meet our team
Background: Born in Reading, PA. NYC, based for 20+ years. 15 years of grinding and growing in the Artist Management and Development game.
Best Musical Moment: I can't pick just one, so in no discernable order - Hanging with Naughty By Nature and them performing a set with The Roots at The Roots Picnic. - Watching my up-and-coming artist open for Nas. - Anytime I get to eat at Basta Pasta with Whoo Kid. - Whenever new music from Kevin Andreas showed up in my inbox. - The day a client got an EMMY nomination! - Being in the studio with F.Stokes and Bastille in London. (Love you, Polly.)
Favorite TV Shows: Lovecraft Country, I May Destroy You, 1899, Julia, Power, Hart of Dixie, Game of Thrones, Succession, The Diplomat, Rome
I Bet You Didn't Know: I love David Bowie more than anything else in life, but if you do know me, you do already know that.
Background: Born and Raised in Brooklyn, NY. 8+ years of music industry experience specializing in artist management and development.
Best Musical Moment: Being involved with the Juneteenth movement with former client Niko Brim. Working with Ms. Opal Lee, the mother of the Juneteenth movement, we collaborated with Serato to make a commemorative shoe that ended up being added to the first-ever hip-hop public auction. After setting a petition record for the movement, we attracted enough awareness that Juneteenth was added to the federal calendar the following year.
I Bet You Didn't Know: I played professional baseball for a short amount of time in Puerto Rico.
I Got Into The Music Industry Because: I was determined and persistent. I also have a work-hard mentality that keeps me humble so that I never feel like any task is beneath me.
VP of Marketing + Social Media
Background: Web Design for iVoted Music Festival, Brain Arts Org, and Grammy award-winning artists and David Bowie alumni Tim Lefebvre and Jason Lindner. B.S. Music Industry from Northeastern University with the Music Award for Excellence in Creative Practice.
Best Musical Moment: Performing at the TV Eye in Queens, NY, as LLVX with my brother Nick and close friend noremi.
AKAI SOLO, ELUCID, Semiratruth, CENTENNIAL GARDENS, H31R — Brooklyn 2021
Dead and Company — SPAC 6/11/18
Phish — MSG 12/29/22
Krantz Carlock Lefebvre — Boston 2020
Favorite Shows: Barry, Ted Lasso
Background: Master of Business in Entertainment & Media Management - Ithaca College, Bachelor’s in Business Administration, Minor in Live Event Design & Management - Ithaca College
Best Musical Moment: Getting to play bass guitar on stage with Coheed and Cambria’s lead guitarist, Travis Stever with the crowd screaming “A Favor House Atlantic” back to us.
I Got Into The Music Industry Because: I love how music tells a story and connects people from all around the world. I want to be able to build up and share those stories.
How I Unplug: Binging TV shows and listening to my favorite artists!
Owner of BLKat Entertainment | Partner, Touring Manager
Background: Graduated San Jose City College. Manager and administrative professional with over 20 years of experience in event planning, which I've used to cross over into the entertainment industry. Offering touring and road management support to some of the biggest names in hip-hop and R&B.
Best Musical Moment: After working at Stanford University for over 20 years, I applied my love and expertise in logistics and vendor management to support the "I Love 90s Tour" as a tour manager. This tour featured iconic 90’s artists such as Vanilla Ice, Salt-N-Pepa, All-4-One, Color Me Badd, Coolio, Tone Loc, Rob Base, Kid ‘N Play, and Young MC.
Favorite TV Shows: Law & Order SVU & Sex In The City
I Got Into The Music Industry Because: I love being a part of making people happy. Something about seeing the audience, enjoying the shows, and knowing that I am a part of that is just so heartwarming.
Owner of Xena Creative | Partner, Manager
Background: Bachelor of Science in Product Design 2018, Stanford University
Best Musical Moment: Mariah Carey, "Vanishing" rehearsal for SNL 1990
Favorite TV Shows: Xena: Warrior Princess, A Black Lady Sketch Show, Game of Thrones, Avatar: Last Airbender
Favorite Concerts: Usher, Drake & Future, Ari Lennox
AGCG I Partner, Manager
Background: Bachelor's in Dance and Science-Indiana University, Master of Arts in Music Business- Berklee College of Music, 10 plus years of professional dance training, 5 plus years of being an A&R.
Best Musical Moment: Beyonce's "Black is King " visuals are perfection!!!
I Got Into The Music Industry Because: Music was always my first love. It's the only industry that I fit in due to my love and passion for it. I also want to improve the music industry ecosystem.
Greatest Memory: Getting added to Fatima's Robinsons' sold-out dance workshop by Fatima herself and dancing with her and her dancers in Serenbe.
