Trusted Advisor is excited to announce its official launch of their NYC Chapter Advisory Board. With a strong network already established in NYC, this launch marks the beginning of greater events in NYC, from happy hours, full-day summits and educational discussions. The exclusive membership organization is dedicated to providing top-tier support and networking opportunities for entertainment advisors of all kinds. This chapter will serve as a hub for the best industry minds in NYC and surrounding East Coast cities.
The New York City Chapter will be led by a team of industry experts including:
- Thomas Smith, Partner, Entertainment Industry Leader, Entertainment & Music, Prager Metis CPAs;
- Lauren Apolito, SVP of Strategy & Business Development, HFA/Rumblefish;
- Karl Fowlkes, Esq., Managing Partner, The Fowlkes Firm;
- Rob Grubman, CPA, Partner, Schulman Lobel LLP;
- Erin Love, Owner, Erin Love Law;
- Cat L. Marcasciano, Senior Manager, PS Business Management;
- Elliot A. Resnik, Esq., Partner, Chair of Entertainment, Masur Griffitts Avidor LLP;
- With additional leaders to be announced soon.
Commenting on the launch, Thomas Smith, Partner and Entertainment Industry Leader at Prager Metis CPAs stated that, “I am excited to join Trusted Advisor as a leader for their New York Chapter and am honored to join this partnership. I’ve worked alongside many Trusted Advisor members over numerous years and recognize the similarities our clients come across. I look forward to working together as a team to provide solutions, develop new relationships, and build a robust roster of resources while supporting the continued growth of the entertainment industry.”
Lauren Apolito, SVP of Strategy & Business Development of HFA/Rumblefish added, “I am honored to join the inaugural NYC Chapter Advisory Board of Trusted Advisor and to be a resource for its membership regarding music rights administration. I look forward to collaborating with other advisors across the music, entertainment and sports industries and supporting the growth and diversification of the NYC Chapter.”
Karl Fowlkes, Manager Partner of The Fowlkes Firm, shared his excitement, stating, “Trusted Advisor is a dedicated organization providing meaningful and impactful experiences for business managers, music managers, entertainment attorneys, wealth managers, and family offices. I am proud to join Trusted Advisor on their New York Chapter Advisory Board, joining forces with fellow industry experts to help build a community of resources, create and nurture relationships, and enhance our ability to provide top-notch guidance to our clients.”
Rob Grubman, Partner at Schulman Lobel added, “I am excited to be part of Trusted Advisors NYC Leadership. I truly believe in the mission and integrity of the organization. Drawing upon my years of experience and expertise, I look forward to making a meaningful contribution to the continued success and growth of the Trusted Advisor group.”
Erin Love, Owner of Erin Love Law, shared with us, “As a lawyer with extensive experience advising clients in music and entertainment, I am honored to announce my appointment as an advisory leader for Trusted Advisor’s NYC Chapter. Having worked with countless teams of experts over the years, I understand firsthand the importance of collaborating with other like-minded professionals to help clients achieve success. I am excited to work with the Trusted Advisor community to develop new resources and initiatives that will enhance our ability to meaningfully serve our clients.”
Cat Marcasciano, Senior Manager, at PSBM stated, “To work in music, sports, and entertainment, it requires a strong collaborative effort between a team of professionals including managers, business managers, agents, attorneys, wealth managers among so many others. I’m honored to join the advisory board for Trusted Advisor – and recognize the importance of these professionals in delivering meaningful and impactful experiences for our clients to set them up for success now and in the future. I am thrilled to be a part of a community that prioritizes building strong relationships and providing top-notch guidance to support the growth and success of our clients and the industry as a whole. Let’s work together to create new resources and initiatives that will enhance the incredible work of the teams behind the scenes.”
And Elliot Resnik, Partner, Chair of Entertainment at Masur Griffitts Avidor LLP added, “I was first introduced to Trusted Advisor and Matthew Hoffman by a mutual friend whose opinion I highly value and was happy to know that several of my colleagues were already involved. After attending a few events, I was very impressed with the organization, quality of events and the great level of discourse with attendees. I was also pleased to attend and moderate a panel at the stellar “Music X NYC” Summit and am now delighted to join the NY Advisory Board for Trusted Advisor. I look forward to working with Matthew and his growing team to maximize impact and continue Trusted Advisor’s mission to bring together a high caliber of industry professionals in great environments.”
To celebrate the launch of the NYC Chapter, Trusted Advisor will be hosting a Happy Hour on Thursday May 4th at The Classic Car Club Manhattan, bringing together a host of music and entertainment professionals for an evening of networking and celebration.
For more information about joining Trusted Advisor please visit: https://trustedadvisor.la/membership/
Trusted Advisor is the dedicated resource for advisors of high net worth clients in the Entertainment space. Our membership of top business managers, celebrity family offices, artist managers, entertainment attorneys, and wealth managers, are bound together with our education initiatives, private meetups, and global summits. See more at trustedadvisor.la