Overbrook names new president

Miguel Melendez to take over management co.

Miguel Melendez has been named president of Overbrook Management.

He was tapped for the new post by Overbrook Entertainment managing partners James Lassiter, Will Smith and Ken Stovitz.

Melendez joined Overbrook in 2001. The management company, a division of Overbrook Entertainment, handles a client base of actors, musicians and hybrids that includes Robin Thicke, Paula Patton, Jada Pinkett Smith and Caleeb Pinkett. Melendez recently recruited Academy Award winner Jennifer Hudson to the fold.

“For the past six years, Miguel has provided our clientele with the finest career guidance and support,” Stovitz said. “His instincts and knowledge of this business make him invaluable. Of course, this was the logical next step.”

Before Overbrook, Melendez ran his own his management company, Melendez Entertainment Group.

Overbrook Entertainment has a first-look deal at Sony and has both film and TV projects in various stages of development and production. Past films include “Hitch” and “The Pursuit of Happyness.”

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