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Manny Montana, Marcus Buckingham, Lee Abrams, and Kyle Juszczyk Added as Talent

  • By Noah Schwartz
  •  Apr 10, 2020

While in-person events have come to a temporary halt during these chaotic times, the Engage team has been working hard to expand our talent portfolio and build out our virtual event capabilities. The past few weeks, we have added exciting new talent across many industries and areas of expertise including media, sports, business, and entertainment.


Below are some of the exciting talent we recently added to the platform: 


Manny Montana

Best known for his roles as Johnny Tuturro in USA Network's series Graceland and Rio in NBC's series Good Girls, Manny Montana is an actor originally from Long Beach, California. Prior to his breakthrough acting roles, Montana graduated from California State University Long Beach with a degree in Journalism and Broadcasting, and landed a role as an intern with Power 100.3 Radio Station. After graduating in 2006, Montana acted in a number of student films which eventually led him to guest star in single episodes of various television series before being cast as Johnny Tuturro in 2012.


Marcus Buckingham

Marcus Buckingham is a thought leader and global researcher on unlocking strengths, increasing performance, and pioneering the future of how people work. Marcus is the author of some of the best selling business books of all time, including his most recent book Nine Lives About Work: A Freethinking Leader’s Guide to the Real World. Marcus has been featured in publications such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and The Today Show. He is known as the world’s most prominent researcher on strengths and leadership at work and founded The Marcus Buckingham Company in 2006 with a clear mission to instigate a “strengths revolution.” 


Lee Abrams

As one of the most influential figures in radio and media, Lee Abrams spent decades reinventing radio, television, news, and print. Lee is one of the founders of XM Satellite Radio and worked as the Tribune Company’s Chief Innovation Officer responsible for helping reinvent the scores of TV stations, cable channels and newspapers. For the past 50+ years, Lee has brought unparalleled ratings and economic success to radio stations in over 400 markets, including 97 of the top 100. Lee is also a marketing and innovation consultant to Fortune-500 Companies, record labels, media publications, and musicians. We are thrilled to welcome someone with so much media experience to the platform! 


Kyle Juszczyk

Kyle Juszczyk is a sports personality and an NFL fullback for the San Francisco 49ers. After graduating and playing his collegiate football at Harvard, Juszczyk was drafted in the 4th round of the 2013 NFL Draft by the Baltimore Ravens. Over his past 4 seasons, Juszczyk has been nominated to the Pro Bowl each year and is considered one of the NFL's elite fullbacks. The 2019 season concluded with Juszczyk's 49ers losing to the Kansas City Chiefs in the Super Bowl; however, Juszczyk did catch a touchdown pass in the big game. Kyle also started his own clothing line, Juice 44, and you can shop at


We hope you are staying healthy and safe during this time. To browse our talent and book a virtual event, visit the Engage website at