Shari Hoffman is Co-founder and CEO of Transparence Entertainment Group, a music rights organization that collects and distributes worldwide performance royalties on behalf of recording artists, master rights holders, producers, and DIY music creators. Prioritizing high-touch personal service, TEG identifies unclaimed royalties, streamlines registration & claiming processes, provides accurate and transparent evaluation of earnings, and eliminates needless fees by acquiring royalties directly from the source.
A professional vocalist and seasoned industry professional, Shari’s background includes record label promotion for multi-platinum recording artists, managing tour settlements for top grossing concerts worldwide, and representing above and below the line personnel for two major entertainment unions. Prior to launching TEG, she served as Chief Operating Officer for the AFM & SAG-AFTRA Intellectual Property Rights Distribution Fund, a collective management organization responsible for the collection and distribution of neighboring rights from various foreign territories and royalties established by government statute under U.S. Copyright Law.
In addition to the IAFAR, Shari serves on various boards and committees in the entertainment industry including the Los Angeles Jazz Society, the Screen Actors Guild Awards Nominating Committee and the Environment of People Foundation. She has participated as an educator, moderator & panelist on numerous panels & workshops and has been actively involved with the Recording Academy in legislative initiatives, including the passage of the Music Modernization Act.