Today, UTA announced 35 promotions across over 20 divisions in multiple offices.
UTA promoted the following colleagues to agent, executive and associate levels. In Los Angeles, Pranav Mandavia is now an agent in digital talent; A.J. Leone is now an agent in emerging platforms; Zuzanna Ciolekis now an executive in fine arts; Olivia Fanaro is now an agent in media rights; Eni Akintade is now an agent in motion picture literary; and Aïcha Forbes-Diaby is now an associate in music business affairs.
Additionally, in the LA office Angelica Ayala-Torres is now an executive in music innovation; Jordan Gorelick is now an agent in talent; Riley Folsom is now an agent in talent/music crossover; Liam McNamara is now an associate in television business affairs; Faith Brown, Connor Morgan, Talia Myers and Alejandra Reyes and are now agents in television literary; and Kendall Schreiberg is now an executive in UTA marketing.
In New York, Mallory Guzzi is now a designer in brand studio and Tina Dunca is now an agent in music brand partnerships.
“This next generation of leaders have exhibited a profound spirit of resilience, innovation and ability that no pandemic could impact,” said UTA co-president David Kramer in a release. “The promotions serve as important milestones for our colleagues in their careers, as well as a testament to UTA’s continued evolution and growth across multiple business areas. I’m confident our clients and company will be well-served by their talents for years to come.”
UTA also announced 18 new coordinators across multiple divisions. In Los Angeles, Qihan “Silas” Wang is now a coordinator in Asia business development crossover; Alex Swilley is now a coordinator in brand studio; Kyle Boulia is now a coordinator in corporate communications; Nicole Vincent is now a coordinator in digital talent; Alex Don is now a coordinator in esports; Taylor Weil is now a coordinator in human resources. Additional promotions to coordinator in Los Angeles include Isaiah Jones in live events; Jev Valles in motion picture literary; Brian Mercer in speakers; Ross Wiggins in talent; Echo Matthews and Spencer Reiss in television literary; and Jeumana Jaber and Courtney Poey in UTA ventures.
Elevations to coordinator in New York include Candice Lyseight in human resources; Noah Friedlander in music; and Dan Milaschewski in publishing. In Florida, Jessica Diehr is now a coordinator in speakers.
UTA’s music department represents a global roster of artists and recently welcomed powerhouse agent Samantha Kirby Yoh as co-head of the group. Since the pandemic, the music brand partnerships team secured over 200 deals and the department has helped execute several innovative shows including Marc Rebillet’s drive-in concert tour, Kaskade’s full DJ set livestream from the Grand Canyon, Offset & Friends and Post Malone’s first-of-its-kind Nirvana livestream YouTube tribute.