With 4 Emmy nominations, 25 years booking experience, 15 years award show production along with extensive experience in artist and tour management, co-founders Colleen Grillo & Rebecca Lambrecht use their complimenting expertise to think out of the box and create WOW! moments for your LIVE event, telecast, reality series, festival and beyond.   Proven Talent’s proactive and problem solving approach combined with their long standing, positive, direct relationships with a variety of talent , “it” publicists, managers, agents , and record labels, ensure you get real answers and all info in a timely manner. We take pride in being highly productive and realize time is ALWAYS of the essence.


Proven Talent works as an extension of your team to keep talent and their reps satisfied, in the know, and happy from confirmation to wrap. Our communication, collaboration, and team work is key and our experience working on the artist’s side gives us the insight to identify and troubleshoot problems before they occur.  Talent feel that we “get them,” are interested in exploring creative options, and want to work with us again because we speak their language and earn their trust.


Work smart. Follow through. Follow up. Laugh hard.  That’s our motto and our mindset. We are by nature and by practice a results-oriented, multi-talented team of leaders.

Proven Talent is actively committed to giving back and making the world a better place. We donate services to the Thirst Project Gala (the water crisis),  Janie’s Fund and Voices For Children (traumatized youth), The Amanda Foundation, Wildlife Weigh Station, and The Humane Society (animals), Comedy Cures (healing through laughter), World Wildlife Fund and The Sierra Club, International BiPolar Foundation, Canine Companions (guide dogs for the disabled), and Journeys Within Our Community (university scholarships for deserving youth in Cambodia).

Colleen Grillo


Rebecca Lambrecht


Chelsea Candelaria

VP of Talent

Krissy Lindquist

VP, Digital Talent & Live Events

Nancy Ghosh

Music Booker and Talent Logistics

Loren Dunsworth

Talent Producer

Tara Beikae

Junior Talent Booker & Logistics

Jason Kravetz

Talent Logistics


"Thank you so much! Thank YOU for all your hard work. It has been such a pleasure working with you. "

− Louise Wu, Alternative Programming, Warner Horizon Television

"A huge thanks to you for getting the interview bookings going on this great project. We greatly appreciate it! Great names and so excited. REALLY appreciate the amazing job. "

− Marco Bresaz, VP, Nonfiction & Alternative Programming, AMC

"I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart for doing such a fantastic job this season booking talent. I’m so glad our schedule is shaping up nicely thanks to your handiwork. "

− Joey Ortega, Deal With It

"Fantastic work. You went over and beyond. You are a rock star. "

− Charles Wachter, Electus Five x Five Media

"Thanks so much for a perfect job. It was so nice to relax and trust that you would deliver, and of course, you did. Great work. Great team. Great fun."

− Marilyn Seabury, EP, Golden Globes Red Carpet Arrivals Special

"Your tireless passion and talent helped get us another Critics' Choice nomination! "

− Linda Lea, Executive Producer, Chopped

"Thank you sooo much for all your awesome work on The Face. "

− Rod Aissa, Oxygen

"Hiring Proven Talent is a gift to any production. Colleen has been booking and talent producing for over 20 years and has been nominated for 4 Emmys for her work. Colleen and Rebecca know how to think out of the box and make things happen. Colleen has booked every big celebrity, politician and newsmaker imaginable and all of the big publicists know her. Colleen, Rebecca, and their team also have personal relationships with celebrities; not just with their publicists. Call them immediately. They get booked up fast. "

− Chuck LaBella, Head of Talent, NBC

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