THE RARE TEAM
RARE IS A FEMALE-OWNED, FEMALE-RUN AGENCY—FOR THE NEXT GENERATION OF MEDIA STARS.
ASHLEY R. VILLA, ESQ.
CEO & PARTNER
CEO & PARTNER
Ashley Rachel Villa, Esq. is manager and attorney to digital content creators and YouTube stars. She is also consultant to a number of brands and entertainment entities within the digital media space.
Ms. Villa previously worked at StyleHaul, the pioneering YouTube multi-channel network focused on fashion and beauty. Prior to that, she worked at Sierra/Affinity LLC, specializing in international film and television licensing and distribution, feature film production, film finance and television development. She also previously worked at Lionsgate Entertainment Corp. under the Office of the General Counsel. While in law school, Ms. Villa interned in the business and legal affairs department at Fox Sports and was an extern for the Honorable Judge Margaret M. Morrow of the United States District Court for the Central District of California.
Ms. Villa received her J.D. from Loyola Law School, Loyola Marymount University in 2011. She attended undergrad at UCLA, where she majored in Psychology and minored in Global Studies.
She is currently a member of the California State Bar and is admitted to the U.S. District Court, Central District of California. She is a member of the Beverly Hills Bar Association (Entertainment Section and Intellectual Property Section), Independent Film & Television Alliance and the Non-Scripted Attorney Association.
Cavic’s expertise provides RARE clients with full-service management, offering unprecedented support to develop their careers in both the digital and traditional media space.
Cavic was a talent manager at ROAR for the past 8 years where she oversaw ROAR’s television talent department. As a part of the management team who represented the Hemsworth brothers, Alice Braga, Elsa Pataky, and Matt Passmore amongst others, Cavic was one of the first in the industry to break YouTubers into traditional media.
Cavic joins RARE with clients who are amongst an elite group of talent including actress Paris Berelc (Alexa & Katie), beauty star Kandee Johnson, the twin duo, the Merrell Twins, as well as Deva Dalporto (My Life Suckers).
Vanan is a Manager to digital media talent. She has been at Rare Global for 3 years, specializing in talent management and campaign coordination for brand partnerships, and taking a personal approach to talent relations. Vanan attended undergrad at UCLA with a major in International Development Studies and graduated with Honors.
Katie Conner has been a Coordinator at Rare Global since January 2018 with 3+ years of experience in talent management. In her role, she manages logistics and campaign coordination across clients. Katie attended Emerson College with a major in Media Communications.
DIRECTOR OF PR
DIRECTOR OF PR
Teresa has 9+ experience working with Fortune 500 companies, agencies, and brands including MySpace, 20th Century Fox and NBC Entertainment, in digital marketing, social media and publicity roles. In 2010, she started Digital Candy PR, a boutique social media and PR agency, with a mission to bring exposure to trailblazers in fashion, art and entertainment. Teresa received her M.B.A. from Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School of Business. She attended undergrad at UC Davis.