Will Deaton has performed as a professional Disc Jockey since the age of twelve, when
he began working as part of an interactive DJ group providing family shows at 4 and
5-star resorts including The Cloister, the Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island Hotel, and the Amelia
Island Plantation Resort.  With literally hundreds of wedding receptions and corporate
events under his belt, Will possesses an unsurpassed knowledge of music that enables
him to read and react to audiences of all ages and musical tastes.  Will also brings a
wealth of event planning knowledge gained from his work as a licensed Florida talent
agent.  Fun, energetic and detailed, Will Deaton is truly a polished professional.  Will is a
multi-year recipient of the 2012 and 2013 Wedding Wire Bride's Choice Award.
Mark Deaton, founder and president of Resort Talent, created our DJ program and
trained most of our DJs.  His knowledge of music and experience in producing successful
weddings and corporate events is second to none.  He held the position of Entertainment
Director for Amelia Island Plantation Resort for 25 years, served on the advisory board for
the Florida State College at Jacksonville Entertainment Technolgy Department, and is the
current Chairman of Amelia Island's largest annual event, the Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp
Festival.  He has worked with hundreds of celebrities including Tony Bennett, B.B. King,  
James Brown and Ray Charles.  Mark has also acted as emcee for countless prestigeous
events, and has even handled introductions for President Bill Clinton.
Jason Brimhall is a seasoned pro with over 15 years of experience in the entertainment
and audio visual production industry.  Formerly the Director of A/V Services for the Amelia
Island Plantation office of KVL Audio Visual, Jason is in constant demand as a sound,
lighting and backline tech, stage manager and technical director.  His technical expertise,
combined with an amazingly extensive knowledge of music and wonderfully upbeat
personality make Jason a sure bet for any event.
Resort Talent DJ Profiles
Highlighting a few of our favorites from our roster of outstanding Disc Jockeys
Richard Wade is probably best known as the longtime resident DJ at the popular
Falcon's Nest at Amelia Island Plantation.  Performing night after night to a diverse crowd
of Fernandina residents, vacationers and convention attendees, Richard has always kept
the dance floor packed and helped make
"The Nest" one of the island's top night spots.  
A master of combining new and classic material, his mixes are second to none.  Richard is
also a skilled audio-visual technician and VJ (Video Jockey).
Herman Nazworth began his DJ career with Resort Talent more than a decade ago and
has been a top pick of wedding planners and corporate event professionals in northeast
Florida ever since.  With experience as a ballroom dance instructor and standup
comedian, Herman has the skills it takes to control a party both on and off the dance
floor.  If you want an interactive Disc Jockey to get your guests on their feet and lead them
through an exciting night of fun, Herman is the man for the job!