FTC Staff Biographies

Chuck Elderd

Chuck Elderd 
Film Commissioner

Appointed in 1989 by the Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners, Chuck Elderd has served the community as  Film Commissioner.  During his tenure the film, television and still photography business has positively impacted PBC business tourism industry. He developed and implemented the One-Stop Permitting Process for productions and students with 34 municipalities, taxing districts and governmental departments within the County.

Michelle Hillery

Michelle Hillery 
Deputy Film Commissioner

Mrs. Hillery is responsible for the operations of the FTC and programs relating to tourism including management and oversight of budgets, marketing, policies and procedures, production history, advertising, public speaking and recruiting. Michelle also serves as Executive Producer for the Student Showcase of Films.  In 2014, she was elected as President of Film Florida and has worked tirelessly with State officials to replenish funds for filmmakers.

 
Christy Andreoni

Christy Andreoni 
Production Director

Christy oversees the One-Stop Permitting process, including maintaining and developing relationships with local municipalities, taxing districts and county departments.  She is co-editor of the "Focus On Film" newsletter and oversees leads that are processed though our office.  She is also responsible for the analysis of the monthly, semi-annual and annual production activity reports.

Phyllis Man

Phyllis Man
Development & Marketing Producer

Phyllis is the Development & Marketing Producer for the FTC and is co-editor of the Focus on Film newsletter.  She assists the organization in fulfilling its mission to promote The Palm Beaches as a film, television, media and still photography destination.  Mrs. Man is responsible for further developing and implementing a marketing strategy, with a heavy focus on tourism branding. 

Kelly King

Kelly King 
Location & Marketing Coordinator

Kelly searches for film friendly locations to add to the online locations database. She sends out location packages and writes the Location Spotlight for the newsletter and served as Project Manager of the FTC's website.  Additionally she serves as in house art department and staff photographer as well as manages the FTC's Facebook page.

Ian Saylor

Ian Saylor
Senior P
roduction Coordinator

Ian is responsible for issuing permits for commercial production companies through our One-Stop permitting process for film, television, media and still photography productions taking place within the County.  He coordinates details with local municipalities, taxing districts and county departments.

Chris Cobb

Chris Cobb
Social Media Marketing Specialist

Chris develops and implements our social media marketing strategy. He is responsible for attracting and interacting with targeted virtual communities.  He is the Social Media Specialist and manages the social media calendar to drive production interest into The Palm Beaches. Chris also produces the annual Student Showcase of Films.

Alberto Jordat Jr

Alberto Jordat Jr.
Office Administrator

Alberto, who goes by the name AJ, provides professional and administrative support to promote the work of the Film Commissioner and Deputy Film Commissioner in facilitating the FTC’s programs. He is a regular contributor to our Focus on Film newsletter.

 

Hilary Webber

Hilary Webber
Production Coordinator

Hilary works closely with our municipality and governments agency contacts to ensure commercial productions taking place in Palm Beach County are properly permitted.  Additionally she serves as a fact checking editor for the Focus on Film newsletter.

 

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