the pioneering social media marketers, Harmon earned his B.S in Web Development and Design from Brigham Young University–Idaho.
Jared Geesey has worked at the intersection of technology and entertainment for over 20 years and is currently Senior VP of Global Distribution at Angel Studios, a crowdfunded distribution company whose mission is to tell stories that amplify light. Through Angel Studios' flagship original series ‘The Chosen’, he established a network of over one hundred distribution and licensing partners around the world in 27 countries and counting, with views for The Chosen now over 420 million worldwide directly through Angel Studios streaming platform. He built the first transactional VOD platform for the faith and family market at ChristianCinema.com in 2014. He then pioneered the first TV series to broadcast on Facebook Live in 2017. In 2020, he launched Trellis Virtual Cinema to help filmmakers directly reach audiences with premium ticketed showtimes available to watch at home. Jared is an advocate for creators connecting directly with their audience, innovating new distribution models to support that connection and to generate revenue that pays back film investors.
Liz Ellis, COO at Angel Studios, is dedicated to cultivating a culture of happiness and success. Through her transformative initiatives, Liz has revolutionized productivity within the company, aligning talents with suitable projects and roles. As a Professional Certified Coach (PCC), Gallup Certified Strengths Coach, and President of Liz Ellis Coaching, Liz brings the gold standard of solutions-based coaching to Angel Studios. Her holistic approach extends beyond the workplace, leading to remarkable personal and professional growth for Angel’s employees. Liz welcomes connections and eagerly explores opportunities to leverage her expertise and passion for empowering others. With a B.S. from Brigham Young University in International Relations and a commitment to helping individuals and organizations thrive and excel, her efforts amplify light within and outside of the company.
Patrick Reilly, CFO at Angel Studios, has 15 years of financial leadership in venture capital and private equity-backed companies. He has successfully led public stock offerings, navigated complex regulatory landscapes, and played a pivotal role in driving exceptional revenue growth of over 400% YoY during Angel Studios' reorganization under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code. Focusing on financial controls, compliance, and forecasting, Patrick ensures the company's stability while optimizing operational efficiency. He showcases his expertise in navigating security regulations across all 50 states, having passed the series 63 and series 7 exams administered by FINRA. Patrick holds an MBA from the University of Utah, a B.S. in Business Administration with a specialization in Finance and Banking, and maintains an unwavering commitment to financial excellence.