Dan Owens is a talent manager and inclusivity consultant based out of Los Angeles. In 2010, Dan created the blog "Lesbians Who Look Like Justin Bieber" which miraculously led to their running social media for Virgin Mobile on tour with Lady Gaga and co-founding the LGBTQ youth organization, Everyone is Gay. Their book "This is a Book for Parents of Gay Kids" was released by Chronicle Books in 2015. Dan has spoken at over 150 universities in the US and Canada, led business/staff training, faculty/admin training, and student led organizational consulting. Dan has a history working with artists, creatives, and big brands to handle social media consulting, brand messaging, media training, and overall brand expansion.
Lenea Sims is Creative Director at Dan Owens Management. Having worked with dozens of brands, she is known for making brands come alive through experiences, products, and content. Lenea combines her work with brands and passion for wellness with her creative studio, Innerplay. Essence Magazine named her one of the "Self-Care Sistahs That Helped Redefine Wellness’'. She was recognized as a wellness pioneer by Paper Magazine, and spoke on energetic self-care at SXSW 2018.
Lindsay Stevens is assistant manager at Dan Owens MGMT. She has always had an innate passion for the entertainment industry, and early on decided to pursue a career behind the scenes in that vast field. As time went on, her focus shifted to the crux of entertainment and ethnicity, specifically, as it pertained to blackness depicted in media. From anime, comics, television & film, Lindsay strives to uplift queer POC creators, and end the misrepresentation and perpetuation of harmful black stereotypes that have been propelled by gatekeepers in the entertainment industry.