MEET OUR TEAM
Welcome to CelebrityAccess!
Meet some of our awesome staff behind the live entertainment news with the most accurate, comprehensive and up-to-date, industry information available to you daily. Each day we hustle and innovate in order to provide our members the most detailed information on artists, performers and their representatives, venues, talent buyer and promoter contact info, box office results, touring dates, plus news and information.
Gain access to the most accurate, comprehensive and up-to-date industry information available.
Chief Executive Officer / President
Marc is the creator and president of CelebrityAccess. A forty-five year veteran of the entertainment industry and former live entertainment promoter (for twenty-five of those years), Marc turned CelebrityAccess into a leading worldwide entertainment force.
Marc, early on, recognized the need for relatable, easy accessible, industry-wide contacts; along with software tools that would help professionals complete their work efficiently. This was the catalyst and birth of CelebrityAccess. Today, boasting thousands of members and millions of readers worldwide; Marc and his team are constantly moving CelebrityAccess forward, keeping up with industry trends and needs.
Sr. Director of Advertising Sales / Photography
Laura joined CelebrityAccess in 2014 as our Senior Photojournalist. Laura is now the Head of Advertising Sales and oversees Business Development at CelebrityAccess. Prior to joining CelebrityAccess, Laura discovered her passion for photography. Laura was the co-creator and Editor-In-Chief of a rising music publication from 2005-2012. Her time there is where she discovered CelebrityAccess and began contributing concert photos to CelebrityAccess.
Prior to working in the entertainment industry and photojournalism she earned a BA in Business Management and Marketing and held positions as VP of Marketing within the financial industry for nearly twenty years. Laura wears many hats at CelebrityAccess.
Her responsibilities consist of: Creative Concepts in Marketing/Advertising, working with associations, sales, PR, journalism, graphic design, cutting edge solutions and management of photography.
Director of Operations/Data Management
Aimee started at the inception of CelebrityAccess, in 1999, helping with Data Entry and learning about the industry one phone call at a time. Over two decades, she’s been integral in writing the book on data information for the Entertainment Industry while she completed her B.G.S. at UCONN and M.B.A. at SNHU.
Responsibilities include, however not limited to, overseeing the updating while providing Quality Control for tens of thousands of CelebrityAccess data files. Aimee is also involved with the recruitment and training of the data staff. She also liaisons with CelebrityAccess’ human resource issues while providing administrative support to the President.
Carmela joined CelebrityAccess as an Account Executive in 2002 and also provides support to the research and data management departments. Her prior sales experience, a love of arts and entertainment and an older brother who performed and ran a booking agency, all influenced her transition to CelebrityAccess.
In the late 60’s and 70’s her brother Johnny introduced her to the live music scene in New Haven, Connecticut and southern New England. While still in college she was offered a part time job at a local booking agency, where her brother worked and interacted with venue owners, bands and musician union officials. After careers as a middle school teacher, corporate trainer and advertising sales executive, she started working for CelebrityAccess which allowed her to circle back to her entertainment roots.
Tour Date, Venue and Promoter Databases
Stacy joined CelebrityAccess in 2002. She discovered CelebrityAccess while working as the Tour Date Database Manager at MusicToday.com, once co-owned by Dave Matthews.
While working FT and then PT for CelebrityAccess, she began a career working for the Department of Defense supporting the U.S. Army for 18 years. However, being a passionate entertainment and music fan, the call of the industry drew her back in.
Currently, She works FT for CelebrityAccess and works with a number of databases, Venues, Promoters and Tour Dates. Data is her bread and ensuring the accuracy of that data is her butter. Her favorite part of the job is interacting with the various industry sectors and creating relationships. Stacy currently resides in her home state of MD with her husband Tony and 2 teenage daughters. A die-hard Chicago Bears fan, she can be found rooting against the Green Bay Packers even when it isn’t football season.
Frank has been an Account Executive for CelebrityAccess since 2004 and has worked in the Entertainment industry for over thirty years. He began his career with the Mountain Dew Action Crew (which turned into the X-Games). He attended college in Dallas and graduated in 1990 with an Associates Degree in Music & Video Business. Frank has owned a management company and has been a Tour Manager, Road Manager, and worked production at all levels. He also has experience with pyrotechnics.
“I enjoy the industry and working with CelebrityAccess. It’s one of the best things to have occurred with my career in this industry.”
Larry LeBlanc is recognized as one of the leading music industry journalists in the world.
He is currently senior writer of the weekly U.S. entertainment trade CelebrityAccess overseeing the influential profile series, “In The Hot Seat.”
Canadian bureau chief of Billboard magazine from 1991-2007, Larry was also the Canadian editor of its late competitor Record World, 1970-1980. As well, he was co-founder of the late Canadian music trade, The Record 1981-1991.
Larry has acted as a consultant for The Canadian Competition Bureau, The Canadian Private Copying Collective, The Canadian Association of Broadcasters, Metrolyrics, Heritage Canada, Musicians’ Rights Organization Canada, Astral, CHUM Ltd., and the Neighbouring Rights Collective of Canada.
Larry has had his own music program on Toronto radio stations Q107, CKFM, and CJCL, and has worked extensively at CBC Radio, including being the music producer for “Morningside” and “Dayshift” programs. He was a regular music commentator on “Canada A.M” for 35 years, and has been featured on numerous CBC-TV, CTV, YTV, MuchMusic, and Newsworld programs in Canada as well as VH-1, and E-Entertainment in the U.S.; and BBC in the U.K.
His byline has appeared in over a thousand publications including Rolling Stone, Guitar Player, the Globe & Mail, and Maclean’s. He has been extensively quoted on music issues in hundreds of publications including Time, Forbes, the Times (London) and the New York Times.
He is co-author of the 2010 book “Music From Far And Wide: Celebrating 40 Years Of The Juno Awards.” He is a Lifetime Member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
Larry was the recipient of the 2013 Walt Grealis Special Achievement Award, recognizing individuals who have made an impact on the Canadian music industry
Senior Writer & Industry Analyst
Bob Lefsetz has been a weekly contributor to CelebrityAccess and Encore since 2001.
Bob Lefsetz, Santa Monica-based industry legend, is the author of the e-mail newsletter, “The Lefsetz Letter”. Famous for being beholden to no one, and speaking the truth, Lefsetz address’ the issues that are at the core of the music business: downloading, copy protection, pricing and the music itself.
His intense brilliance captivates readers from Steven Tyler to Rick Nielsen to Bryan Adams to Quincy Jones to music business honchos like Michael Rapino, Randy Phillips, Don Ienner, Cliff Burnstein, Irving Azoff and Tom Freston.
Never boring, always entertaining, Mr. Lefsetz’s insights are fueled by his stint as an entertainment business attorney, majordomo of Sanctuary Music’s American division and consultancies to major labels.
Staff Writer/Technical Support & Management Information System
Ian is one of the first employees of CelebrityAccess and has been overseeing the company’s news division since 2002. His prior experience in the music industry at Flash Group Concerts, and his love of music keep his interest in entertainment news fresh after more than 20 years. His interests include music, cooking and personal privacy.
Technology Officer/Project Development
David has been in the Responsible for technology strategy, playing a key role in leading innovative developements and driving new initiatives.
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