StarChoice Bookings & Concerts's employees are highly-trained, experienced and dedicated to the success of our business and our clients.
Celebrity Client Relations
Stephon Ashton's entertainment expertise extends over 30 years. He received his certified professional training from Brooks Executive Protection Services Los Angeles, CA, where he graduated with honors at the top of his class. Mr. Ashton provided Road Management, Executive Protection expertise, while working along-side Boyz II Men and many other high profile clients, as an advisdor, throughout the Entertainment world for many years. He has toured the world many times, while attending several Grammy award ceremonies and world renouned events.
Mr. Ashton Served as Road Manager and Executive Protection Agent for N-Force Entertainment Washington DC.
He is the former proprietor of Big Phat Entertainment which services included Concert Promotions, Scheduling of major recording artists tour destinations, vehicles, hotels and airline flights.
A few of Mr Ashton's extensive client list includes;
Tommy Mattola – Then President/CEO - Sony Music
Clive Davis – President/CEO - Arista Records and J Records
Multi Platinum Selling Artists
Mariah Carey, Brandy, Kenny Rogers, Brian Mcknight, Bill Belemy, Steve Harvey, Cedric The Entertainer, Martin Lawrence, Uncle Sam, South Paw Entertainment, Stone Creek Studios and Boyz II Men
Pablo “The Minister of Defense” Birriel
Pablo Birriel is a seasoned professional in the protection industry. A former graduate of Executive Security International’s Advanced Executive Protection program, he was the first person to develop an off campus observational psychology course for John Tyler Community College. He has coordinated security for Virginia Commonwealth University, 100 Black Men and other organizations. He has worked for both record companies and other entertainment companies, providing security for people like H. “Rap” Brown, comedienne’s Marcus D. Wiley, Akintunde, and Allison Moore from the Klean’s of Comedy tour. In addition He has authored several Books, The Ministry of Defense: Executive Protection For The Ministry (Global eBook awards silver medalist) and 7 Elements of Combat. He has mentored security teams nationally (Los Angeles, Phoenix) and internationally (Lagos Nigeria). He is a freelance writer for self-defense oriented publications (Personal Defense Network and Pew Pew Tactical). He is a certified firearms instructor. Pablo was designated as a member of the Masters Hall of Fame, Orange county Ca., in 2015. He has been the ministry head of security for Living Waters Christian Fellowship an Restoration Christian Church. He is currently working as the training administrator for Restoration Christian Church. He has a certificate from Rappahannock Regional Criminal Justice Academy as a security instructor. He is also the co-host of Modern Combat Masters radio program and is pursuing a degree in Law and National Security at Regent university in Virginia Beach Virginia.
Client Relations/Artist Representative
Michael Cooper brings over 25 years of first-hand interaction and management expertise in and around the entertainment industry. Mr Cooper is credited for the sucessful management and interactions of high profile clients, and new comers signed to the StarChoice Booking Agency and our Choice Records label. His valuable leadership and insight, lends themselves to discovering pure raw talent, while maintaining a high-level of professionalism to the celebrities we represent.