The New Leaf Team
Our awesome team is experienced, knowledgeable, professional and passionate about what we do!!
Charles aka "Boogie"
Founder & CEO
"Boogie" The heartbeat and life of the party! Emcee, Host, Songwriter, Artist, Producer and Musician are all terms that describe the multi-talents of our leader, with over 35+ years in the music and entertainment industry.
This life long passion has afforded him the the opportunity to work with many industry legends and professionals including; Whitney Houston, Kenny G, Jimmy "JJ" Walker, The Whispers, Third World, David Copperfield, Barry Manilow, Alex Bugnon, Barbara Mandrell, Bryan Adams, John Cougar Mellencamp, Gene Simmons & KISS, Loverboy, Journey, Foreigner, Def Leppard, ABC TV Special Events Crew, Ice Capades, International Special Olympics, Boogie Nights & Club 84 at the Diamond Jo Casino, and several major broadway productions such as Annie, Evita, CATs, Les Misérables, A Chorus Line and Big River.
Gerri aka "G-Money"
V.P. of Operations
Gerri evaluates business procedures and policies that improve day-to-day operations. She oversees purchasing, sales and special projects.
Support venue and artist teams and co-ordinate launch activities and special projects. Curate branding opportunities with media and entertainment radio and TV advertising. Assist with ticketing and the setup and tear down of the event and banquet venues.
Heather communicates our business or brand’s messages to the consumers we hope to reach, impact and influence, and how to engage and maintain a conversation with this target group of people and/or the market.
This rising star, stays busy managing New Leaf Entertainment's public image and setting up publicity events such as bookings, TV & Radio engagements and manages publicity for our business events, concerts, films and music productions.
She also pitches our services to future clients, and interacts with journalists and influencers, arranging interviews and press conferences, managing crises, and tracking our media coverage.
Consultant / Interior Designer & Event Planner
Ruthie is a Des Moines Interior Designer and event planner that specializes in redesigning, restyling and redecorating the residences of busy professionals and entertainment venues with her signature style for over 20 years.
It’s out of this passions that allows her to create authentic, lively and beautiful spaces! If you have seen the rooms that she's touched, then you know...if you haven't...then prepare to be wowed!!
Director of Video & Photography
It was 5 years ago when Paul picked up a camera and said he wanted to take pictures, and N2P Photography was born! Best known for his Executive Headshots, and a first call for any New Leaf Event!!
Fast forward, he is a published photographer and author with over 15 books written, and was nominated for Atlanta's Hottest Photographer in 2021!
He has become an advocate for men, veterans and families. Hosted an Internet TV Show, and his photo's have appeared in and graced the covers of four prominent magazines! You can find him on all the social media platforms...
DJ Marty McFly
Music Consultant / DJ
DJ Marty McFly is a trusted professional and is a sought-after event DJ. Catering his services to upscale wedding clients, large scale corporate events and specialized social gatherings.
He has traveled the United States providing the soundtrack for the Colorado Rockies Coors Field, numerous concerts and community events. Marty has a huge passion for music and the local music scene in his home town of Des Moines.
DJ Marty McFly is driven to provide clients with the best experience possible and is recognized as "The Knot 2019, 2020, & 2021 Best Iowa Wedding DJ".
In addition to McFly's impressive profile he founded DSM Dance Party DJs in 2019 and has established an incredible resume not only as a performer but as a respected influencer, and mentor. He has harnessed innovation, pushed boundaries with modern out of the box concepts, and has set the new local entertainment standards.
Derrick / DJ Hud
Music Consultant / DJ
Hud House Entertainment has built a vast client base during their 22 years, and DJ Hud has been at the center of Chicago's musical landscape.
Professional and well respected in the Chicago land area, and around the country, DJ Hud has worked with some of the industry's most respected and successful performers such as DJ Lil John and Mike Dunn.
His clients include; Taste of Chicago, Noyes Art Cultural Fair in Evanston IL, and The Field Museum. DJ Hud's talents has been requested from clients throughout the Midwest, New York and Atlanta! He has performed hundreds of weddings and corporate events! You can preview his music at Mixcloud, Soundcloud, and House-mixes.com.
Harshitha, the newest member of the team is passionate and dedicated. She is our data analyst with a strong focus in Database programming and administration. She brings with her critical thinking outside the box to find solutions to complex organizational problems.
New Leaf Original Music...
Mi Sybella was written, arranged, recorded, produced and edited by members of the New Leaf Entertainment Team!