Who we are
Jeff has played a pivotal role in the exposure of music and contemporary recording artists for over 35 years. He has continually recreated the methods through which entertainment content is channeled to reach its target audience. His extensive network of relationships has been of resource as a music consultant and strategic intermediary between brands, advertising agencies, and the music industry at large.
National Promotion Manager, Modern Rock, Top 40, Rhythm
Ryan graduated from Xavier University with a degree in Business Management. Prior to JMA, he spent time working in event and talent management, music advertising and event placement. With considerable personal study in music performance and his proficiency in operations, coordination and management, Ryan utilizes his well balanced management base and promotion expertise in handling all new artist & consulting opportunities for JMA.
Executive Assistant, Internship Coordinator
Taylor graduated from Syracuse University with a degree in Film and Music Industry Studies. She began freelance work as a music video director and producer in 2011. Throughout her experience as a freelancer and as an executive producer for Syracuse's music video collective, Taylor has worked with over 25 artists to date. For the past year, she has been scouting for Red Bull Records, in addition to working as an independent A&R Consultant. Here at JMA, she handles all the administrative duties for Jeff, as well as acts as the point person for incoming artist submissions and internship coordination.
Rhythm Crossover Promotion/ Artist Development
Scott graduated from University Of Hartford with a degree in Sociology. Before working with JMA he was actively engaged in artist development, web design, event and talent management and interned with Interscope Records where he gained a solid understanding of publicity. His experience as an artist and promoter combined with his understanding of web design, social media, and the music industry, provide Scott with a set of tools he utilizes in both areas of rhythm promotion and artist management and development for JMA.
The internship program at Jeff McClusky & Associates has been a developing work in progress over the past several years; it has grown substantially in its depth, curriculum, and hands-on opportunities for students. We are very proud of the high regard given to JMA by students and faculty for our mentorship, engagement of participants, and enthusiasm for the business that we love.
Ivana Paternina graduated from DePaul University in Spring 2016 with a degree in Public Relations & Advertising. She has been the Hip Hop Music Intern since the winter of 2017.
Many of Jeff McClusky & Associates’ best and brightest have continued onto other organizations within the music industry including:
Compass Records, co-sign, Live Nation, Maverick, Monterey International, Sony Music Entertainment, Universal Music Group, Victory Records, Warner Music Group, and The Windish Agency.