With vast experience in the arts and culture, education, and non-profit fields, Peoplmovr's founders, Geoffrey and Aaron, along with staff director Kristen R. Coley, née McCallum, and leadership and inclusion strategist Adam Moore, continue to extend the company's reach.
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Geoffrey Jackson Scott, Co-Founder, Creative Director
A Brooklyn-based cultural organizer, creative producer, and engagement strategist, Geoffrey has over a decade of experience in advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion in arts and culture. Board member: The Alliance of Artists Communities, Rattlestick Playwrights Theater
Recently, Geoffrey served as Director, Community Engagement at Museum of the Moving Image (MoMI). At MoMI, he led an ambitious two-year community engagement and audience outreach pilot, funded by the Ford Foundation. He was directly responsible for creating policies, programs, and outreach initiatives designed to open up access for a broader public to the Museum.
From 2012 - 2014, Jackson Scott delivered a suite of new programming as a senior member of the in-house creative strategy team at Victory Gardens Theater in Chicago where he was the Director of New Play Development and Community Engagement. At Victory Gardens, he conceived, developed, and launched a civic engagement platform designed to embrace and reflect the diversity of Chicago. Collaborations with community and cultural leaders included Third Coast International Audio Festival, Kartemquin Films, Latino Policy Forum, Apna Ghar, Sydney Chatman/Tofu Chitlin Circuit, Amor Montes de Oca/Arte y Vida Chicago, and Lynnea Karlic/Center on Halsted.
Prior to Chicago, Jackson Scott spent eight seasons as the Literary Associate at New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW). At NYTW, he led the Artist of Color Fellowship program and supported the cultivation, development, and production of new work made by both emerging and established artists including Elevator Repair Service, UNIVERSES, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, Edith Freni, Jordan Seavey, Thomas Bradshaw, Betty Shamieh, Matthew Lopez, Jackie Sibblies Drury, Christopher Oscar Peña, Andrew Ondrejcak, and Julian Mesri.
From 2007-2009, he served as curator of The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center’s Prelude Festival, programming the following artists: Judith Malina/The Living Theatre, Aaron Landsman, John Jesurun, Dan Safer/Witness Relocation, Phil Soltanoff/Mad Dog Experimental, National Theatre of the United States of America, David Levine, Richard Foreman, and Marina Abramovic, among others.
Aaron Cedolia, Co-Founder, Communications Director
A communications strategist, creative producer, and artist, Aaron has worked for over ten years in communications strategy and marketing. Board member: The Laundromat Project
Aaron managed the overall communications strategy for New York University's (NYU) music and performing arts programs (2004-2012) and currently directs communications for NYU's Gallatin School of Individualized Study. This work includes a holistic branding strategy of all web, social, print, and live event communications towards engaging multiple internal and external audiences
Aaron has produced several installations and public art projects in NYC and Chicago. His work is participation-based and often takes place in surprising and underused public spaces. He has created work for organizations including The Present Group, Art in Odd Places, New Museum's Festival of Ideas for a New City, and ArtPrize.
Kristen R. Coley, née McCallum, Staff Director
Kristen is the Founder of SafeWordSociety, a Brooklyn-based consulting firm committed to visioning equity, actionable inclusivity, non-performative access and proactive visibility for marginalized communities.
While working as a visioning partner for mission-aligned individuals, organizations & institutions looking for sustainable & scalable workshops/programs/systems to enhance impactful collaborations and engagement, Kristen also produces original content through SafeWordSociety. Since 2017, Kristen has developed and produced five seasons of The SafeWordSociety Podcast, a discussion based card game known as The Visibility Packs and a popular workshop/learning lab series that provides valuable learning & networking opportunities for creators, entrepreneurs, etc.
As a Queer, Black woman with an inherent flair for authenticity and storytelling, Kristen is also a published writer with bylines at outlets including, Shondaland.com and Pride.com. In May 2018, Kristen received the Harvey Milk Alumnus Award from the University at Albany - SUNY for her substantial contributions to social justice issues in her work and for her community involvement.
Adam Moore, Leadership + Inclusion Strategist
A leadership and inclusion strategist with over fifteen years in the arts and entertainment industries, Adam specializes in building collaborative capacity and culturally competent leadership as well as complex strategic planning and implementation.
As the current National Director of EEO & Diversity for the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA), he is responsible for developing and implementing a national diversity plan of action to achieve accurate representation of those groups historically excluded from the entertainment and news media. Such efforts include the creation of educational programs, conferences, and workshops; development of public relations strategies; and the enforcement of non-discrimination and diversity provisions as outlined in the Union’s contracts.
In addition to facilitation and moderation of scores of panel discussions for various film festivals and industry organizations, as well as city, state and federal agencies, Adam has guest lectured at colleges and high schools throughout the United States. His insight and perspective has been shared around the world including through The New York Times, Rolling Stone, Wall Street Journal, BBC.com, NPR, the Los Angeles Times, the Hollywood Reporter, Backstage, Variety, Washington Post, Native America Calling, German National Public Radio, Switzerland’s L’Hebdo, and Abu Dhabi media’s first English-language publication The National.