Mentoring, networking and collaboration.

Tel: 416.755.0025

1731 Lawrence Ave E, Toronto, ON, M1R 2X7

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 -  - Team

Vel Omazic

Co-Founder & Executive Director

Vel runs the business; leads by example; engages CMI’s Board, partners, sponsors and funders. He puts his heart into developing artists, managers and building CMI.

Jesse Mitchell

Director of CMI Live

Jesse spearheads CMI’s Live Events division, connecting artists across Canada with paid performance opportunities. He also leads curation efforts for CMI’s core professional development programs.

Kate Rogers

Programs Manager

Kate assists in the design and execution of all CMI's core and custom professional development programming. She ensures that all CMI’s programs run smoothly and are providing impactful development opportunities to any artist or manager that comes through our doors.

Kyle Martin

CMI Live Manager

Kyle assists in the planning and execution of all activities connected to CMI’s Live Event division and all other logistical needs of the organization

Taija Grey

Digital Marketing Manager

Taija's role of Digital Marketing Coordinator tasks her with assisting the team in the development and maintenance of our marketing initiatives, social spaces and online communities.

Gianna Antonacci

Programs Manager

As CMI Programs Manager, Gianna contributes to the ongoing development and execution of all core and custom professional development programs. Gianna’s journey with CMI began as a participant in the Artist Manager program.

Hannah Aviv

Marketing Coordinator

Hannah supports the development, tactical execution, and evaluation of marketing strategies in support of CMI, all core and custom professional development programs and our live activations. Hannah most recently interned at Warner Music Canada doing Social Media & Content Marketing. She holds a post-graduate certificate in Music Business from Humber College and a B.A. Media, Information, and Technoculture Studies from Western University

Sara Gomez

CMI Live Coordinator

Sara assists in supporting the execution of all CMI Live programs including Courtyard Concerts, Play The Parks, TD Music at Union Station, and many more. Sara just graduated from the Music Business Administration program at Durham College (2023) and previously ran her own concerts and production company in her native Colombia.