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Talent Managers Association announces Nicole Jolley as a Heller Award Nominee

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The Talent Managers Association has announced the nominees for the 11th Annual Heller Awards taking place Oct. 2 in Los Angeles.

The event, to be held at the Universal Sheraton, honors talent representatives -- managers, agents and casting directors -- who aim to uphold the TMA's code of ethics and standards of practice while providing outstanding services for their clients, the organization said Tuesday.

Meanwhile, Jake Azhar -- president and CEO of the Hollywood Management Company -- earns recognition as Talent Manager of the Year.

Below, see the full list of the nominees:

ADULT THEATRICAL AGENT

  • Mike Baldrige – Momentum Talent and Literary Agency
  • Brianna Barcus – Clear Talent Group
  • Jay Schacter – Mavrick Artist Agency
  • Mitchell Shankman – Kazarian, Spencer, Ruskin & Associates

YOUTH THEATRICAL AGENT

  • Meredith Fine – Coast to Coast Talent
  • Nicole Jolley – Amsel, Eisenstadt & Frazier Talent Agency
  • Jackie Lewis – Lewis and Beal Talent
  • Cindy Osbrink – Osbrink Talent Agency
  • Emily Urbani – Osbrink Talent Agency

ADULT COMMERCIAL AGENT

  • Carol Elsner – The Gage Group
  • Tracey Goldblum – Abrams Artists Agency
  • Hugh Leon – Coast to Coast Talent Agency
  • Angela Strange – Osbrink Talent Agency
  • David Ziff – Cunningham, Escott, Slevin & Doherty

YOUTH COMMERCIAL AGENT

  • Jeremy Apody – Abrams Artists Agency
  • Jackie Lewis – Lewis and Beal Talent
  • Philip Marcus – Clear Talent Group
  • Dawn Osbrink – Osbrink Talent Agency
  • Carol Lynn Scher – Cunningham, Escott, Slevin & Doherty

FEATURE CASTING DIRECTOR

  • Deb Aquila/Tricia Wood – Aquila/Wood Casting
  • Lisa Beach/Sarah Katzman – Beach/Katzman Casting
  • Randi Hiller – Disney Motion Pictures Casting
  • Ricki Maslar – Ricki Maslar Casting
  • Mary Vernieu – Betty Mae Casting

TELEVISION CASTING DIRECTOR

  • Sharon Bialy/Sherry Thomas – Bialy/Thomas Casting
  • Krisha Bullock – Krisha Bullock Casting
  • Scott David – Scott David Casting
  • David Rapaport – David Rapaport Casting
  • Dan Shaner/Michael Testa – Shaner/Testa Casting

COMMERCIAL CASTING DIRECTOR

  • Craig Colvin – Craig Colvin Casting
  • Alyson Horn – Alyson Horn Casting
  • Ross Lacy – Ross Lacy Casting
  • Michael Sanford – The Casting Underground
  • Francene Selkirk-Ackerman – Shooting from the Hip

ASSOCIATE CASTING DIRECTOR

  • Gina Gallego – Disney Motion Pictures Casting
  • Sherie Hernandez – Greenstein/Daniel Casting
  • Russell Scott – Bialy/Thomas Casting
  • Eric Souliere – Ulrich/Dawson/Kritzer Casting,
  • Jenny Treadwell – Krisha Bullock Casting

TALENT MANAGER OF THE YEAR

  • Jake Azhar