VICE PRESIDENT/GENERAL MANAGER
Before joining Universal in 1996, Pamela was vice president of sales and marketing at Century III, a full-service production and postproduction facility where she won several Addy Awards. Since joining the Universal Studios Florida Production Group, Pamela has brought hundreds of high-profile feature film, television shows and commercials to its sound stages and backlot. She was selected for the "Top Central Florida Women Who Mean Business" she was chosen as one of "Central Florida's 100 Most Influential Business Leaders," and she was included in Florida Trend Magazine's Floridian of the Year issue. Pamela currently serves on the Florida Film and Entertainment Advisory Council (FFEAC). She spends her days supporting the work of her team, and planning for future productions at Universal and within the state of Florida.
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT / MARKETING COORDINATOR
The liaison between the resort and the production client's marketing and public relations staff. Julie works with the shows on opportunities to market the production in the park's maps, etc. and is the division champion for social media marketing. Julie is also Pamela Tuscany's executive assistant. Julie began her career with Universal Orlando Resort in 1999. While attending Valencia College, she freelanced as a script supervisor. She is also a certified veterinary technician.
SENIOR MANAGER, STUDIO OPERATIONS
Oversees the staff that handles the clients' needs working on the sound stages, the backlot, and in the offices of The Producer's Building (22A)—everything from parking, to office space, to keycards. Her team is there to make sure clients are accommodated and have everything they need for a successful production. Before joining USFPG, Katrinka spent eight years at the Metro Orlando Film Commission. Katrinka earned a degree in Film and Television from the University of Central Florida. She currently serves on the board of Women in Film & Television (Florida). Her indulgence is her ongoing passion for classic movies.
JACKIE MANESS, JR.
SENIOR MANAGER, PRODUCTION
Manages production logistics for clients filming in the soundstages, or on the backlot. He scouts and location manages commercials, still photo shoots, television shows, live events, and feature films. Jackie began his career as a freelance producer and joined USFPG in 2000. Since then, he has worked with many clients, including WWE, MTV, Food Network, Horizon Scripted, Telesis Productions, Golf Channel, and NBC Sports. Jackie attended Auburn University where he earned a Bachelor's Degree in Media and Communications Management. When not on set, he can be found enjoying the great outdoors with his wife and dogs.
SUPERVISOR, PRODUCTION AND BROADCAST COORDINATOR
STUDIO SALES & BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT REPRESENTATIVE
Began his career with Universal Studios Florida Production Group (USFPG) in 2014. Prior to Universal, he freelanced as a production assistant and coordinator on numerous commercials all over Florida. Dana is responsible for client relationships and packaging bids for studio facilities, the backlot, offices, and other production service rentals on the lot. At the University of Central Florida, he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Film. When not pursuing the next big production, he enjoys traveling the world (23 countries and counting) and playing the sport of curling.
SENIOR MANAGER, STUDIO FACILITIES
Leads the team responsible for maintaining all systems in the soundstages and office buildings, such as the recent replacement of the sound stage elephant door motors, HVAC installations, and high efficiency lighting. These improvements have impacted the company's ambitious green initiative by improving efficiency and utility costs. Michael earned degrees at Michigan State and ITI (mechanical engineering) and spent the next 20 years applying and expanding his skills. Before joining Universal, Michael was employed by Del-Air Company where he developed skills specific to HVAC installation and maintenance. Michael pioneered the launch of "Gumbopalooza" to benefit Give Kids the World. He was recently awarded for his volunteering and is a member of the prestigious Club 52, a program recognizing outstanding volunteers at Universal Orlando Resort.
SENIOR UTILITY, STUDIO FACILITIES
Has been one of the most valued employees at USFPG for the past 24 years. Earfield is responsible for maintaining all aspects of the sound stages and office spaces to make sure everything is working correctly and readied for the next production.
SENIOR COORDINATOR, FACILITIES AND PRODUCTION
Has been working at Universal Orlando for more than 20 years. During that time, she oversaw entertainment content planning, budgeting, and execution as a production manager for multimillion-dollar marquee events like Halloween Horror Nights, Mardi Gras and Concert Series with A-list artists, as well as managed pyro/rigging/lighting teams, daily show operations, and a night time entertainment complex. In her current role, Julie coordinates space usage logistics, assists with capital and facility projects, and client facility usage. Julie graduated from Lycoming College in PA. Her passions are traveling and scuba diving.