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GLEN HOLLAND - 1992 President Operations

Glen Holland American Events NetoworkFounder of AEN management in 1992 with the flagship band “Soulville” Glen is now recognized in the special events industry as a major producer of live entertainment with awards from AMA, "The Knot Best Of Weddings 2010" and " The Special Events" show.

"Our philosophy is simple, we are in the realationship business. We make the event about our customers not about us" As a management company we seek and select the "finest" entertainers, personally rehearse them, help choose repitore, costuming and handle every minor detail. That is why the top musicians and talent agencies call on our AEN acts consistantly. 90% of all our new customers are referals.

Bio: Performing with Barry White at age 18, Musical Director for Norwigian Cruise Lines conducting 12 piece band with weekly celebrity revues. Other MD jobs include, “The Playboy Girls Revue” and “Triple Exposure” in Atlantic City, Las Vegas and Reno.  
Glen has gone on to produce and manage hundreds of live performance shows including the "American Idol Live" shows used for Corporate Events, Fundraisers and Weddings. Quality people, outrageous fun and loyalty are at the top of AEN's list as evidenced by the history we have and many years of service displayed here with staff and friends.



GREG FORTUNE - 1995 Director of Sales

Greg Fortune American Events Glen and Greg have partnered together since 1995 collaborating and producing hundreds of     Fundraising Galas, Corporate and Social Events. Greg's impresive 26 years in entertainment sales as a manager and booking agent provides AEN with expertise and innovation into new markets. With a creative "outside the box" approach Greg now handles several fortune 500 companies as their lead entertainment consultant. Greg's current projects include Universal, NBC and American Idol Live as a producer, consultant and agent.


ILEANA - 1992 Talent Coordinator/Vocalist

Ileana American EventsFrom Caguas, Puerto Rico, Ileana is one of the original founding members of Soulville and main vocalist. Ileana is now in charge of all talent operations including auditions, rehearsals and show timelines.

Ileana works closely with all the performers maintaining and updating performances. As a vocalist Ileana's impressive resume includes several TV sitcoms and commercials.

Ileana has performed and recorded with Gloria Estefan, Luis Miguel, Jose Feliciano, Nydia Caro, Jose Jose, and the Richard Simmons sweating to the oldies DVD's.

Recently as the lead arranging vocalist for the American Idol live shows.


KELLY BECERRA - 2004 Choreographer/Vocalist

Kelly American EventsFrom Los Angeles, California, Kelly has an impressive resume of working with the top industry professionals in voice and dance. A graduate of the Los Angeles Music and Art School, Kelly is a accomplished Hip-Hop, Latin, Salsa, and Tap dancer. She toured for several years with the prestigious "Young Americans" Kelly's has worked as an entertainer and choreographer for Universal Studios, Knott's Berry Farm, and the Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines. Kelly has worked with Jennifer Lopez, Kelly Rowland, Nick Cannon, Christina Milian and Roberto Enrique. Kelly's singing and choreography can be witnessed on the new AEN DVD.


JOSH SWEENEY - 2001 Director of Marketing

Josh Sweeney American EventsFrom Denver Colorado, Josh started as a sound engineer for AEN in 2001 and quickly worked his way up to stage manager, then assistant producer on major events with over 800 guest. Josh's endless energy and love for people made him a perfect fit for marketing and sales for AEN. Josh is also an avid sports trainer and has been training Adam Sandler since 2003.


JOHN BRAINARD - 1995 Musical Director

John Brainard American EventsBorn and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, we are honored and very lucky to have John on the AEN staff. John (JB) has been sharing his amazing talents as the AEN lead Musical Director since 1995. JB handles all keyboard and chart arranging, sequencing, and rehearsals duties.
JB's performing and recording credits could fill up many pages but some recent highlights include the "American Idol Live 2008" - present, Stevie Wonder, Michael Bolton and Jefferey Osborne. TV and Film Credits include appearances on Oprah Winfrey fantasy wedding with Colin Cowie, Wings, Who's the Boss and Walk Hard. JB has a Bachelor of arts degree from the conservatory of music.


STAN MARTIN - 1998 Musical Director Horns

Stan Martin American EventsFrom Long Beach California, We are honored to have Stan's talents guiding the way in the AEN camp. Before Stan took on the gig of Musical Director for AEN, He recorded and toured with the legendary Latin Jazz star Poncho Sanchez. From there lead trumpet for Paul Anka, Donna Summer, Tom Jones and Stanly Clark. He then accompanied Barry Manilow as featured trumpet soloist for 3 years including his 2001 tribute to Sinatra world tour.

As an Educator and mentor to many aspiring musicians, Stan's philanthropy is remarkable. Stan is currently the Director and Master clinician for trumpet at the Hayward/La Honda Music Camp Jazz Ensemble.
Stan has also played behind Johnny Mathis, the Brian Setzer Orchestra, Tony Bennett, Frank Sinatra Jr., Tito Puente, Mongo Santamaria, The Temptations, The Four Tops, Billy Crystal, Robin Williams, Rich Little, The Spinners, John Parr, Clint Eastwood, Sybil Sheppard, and Michael Bolton. You can hear Stan's work on the new AEN DVD where he conducted and wrote arrangements for 12 horns in the Rat Pack show

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