William "Chip" Quigley, President
William’Chip’ Quigley, President of Kingdom Entertainment since 1998, has expertise in all areas of event design and production, TV production and talent management. Encompassing over 25 years as a respected professional in the entertainment business, Chip began as production manager for New York area concert promoter, Ron Delsner. He has managed, booked, promoted, and produced countless events at many of the major concert halls and event spaces around the country including Madison Square Garden, Beacon Theater, Carnegie Hall Radio City Music Hall, the Chicago Theater, LA Forum, as well as countless event friendly venues. In 1983, Chip played an integral role in creating the highly successful Jones Beach Concert Series and was responsible for all areas of production and talent.
In 1988, Chip took another step is his well established career by co-creating The Overland Entertainment Company, an award winning event company that defined the leading edge in the production of corporate meetings and events.
In 1998, he formed the Kingdom Entertainment Group to integrate his experience in the entertainment business focusing on event design, management and production, TV production and artist management. Some of the shows and events Kingdom’s has produced include: The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show on CBS, The Conde Nast Media Group’s “Fashion Rocks” TV specials, The International Emmy Awards, Conan O’Brien in Toronto and Chicago, Conan O’Brien’s 10th Anniversary Special, Rock Corps MTV broadcast, and the Grey Goose/ Sundance Channel Iconoclasts series gala, Billboard/Chevy Dreamseekers Tour, Billboard’s Summer Blowout…..
In addition Chip also manages the careers of multi platinum artists Dee Lite, Sugar Ray, The Lordz of Brooklyn as well as numerous record producers and the hosting and acting career of Mark McGrath.
Elissa Kazdin, Executive Vice President
From January 1994 to December 1998, Ms. Kazdin served as the Assistant to the Vice President of Operations at The Overland Entertainment Company. From January 1999 to present, she joined Kingdom Entertainment as Administrative Manager and Talent Liaison. In 2005 Ms. Kazdin’s was promoted to Executive Vice President. Her responsibilities include financial management, maintaining general ledgers, account receivables and payables and all cash management functions. She oversees all band management and corporate entertainment events, interfacing with the record labels, music publishers and corporate sponsors as well as coordinating, scheduling and negotiating artists’ personal appearances and contracts. Ms. Kazdin also manages all outsourced projects. She earned her B.A. in Marketing
David Shapiro, Producer
David’s most recent television producing credits include Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, Access Hollywood, Celebrity Expose, The 2006 Emmy Red Carpet Special, TV-1 Access, Britney Spear’s: A Pop Idol Exposed, Anna Nicole Smith: A Centerfold Exposed, Anna Nicole Smith: A Centerfold Revisited, The Biggest Loser: Live from the Access Hollywood Stage, Supervising Producer - New Years Eve with Carson Daly 2005, Supervising Producer - New Years Eve with Carson Daly 2006.
In addition to producing, David was Technical Supervisor for The Tonight Show with Jay Leno where he was in charge of the entire technical and design staff, all remotes and studio design and upgrades. David was also the Technical Consultant to Late Night with Conan O’Brien in Toronto, Late Night with Conan O’Brien in Chicago where they were the first to transmit a late night show in HD from a remote location, and was a Production Consultant to Last Call with Carson Daly on the original start up, all remotes and the eventual move to Los Angeles.
Corporate Event Producing Credits include Jack Morton / General Motors, Billboard, Tag Heuer, City of Hope, Anheuser Busch, Time Warner and many others. David’s non producing credit’s include Audio Consultant - Conan O’Brien 10th Anniversary Special, NBC’s 75th Anniversary Special, Saturday Night Live, Conan O’Brien, John Walsh Show, Rockefeller Center Tree Lighting, The Colin Quinn Show, Survivor IV Last Episode. David was a Vice President at Broadway Video where he worked on the release of such titles as SNL 25 Year’s of Music, and the very successful SNL – DVD Best of Collections. He also was instrumental in the restructuring of Broadway Video from a linear production house to a non-linear production facility.
Prior to joining Broadway Video, David had a Multi Media Consulting Company whose clients included Annheiser Busch, Giorgio Armani, Victoria’s Secret, 7th on 6th Fashion Show, Sean John, Audi USA, Donna Karen and NBC Universal.