ANTHONY BOLLOTTA is an award-winning creative director, producer and writer. Having spoken his first words before taking his first step, Anthony is well-known in the business theatre/special event arena for his exceptional ability to commandeer an entire room’s attention with a mere utterance of a word. Performing professionally for far longer than he cares to admit, Anthony has worked with legendary stars Shirley Jones, David Cassidy, Natalie Cole, The Beach Boys, Michael McDonald, Roberta Flack and the late Nell Carter. Most recently, he starred in the San Diego premiere of The Corporate Circus.
CLINT BELL is the master of ceremonies. Having been behind the microphone since a young age, Clint has become a professional MC, voice-over actor and fast-talker. His charming personality and vivacious voice has helped organizations like Rady Children’s Hospital, The San Diego Wine Festival, The Madeline School, and Tri-City Medical successfully raise awareness and funds. Clint’s mission is to deliver a great voice performance with accuracy and time efficiency in mind to draw guests in and keep them entertained.
DON FRIESEN is fresh, funny and frenetic! The only two-time winner of the prestigious San Francisco International Comedy Competition, Don is one of the most sought-after headliners on the comedy scene today. Just strap yourself in and enjoy the ride as this high-octane, one-man comic bonanza ignites the stage with offbeat characters and cutting-edge satire. Clever, insightful and self-deprecating to a fault, Don brings home huge laughs with his rapid fire delivery about cell phones, Idiots Guides, or technology run amok, all while conveying an innocence and vulnerability that connects with every member of your event.
GENI CAVITT set her sights on the world of television and radio from when she was a little girl. A 2015 Silver Circle Inductee of The National Academy of Television, Geni has worked the radio and television airwaves of San Diego since 1979. Starting as a midday radio personality, she quickly took over TV. Geni co-hosted several telethons for San Diego Humane Society, Rady Children’s Hospital and the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Since she has spotlighted on CBS, This Morning as the weather person and serves a permanent spot as the weekend weather and weekly newscaster for KGTV.
PAT BROWN is the emcee of San Diego. Whether she was playing the best of the morning tunes on KyXy radio or predicting the climate change for ABC10 San Diego, Pat has been communicating with the San Diego community for many years. A five-time Emmy Award winner, Pat is a trustee emeritus of the Multiple Sclerosis Society, serves on the Alzheimer’s Association Board of Trustees, and the Burn Institute Advisory Board. She has emceed the “Women Who Mean Business” awards event for the San Diego Business Journal for several years.
RUSS STOLNACK has become a San Diego staple in the comedian arena. Known for his quick, though sometimes “un-subtle” wit and gregarious personality, Stolnack’s career spans the comedy circuits, radio and television. Under the pseudonym Russ T Nailz, Russ began as a comic radio-jock, transitioned into headlining in such venerable comedy hot spots as The Comedy Store and The Improv in Los Angeles. Next, appearing on Evening at the Improv for the A&E Network and several TV Movies of the week. The winner of The National Speakers Association’s Humorous Speaker Competition, Stolnack is a three-time Emmy award winner. He has opened for comics George Carlin, Robin Williams, Jay Leno, and Ray Charles, to name a few. His corporate credits include performances for ESPN, Conagra, Mercedes Benz USA, Dow Chemical, and Anheuser-Busch.
SUSANNA SPIES is a seasoned comedienne and actress who has been making the world laugh since 1997. Her extensive performance background includes all mediums of television, film, and stage including: NBC’s Sunset Beach by the great Aaron Spelling, numerous national commercials, and working alongside feature film stars such as Amanda Peet in the indie feature hit: “Whipped”. When it comes to the stage Spies is a regular, receiving rave reviews for her one-woman show: The Dryer debuting at The Working Stage in Los Angeles where she wrote and performed over 30 original characters. Spies has brought the house down with her witty characters at some of the stand up scenes most laughable venues like The Improv in L.A., Laugh Factory, the Comedy Store, and dozens of additional comedy venues.
DUFFY FAINER is a professional interactive entertainer, based in San Diego. A two-time Olympic announcer and an aviation world record holder in skydiving, he set out to create a new benchmark for interactive entertainment. He has succeeded in making a splash with such notable names as The Midway Museum, Extraordinary Event Meeting Planners, Uniglobe Meeting Planners, and Habitat For Humanity. Duffy has traveled worldwide specializing as a Corporate Stage Emcee, DJ Entertainer, Event Announcer, Game Show Host and Voice Talent.
FRANK KING has been in the driver’s seat on the road of humor for over two decades performing at comedy clubs and hotels all around the world. Since finishing as a quarter finalist on “Star Search”, Frank continued to stardom performing on CNN’s Business Unusual and Showtime’s Comedy on the Road. He has also written jokes for comedian superstars like Joan Rivers, Jay Leno and Dennis Miller, and opened for such celebrities as Adam Sandler, Ron White and Jerry Seinfeld. He and Nationally Syndicated Cartoonist/Comedian Steve Kelly enjoyed a regular radio gig on KFMB 760am in the afternoons, sharing their wit and wisdom about life.