Indie Connect Team

Vinny RibasFounder, CEO

Vinny Ribas has over 45 years experience in the music industry as a musician, artist, artist manager, producer, booking agent and songwriter. He also served as the Entertainment Director for the Nevada State Fair for three years. He has toured much of the US and Europe as a professional musician on both drums and keyboards, and has shared the stage with such superstars as Garth Brooks, John Connelly, Johnny Lee and many others. Before launching Indie Connect, he served on the boards of two music start-ups, Indie Extreme LLC and American Music Channel.

Vinny is also a successful business coach, a serial entrepreneur, speaker and #1 best-selling author. As State Director of CEO Space in Tennessee for 5 years, he worked with hundreds of companies at various stages of development to prepare them to accelerate their launch or growth. He also has 10 years experience working in and managing nonprofit organizations. His extensive music industry, management and business development experience are key to the growth of Indie Connect.

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Connie Ribas VP of Administration
Connie has been with Indie Connect since the first day. Her responsibilities include running the office, the marketing, bookkeeping, training Meeting Coordinators and more. Her past experience includes many years as executive assistant and university lab manager. She is married to Vinny Ribas and has worked alongside him in his numerous business ventures for almost 25 years.

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Corporate Information

Indie Connect was founded in 2008 by Vinny and Connie Ribas, and incorporated in Tennessee in May 2009.

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