Ty Stiklorius is the Founder and CEO of Friends at Work, a management, entertainment and social-impact company which supports the careers of artists including John Legend, Raphael Saadiq, Lindsey Stirling, Katell Keineg, RuthAnne and Saleka Night. 
Ty is also a principal at Get Lifted Film Co, John Legend’s production company – which has served as Executive Producer on the Oscar-winning film La La Land and the hit series Underground. Recently, Ty won an Emmy for her work as an Executive Producer of Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert.
Together, Ty & John started the #FREEAMERICA campaign to influence the US national conversation regarding mass incarceration and prosecutor integrity. In 2017, Fast Company included Ty on their Most Creative People list for “merging music and activism” and Billboard named her as one of the most powerful women in music. Ty earned an MBA from The Wharton School and a BA from The University of Pennsylvania.