Festival OrganizersThe My True Colors Festival is presented by True Colors Project, MVC Management Productions and MEGA Personalities.
Carolyn M. Brown
Co-Founder/Executive Producer/Executive Director Carolyn M. Brown is an award-winning journalist, author, playwright, producer, and founder of the True Colors Project, dedicated to theatrical and digital work by innovative transmedia storytellers. She is Senior Producer at Black Enterprise, responsible for the editorial direction of content on entrepreneurship, franchising, entertainment, and small business financing across platforms—print, digital, broadcast, and live events. She is editorial director of the Black Enterprise annual Entrepreneurs Summit and custom corporate-sponsored events. Brown was named in “Workin It: 18 Red Hot Entrepreneurs” by Go Magazine. She is a 2012 GLAAD Media Award Winner for Outstanding Magazine Article for “Black & Gay In Corporate America.”
Co-Founder/Executive Producer/Event Manager Tai Chunn is the founder and CEO of MVC Management Productions. Chunn is an established celebrity stylist and events coordinator labeled “The Renaissance Man” in Black Enterprise magazine’s September 2014 issue. Chunn has a niche for identifying raw talent and modeling them into seasoned professionals. He has garnered industry wide connections and has developed solid credibility in many media facets. An industry trailblazer, Chunn and MVC Management Productions made history in 2012 by producing a heralded fashion show event for Nina Skarra, the first Scandinavian designer to ever be showcased at Mercedes Fashion Week at Lincoln Center in New York.
Richard E. Pelzer
Executive Producer/Community & Corporate Engagement Richard E. Pelzer is the founder, President and CEO of MEGA Personalities, a New York–based business development management firm. A graduate from Kent State University in Ohio, with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Art History and Business Management, Pelzer’s strong leadership skills and creative vision assist clients with national and international business opportunities and development. He manages projects for clients in the fashion, beauty and/or entertainment industries. Past clients include: The NYSE Diversity Council, Sephora, Essence Magazine, celebrity makeup artist Sam Fine, musical duo Les Nubians, international artist Emmanuel Jal, and the African American Women in Cinema Film Festival. Pelzer prides himself on the ability to cultivate creative partnerships and long lasting relationships.