TMA Announces New Board of Directors for 2015-17
The Talent Managers Association (@talentmanagers) is excited to announce its newly elected board members for the 2015-2017 term. The TMA is an organization that continually strives to be equally inclusive of all members, providing a mentoring environment for managers while adhering to a strict code of ethics.
"I have been with the Talent Managers Association for five years and am stepping into big shoes taking the president position after Annet McCroskey. I am excited to continue my love for the entertainment business into a positive direction of what the TMA is based on." says Daryn Simons of AOM / Acting Out Management.
Simon's was also the 2015 recipient of the "TMA Manager of the Year Award" at The TMA 2015 Heller Awards held earlier this year in Century City, CA.
The TMA annual Heller Awards recognizes industry professionals who operate with the dedication, high standards and ethics required of a manager. The highest award of the night is the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award, whose past winners include: Larry Thompson, manager of the late Joan Rivers and Jeff Witjas, manager of televisions darling Betty White.
The Heller Awards are tentatively scheduled for September 2016.
"We have been working diligently on compiling some of the industry's best and, as a board, working collaboratively to make this year a memorable show, says Daryn Simons.
We are pleased to announce and welcome our new board:
President: Daryn Simons - AOM / Acting Out Management
Vice President: Kim Jago - KL Jago Talent
2nd Vice President: Annet McCroskey - Artistic Endeavors
Treasurer: Deborah Del Prete - Coronet Management
Corresponding Secretary: Britani Golden - Pink Hammer Entertainment
Recording Secretary: Cheryl Martin - CMA Entertainment
Regional Director: Tammy Wallace - Five Star Talent Management
Director at Large: Versa Manos - Gorgeous Media Group
Director at Large: Fabio Ciro - The Talentbook TTA
Director at Large: Ray Jimenez - Embolden Entertainment
Director at Large: Terrie Snell - TalentInk LA / NY / Chicago