THE TALENT

BEHIND PUSH TALENT MANAGEMENT

We’re a small but extremely dedicated team with a mix of skills & experience perfectly suited to manage our client’s needs. With over 70 years of experience between us, we have worked in television, radio, events & sports management, marketing, FMCG, retail, digital media and more! With so many bases covered we can reach out and explore any avenue or opportunity that arises.

John Ruggiero

John Ruggiero

Managing Director

With a career spanning 3 decades in arts & entertainment, Ruggiero’s experience includes 10 years as a regular on iconic TV variety show Young Talent Time, before going on as a recording and touring artist in a career spanning 20 years.

In 2010 a passion for motoring led to the launch of an all-new corporate and public driving experience, ‘The Australian Muscle Car Experience’. In 2011 Ruggiero consulted to V8Supercar teams as a sponsorship specialist before launching Push Talent Management to help brands connect with some of Australia’s most valuable assets in sport and entertainment.

Garth Lategan

Garth Lategan

Finance & Operations Manager

A seasoned professional in international festival and major events management, Lategan brings to the agency a wealth of experience dealing with artists and corporate partnerships.

Financial planning is a critical element for all our talent especially when sponsorship is key to their success. For our clients, knowing they have professional and accountable management is an important part of their decision making process and planning.

Matt Mcindoe

Matt Mcindoe

Commercial Manager

With a background in sport management, McIndoe brings experience from the A-League working across public relations and sponsorship.

An engaging personality, McIndoe works with sponsors and talent to ensure smooth delivery of sponsor rights and a high level of communication to ensure seamless activations and engagement for brands.

Samara Pople

Samara Pople

Media & PR Manager

An experienced personality in high level motorsport, Pople has enjoyed critical roles with Porsche Motorsport and in V8Supercars as a team manager and public relations expert.

At Push Talent Management, Pople holds the important role of delivering media releases, driving social media, managing websites and general media relations, ensuring regular communication for clients and talent.

Natalee Chiodo

Natalee Chiodo

Graphic Design

With 20 years experience across a range of industries, Chiodo lends her creativity and marketing background to making our talent shine.

At Push Talent Management, Chiodo looks after all of our digital and print media graphics including the design of websites for many of our clients. Maintaining strong branding and outstanding visuals is a key element of helping our clients & campaigns grow.

Liam Claridge

Liam Claridge

Production Manager

A young and creative member of our team, Claridge directs photography and videography for our brands and talent. 

With digital communication becoming an increasingly critical element with all sponsorships, Claridge works closely with brands and our talent to deliver creative and engaging branded content to push our partnerships.

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Please get in touch if you're looking for a Melbourne Talent Agency for representation, partnership or talent for an upcoming event, campaign or launch.

0414 543 634

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