Eric C. Wallace
Esports and Entertainment at Glo Navy | Partner
Background: Started as a music agent and manager. I am now an executive at Chief Keef's gaming team called Glo Navy
Best Musical Moment: meeting Chris Lighty at a Chief Keef concert
Favorite TV Shows: Atlanta, Game of Thrones, Succession
Favorite Food: Oxtails
Orange Wolf Creative | Partner, Manager
Background: Bachelor's in Business & Accounting-Indiana University, Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management-Indiana University
Best Musical Moment: I put my uncle's Run DMC tape in my Teddy Ruxpin as a child. The Teddy Bear started rapping until it began to emit smoke lol
Favorite TV Shows: South Park, Dave, House of Lies, Umbrella Academy
The Greatest Song of All Time: Michael Jackson's "Off the Wall" or "Wanna Be Startin Somethin"
Background: Currently a rising senior at Belmont University in Nashville, TN! I am studying Music Business with an emphasis in International Music Business
Best Musical Moment: The song Wires by Athlete playing in season 2, episode 6 of The Vampire Diaries
I Love To Read: Historical fiction!
Favorite Food: I love tortilla chips, haha!
Julia Melanie Margalit
Background Info: Bachelor's degree in Music Industry student, University of Miami
Best Musical Moment: Meeting Bon Jovi on my campus and showing him my French Horn
Favorite Hobbies: playing ping-pong, traveling, skiing (when I'm not in Miami)
I got into the music industry because: Of all the insanely cool people I get to meet with the same interests as me and learning so much more about music than I thought I knew.
Background: Media Studies & Music Business; William Paterson University student. Booked and produced television segments with Emmy & Grammy Award winning artist Endea Owens along with many others.
Best Musical Moment: Watching the song I produced be performed at Amateur Night at The Apollo by a live band
Favorite Concert: Domi & JD Beck
Favorite TV Show: Shark Tank
Background: Junior at The Los Angeles Film School studying the
Entertainment Business with a concentration in Music
Best Musical Moment: Conducting a one-on-one interview for school with the one and only Queen Latifah, and when the legendary Whitney Houston messaged me
Favorite TV Shows: The Equalizer, Sweet Magnolias, Law and Order SVU
I Bet You Didn’t Know: I am a grandmother
Nicole Trampin Abrantes
Background: Born and raised in Brazil, with a deep passion for music. Arts and Entertainment Management major at Pace University, NYC, and completing a professional program in Artist Management at Berklee College of Music.
Best Musical Moment: The new album "Escandalo Intimo" of the Brazilian artist Luisa Sonza, a perfect mixture of feelings and sensations.
Favorite Food: Sushi or french fries
How I Unplug: Listening to my favorite R&B playlist and lighting a candle
Background: B.A. Music and Sociology from Bowdoin College. Co-founder of Je Ne Sais Quois, a creative development series for artists by artists. Previously, Marketing and Social Media Associate at Maine Media Workshops and College.
Best Musical Moment: A friend told me that a song I wrote called "Jesus in Neon Lights" was the reason for her meet-cute! Also, creating and hosting open mic nights around Brooklyn and meeting so many fellow artists has been beautiful.
How I Unplug: I love the ocean - surfing or swimming brings me peace. I also love songwriting, chilling with friends at parks, and eating delicious food.
Favorite TV Shows: I love The O.C. (the soundtrack is amazing) and I love the early-2000s aesthetic.
Background: I’m a multi instrumentalist, I play the guitar, piano, and ukulele. After being a musician for a couple of years, I decided it was my calling to bring other musicians to greater heights. My mission is to help creatives express themselves and tell stories through musical expression while handling all the logistic behind the scenes.
Best Musical Moment: Hearing the complete mixed and mastered EP for an artist I used to manage.
The Greatest Song Of All Time Is: Gravity by John Mayer!
My Hobbies Include: Working out, playing guitar; and hanging out with my friends!
Background: Bachelor’s in Music, finger-style/classical/rhythm guitarist, multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, songwriter, with over 10 years of experience leading bands, performing live, directing live performances, and helping musicians develop their skills.
Best Musical Moment: Listening and experiencing the song, “Hey Girl” by Stephen Sanchez for the first time was also one of my favorite musical moments - there’s nothing quite like falling in love with a new piece of music.
How I Unplug: I love listening to podcasts (like The Mel Robbins Podcast & Good Life Project, to name a few), sunset walks, bike rides, sitting down with my guitar or at the piano, journalling, and hanging with my doggie daughter, Rosie.
Favorite Food: Ice cream. Coffee ice cream.