Cushy Board of Directors
Jillian Bravo been active playing and attending shows in so-called Vancouver's music scene for over 10 years, and has been booking shows for much of that time. You might recognize her from bands like Dad Thighs and Slow Erase. Jill is passionate about creating safe and diverse spaces for people of all ages, abilities, and genders to enjoy live music.
Telly Cruz is a professional supporter of the Vancouver arts community. From running coat checks to managing a venue, they’ve consistently put their time into helping people pursue their dreams. Telly is currently running Teleport Administrative Services, a business that focuses on the backend parts so artists can do what they do best. As Treasurer, Telly is excited to help Cushy Entertainment succeed at spotlighting artists that deserve to shine.
Kristina Lao (she/her) is an artist-advocate from Hong Kong, residing on the unceded Traditional Coast Salish Lands including the Tsleil-Waututh (səl̓ilw̓ətaʔɬ), Kwikwetlem (kʷikʷəƛ̓əm), Squamish (Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw) and Musqueam (xʷməθkʷəy̓əm) Nations, also known as Vancouver, BC. Kristina has hosted and performed at local and international music festivals and national theatre tours, appeared on network television, and collaborated with Grammy and Juno-award winning producers. In parallel to her creative career, Kristina is the Executive Vice President of Corporate Social Responsibility for Prolific Media Holdings, currently designing global initiatives to create greater career pathway visibility in Media & Entertainment Careers for underrepresented communities. She is a host and speaker on industry panels, workshops and events, believing in an ongoing commitment to mentorship and support of the next generation of our creative leaders.
Kristina is also on the Board of Directors at Music BC.