M.O Artist Agency, a full service, SAG-Aftra agency, representing established and emerging artists of all ages, has recently added two new members to the agency; Kayla Chey as the VP of talent and Kristen Usich to head and operate the SF office.
Kayla Chey is an expert in business management and development and holds a BA in Communication and a minor in English. Prior to her career as an agent, Kayla was a fundraiser for various notable, non-profit organizations. Making the transition as a fundraiser to a talent agent has been seamless, natural and organic due to Kayla’s interpersonal skills and experience. Kayla is enthusiastic to be heading the MO Artist Agency adult division in LA.
The other new gem to the agency is Kristen Usich, who has experience of more than 15 years in the entertainment industry. She has walked the runway for top designers as well as appeared in many print ads. She is very seasoned and knowledgeable with regard to what it takes to succeed in the business as an agent. She supports and respects talent, while providing industry professionals with excellent service and the expertise necessary to create long term successful relationships.
M.O. Artist agency was founded by Mala Lemnah in 2011, followed by M.O Kids three years later, which represents newborns, kids and families.
Both agencies work to secure the most lucrative jobs for their clients and represent talent across the board for TV/Film, print and commercial. They are committed to offering superior representation for their talent, while continually striving for the creation of greater opportunities for their clients. The agency follows California State laws for the employment of minor actors, and ensures all of their clients are being treated fairly.
The agency takes pride in a history of success in placing their clients in popular TV shows like American Horror Story, Gray’s Anatomy, Comedy Bang, Bang, The Jimmy Kimmel Show, General Hospital and commercials for widely known brands such as Home Depot, Lowes, Wendy’s, Burger King, Whirlpool, Flintstone’s Vitamins, Microsoft, among many others. As a result of their combined experience, they have an intimate understanding of the inside and out of the business and know how to get their clients the right job for them.