Meet the Team
Ari is the President and CEO of Degy Entertainment and has immersed himself in the entertainment industry since 1995. Though more than anything in the world, he’s a devoted father and husband, and likes nothing more than spending time with his two year old baby twins. He hasn’t slept in years as a result of this. Ari obtained his degree in communications from the University of Michigan a long, long time ago.
Senior Agent & GM
Currently, Senior Agent and General Manager at Degy Booking International, Jeff Hyman has been in the Entertainment Industry for over 20 years. Starting off working in the college division of Swank Motion Pictures, Inc. as an account representative, and then at Auburn Moon Agency as Vice President and Director of the College Division.
Director of Marketing & Corporate Initiatives
After years of playing drums in various bands in the NJ/NYC area, Joe got his start in the music business as an intern in the radio promo department at Universal Music Group in New York City. After graduating with a Political Science degree from Rutgers University, and a brief stint in music video promotions…
The son of Capitol recording artist, Ron DiRoma, Nick’s original career path was surprisingly not in the entertainment industry but the hospitality field. He graduated from Florida Culinary Institute in 1996 and was a rising star in the culinary world, cooking in renowned restaurants such as Cucina Del Arte in Palm Beach, FL & The Trillium at The Sagamore Hotel in Lake George, NY…
Evan’s personal and professional career path is nothing short of incredible. After the tragic loss of his mother in 2000 and father in 2005, he knew that he had two options for his life path. He could either allow the tragedy get the best of him or use the adverse experience as a foundational pillar that shapes the rest of his life. As his parents would have wanted, Evan chose the latter.
Major Events Operations Manager
Director of Greek Operations
Elliott is the Director of Greek Operations for Degy Entertainment, where he specializes in providing comprehensive entertainment and concierge services for Fraternities and Sororities across the nation.He served as Vice President of his Fraternity during his undergraduate studies at the University of Alabama. After graduating in 2013, he attended the University of Alabama School of Law, where he graduated in May of 2016.
CFO & Contracts Director
A graduate of the Music Industry Arts program at Fanshawe College, Tim spent several years at Canada’s Oldest Independent Folk Label, True North Records as the Digital Marketing Manager. He then returned to his alma mater as the Events and Activities Programmer for the Fanshawe Student Union, where he booked hundreds of events ranging from pub trivia, and comedy nights, to major concerts. He credits himself as the one to have ‘broken’ X Ambassadors into the Canadian market, as he was the first campus programmer to book them in the country. Ask him about it when you have 6 hours.
Greek Life Operations Manager
Samantha is a recent graduate of the University of Tampa with a degree in Criminology. As a freshman, she joined her student activities music committee, helping plan major concerts each semester. She spent her 4 years at Tampa rising up the ranks of her Student Activities Board being elected twice to lead the planning committee for the school’s major spring concert working with her team to successfully produce major campus shows with Hunter Hayes and Mike Posner among others…