President & founder
President & Founder of Promethean Artists, Adam Cavagnaro holds both a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from Montclair State University, where he received the Distinguished Alumni Award in 2019, and a Master of Music in Vocal Performance from Manhattan School of Music. Fusing skills acquired from his time as a performing artist and his work in the hospitality industry at New York’s fine dining restaurants (Gramercy Tavern, Nobu, Mormimoto), Adam’s approach provides artists with proactive, thoughtful, and innovative solutions to everyday challenges encountered in the classical music industry.
A former Vice President, Artist Manager at IMG Artists, Adam began his career in artist management as a Managerial Assistant in 2012, where he teamed with Senior Vice President and Director of Vocal Alec Treuhaft on top artists including Gerald Finley, Christine Brewer, and Matthias Goerne. In 2014, Adam was tasked with developing the west coast presence of IMG Artists, as the only California-based artist manager representing vocalists. He currently resides in San Francisco.
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Financial Officer of Promethean Artists, Richard Perisie holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with concentrations in Finance and Accounting from Boston University, graduating summa cum laude in the top 5% of his class. Richard began at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York in 2006 as an Associate Examiner, and currently holds the title of Senior Bank Examiner at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, where he is responsible for executing the supervisory program for a regional state member bank with total assets between 10 and 100 billion dollars. Additional distinctions include being named a Certified Internal Auditor by the Institute of Internal Auditors in 2012 and a Commission Bank Examiner by the Federal Reserve System in 2010.