Colleen began her career in advertising as a copywriter for an award-winning boutique agency. She segued to the entertainment industry as an executive assistant to a film mogul by day and freelance writer by night. She wrote script coverage, spec scripts, advertising copy, one sheets for the studios, and published articles for Los Angeles Magazine and The Los Angeles Times. One spec script she wrote led to agency representation and to a network executive position at ABC for Specials and Reality TV. As a network executive, Colleen bought and spearheaded myriad highly rated projects including one of the most successful shows in history “America’s Funniest Home Videos,” now in the Smithsonian Museum. She transitioned from the network to production as a producer for Dennis Miller first on his syndicated show and then as the sole talent producer on HBO’s “Dennis Miller Live” booking and pre-interviewing A-list celebrities and politicians on a weekly basis. Colleen received four Emmy nominations during the show’s decade long run and received accolades in the press praising the bookings. Concurrently and after “Dennis Miller Live” Colleen worked as a supervising producer, talent executive, reality casting producer, segment producer, and as the head of talent on several shows. In 2013, Colleen partnered with producer/manager, Rebecca Lambrecht to create PROVEN TALENT, concentrating on talent booking and logistics for television specials, network/cable series, and music festivals. Colleen is a member of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and The Producer’s Guild. In her free time, she enjoys adventure travel, yoga, and horseback riding.