I am a creative and fearless communicator with a keen ear
Two years in artist management at Red Light Management, Inc. /2014
Six years independently producing and engineering music projects /2013
BA International Development Studies, UCLA, GPA 3.45, Dean’s Honors /2011
Four months researching the hip hop and rap music scene in Dakar, Senegal /2010
Advanced technical skills including Pro Tools, Finale, Keynote, Office, Mac, PC, etc.
Passions include music business, politics, and performing music and dance
Authorized to work in the US for any employer
March 2013 to December 2014
Worked at the desk of Seb Webber, who co-managed Leona Lewis, Giorgio Moroder, Deep Dish, New World Punx, Rusko, Markus Schulz, and Ferry Corsten. I delegated and helped handle a 24 hour team workload between our offices and clients.
Developed project management systems for streamlining thousands of weekly emails and tasks. ˗ Conducted extensive activities in tour management, PR, finance, logistics, marketing and promotions.
Partnered with my superiors to further develop A&R Activities through company wide meetings, organizing songwriting campaigns, creating detailed work breakdowns, and positioning existing resources toward the influx of new talent.
Led ground activities with Greenlight Marketing at the largest 2013 Bonaroo Music Festival brand activation
• Collaborated with client's label to create one of the most anticipated albums of 2015
• Along with my supervisor, developed a brand new A&R department within the Los Angeles branch of the company
• Enabled my supervisor to build new ventures outside the company through managing his internal communications.
• Began as an intern, grew from executive assistant to day-to-day manager of a high volume client.
• Project management
• Balancing our entire 24 hour workload at once. On a daily basis I got 300 emails, worked and kept communication going on weekends.
• Recording session coordination, and running songwriting campaigns.
• Billing execution
• Artists & Repertoire
• Studio relationships
• Internal logitstics
• Event coordination
• A/V expertise
• MS Office (Excel and complex spreadsheets, PowerPoint, Word, etc)
May 2009 to June 2013
Programmed the groundbreaking Songwriting Workshop; musically directed shows, and guitar, theater, and vocal classes
Mentored scholarship students; Produced, arranged, and coached major dance productions
Assistant Musical Director
March 2012 to November 2012
Coordinated task flow between music director, arranger, programmer, and technical departments.
Credits include: Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots, Director Des McAnuff, Musical Director Ron Melrose Hands on a Hardbody (on Broadway), Composer Trey Anastasio
June 2008 to November 2012
Oversaw business & creative efforts for vocal ensemble at UCLA with performance credits including The White House, MGM Grand, Pauley Pavillion, Barack Obama campaign LA, KTLA, The Skirball Center
Produced their award winning CD Wherever You Stand, and oversaw arranging, recording, graphics and post production
A&R, Outreach Director
April 2011 to April 2012
Cofounder and A&R, CollegeRoots.com – affiliated artist/user music network
Creative, logistical and communicative work with 1000+
artists, venues, radio stations and events coordinators
June 2007 to August 2011
Staff manager for large summer camp, 70 staff members
Creative, logistical and programming assistant for all activities
Main intermediary with families
September 2010 to December 2010
Africulturban internship with a grassroots hip-hop recording studio
Arrangements, pre/prod/post, artist relations, web development
May 2008 to July 2010
Supervised 5-10 people on door canvassing campaigns for EQCA and the Democratic National Committee
Fundraised and managed zoning strategies in Republican-leaning San Diego and Orange Counties
International Program in Economic Development through the Arts
2010 to 2011
BA in International Development Studies
2007 to 2011