Executive Team

BASE Entertainment’s senior management possesses unparalleled experience gained from leadership roles at three of the largest live entertainment companies in the world, Clear Channel Entertainment, SFX Entertainment and PACE Entertainment.

Mark S. Maluso: Mark@baseentertainment.com


Mark Maluso is an entertainment industry executive from New York with more than 30 years of international experience in production and financing as well as agency representation and management. Maluso has lead BASE Entertainment’s Las Vegas businesses since 2016 helping to navigate the firms’ interests in this important entertainment market.

Prior to BASE, Maluso was President of CAMI Ventures, a subsidiary of Columbia Artists Management (in a partnership with Ronald Wilford, then Chairman of CAMI) as well as Senior Vice President of IMG Artists, (A Mark McCormack Group of Companies) where he developed, produced and managed many artists and attractions.

Management Team

Matthew Santorelli: msantorelli@baseentertainment.com

With 26 years of experience in the live entertainment industry both onstage and backstage, Matt began his career as a performer and quickly worked his way into management. As a company manager and tour manager, Matt has toured domestically and internationally and has managed shows in over 43 countries. He has developed a reputation for excellence in managing personnel, live events, and shows. Matt is dedicated to providing high-quality entertainment experiences to audiences through his leadership and guidance.

In his free time, Matt maintains his creative passion and love of the visual arts working as a freelance artist with DC Comics. He has provided art on such titles as Action Comics, Wonder Woman, Green Lanterns, and more.

Ryan McCarthy: rmccarthy@baseentertainment.com

Ryan McCarthy joined BASE Entertainment in 2022, as VP of Marketing and Sales with over 20 years in live entertainment.

McCarthy earned a BS in Sports Administration from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. He started his career with DeSoto Civic Center as an Event Manager in 2002. Throughout his 20-year entertainment career, he has worked in many areas in live entertainment, such as a Sr. Director of Promotions for Sesame Street Live, Sr. Director of Event Development with UFC and Director of Entertainment Marketing with MGM Resorts.

Jade Krause: Jade@baseentertainment.com

Jade Krause is a senior accountant with ten years of progressive experience in various industries, such as technology, service, and entertainment. She earned her bachelor’s degree in accounting with a minor in film production from Minnesota State University Moorhead and an MBA from the University of Louisiana Lafayette.

Throughout her career, she has worked in many areas of accounting, including mergers and acquisitions, compliance, and general ledger accounting for a wide range of companies, including small, family-owned businesses to large, publicly traded companies.

Jennifer Alaimo: jennifer@baseentertainment.com

Jennifer Alaimo is an entertainment operations manager and live event director with extensive experience in large scale productions and venue operations.

Her credits include Director of Technical Entertainment Operations for the portfolio of Caesars Entertainment Properties in the Las Vegas Region, Production Stage Manager for Cirque du Soleil, Operations Manager of the iconic music venue The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino and Venue Operations Manager of Amalie Arena, home of the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Alaimo began her career as a professional dancer and actress in New York City. She toured with the Greatest Show on Earth, Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Circus and performed in productions in New York, Las Vegas, Atlantic City and abroad.

Taylor Owens: taylor@baseentertainment.com

As a 2020 graduate, Taylor has 3 years of experience in bookkeeping and tax. Her bachelor’s degree in accounting was earned from University of Wisconsin-River Falls and she’s currently studying Business and Management of Entertainment remotely at UCLA while continuing her CPA track.

Prior to Base Entertainment, Taylor was a public accountant at a local CPA firm in Nevada where she helped create and enhance accounting practices for all company sizes.