Vanita Thompson has over 25 years experience in entertainment management and branded event production. Vanita has worked with major label artists (Capital, RCA, Warner Brothers, Atlantic, Jive, RCA, Motown), independent artists and songwriters (EMI, Sony, Universal). Currently she has a new media company that promotes music concerts, consults for various musical artists and industry professionals, coordinates conferences, runs large entertainment stages and sits on entertainment panels nationwide. Vanita has a Certificate in Audio Engineering with a focus on Live Sound. VAE, Inc. addresses the needs of the Independent Artist Community with two divisions. Our Artist Development division provides individualized services designed to help industry professionals reach their potential. Services include, marketing plans, image creation and consultation, live performance coaching, production, entertainment business education, media kits and photo shoots. Our Artist Administration provides administrative services including royalty recovery, copyright filing, invoice generation and collection, financial recovery, personal assistant services and discography maintenance.