You're invited to an unforgettable brunch with The BIZZ Plan Founder Benoni Tagoe who leads business development for Issa Rae Productions, ilovecreatives Founder Puno and Epic Records Vice President of A&R / Founder, TheBasement Series Ericka Coulter. Enjoy an intimate conversation with Benoni, Puno and Ericka, curated connections, a creative challenge and pitch... over a healthy meal.
Launching his career as assistant to the Jonas Brothers, Benoni Tagoe quickly became a part of the band’s day-to-day management team and developed a keen sense of entrepreneurship. Since then, Tagoe has produced content for both TV and New Media on platforms that have collectively garnered over 20 million views.
In his current role, Tagoe is the head of business development for Issa Rae Productions (The Mis-Adventures of Awkward Black Girl and HBO’s ‘Insecure’). Additionally, Tagoe was profiled as a “Modern Man” in Black Enterprise magazine for his work with his management & consulting company, The Bizz Plan, which has worked with various media brands, including Uninterrupted (LeBron James’ sports platform), beauty entrepreneur Peakmill, and financial expert Tonya Rapley.
Ericka J. Coulter is Vice President of A&R at Epic Records, owner of Instor3 Management and producer of LA’s hottest concert series, TheBasement. The highly-acclaimed series has made headlines in The Los Angeles Times, LA Weekly, Essence and Billboard Magazine. Throughout her 10 year career, she’s worked for lnterscope and Capitol Records, and spearheaded projects for 21 Savage, Rick Ross, Keyshia Cole, Jidenna, A.CHAL, LONR and more.
Puno is the founder of ilovecreatives, a curated weekly newsletter of creative happenings and opportunities. She is the co-founder of MAP, a mapping tool helping people to share their journeys by connecting images with locations along. She also co-founded PeopleMap.co, an Instagram marketing tool where you can strategically build an organic community.
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We will serve acai bowls with fresh fruit, coffee and mimosas.