Negotiations and communications specialist in the entertainment industry with extensive experience in talent recruitment, career coaching and development. Proficient managerial ability and astute business acumen. Demonstrated and unflappable skills in complex contract mediation involving lucrative interfacing for high profile celebrities. Proven track record as a turn-around specialist in needs analysis and implementation as well as press relations. Expertise in trend and perception identification, strategic niche marketing and promotion. Dedicated and highly motivated.
2004 – 2007 present Director ELITE MODEL MANAGEMENT –Los Angeles
Manage staff of 10 working with high fashion models and celebrities.Oversee
all aspects of the agency from day to day Administrative, Creative, Scouting,
Model Movement both in USA and Worldwide. Extensive experience in
2002 –2004 Senior Agent ELITE MODEL MANAGEMENT/ TALENT NETWORK GROUP, New York, NY
Head the on-camera division of EMM, working with models and celebrities for commercials and endorsements, both in the US and Worldwide. Oversee and co-ordinate ELITE’s 32 office World-wide TV Network . Work with EMM offices securing Celebrity endorsements in Europen, Asian and South American markets. Increased EMM revenue by 50% in endorsements. Successfully recruited viable Celebrities for world-wide endorsements markets.
1995 – 2001 Senior Agent HWA TALENT REPRESENTATIVES, New York, NY
Effectively orchestrated the upgrade and growth of firm by recruiting top agents and enabling the company to compete on a higher level. Responsible for BI-coastal management of over 200 clients including well-known artists as well as new young marketable talent. Devised and continue to oversee successful negotiation strategy for film, television and theatr
Furman University, Greenville, South Carolina B.A., Theatre – Literature
American Academy of Dramatic Arts, NY,NY Performance Certificate
Organizations / Affilations:
Franchised Agent – Screen Actors Guild, Actors Equity Association, American Federation of Television & Radio Artists
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