Work History

Work History
Nov 2011 - Present

Director of Talent Division

Reinhard Model and Talent Agency
  • SAG-AFTRA Franchised Agent
  • Recipient of 2010 Agent in the Spotlight Award presented by SAG.
  • Direct the Acting Division and Children's Division with over 50 clients and 200 talent.
  • Work directly with clients on the local, regional, and national level to identify and select talent for all on-camera jobs, including feature films, episodics, and national commercials. 
  • Manage all current and prospective client relationships including those with casting directors, production companies, and advertising agencies.
  • Coordinate all submissions, auditions, and booking information between talent and clients. 
  • Interview and acquire new talent based on industry demand and agency standards.
  • Interview and acquire new talent based on industry demand and agency standards.
  • Negotiate rate and contract agreements.
  • Manage invoicing and accounts payable process.
  • Supervise staff of assistants and interns.
  • Assist in updating company website and social networking sites.
Jun 2004 - Nov 2005

Admissions Coordinator

Jean Madeline Aveda Institute

  • Assistant to Director of Admissions.
  • Evaluated applications for admission which included transcripts, recommendations, and personal essays; interviewed students for acceptance into programs.
  • Implemented and led job placement initiatives.
Jan 2003 - 2004

Office Manager/Casting Director Assistant

Telsey + Company

  • Assisted in casting of Tony-Award winning plays and musicals, Films, TV episodics, and National Commercials.

  • Created breakdowns and helped determine talent for screening sessions and auditions.

  • Prepared and processed submissions from actors and talent agencies for various casting projects.

  • Assigned and monitored administrative responsibilities among office staff;  coordinated office staff activities to ensure maximum efficiency.

  • Organized and coordinated orientation and training of new interns.

  • Attended showcases and comedy shows to explore and acquire new talent options.

Professional Affiliations

  • Geographical Society of Philadelphia, Member

  • World Affairs Council of Philadelphia, Member of Young Professionals Group

Interest

TRAVELS:

-  Sikkim Trek, India, 2003 and 2011

-  Mt. Kilimanjaro Climb, Tanzania, 2009

-  Island Peak Climb and Everest Base Camp, Nepal, 2005

-  Freighter Cruise from Chile to Caribbean, 2003

-  Europe by Eurail, 2002

-  Archaeological Dig (3 months), Tanzania, 2000

-  Nepal Trek, 1999

MARTIAL ARTS/URBAN FIGHTING  (Mixed Martial Arts style)

Summary

  • Accomplished professional offering more than 11 years of combined experience in the entertainment industry.

  • Respected and well-established presence within the Philadelphia entertainment community; has strong understanding of industry talent, trends, and production; recipient of 2010 Agent in the Spotlight Award presented by SAG.

  • Can be counted on to be a team player with a strong work ethic and a good-natured, enthusiastic approach; allows for development of strong working relationships with clients in various areas across different job levels.

  • Built newly formed division within established agency into a division widely-recognized as a “power-house” and consistently increased revenue by 9% annually.

Internships

  • Wickline Casting, Casting, 2004, Philadelphia, PA

  • Mike Lemon Casting, Casting, 2004, Philadelphia, PA

  • Telsey + Company, Casting, 2003, New York, NY

  • New Museum of Contemporary Art, Marketing, 2001, New York, NY

Education

Education
2000 - 2002

Bachelor of Arts

New York University

Skills

Skills

PC and Mac applications

Social Networking

Web Designing and Blogging

AREV

Breakdown Services

Casting Networks

ModelWire

Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook)

Certifications

Certifications
2005 - 2013

SAG-AFTRA franchised Agent

SAG-AFTRA