Select Management Group is the leading management firm representing digital-first talent. Select offers full service talent management across all categories including endorsements, live events and appearances, film and television, publishing, consumer products, and social media. As industry leaders, Select Management Group strives to bridge the gap between traditional and digital media, paving the way for the future of entertainment.
Select produces award-winning content and operates original business ventures through its parent company Third Act. Third Act is an entertainment holding company that operates businesses across talent management, production, and owns interests in various other ventures including consumer products and technology.
Prior to joining Select in Jan 2015, Adam served as principal consultant and executive producer to Refinery29 and Nylon TV. Previously, as VP of Owned & Operated Properties for EQAL (acquired by EverydayHealth), Adam developed and ran more than 20 celebrity editorial websites in partnership with Bethenny Frankel, Nick Cannon, Lauren Conrad and produced the Google-funded Original Channel ‘u look haute’ featuring YouTube sensations Elle and Blair Fowler. Earlier in his career he worked on the digital teams at E! Entertainment and Style Network.
In 2011, Scott founded Foreground, one of the first talent management and production companies focused on digital talent. Moving from Toronto to Los Angeles in 2014, the company became Select Management Group developing his broader vision. As an experienced talent manager with a fresh approach on managing talent in the digital age, he is always an advocate for the artist, he prides himself on working closely with his clients to develop and expand their careers while staying true to their core values.
Emmy-nominated entertainment executive Lisa Filipelli has spent her career successfully changing how the world views the definition of talent. After pioneering the field of digital talent at CAA and Nickelodeon, Filipelli made the leap to Big Frame, a multichannel network and management firm. In May 2017, Filipelli founded her own company, Flip Management. Where since, her clients have been seen in feature films such as Before I Fall, series like Guidance and T@gged, as well as ad campaigns for Marc Jacobs, Smashbox, Bulgari, and more. As a producer, she assembled Tyler Oakley’s feature documentary Snervous, and AwesomenessTV’s Zac & Mia, the latter of which earned her a Daytime Emmy nomination in 2017.
Amy represents top talent including Mindy McKnight, Brooklyn & Bailey, Sofie Dossi, Sylvia Gani, Koleen Diaz, amongst others. She’s inked partnerships with brands spanning Burberry, AT&T, Forever21, Nintendo, Alaska Airlines, amongst numerous others. Prior to joining Select, Neben ran her talent management business under her own independent umbrella, Neben Management. Preceding to her foray into Talent Management, Neben spearheaded the growth of the lifestyle vertical within multimedia company and MCN, Studio 71 (formally The Collective), growing the roster from 0 to 200M monthly views in 18-months. In this position Neben was awarded by Cynopsis Media in their Top Women in Digital Awards.
Jake manages a roster incredibly diverse in their backgrounds, content verticals, and interests including Nikita Dragun, Kellie Sweet, Loey Lane, and The Rhodes Bros. Prior to managing talent at Select, Jake served as the Head of StyleHaul’s Men’s Vertical where he helped build out and manage the company’s gaming and men’s lifestyle strategy. Jake has also toured with top music acts Pitbull, Enrique Iglesias, and Kelly Clarkson managing the entertainment marketing strategy, as well as execution, for corporate clients like Shell, Cricket Wireless, Microsoft, and Scruff at United Entertainment Group (UEG). In addition, Jake has independently produced films & television projects.