Head of Industry and Scholarship
Originally from Los Angeles, CA, Alicia has worked in the American entertainment industry in various capacities for 15 years. She started her career in the film and television sector, working for William Morris Endeavor talent agency in Hollywood. From there she joined Ashton Kutcher, operating as his right hand during the early days of Punk’d and That 70′s Show, and also worked in the development, production and execution of Beauty and the Geek, as well as several feature films.
Alicia then segued into music, first with a stint working for industry mogul Irving Azoff’s empire (during his union and CEO appointment at Live Nation and Ticketmaster), then worked on the release of The Eagles’ Long Road out of Eden record and subsequent tour, as well as working Van Halen’s reunion tour with David Lee Roth.
Following this, Alicia moved into the country music realm, operating as country music legend Dwight Yoakam’s day-to-day manager for several years. During this time she also dabbled with legacy artists, working with The Doors Music Company on various projects for The Doors and Janis Joplin, as well as working with psy-trance/electronica duo Infected Mushroom on their release of Legend of the Black Shawarma.
Alicia has also served as Director of Development for LoFi Music, a music licensing company in Venice Beach, representing catalogues from around the world, including GaGa Music out of Australia. Since 2014, Alicia has been working out of Melbourne consulting Australian artists who wish to break overseas, and co-managing Newmarket Studios with engineer/producer Callum Barter.
Alicia holds a Bachelor of Science in Mass Communications from Miami University and is currently completing a Masters of Arts in Writing and Literature at Deakin University here in Melbourne.