SPI Team

EXECUTIVE STAFF

Andrea Hollins, MPA

Andrea Hollins, MPA

Chief Operating Officer, Production Stage Manager

Andrea J. Hollins, MPA is a native of Maringouin, Louisiana and currently resides in Baton Rouge, LA. She graduated from Xavier University of Louisiana in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and obtained her Master’s in Public Administration from the University of West Georgia in 2007. Ms. Hollins is a Licensed Real Estate Agent of 6 years and former Medicaid Program Manager with the Louisiana Department of Health in Baton Rouge, LA.

Andrea is a member of Healing Place Church, in Baton Rouge, LA, where she serves as Greeter and Member of the Baptism Team. Andrea is the mother of one precious son, Gavin Andrew.

Andrea has been with SeLah Productions, Inc. as Chief Operating Officer and Stage Manager since its inception on October 7, 2013. Andrea is a humble servant of the Most High and believes through SeLah, God is allowing her to use her gifts and talents to the best of her ability for His purposes and glory.

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Tevonte S. Bennett

Executive Assistant to the Director

I am Tevonte S. Bennett. A Fall 2019 graduate of Southern University and A&M College in Speech Language Pathology & Audiology. I currently attend Xavier University of Louisiana where I will obtain my masters degree in Speech Language Pathology May of 2023. I reside in Zachary, LA where I serve my community and surrounding areas through service, while working as an educator in the EBR School System. I enjoy traveling and indulging in the arts.

CREATIVE TEAM

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Michael Walker

Investor And Website Developer

Michael Walker, graduate of Florida A&M University, investor and website developer helps businesses rediscover their brand image in the Internet marketplace. Blending style and technology, he specializes in creating unique, high-end website designs, logo creations, and marketing initiatives for his clients.

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Adrian Owens

Special Projects Graphic Designer

Mr. Owens professional background specializes in Brand Marketing, targeting local and corporate businesses to meet the desired needs of any company. Adrian has worked with many business owners to create logos, social media flyers, banners, websites, marketing strategies, as well as interpersonal consultations. Mr. Owens aims to always provide value and create a visual that appeals to the customer's vision. Adrian believes creativity is one of the best tools to have when shaping the world. Mr. Owens believes creativity can never be nonexistent. Adrian's belief system is the more one can make use of; the more one will acquire in life. Mr. Owens is thankful to work with SeLah Productions, Inc. and look forward to being part of many projects in the future.

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Desmond Pierce

Professional Graphic Designer

Desmond Pierce is a graduate of the Art Institute of Pittsburgh with a degree in Graphic Design while maintaining a 3.8 GPA. Desmond launched and managed Infiniti Designs, a graphic design organization, in December of 2007 that providing a variety of services to clients including creating business cards, fliers, logos, digital presence, and overall brand development. ``Des``, as he is better known, communicates directly with clients to gather requirements, establish goals, and effectively translate insights into visual media, in an effort to consistently meet and exceed client expectations. Des is also well versed with large format printers, vinyl cutting machines, laminators, routers, and skilled in color management and quality assurance.

JAVON OPHELIA’S ACT MENTORSHIP INSTRUCTORS

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Rhonda G. Laizer

Acting Instructor

Rhonda G. Laizer has over 20 years of experience acting in various television, film, stage, and commercial productions. Most projects were in the Hollywood South Louisiana market, but her experience also includes working on a television set in the role of “Teacher” in Los Angeles, California. Ms. Laizer also served as sound producer for JPAS/Ballet Hysell’s Nutcracker Theatre one year. She is an active member of SAG-AFTRA and presently serves as a member of the SAG-AFTRA Communications Committee for the New Orleans local chapter! She looks forward to using her talents/experiences in coaching/assisting young adults in acting instruction via SeLah Productions, Inc.

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MaKayla Wilson

JOACT Dance Instructor

MaKayla Wilson has been dancing since 2012. Her dancing career began on a competitive team from the beginning by winning 5 First Place trophies while dancing at Leaps and Bounds. MaKayla is a 2016 Graduate of Walker High School. Upon graduation, MaKayla began teaching dance while continuing to develop and grow her knowledge and skills in other types of dance. Due to MaKayla's love and passion for dance, she treats each assignment as an opportunity to perfect her craft and develop a deeper love for the Art. As of 2023, MaKayla serves as a Choreographer for 3 dance studios around Louisiana and is in the process of starting her own training for students who have aged out of their studios and want to continue the Art of Dance.