Tonya LaMont founded LaMont Digital in 2014. Tonya (Pronounced Tone-yuh, not Tanya) grew up on building online fan communities for fun and developed a career doing so as the Social Media Manager of The Roxy Theatre. There, she elevated the largest social network of any music venue in the world to a hub for, not only upcoming shows, but music news and lifestyle. From The Roxy Theatre, LaMont moved on to become Head of Music & Live Events at the Digital Marketing Agency, Adler Integrated.
Her previous roster includes working with the heads of UMG's Digital Music Distribution, social media event activations for the Sunset Strip Music Festival, Eat Drink Vegan (formerly LA Vegan Beer & Food Festival), TedXVenice Beach, Riot LA Comedy Festival, various fashion brands and musicians.
She has been a featured speaker at SXSW Music, SF Music Tech, West Hollywood Women’s Leadership Conference, San Diego Music Thing & more. Her work has been featured on Rolling Stone, The Huffington Post, Billboard, Fast Company, and Mashable.
Tonya continues to strategize and manage social media for long-term A-list clients including Rod Stewart, musicians and events while consulting on social activations for various entities. Tonya has set social media industry standards for a live digital presence, entertainer social media and event digital marketing.
Tonya currently resides in Los Angeles and enjoys traveling, cooking, 60s girl bands, ABBA, and the Backstreet Boys.
Before joining the team at LaMont Digital, Alf LaMont most recently worked as Social Media Director at Task Force PR. He was Head of Digital Content at Adler Integrated and VP of Marketing and Development at The World Famous Comedy Store in Los Angeles.
While his work on the intersection of comedy and technology is what he is known for, Alf’s recent work on social justice, politics and art has received a great deal of attention. Recent projects, including Truth To Power, Manifest: Justice & #Watts50, have been featured on CBS, NBC, PBS, Univision, La Opinion, Televisa, The LA Times, Newsweek, Forbes, KPCC, Boing Boing & Politico.
Alf has been a featured speaker at Sports and Entertainment Venues Tomorrow Conference, Pac Net, 140 Conferences in NY and LA, SXSW, The Gravity Summit, Social Media Week Los Angeles, Internet Week NY, The Digital Media Conference West and The USC Annenberg School Center for The Digital Future.
Alf continues to work on social justice through social media with The California Endowment.
Alf lives in Los Angeles and loves science, history and his corgi, Watson.
Nicole Dagenais is a graphic designer based in Los Angeles. Growing up in Windsor, Ontario (canada), she always felt half American (Detroit is across a small river, and closer to her than any other Canadian City, and only knows heat with Fahrenheit, not the Canadian Celsius).
She studied in London Ontario, and moved to Toronto where she worked for many fashion companies. Getting bored of Fashion and wanting more substance, she moved to London England to learn more about design, and its history and basically lived at the free museums and galleries. Getting kicked out of London, England unfairly after a new government stepped in and wanted to “rid the UK of immigrants” she landed back in Canada, to then tour with Feist; where she happened to go to LA on the tour. Nicole fell in love with the city, and tried for years to stay. She was then able to work and live in LA and It inspires her greatly.
Nicole is happy to be able to marry her love of art and design with social justice causes with LaMont Digital. She loves living in Echo Park and painting.
For years Teja Foster worked in Los Angeles (Originally from Oakland) as a publicist and brand strategist ranging from different talent, companies, and organizations.
Social media is what she refers to as a mash-up of those two careers combined, since shifting her career to a social media specialist she has developed content and built brands like #SchoolsNotPrisons, Jay-Z's: The War On Drugs is an Epic Fail, The Nina Turner Show, # Athletes4Impact, Avocurl and more.
She has worked with a number of organizations, artist, athletes and festivals under the umbrella of digital activism in social justice. Her skills include but are not limited too social media, strategy planning, content development, brand strategy, and execution.
She has a deep love for culture, hip-hop music, concerts, traveling the world and laughing that is shared through her style in accounts she brands.