Founder & CEO, Friends at Work
Ty Stiklorius is the founder and CEO of Friends At Work, a 21st century management and social impact company. Founded in 2015, FAW partners with artists and changemakers to realize their creative, business and social impact goals. FAW’s robust musical roster includes some of the world’s most respected and beloved artists, including John Legend, Lindsey Stirling, Raphael Saadiq, RuthAnne, VOILÁ, Frawley, Katell Keineg, Speelburg and Charlie Puth. The Impact team works with preeminent leaders in various fields to amplify their work and expand their reach, including such impacters as Obama Acting Solicitor General Neal Katyal. Friends At Work also partners with corporations and individuals on social impact strategy, business development, and creative storytelling and production. Ty’s work with John Legend began in 2006 with JL Ventures, where she created and developed artist-focused strategies for content innovation and social impact. Ty is a principal alongside John Legend in the Get Lifted Film Co. production company. She served as Executive Producer on the Oscar-winning film La La Land, WGN’s hit series Underground, NBC’s A Legendary Christmas with John and Chrissy and the hit Netflix hip-hop competition show Rhythm & Flow starring Cardi B, T.I. and Chance the Rapper. She won an Emmy for Outstanding Variety Special (Live) for Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert on NBC.