FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
On Monday, January 9, BMG Model and Talent acquired the business of Town Model Management in Chicago. By offering best in class representation in career and image direction, Town has built careers for models to meet the ever-changing needs of clients in the fashion industry. We are excited to bring that to our Chicago team.
Town Model Management brings talent that may currently be seen in the worldwide advertising campaigns of A&F, Hugo Boss, BCBG, Versace, Armani, Salvatore Ferragamo, Calvin Klein and Dolce & Gabanna, among others . Several major publications also show Town’s talent, including: Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Vanity Fair, Numéro, Italian Vogue, Paris Vogue, DNR, V-Man, Flaunt, Out, Details, Seventeen, Teen Vogue, Zink, Tétu, Vogue Mexico, GQ and others. BMG is excited to welcome these opportunities as part of an expanding Chicago fashion board.
The following staff has been brought on as a part of this venture:
Javier Hernandez, Print Agent: We welcome Javier Hernandez and his 20+ year of experience in the model management business which was the driving force behind the success of Town Models.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
On Friday, September 30th, Brown Management Group, Inc., acquired the business of Silver Model Management and Chelsea Talent in New York. Silver brings to BMG not only great staff that have excellent working client relationships, but also a great talent base that will complement our growth in NY.
Silver Model Management, now a division of BMG NY, represents professional athletes and fitness talent for endorsements and other specialty work on a national level. Their top-tier talent have completed work for some of the most recognized companies in the world including Nike, Under Armour, Target, Abercrombie & Fitch, Hollister, Ecko, Verizon, Sprint, Samsung, Budweiser, Maybelline, L’Oreal, MAC Cosmetics, Thierry Mugler, BSN, Met-Rx and many more. BMG is excited for the growth opportunity to now offer endorsement deals with professional athletes on a national level.
The following staff will represent this new division of BMG NY:
Adam Silver, Director of Silver Model Management: We welcome Adam who has an extensive background in Print, Commercial and TV/Film. He has owned SMM for 17 years, which originally was formed as the premier fitness agency in NY. We welcome Adam and his agency owner experience to the New York office.
Mike Lyons, Commercial Agent: Mike joins us from Silver where he handled everything from Print to TV and Film. His many years of experience is well known in the NY Market with casting and clients alike. He also has a strong background in agency ownership and management where he was a force behind The Lyons Group, NY and R&L Models. We are excited to have Mike and his strong client history and relationships that he is excited to apply to the BMG New York Board.
We are pleased for this new growth opportunity at BMG New York.
New Additions to the BMG Team
Eddie Charshafian, Print Agent
Kiana Thompson, Agent Assistant
Daria Iurchenko, Agent Assistant
BMG MODELS ACQUIRES FORD’S CHILDREN DIVISION;
NOW CHICAGO’S BIGGEST CHILDREN’S AGENCY
Dear Valued Client
I am pleased to announce that as of February 1, 2013—BMG Models, a full service model and talent agency, is expanding its agency by acquiring the Chicago children’s division of Ford Models, Inc. The move, made possible by Ford deciding to close its children’s division, is being spearheaded by myself Gregory Brown, President and CEO. As a long-time fashion executive we will be adding more than 600 young models, ages six months to 17 years old, to our already successful children’s division.
BMG was founded in 1992 and has grown to represents men, women and children globally in fashion, commercial print and TV/film. BMG has additional locations in Los Angeles, Orlando, Miami and New York.
All of us at BMG are looking forward to working with the new talented youngsters. We are proud of the young people we already represent and we know the newcomers will only add to the quality of the young people we have to present to you, our national clients.
Gregory Brown, president and CEO Brown Management Group, Inc. which has holdings in BMG Worldwide Model Management has offices in Chicago, Orlando, Miami, Los Angeles and New York, as well as BMG Talent Group Chicago, Miami and Los Angeles. As a SAG/AFTRA and Equity Franchise, Brown is a co-owner of Avalon Artists Group in Los Angeles and New York, an ATA agency, which is a major player in talent representation for Broadway and National Theatre, Major Film and Television Productions.