Formed in 2009, Capital Talent Agency, LLC (CTA) represents theater professionals based in Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, DC who work nationally in theater, film, television, and audio recording. Capital Talent Agency also represents authors in all genres of fiction and non-fiction, as well as playwrights and screenwriters. Created in response to the needs of this growing population of artists in the nation’s capital, CTA was built around the personal and professional needs of our clients, not only providing representation, but also career planning, financial guidance, travel support, and much more.
Roger has made Washington, DC, his home for more than twenty years during which he has practiced law with two major, international law firms. He has been involved in the arts from an early age. As a student in high school on the East End of Long Island, Roger performed in several productions and as a member of jazz and rock bands. He continued playing music throughout college and law school and helped finance his education by playing keyboards in New York and in Florida. Roger's law career has taken him around the world representing Fortune 100 companies and individuals in trials and transactions of all types. He graduated in 1980 from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Arts in Education and from Stetson College of Law in 1985 with a Juris Doctorate, summa cum laude.
In addition to an acting career in the DC area of over thirty years, Fred brings just as many years of business experience to the agency. He was Executive Vice President in charge of new business at DC’s Abramson Labus Van De Velde, a full-service advertising and marketing firm. He has a decade’s experience in banking and served as both AVP/Branch Assistant Manager, as well as AVP/Staffing & Development, where he headed up both Teller and Customer Service Representative training. He was General Manager of Herb’s Restaurant at which time he also served on the Board of The League of Washington Theaters. His accounting training was with the American Bankers Association, where he pulled a 4.0 GPA. Fred has received three Helen Hayes awards: in 1993 for Outstanding Lead Actor, Resident Musical, then again in 1999 for Outstanding Supporting Actor, Resident Play, and most recently in 2008 for Outstanding Lead Actor, Resident Play. In addition, Fred was nominated for nine of his other acting roles since 1986.
Rich Luna lives in Washington, DC, where he has been an attorney since 2005. Before that he worked on commercial and independent film crews in New York, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Texas, first as a production assistant but soon as second camera assistant. He then joined the broadcast commercial production department of advertising agency Lowe NY (now merged into Deutsch NY). At Lowe NY Rich worked on teams that produced TV campaigns for a number of multinational brands such as Heineken, Sprite, Dell, HSBC, Saab, GMC, UPS, Verizon, Burger King and MassMutual. In a previous life, Rich was a keyboardist in Rosebud, a now-defunct band from Houston.
Pam McElroy has 9 years of experience in many areas of publishing, including foreign rights, acquisitions, editorial development and planning, digital strategy, and more. She’s had stints at the American Psychological Association in Washington DC, Razorbill (a division of Penguin Group) in New York and Zest Books in San Francisco. Having worked on multiple best-selling novels, Pam brings to her role as a literary agent her unique knowledge of what makes a book a bestseller. When she's not working on books, she's reading them, especially fantasy, epic middle grade and young adult fiction, cookbooks, and just about anything she can get her hands on.