Producer Entertainment Group LLC specializes in the career management, brand development, recording and global touring activities of performing artists, entertainers and celebrities.
DAVID CHARPENTIER – Founder and Manager
David Charpentier founded Producer Entertainment Group (PEG), a full-scale entertainment management and production company, in 2006. Prior to forming PEG, he was an executive producer in top 40 terrestrial radio, a concert producer, and a talent buyer for major events and festivals. Inspired by creative, tireless, and passionate artists, David has worked with over five hundred performers and bands in the course of his career. Based in New York City, David is an ardent green thumb and usually has a cat in his lap.
JACOB SLANE – Head of Marketing & Development
Jacob Slane, a partner at PEG, built his career at Viacom Media Networks, one of the world’s largest media companies, where he worked on global public relations campaigns and tentpoles for Nickelodeon, MTV, VH1, TV Land and Logo. He also spent time at two top agencies leading publicity and integrated marketing efforts for entertainment, fashion and lifestyle clients and Fortune 500 companies. Based in Los Angeles, Jacob is an avid cyclist who has ridden the length of California three times for charity. Ask him about his terrier rescue, Gus.
HENRY RAVELO – TV, Film, Theatrical Agent and Director of Production Development
Henry Ravelo began his career as an actor; appearing in such projects as Miss Saigon on Broadway, The Guiding Light on TV, Masquerade with Rob Lowe on film and more. Upon retiring from acting, he moved on to High Fashion; serving on the Men’s Board of the agency that created the First Male Supermodel. Henry is an accomplished Audition Coach who’s been responsible for the training of Emmy and Tony Award winners and nominees. When Donald Trump took over the Miss Universe Corporation, he was brought on to coach the winners of Miss Universe, Miss USA and Miss Teen USA. Henry currently has PEG talent starring in Chasing Life on ABC Family, Bold and The Beautiful on CBS, Couples Therapy on VH1, Jane The Virgin on CW, Broad City on Comedy Central and Ricki and the Flash starring Meryl Streep. Based in New York City, Henry’s well-rounded expertise, undeniable passion and motivational drive make him an invaluable member on the PEG team.
KALEO MAGDARO – Director of Creative Brand Development
Kaleo Magdaro started as a fashion and textile designer for an overseas manufacturer and eventually become the art director of a major domestic manufacturer and print house. He managed several private label accounts such as: Zara, River Island, Calvin Klein and H&M and two house brands, HYPE and T.L.H. He then went on to jewelry and product design for King Baby Studio and Erica Anenberg. Kaleo currently works as PEG’s creative director overseeing merchandise and creative brand development. He is based in Los Angeles.
CHRISTOPHER PANG – Los Angeles Studio & Merchandise Manager
Christopher Pang merged his background in culinary arts with entertainment by producing segments for some of televisions highest-rated food and reality programs. His talents and production skills have been applied to CBS’s American Baking Competition, TNT’s On The Menu, Sugar Dome, Food Network’s Cupcake Wars, Get Gorgeous on the E! Network, and ABC’s The Bachelorette to name a few. A well-known food enthusiast and a segment producer for many networks, his work has since expanded into magazines, blogs, and commercials. Christopher has assisted with many of PEG’s productions, and he manages PEG’s Los Angeles studio where he also oversees merchandise fulfillment.
LUCIA CHANG – Music and Tour Development
Lucia Chang comes from an impressive background as a high-profile agent at International Creative Management (ICM) for over a decade, she started in their hip-hip division, and eventually, moved into comedy, representing acts such as Kathy Griffin, Chris Rock, Jon Stewart, Kevin Hart, and Andy Dick. She has been instrumental in opening doors for PEG, getting clients into larger venues and casinos, as well as the backing of Live Nation and AEG Live. She has established relationships with some of the biggest music festivals in the country and gained far-reaching contacts with the best agents, album producers, record labels, and promoters in show business, which enables PEG to continue to extend its music development and touring into infinity and beyond! She is based in New York City.
ARTHUR OWENS – General Counsel
Arthur Owens is a New York attorney who specializes in leveraging content value through disruptive technologies. He has served as General Counsel for countless new media platforms, and has represented record labels, distributors, technology firms, retailers, music producers, composers, designers, and filmmakers. Arthur created a Continuing Legal Education course for attorneys regarding music royalties in the digital space, lectured on copyright issues at Cornell and Temple Universities, serves as a Moderator of the CMJ industry conference panel on Internet Radio, and is the author of the blog digilegal.biz. He is based in New York City.
CATHERINE LI – Marketing Coordinator
Catherine began her career at BET Networks handling press logistics for major tentpoles under the Music Programming department. She also spent her time at Rogers & Cowan contributing her public relation expertise working with major clients, such as The Food Network, So You Think You Can Dance show and tour, Oxygen Network, Akon Lighting Up Africa Project, The Harlem Globetrotters and many more. Currently, Catherine assists the Communications & Marketing department at PEG. She is based in Los Angeles, CA.
JAKE LEMMENES – Executive Assistant
Jake Lemmenes is a former assistant with Spin Cycle NYC, a high-profile public relations firm, and the executive assistant at PEG. He earned two Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees—one in musical theater performance and a second in international theater production—emphasizing stage management and lighting design. Jake has worked with clients as big as Joan Rivers and managed special events, including off-Broadway shows throughout New York. He is based in New York City.