AltaSea at the Port of Los Angeles
USS Batthleship Iowa
US Soccer Foundation
California State University Fullerton
California State University Long Beach
Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden
Marymount California University
SOLA Gallery (now Range Projects Gallery)
San Pedro Waterfront Arts District
Chicago Coalition for the Homeless
Open Hand Chicago (Heartland Alliance)
AIDS Walk & Run
NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt
Darryl Jones, Musician
Alejandro Escovedo, Musician
Vince Bell, Musician, Poet
Pat Thomas, Author
AT A GLANCE
AltaSea Ground Breaking for the Center of Innovation
Event Management - Celebrating the signing of AltaSea's $18M agreement with their general contractor by putting the shovel in the ground for AltaSea’s Center of Innovation.
Solar Stars Initiative Ceremony with Former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger
Event Managment - Multi-media presentation for the completion of the Solar Stars Initiative, marking AltaSea as the first warehouse facility in the country to be solar powered. VIP pre-reception and Schwarzenegger toured the campus.
Alta Sea Blue Hour 3 - At the Warehouse
Event Co-Producer - AltaSea’s annual Blue Hour connects science, culture and community by cultivating immersive experiences through multi-disciplinary arts. Supporting Project Blue, provides educational resources; encourages students towards jobs in the Blue Economy.
LARC Presentation at AltaSea
Event Management -- Presentations and tours are a hallmark of AltaSea, in the warehouses and on the wharf. AltaSea hosted LARC, a consortium for 19 Los Angeles Community Colleges, featuring speakers, tour and breakfast.
US Soccer Foundation 25th Anniversary Joined the production team to produce this milestone event for the US Soccer Foundation's 25th Anniversary, raising over $500,000 from corporate sponsors including Target, NBC, Goldman Sachs; special guests Mia Hamm, Mayor Eric Garcetti and more. Photo by Tyler Curtis
CSU Fullerton Commencement
On the Development team for this milestone in history during the COVID pandemic. From June 12-15, 3,000+ graduates from the Class of 2020 and 7,000+ Titans from the Class of 2021 did the the ceremonial walk.
CSU Long Beach Enrollement Holiday Party
Event Management - Annual tradition for inreach and outreach serving 200 faculty, staff and students. Buffet, holiday drinks, displays, entertainment and gift giveaways
CSU Long Beach Transact Mixer
Event Management - Mixer forTransact, a leader of low friction digital and mobile payment systems for higher education, hosted a 2-day training and conference on the CSULB campus, attended by representatives from all 24 campuses statewide.
NATPE, MIPCOM, Paramount Pictures
Event + Project Management - Oversaw planning and attendance to Television Distribution markets for global sales and marketing team of 100 for VIACOM/Paramount Pictures Sales Retreat - Terrenea Resort 3-day team building retreat with global sales and marketing team. Meetings, presentations, motivational games and icebreaker events.
LA Screenings Paramount Pictures
Event Producer - Produced multiple small screenings and premiere Shrek 3 event for international clients of the TV Distribution team during the annual LA Screenings Week on the Paramount lot.
Beyond Baroque Literary Arts
Event Producer and Development Consultant leading the campaign to reposition literary institutionm launched with a 50th Anniversary gala honoring long-time supporter Viggo Mortenson. Produced the first virtual benefit Beyond This Moment, annual awards dnners and stewardship events.
Amanda Gorman Future Voices Poetry Prize
Project Management - Liaison to Amanda Gorman and team to establish namesake poetry prize for highschoolers. Gorman took her first poetry workshop at Beyond Baroque at age 14; her story with Beyond Barqoue history was featured in
Summer Soiree, San Pedro Waterfront Arts District
Communications + Event Management - Annual summer fundraiser, hosted in the historic Deco Art Deco penthouse; art sale, entertainment, live artist stations, sponsored champagne and appetizer brunch.
Event Producer - Created signature annual fundraiser for SOLA Contemporary Gallery & Non-Profit (now Range Projects), held at the Manhattan Beach Arts Center. Live and silent auction with over 100 works of art; sponsorships from local breweries and wine collectors; entertainment, paddle raise and Giving Tree.
Culture Talks Cultural Series
Communications - Presented by San Pedro Waterfront Arts District and Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, provided development and marketing support.
Public Art, San Pedro Waterfront Arts District
Communications + Event Mangement - Provided marketing and PR support, management for DOT and mural kick off and community events
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Kick Out The Jams: Talk with Wayne Kramer
Event Producer - An intimate discussion with Wayne Kramer, guitar legend and founding member of the MC5, and co-founder of Jail Guitar Doors, together with wife Margaret Kramer, head of Teragram Music, moderated by music journalist and author Steve Hochman.
Library Girl with Vince Bell
Co-produced and presented show created for Houston legend Vince Bell, whose debut and latest record OJO were produced by legend Bob Newirth (Bob Dylan, Janice Joplin) and introduction by T-Bone Burnett.
Did It! Book Tour Author Pat Thomas
Girl Rock Ltd developed marketing and promotional assets for author Pat Thomas' book tour.
