[New York, February 19, 2024] – MGME is pleased to announce the promotion of Shawn Potillo to the position of Director of Creative Services, effective immediately. Shawn's elevation to this role marks a significant milestone in his career at MGME, where he has demonstrated exemplary leadership and a relentless commitment to excellence since joining the company in May of 2022.

"We are thrilled to have Shawn Potillo as our Director of Creative Services," said Rachel Bandarenko, EVP of Creative and Strategic Growth at MGME. "His leadership, expertise, and commitment to excellence make him the ideal candidate to spearhead our Creative & Production teams as we continue to grow and innovate."

In his previous role as Director of Production, Shawn Potillo played a pivotal role in transforming the production team and mentoring his colleagues. With over 20 years of experience in live events, supporting Fortune 500 companies worldwide, Shawn brings a wealth of expertise and a track record of success to his new position. His multifaceted background encompasses roles such as technician, technical director, stage manager, show manager, project manager, and account manager, reflecting his comprehensive understanding of event management.

Shawn's philosophy of providing simple solutions for complex problems has earned him a reputation for delivering seamless experiences for stakeholders. His ability to blend big-picture thinking with meticulous attention to detail has consistently elevated the quality of events under his purview.

Beyond his professional achievements, Shawn Potillo is deeply engaged in community service, serving as an elected township council member and an active member of the Rotary Club. His dedication to serving others extends to his personal life, where he enjoys spending time with his family, engaging in outdoor activities like boating and snowboarding, and supporting his daughter's passions for lacrosse and cheerleading.

Reflecting on his promotion, Shawn shared his unwavering optimism and problem-solving mindset, stating, "I refuse to believe we can't make this happen" and emphasizing the importance of proactive solutions.

Please join us in congratulating Shawn Potillo on his well-deserved promotion.

Shawn Potillo

Shawn Potillo

Director of Creative Services