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ABOUT US

Next Step Talent works to grow our clients in whichever areas of the industry they desire. We focus on long-term growth strategy and captivating organic relationships with each individual talent. Next Step Talent is passionate about empowering talent to connect with their audience on an individualized basis, use their platform for good and emphasize growth and expression while staying true to their roots.  In this new digital age, we focus on being a step ahead in implementing diversity, inclusion, and combating mental health in Entertainment. 

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FOUNDER & CEO

Temima
Shames

OUR STORY

Next Step Talent is a full service talent management company found by Temima Shames. Shames began her career as an actress and later went to SUNY Oneonta for Music Industry. Following graduation she found herself working with influencers and rekindled her passion for the entertainment space as a whole. Client successes include high profile press looks, commercials,  long term brand endorsements, music videos, print work, feature films and more. We are dedicated to helping our clients flourish in the entertainment world and spread a positive message through their platforms. 

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EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

Rebeca
Partida

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HEAD OF TALENT
STRATEGY & CULTURE

Geoff
Rosenthal

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TALENT MANAGER

Amanda
Smith

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MANAGEMENT AND
A&R ASSISTANT

Matt
Spiegel

- SHAMES

“Management is more than just a business; it is about helping clients make their dreams come to life and being there for them through the bumps along the way.” 

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