LA Performance Tour Poet Puma Perl
Girl Rock Ltd developed promotional assets for New York poet Puma Perl's events in Los Angeles.
Alejandro Escovedo Annual Austin City Limits Live at the Moody Theatre, Austin TX
Produced this annual birthday show for the critically acclaimed Mexican-American music hero, from the percussion dynasty (and uncle to Sheila E) hosted an annual birthday show at the Austin City Limits Live at The Moody.
Lou Reed Tribute SXSW
Girl Rock Ltd provided pre-production and event and stage management for this first nationally recognized tribute to Lou Reed at the Paramount Theater. Co-produced by Richard Barone & Alejandro Escovedo, the multi-artist concert of Lou Reed's catalogue, comprised of NYC historic punk era legends and friends.
Lakland Music Instruments
Produced destination weekend marquee events with five international bass legends: Donald “Duck” Dunne (Booker T & The MGs), Jerry Scheff (The Doors) Joe Osborn (Wrecking Crew. Fifth Dimension, The Carpenters) and Darryl Jones (Rolling Stones, Miles Davis, Sting)
NAMM is the premier music, sound, and event industry's trade association. Lakland - Worked booth, set up showcases and parties; Darryl Jones (Rolling Stones) Arranged panels appearances and master class with endorsers Ampeg and Yamaha.
The Waltz Benefit Concert Series
Event Producer - Orchestrated five-year strategic plan with partnership between Chicago promoters and radio outlets, transforming The Waltz into a marquee fundraising event for Heartland Alliance’s Neon Street Program for Homeless Teens. Artists included Rick Danko, Mavis Staples, Billy Corgan (Smashing Pumpkins), Jeff Tweedy (Wilco) Rick Nielsen and Bun E Carlos (Cheap Trick), Ronnie Spectorblues legend Hubert Sumlin, and many more. Poster art by Jon Langford (The Mekons, Waco Brothers).
Hopefest for Chicago Coalition for the Homeless
Rebranded and produced this annual concert for Chicago Coalition for the Homeless, establishing marquee value; concert now in its 23rd year. Secured talent: Blues legends Pinetop Perkins (Muddy Waters), Hubert Sumlin (Howlin Wolf), Honeyboy Edwards; Los Lobos, David Johansen (The New York Dolls); sponsorships incuding LaSalle Bank, Sara Lee. Art by Steve Walters/Screwball Press
Heart on Fire Benefit Shows for Ivan Julian
Cancer benefits for punk architect Ivan Julian over two days featuring iconic, historical NYC punk musicians including a rare appearance by Television/Voidoids founder Richard Hell; Thurston Moore, Sonic Youth; Deborah Harry (Blondie), Matthew Sweet, Yo La Tengo and many more. Placed story in Billboard Music Philanthropy issue.
Steve Earle Anti-Death Penalty Concert
Produced benefit concert at Metro for the Illinois Moratorium Project, a long-standing cause supported by Earle. Sold out 1,300 attendees; orchestrated pre-show and day of concert press appearances and interviews for radio and TV.
Por Vida Fund for Alejandro Escovedo
Project Manager - Oversaw start up and execution of national fundraising effort when Escovedo was diagnosed with Hepatitis C. Included national series of events and a critically acclaimed tribute album of the same name.
Celebration of Life Producer Stanley Rubin
Produced two days of celebration for the legendary TV Producer Stanley Rubin, the first to receive an Emmy. Day One featured screenings at Hollywood's Egyptian Theater, Day Two a private gathering of family and friends at the Rubin family home in Beverly Glen.
Let's Face the Music and Dance for Brigid Murphy
Produced sold out benefit show with art auction for performance artist Brigid Murphy (of Milly’s Orchid Show fame) at Park West. Continued to work with Murphy as her publicist, concluding with her comeback show. Placed cover story in Chicago Tribune Magazine. Photo by Charles Cherney.
Beggar's Banquet for Collaboraction Theatre
Developed and produced signature fundraising event for this award-winning, multi-media theatre company. Inspired by the Rolling Stones' photo shoot for their Beggar's Banquet album the event featured a 100 foot dinner buffet, awards and entertainment including spoken word, music and fire dancers. Event ran for 21 years.
Christmas Is For Kids Charity Auction
Served as executive director for in-house charity at JAM Productions. Transformed annual auction event into a year-round foundation providing support to homeless kids and women living with their kids in 30+ shelters throughout Chicago.
Christmas is For Kids Golf Outing
Developed second annual fundraiser in the Rock 'N Roll Golf Outing to anchor yearly fundraising. Funds supported homeless kids and women living with their kids in 30+ shelters throughout Chicago.
Absolut Croquet for Open Hand Chicago
Developed signature annual event and benefit for AIDS meals on wheels program which ran for 10 years. Secured sponsorships and inkind contributions from Absolut, Pimms Cup, Lettuce Entertainment Restaurants; cultivated cross-community participation from a diversity of sectors.
AIDS Walk & Run
Served as roduction and Stage Manager for the historic annual Chicago AIDS Walk & Run, VIP and operations arrangements. Proceeds support 10+ AIDS service agencies, now in its 29th year.