It TAKES talent
With the largest and most comprehensive data driven international celebrity and influencer database, we provide bespoke solutions, enabling the selection and acquisition of talent, whether it’s in front of, or behind the camera, that best resonates with brands and audiences alike.
WE AGENCY DIFFERENT
What can a celebrity do for me?
EVERYTHING! To put it simply, the right celebrity endorsement, speaker, or expert can deliver your campaign directly into the hearts and minds of your target audience.
WE CELEBRITY DIFFERENT
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Melissa Gilbert, President & Founder
Melissa Gilbert, President and Founder of The Celebrity Link is now spearheading the launch of sister company, Peculiar Entertainment, where she will serve as President and Creative Producer. Melissa leads with a wealth of experience, she has worked in many facets of the entertainment industry eventually landing at International Creative Management Partners (ICM) which set the course of her career as a talent agent. Through passion and hard work, she quickly rose at ICM to run the firm’s East Coast celebrity endorsement department. After more than 15 years in the business, she launched her own firm, The Celebrity Link. Understanding the mutually beneficial, though often separate spheres of branding and celebrity, Gilbert created The Celebrity Link to bridge the gap.
Gilbert’s approach blends knowledge, creativity, and industriousness to deliver innovative solutions for brands, corporations and organizations around the globe. She has represented celebrities as an agent and manager, negotiated deals, managed relationships, and designed contracts—with a signature attention to detail that has kept her in the forefront of the entertainment industry. When clients seek a celebrity to advance their brand, Gilbert’s expertise and years of experience ensure it will be a perfect match.
Billy Pollina, EVP of Production & Creative Director
Billy serves as Creative Director for The Celebrity Link and head of production for our sister company, Peculiar Entertainment. Billy oversees all client marketing, live events and production. Billy started his career in film and television marketing. He has created unique promotional campaigns for companies, Warner Bros., Disney, NBC-Universal, FOX, and FOX Sports to name a few. From film trailers to network launches, from full marketing campaigns to sensational live events, his work has included all aspects of marketing major brands and products. His work also includes feature films and television series. His film credits include the Sony, Screen Gems hit film, You Got Served. His advertising and marketing experience is diverse, having created campaigns for major studios, television and streaming networks, major sports entities, leaders in the hospitality industry, as well as in the equality space for the LGBTQ community.