Erika Sheldon and Erika Bokamper Launch Safe Word
Seasoned sales reps Erika Bokamper and Erika Sheldon have teamed up to launch artist representation shop Safe Word Creative Management. Bokamper has been representing some of the top names in creative talent as an in-house and independent rep since 2005, with previous clients including MJZ, Prettybird, O-Positive and Rock Paper Scissors, among numerous others. She maintains equal passions for bolstering creative talent and holistic wellness, devoting recent years to work as Director of Operations for a globally renowned luxury organic skincare brand. With a decade of experience in sales, talent management, business development and marketing, Sheldon has worked with such top shops as The Sweet Shop, Doomsday, Interrogate and Believe Media.
Safe Word’s current roster includes ELIAS, Great Guns, Humble and Los York, which they will represent on the west coast and Texas.
“Safe Word is the perfect partner for Humble — they have the vitality and drive of a brand new company, while also bringing extensive industry experience and knowledge,” said Harrison Elkins, Head of Sales, Humble. “Erika Bokamper and Erika Sheldon have fantastic reputations in the industry, and their energy is in tune with our own. We’re excited about this new partnership and confident that Safe Word will help us continue on our upward trajectory.”
“I’ve worked with Erika Sheldon for 3 years and known her for 10, her sincere approach to fostering real relationships continues to stand out,” notes Los York Executive Producer Santino Sladavic. “Teaming up with Erika Bokamper is going to add new creative energy to her existing passion and vast grasp of the industry. I'm excited to continue this comfortable and creative collaboration with both Erikas."