Producer Entertainment Group (PEG) proudly manages the world’s top drag queen artists, LGBTQ talent and influencers. We oversee all aspects of our clients’ careers including development, recording, filming, retail and global touring. PEG artists have broken into all areas of mainstream entertainment including television, film, commercial, music, publishing and more. We are on social platforms @PEGmgmt.
PEG has partnered with the following talent agencies:
- Theatrical, Commercial & Unscripted: Clear Talent Group
- Literary: AGI-Vigliano
- Touring & Appearances: The Benedetti Group
PEG abides by SAG-AFTRA’s Personal Manager’s Code of Ethics and Conduct and by guidelines of the Talent Manager’s Association.
Info on the hardworking humans behind PEG below…
DAVID CHARPENTIER – Founder and Talent 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 – Partner and Talent Manager
Jacob Slane 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.
RYAN ACETO – Talent Manager/A&R, PEG Records
Ryan Aceto has over 10 years of experience in the music industry and a passion for helping build artists’ careers by focusing on authenticity and positivity. As a senior member of the music team at MTV, he helped to craft the sonic brand of their programming through licensing, music placement and strategic digital marketing of independent music. After leaving television he founded his own company, AMMO Management, where he has developed the next wave of emerging artists and created unique opportunities within the music industry to help them succeed. Now in association with PEG, Ryan brings his wealth of experience and deep music industry relationships to our team.
MICHAEL BENEDETTI – Booking Agent
With over 20 years in the music industry, Michael Benedetti spearheaded events for some of the World’s biggest tours and events; including official events for Madonna’s 2005 “Confessions Tour”, 2008 “Sticky and Sweet” and 2012 “MDNA” Tours, Rihanna’s Brazilian Tour and his own branded tours and trademarked events. Founder and CEO of Executive PR and Talent, Michael has developed and launched the careers of Grammy™ winning artists, A list performers and top rated TV stars. Michael loves to explore the world & has an amazing cat.
KALEO MAGDARO – Creative Director of Retail 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.
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.
BRIAN LAU – Executive Assistant (Jacob Slane/David Charpentier)
Brian Lau is a recent transplant from Melbourne, Australia, where he liked to call himself an “out, proud, public servant.” In addition to working for the Department of Land, Water, Power and Planning, he was also devoted to marriage equality efforts in the country, as co-founder of Victoria Public Service Pride Council and Community Engagement Officer for Marriage Equality Australia. Brian is currently focusing his efforts on learning the complexities of the entertainment industry in Los Angeles.
ELLIE BROWN – Talent Coordinator
Ellie Brown graduated from Ithaca College with a bachelors degree in Television and Radio. She moved to Los Angeles from Upstate New York during her last semester of college, which she spent interning at PEG. Now an indispensable employee, she manages talent calendars, travels the world with clients and runs PEG’s social media. She can usually be found agonizing over how to work a pun into an Instagram caption.
NIKI HAYES – Merch Operations Manager
Niki joined PEG with a diverse background that includes experience in production, retail and running her own company. She streamlines PEG’s ecommerce operation daily and manages a growing warehouse staff. She is an avid consumer and collector of all things Marvel. She personally manages customer service inquiries for all online purchases.