CARENZO AGENCY CO-FOUNDERS, Tony & Erin Carenzo
Erin is an Associated Press award-winning journalist, executive producer, creative director, marketer, and copywriter who has led her creative teams to both Emmy and Promax Gold wins. She has over 25 years of experience conceptualizing, producing, and marketing content and campaigns for film and television studios (Disney-ABC, Warner Bros., Jim Henson Productions, NBC), renowned B2C and B2B brands (Safeway, Mattel, Lego, Elle Magazine, Yoga Journal, Ad Council, Disney Consumer Products), and internationally-known thought leaders (Deepak Chopra, Oprah Winfrey, Eckhart Tolle, Dr. Shefali Tsabary, Martha Beck, Dr. Andrew Weil).
Additional Career Highlights:
Digital Director and Creative Director—Chopra Center for Wellbeing
Director of Learning & Engagement—Silicon Valley health and wellness campus, 1440 Multiversity
Director of Marketing and Communications—Mending Kids, a global children’s non-profit
Marketing and Creative Director—B2B Marketing training and consulting company, MarketingProfs
An Emmy-Award winning Writer, Producer, Director, and Editor, Tony has directed numerous national commercials and produced many high-profile projects for major film and television studios such as NBC/Universal, Disney/Pixar, ABC, Banijay, Freemantle, A. Smith & Co., Showtime, and Warner Bros. His work on NBC’s Heroes won a Primetime Emmy Award and was the first of its category. Additionally, he has worked extensively as an editor on various shows, creating both broadcast and digital content for The Bachelor, American Ninja Warrior, Heroes, and Smallville. He's also produced broadcast and promotional content for the Olympic Games and served as the lead producer for Oprah & Deepak's popular 21-Day Meditation Experience series.
In 2010, Tony was invited to The White House where First Lady Michelle Obama unveiled the Let’s Move anti-obesity campaign for kids, staring athletes Drew Brees, Tony Hawk, and Kevin Durant—written, produced, and directed by The Carenzo Agency in partnership with Warner Bros, the NFL, and the NBA.
After 25 years living between Los Angeles and San Diego, Erin and Tony, their three kiddos, alongside a pug, a German Shepherd/Coonhound "puppy," and the fattest cat on earth, relocated to Charleston, S.C. in 2022. They now enjoy being close to family, the warm ocean waters of the Atlantic, and weekly crockpot dinners from Erin's mom.