Founder & CEO
Kyle Hjelmeseth is the Founder and CEO of top-tier talent management agency G&B, which houses both the College of Influence and the Normalize Equality initiative. A self-made minority business owner, Hjelmeseth brings the full extent of his experience living as a mixed race individual to his work building media momentum around messages of diversity and inclusivity with his trademark solutions-driven attitude.
Under his leadership, G&B has successfully re-invented the talent management experience with integrity while creating a refreshingly diverse company culture, serving more than a hundred exclusive clients with a powerfully inclusive ethos that transforms influencers into influential people.
Director of Talent
Previously serving as Director of Sales, Bobby Bilina is the Director of Talent at G&B where his collaborative approach has helped to double the firm’s roster for two consecutive years.
Graduating from Purdue in 2004, he moved West to California to join best friend (and fellow Purdue graduate) Kyle Hjelmeseth, who would later invite him into a new business venture destined to become G&B.
Bilina has been invaluable in developing a skilled internal business team to help drive G&B’s explosive success, expanding the agency’s reach to New York, Texas, Washington, and Florida. In addition to his current duties, Bilina proudly spearheads the firm’s subsidiary,
G&B Sports and Entertainment, managing a growing list of sports, e-sports, and celebrity talent.
Assistant Director of Talent Management
Amanda Acevedo joined G&B in 2019. Amanda’s main focus before joining influencer marketing was luxury fashion sales and corporate recruitment. Amanda graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale. Her deep commitment to the quality of experience for talent carries G&B’s founder’s vision of excellence to every part of the firm.
Sr. Talent Manager & Head of Recruitment
Angie Coleman joined G&B in 2020. Previously, she was a Divisional Merchandise Manager and sales team leader at Chloe + Isabel prior to becoming a talent manager at G&B. Angie’s innate ability to connect deeply with her talent made her a natural at recruitment and development of talent for G&B and is helping to lead the firm’s next wave of expansion.
Sr. Talent Manager & Head of Partnerships
Rich Inman joined G&B in 2017. Since joining the firm, he has led the company in revenue and business development on the basis of forming strong, meaningful connections with his clients. In his new role, he will be helping elevate G&B to be a household name in talent management.