Our Team

SME Entertainment Group has achieved its success by assembling a unique team of experts in their respective fields who have years of experience and close personal relationships with artists, speakers, and their representatives. This enables us to act as consultants taking into consideration a variety of factors to zero in on your specific needs. From the proposal stage to talent negotiations, to on-site management and overseeing event production, we take a hands-on approach so that our clients can focus their energy and time on the big picture. The success of every event depends on trust – having people you trust to plan the myriad of components on your behalf, who bring creativity to the table. As a division of Live Nation, SME has the experience, the relationships, a wide array of dependable production vendors and the expertise to produce your event from the ground up. Our goals are simple – to become a trusted and dependable member of your event team who consistently delivers the “Wow Factor” you are looking to achieve at each and every event.

Michael Rapino

Michael Rapino

CEO | CEO Live Nation Entertainment

Corey Shapoff

Corey Shapoff

President | Founder

Tim Castor

Tim Castor

Vice President, Client Relations

Arnold Sand

Arnold Sand

Executive Director

Margo McCullough

Margo McCullough

Head of Financial Control & Operations

Ed Adler

Ed Adler

Vice President, Sales

Michelle Basili

Michelle Basili

Vice President, Business Development

Orin Woinsky

Orin Woinsky

Vice President, Business Development

Elvira Rivas

Elvira Rivas

Senior Event & Project Coordinator

Emily Hamill

Emily Hamill

Senior Event Manager

Maria Spektor

Maria Spektor

Administrative & Event Coordinator

Adam Baldassarre

Adam Baldassarre

Director of Business Development

Aaron Rafael

Aaron Rafael

Assistant to the President

Michelle Powers

Michelle Powers

Director of Strategic Partnerships

Josh Kotoff

Josh Kotoff

Marketing Coordinator, SEO Specialist