Seymour Heller Award Winners Announced

The Talent Managers Association held its ninth annual Seymour Heller Awards on Oct. 5 at the Sheraton Hotel in Universal City, Calif. The awards recognize individuals who have demonstrated excellence in talent management.

The Seymour Heller Award was created in 2002 and is named for one of the founders of the National Conference of Personal Managers, the first coast-to-coast personal management firm, which represented performers such as Liberace and Glenn Miller.

The following individuals won awards for 2010:

Talent Manager
Terrie Snell, TalentINK

Adult Theatrical Agent
Denny Sevier, House of Representatives

Youth Theatrical Agent
Melisa Berger, CESD

Adult Commercial
Kim Bryd, Innovative Artists Talent & Literary Agency

Youth Commercial
Carol Lynn Sher, CESD

Television Casting Director
Scott David, April Webster Casting

Film Casting Director
Jane Jenkins and Janet Hirshenson, The Casting Company

Commercial Casting Director
Ross Lacy, Ross Lacy Casting

Associate Casting Director
Sherie Hernandez, Greenstein/Daniels Casting

2010 Heller Award for Excellence in Talent Management
Susan Curtis, Curtis Talent Management