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 Chief Executive Officer

Chief Executive Officer

shawn a patterson 

Shawn attended The Illinois Institute of Art-Chicago where he received his Bachelor Degree in Fashion Marketing Management. He has done work in the entertainment industry in various capacities including facilitating brand partnerships, event coordination, artist management, and marketing. Shawn has worked with  Pegula Sports Entertainment, Saint Opal, Buffalo Niagara Brewers Association, Labatt Blue, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Roc-Nation LLC and Love Renaissance LLC  (Ari Jo and Raury).

 

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 Chief Operations Officer

Chief Operations Officer

Adriana gonzales-vera 

Adriana attended Canisius College in Buffalo, NY where she received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in International Relations with a concentration in Sociology. Adriana has customer relationship management experience working in corporate banking at an international bank, as well as years of experience working in the non-profit world where she implemented new training programs, including a distance learning course with HITN (Hispanic Information and Telecommunications Network, Inc) and a CUNY College, managed three departments and a volunteer program.

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 Executive Director of Photography and Video

Executive Director of Photography and Video

ALEXANDER HAROLD

Alex currently studies Communications and Digital media at Erie Community College. He grew up with very artistic parents and was encouraged to explore his own creativity from a very young age. Alex has worked with brands Chivas with media company Studio 6, also worked as a production assistant for Happy Place/Rocnation & Tidal exclusive video for Lili K’s “ Forgive me”. Alex has also directed and shot a marketing campaign for “Vibrations” a mixer showcase with DZ Entertainment.

 

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 Creative Director

Creative Director

khalil lewis 

Khalil currently studies graphic design at SUNY Fredonia.  His interest in art began early and by high school he found his passion for graphic design, digital media and computer animation. To develop his skills and portfolio, Khalil did some design work for musicians and small business. But not to limit himself creatively, he then infused his love for fashion in 2014 with ÅPEX clothing, a clothing company based out of Buffalo, NY.

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