Atlanta, GA – MELT (, one of the nation’s leading sports and entertainment firms, announced today the acquisition of Ninja Multimedia of Atlanta, Ga.

Ninja, built and led by its former CEO Drew Pearson will become MELT’s Group Director of Interactive Development. Pearson has built Ninja for years and has been successful in the collegiate recruiting space developing recruiting apps for Blue Chip Athletic Solutions. This includes the development of more than 80 apps for some of the nation’s top universities.

Other members of the team joining MELT are:

  • Davin Gerber as Interactive Art Director. Gerber graduated from the Art Institute of Atlanta.
  • David Powell as Lead Interactive Director. Powell graduated from Kennesaw State University.
  • Kenny Alvarez as Senior Interactive Developer. Alvarez graduated from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Mich.
  • Nick Black as Interactive Developer. Black graduated from Full Sail University in Winter Park, Fla.

“We are delighted that the members of Ninja are joining the MELT team,” said MELT CEO Vince Thompson. “As MELT progresses with its clients, prospects and offerings into the digital and social frontier, these professionals are really going to ramp up and amplify our efforts. Particularly with their experience in the collegiate space, it will compliment our efforts extremely well.”

About MELT
Founded by CEO Vince Thompson in 2000, MELT, LLC, is an Atlanta based fully-integrated sports and entertainment marketing agency offering clients advertising, original content development, digital, social media, event and experiential marketing, retail and consumer promotions, brand strategy and sports property evaluation and activation. Check us out at, on, or on Twitter @MELTatl.