1997 - present: The Naso Group, President
1995 - 1997: Cowan, Gold, DeBaets,Abraham & Shepperd / Of Counsel
1995 - 1997: Crunch Fitness Vice-President and General Counsel
1994 - 1995: Xylas & Naso/ Law Firm
1983 - 1993: The William Morris Agency, Inc./TV Agent Business Affairs Attorney
1997 - present: The Naso Group, Owner/Partner
1992 - 1997: Gurtman-Murtha Associates, New York, NY - Talent Agency - PR consultant to Judy Collins, garnering book tours, and public appearances on TV, in addition to booking concert engagements.
1988 - 1992: William Morris Agency, New York, NY - Booking concert performances for music department head, Shelly Schultz
1980 - 1988: ABC-TV, New York, NY Copywriter for On-Air Promotion (Fred Silverman)
Lynne Naso worked in entertainment for 20 years, from ABC Television to William Morris Agency; from copywriter to music agenting, gathering a knowledge of the media's needs and the talent's needs. Having developed a multitude of contacts in the entertainment world, Lynne Naso partnered with her husband to establish The Naso Group, sought out clients in need of representation and/or strategic partners for packaging projects
Michael Naso formed The Naso Group, a leading independent firm representing broadcast journalists, in 1996. The Naso Group also consults individual and business clients regarding television production, book publications, media integration and direct sales configurations.
Michael Naso has been in the entertainment business since 1983;
10 years with pre-eminent talent representatives: The William Morris Agency. Having developed a multitude of contacts in the entertainment world, Mr. Naso has been sought out by clients in need of representation and/or strategic partners for packaging projects.
Mr. Naso’s client list has included: Crunch Fitness; Broadcast News Network; Playbill, Inc.; The Young Presidents Organization (YPO); and Funny Cide Ventures.
The Naso Group currently represent: Joel Raatz Television, Inc. and such broadcast personalities as CNN’s Joe Johns; Milissa Rehberger of MSNBC; Ashley Webster of FOX Business News, WTNH’s Keith Kountz, KYW’s Charlotte Huffman and WUSA’s Debra Alfarone in DC; Greg Mocker at NYC’s Ch 11 and Christine Sloan at WCBS in NYC.
Michael was born in New York, New York. He is a graduate of Vassar College and University of Denver School of Law, a retired member of the NY State Bar Association.