Mark has worked in the entertainment industry for over twenty years mainly as a stage hypnotist and illusionist. He has worked in many different venues such as colleges and universities, cruise ships, casinos, and corporate events. Mark came up with the concept for Talent Provider Network because he was personally affected by the constant travel and sleepless flights. Mark has also worked as a booking agent and gathered understanding of the business side of the entertainment industry by booking acts and dealing with talent buyers on a daily basis. He also understands the production elements required to keep acts busy while working on the road.
Stefano is a serial entrepreneur and has been helping startups and small to medium sized companies all over the globe design and deploy their web based brands since 2003. Stefano has transitioned businesses through rapid scaling cycles and has generated hundreds of millions of dollars in online revenue for his clients. Fluent in three languages and with a zest for travel, Stefano enjoys the challenge of helping brands expand into new markets. As part of the Talent Provider team he now brings his business expertise and creative strategy to revolutionize the entertainment industry. Stefano enjoys martial arts and yoga on his spare time and loves to take gastronomic adventures with his wife.
Katie has worked as a professional entertainer/vocalist for the past 15 years and has a B.S. in Music Industry & Recording Technology. Her extensive “behind the scenes” experience is utilized within’ the Talent Provider family and includes everything from talent recruitment to public relations. Katie has been involved in various media and social media types and platforms for many years. Earlier on in her career, she helped build up smaller businesses by using social media marketing as a finely honed skill. Katie joined Talent Provider to ensure that we reach our audience through every possible avenue which in turn means more gigs and earning possibilities for our Entertainers. She strives to keep our company's network strong and growing.
Dale has been a registered patent attorney for fifteen years, very capably guiding his clients through the oft-times very difficult patent process administered by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. But beyond successfully obtaining over 500 patents for his clients, Dale has negotiated license agreements, transacted outright patent purchases, facilitated fully functional prototypes, brokered manufacturing deals, and provided hours of counseling to his clients to give them the tools to find their own entrepreneurial success. Dale is licensed by the United States Patent and Trademark Office as a registered patent attorney and by the state bars of Kansas and Missouri. Dale has written a number of patent applications for Mark Armstrong and has successfully had them published.
Ken has a B.F.A. in Design from Carnegie-Mellon University and has been developing products from raw ideas through production for well over thirty years. Ken spent over twenty years in the defense industry designing military equipment and has now turned his attention to developing the architecture for Talent Provider. He has applied his product development skills to Mark's desire to help entertainers stay busy with gigs while they're traveling. Ken helped develop the algorithm for Talent Provider and has developed the underlying structure for much of the website. His expertise is in turning raw ideas into producible products and he finds great satisfaction in seeing a complex website like Talent Provider come to life.
Micah is a talented graphic designer who has brought his skills for creating eye-catching designs and well designed interfaces to the Talent Provider team. With an extensive background in photography and travel, Micah has developed a keen sense of aesthetic balance and beauty. Originally from Chicago, Micah now resides in Atlanta and lives with his brother and sister. Micah is passionate about all things art from painting to video games and music. He is an avid guitar player and loves pushing himself to the boundaries in his crossfit routine.
Mujahid is an accomplished programmer who is bringing his skills and expertise to help make Talent Provider the best search engine for finding and booking entertainment. He combines the unique talents of superior organization and logic with unbolstered creativity to develop functional systems. He has worked with unparalleled enthusiasm and discipline to create a one of a kind web platform. Apart from his methodical work ethic, he is also recently married and enjoyed an incredible wedding celebration with his bride and a honey moon retreat in the mountains.
Originally from Zimbabwe, Bhawini brings her deep experience in web development and deploying custom web applications to the Talent Provider team. She has a knack for finding solutions to complex problems and helping to keep projects on track resulting in a simple and user-friendly experience. Bhawini loves all things African, and you can find her eating some snacks like Potato Chips from South Africa or Chocolates from the UK. She also recently started drinking coffee making her a force to be reckoned with. She is truly multi-cultural with her Indian heritage, African upbringing, British Accent and Global Perspective.