JUDY SANTI, Senior Vice President
has honed her
expertise with the SAG, AFTRA & AFM Labor Agreements for all aspects of the music and advertising industries through an array of professional experiences in television, ad agencies, music houses, top payroll companies, and as the President of her
own payroll firm, Half Note.
A native Chicagoan, Judy
career in payroll and business affairs right after moving to Los Angeles, when she
landed the payroll position on the TV show, Midnight Special.
This eventually led her
to the music division of payroll giant IDC, where she
worked with TEAM's President, Gerry Schwartz.
proficiency in advertising business affairs during her
time at several ad agencies including McCann-Erickson's
In addition to McCann, Judy
spent time working with noted music producers and prepared budgets and union forms for the country's top orchestra managers including those from NBC's Tonight Show's orchestra and Paramount Studios
Judy's business savvy shone through in 1994 when she
launched and quickly expanded her
payroll firm, Half Note.
Ten years later she
reunited with Gerry Schwartz when she
merged Half Note into TEAM
, expanding the company's advertising and music divisions.
In addition, from her
early leadership role in the Advertising Business Affairs Association
current participation in trade organizations like AMP, Judy
long-standing tradition of advancing industry knowledge on key issues through seminars and professional networks.