Endeavor, a global entertainment, sports and content company, has hired Alicin Reidy Williamson as Senior Vice President, Chief Inclusion Officer and Sarah Prost as Senior Vice President, Total Rewards, a newly created position. Williamson will lead all diversity, equity and inclusion efforts across Endeavor. Reidy Williamson joins Endeavor from The Raben Group, a national public policy and communications strategy firm, where she led the firm’s New York office as well as its diversity, equity and inclusion practice as Managing Principal. Prost will head all activity related to compensation, benefits, wellness and global mobility, along with overseeing HR operations. She most recently served as Vice President, Global Total Rewards at Under Armour. Both will report to Kerry D. Chandler, Chief Human Resources Officer.
WGA Prez David A. Goodman Rips Ken Ziffren For "Partisan Attempt To Undermine Guild Leadership"
Stewart Talent continues to expand its agent roster adding two new agents to the New York office. Jay Schachter and Nicole Wichinsky have joined the legit department as senior agents. Schachter started his representation career in management in Los Angeles with Jay Schachter Entertainment. Soon after, he joined the talent manager’s association and was elected to their board of directors. He went on to form Schachter-Perez Entertainment with Diane Perez. Schachter later created a talent division at the iconic National Lampoon titled Lampoon Talent Group which he ran until 2009. From Lampoon, Schachter became director of the theatrical division at Mavrick Artists Agency, which he ran until 2013 when he moved to Prestige Talent Agency as Senior Vice President / Theatrical Division. In 2014 he joined the Los Angeles theatrical department of Abrams Artists Agency where he stayed until 2016 when he transferred back home to New York where he worked out of the AAA New York office. Wichinsky started her career as a talent agent at DGRW, where she rose from an intern to Senior Agent over her 15 years with the company. Over her tenure at DGRW she was known for booking clients in all the genres and is very focused on client care and development.
ICM Partners has set its annual Day of Service for Friday, May 31. Through the ICM Community Partners Foundation, the agency will service 19 different organizations that support education, children’s health, environment, family social services, hunger and homelessness, senior citizens and veterans. “The ability to give back to the communities in which we work is one of the truest and greatest joys for us as an agency,” Partner and talent agent Hildy Gottlieb, who heads the initiative on behalf of the ICM Community Partners Foundation said in a statement. “When we pause for a moment to reflect on how grateful we are to work in this business, and recognize what a privilege it is to be able to give back, we are then able to better connect with the communities around us,” they added.
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