Meet Our Team
Major Industry Expertise
Michael David McGuire
Michael David McGuire has been in the media, marketing, entertainment and advertising industry for more than 40 years. Past work includes projects for Warner Bros, 20th Century Fox, Paramount, Disney, ABC-TV... major national sponsors and a variety of Fortune 100, individual and corporate clients worldwide. As a media and marketing development consultant, McGuire has appeared in more than 800 separate markets across North America and Europe.
Steven Tolle has a very interesting background in the audio industry... running the range from Sony Music to New York's iconic Full House Productions. Past projects have included work for BMG, Universal, Warner Bros, Disney, Atlantic Records, MacMillan Publishers and Cambridge University Press. Past work with musical artists include - Beyonce, Lil' Kim and Kanye West.
PR and Media Bookings
Matt Yancey has specialized in radio-based public relations for over fifteen years and is president of Washington, DC - based Spectrum News Media. With access to radio producers, radio hosts and radio stations across North America, Yancey brings specialized knowledge and a unique perspective to the process of booking clients on regional and national news and talk radio programs nationwide. Past high profile radio clients in the government and political arena include Bill Clinton, Howard Dean, William Cohen and Marc Morial. Past sports and entertainment clients include Tony Bennett, Forest Whitaker, Ron Barr, Mia Hamm, Angelo Dundee and Clyde Drexler.
Hillel Black comes from a significant background at the top levels of the publishing industry… including past work as an editor and/or publisher at MacMillan, William Morrow and Sourcebooks. Deeply connected to New York-based literary agents, Black has helped nurture more than twenty books to the New York Times Best Seller List. Past authors include Gail Sheehy, Sidney Sheldon, Richard Hooker, Dan Rather, Moshe Dayan, Margaret Truman, Frank Deford… plus dozens of other authors in the fiction, non-fiction and self-help categories.
Karen Lanyi is one of New York's top hair and makeup stylists... her work appearing on NBC's Today Show, MTV, VH1, TBS, The Food Network, CBS, FOX, Lifetime, Showtime, HBO an the Observer (UK). Lanyi's celebrity client's include KT Tunstall, Lou Reed, Michael Cera, Gloria Reuben, Josie Natori, Kristin Davis, Sia, Ingrid Michaelson, Brazilian Girls and Fran Drescher.
Murray Weinstock is a music composer and arranger... and has recorded with Warner Bros, Atlantic, Electra and Columbia Records. Past work includes projects with Manhattan Transfer, John Sebastian, Richie Havens, Esther Phillips, Phoebe Snow, Marc Cohn, Pattie Austin, Bobbie Short, Sylvia Syms and Valerie Simpson. Commercial advertising projects include musical compositions for KFC, General Foods, Oil of Olay, Ortega, Plymouth, Diet Rite, Toyota, Tequita and the network themes for CBS-TV.
Brett Wharton creates character designs, 3D animatics and architectural visualizations that spring to life and grab the viewer's attention. Considered by some to be one New York's rising stars in animation, Wharton has executed project elements for IBM, State Farm Insurance, Wrigley, Skittles, SoBe, Lenovo and Toyota.
Douglas Gorenstein is one of New York's best know photographers. His past PR and editorial work has included projects for some of the world's top names in business and entertainment, including Meryl Streep, Jennifer Lopez, Nathan Lane, Angela Lansbury, Alan Alda, Liza Minnelli and James Earl Jones. One of Gorenstein's most recent assignments was backstage as show photographer for Donald Trump and the cast of Celebrity Apprentice.
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