25 years of working in and around the music/entertainment industry.
2 Years in Hollywood, CA. Studying the industry and working within the
movie and music industry.
Founded Arious Entertainment in 1986.
7 Years in Orlando, Fl. Studying the Start up of the New Movie industry
and studios, called "Hollywood East."
Owned a successful Dry-cleaning Service, "Dryclean Express."
Operating for 7 years in Orlando, Fl. Dryclean Express specialized in the
cleaning of costumes and clothing used in movies and television, along
with door-to-door home and office pick up and delivery. Worked on several
major movies throughout its 7 years in business.
1. Serviced all the movie/film, TV, and production companies that filmed
2. Serviced all the theme parks in Orlando - Disney World - Universal
Studios - Sea World.
Some of the major projects Dryclean Express serviced are:
1. Passenger 57 - starring Wesley Snipes
2. Lethal Weapon 3 - staring Danny Glover and Mel Gibson
3. Problem Child II - starring John Ritter
4. The Parenthood - starring Steve Martin
5. Psycho III - staring Anthony Perkins
6. Wilder Napalm - starring Dennis Quaid and Debra Winger
7. My Girl - starring Dan Ackroid and Jamie Lee Curtis
8. Oscar - starring Sylvester Stallone
9. Separate But Equal - starring Sidney Pottier.
Additionally, Dryclean Express handled many Disney World, Universal
Studios, and Sea World theme park shows, and TV series - "Hi Honey I m Home";
"Super Boy"; "Swamp Thing" - and many other shows.
Entered the Caribbean Entertainment Industry through DJ-ing, consulting
7 years in Washington, DC. Handling the Major media marketing, and laying
out the groundwork for Arious Entertainment s growth in Washington.
Spent several years working with Crossroads Entertainment Complex
(DC/Maryland/VA premiere Caribbean entertainment club & restaurant)
doing it s marketing and promoting, and consulting.
Managed a successful DJ company in McLean Virginia for 2 years.
Became a part of the Caribbean Community by helping to promote
the music, and the culture.
Consulting for Local Entertainment based businesses, organizations, and
Same Development & Experiences as Todd Mangatal. See Todd's Bio for
Spent many years managing a successful law firm in Washington, DC.
Managed Crossroads Entertainment Complex Restaurant (DC's Premiere
Former Board Member of the DC Caribbean Carnival, Inc. (2000-2006), and
held the Executive Secretary Position. Read
Article in Caribbean
Connection: DC Caribbean Carnival Adds New Board Member.
DC Caribbean Carnival, Inc. is the organizers of
Caribbean Carnival, which is held in Washington DC during
the last weekend in June. This event attracts over 500,000 people. The Carnival
celebrates 17 years in 2009.
Held the Treasurer position of the Carnival Bandleaders Association of
Washington DC from 1997-2001, and also held the Secretary, as well as Treasurer
positions for 2000-2001.
for the President's Position in 2001 and served a few months due to
accepting a more rewarding and challenging position on the DCCC Board.
Established local recognition by the diverse amount of works accomplished
in the Caribbean Community.