Andre DuBois - Founder/CEO
Rhodela Castillo - Executive Vice President
Rhodela Castillo is a native of Chicago. Interested in the arts from an early age, Rhodela began performing at age seven and continues to do so. After graduating high school, Rhodela chose to attend Columbia College Chicago as a dance major. During her time there, Rhodela found herself planning numerous events for the school’s different organizations, including Paint it Black and Columbia’s Pop Up Shop. Recognizing that strong passion had been established, Rhodela switched her major from Dance to Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management with a focus in Live and Performing Arts Management, graduating in 2015.
Castillo began working with Reflective Music in 2013. Since that time, she has been directly responsible for managing bookings and events that have garnered the attention of major label record executives. Her biggest project, The See Yourself Tour, was a 15-stop expedition taking the Reflective Music roster throughout the Midwest, as well as stops in Atlanta, New York City, and Toronto. At the finale show in Chicago, CEO Andre DuBois promoted her from Booking/Production Manager to Interim Vice President of Midwest Operations, putting her in charge of the region in addition to her previously assigned duties as DuBois continues to forge ahead with plans to expand the business. An certified makeup artist and entrepreneur in her own right, Rhodela founded Glow by Rho, a professional makeup service, in 2017.
Alisé Wilson - Director of Legal Affairs
Alisé M. Wilson is an attorney licensed to practice law in the State of Ohio and in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio. A Cincinnati resident for over 22 years, Attorney Wilson graduated from the University of Cincinnati in 2006 with a Bachelors in Political Science. She received her Juris Doctor in 2011 from NKU Salmon P. Chase College of Law. Her prior legal experience includes Trial Counsel with the Hamilton County Public Defender in the Juvenile Division and Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Fellow with the Veterans Legal Corps Advocates for Basic Legal Equality Inc. (ABLE), where she was later hired on as a Staff Attorney. Attorney Wilson started the Veterans Legal Project while working for ABLE. She was a general practitioner for clientele consisting solely of United States Veterans. She focused mainly on the areas of Domestic Relations/Family Law, Veterans Benefits, Consumer Debt, and Housing. Attorney Wilson was humbled to be recognized for her work with Veterans as a Fellow in the 2014 Equal Justice Work's Annual Report, and later recognized by Magistrate Judge Michael Newman with United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio - Dayton for her work with the District Court's Veterans Treatment Court program.
Attorney Wilson is a member of the Cincinnati Bar Association, the Black Lawyers Association - Community Action Committee & Law Student Committee, the NAACP - Legal Redress Committee, and the Colerain Township Board of Zoning Appeals. She also sits on the Board of Directors for Never The Less, Inc., a non-profit organization geared toward guiding and mentoring at-risk girls within Hamilton County, and Exclusive Services, Inc., a non-profit organization which provides assistance with Chemical Dependency, Mental Health Services and Primary Health Care. In 2017, Attorney Wilson humbled to be recognized by Lawyers of Distinction as one of the top 10% of attorneys in the United States. The same year, she founded Advocates for Affordable Legal Services in response to the overwhelming gap in legal services for individuals who do not qualify for public legal services, but also cannot afford typical market rate legal fees for a private attorney.
Brandi Nicole - Administrative Coordinator
Brandi Nicole has served on both sides of the entertainment industry (talent and behind the scenes) working in Chicago’s nightlife, fashion, and independent media scenes. As former host of the internet radio show, Saturday Night Kick Back, and a contributing blogger, Brandi has become known as one of the best aids in the Chicagoland area. Brandi is currently pursuing her degree in Communications with a PR Concentration.
Courtney Myrick - Digital Content Coordinator
Born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio, Courtney D. Myrick joined the Reflective Music team as the Social Media Coordinator in 2014. She graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism with a minor in African Studies from the University of Cincinnati. The Editor-in-Chief of iHeard Magazine, Courtney has held additional positions at both The Cincinnati Herald and the Dayton Defender, including Assistant Editor.
During her time at the Herald, Myrick was responsible for creating the Cincinnati Herald's Bright Awards. The annual event honors 18-30 year old stars in the areas of professional/corporate achievements, community service and entrepreneurship. With this in mind, after Myrick obtained her Master's Degree in New Media Journalism from Full Sail University in 2016, Reflective Music CEO Andre DuBois changed her role to Digital Content Coordinator. In addition to her responsibilities, Courtney also assists with the Ohio operations of Reflective Music.
Christian Pippens is an artist developer/talent manager who specializes in strategic business marketing and PR concepts. Born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri, Christian has always been surrounded by the arts. Christian attended Columbia College Chicago where she studied Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management. At Columbia, Christian had the pleasure to study under Grammy/Stellar Award winning producer/songwriter Donald Lawrence. She briefly interned at Lawrence's production company, Quiet Water Entertainment, for which she received album credit on Lawrence's 2009 release, The Law of Confession, Pt. 1. Christian later interned for Clear Channel Radio where she produced nightly shows and did promotional work for the company. Since then, Christian has been developing local artists in the Kansas City area preparing them for the music industry. As the newest addition to the Reflective team, Christian brings a fresh perspective and a new flavor that will ensure the firm's continued progression.
Wendell Tucker is a playwright and director from Chicago. Tucker got his first taste of theater as a high school student at Olive Harvey Middle College, an alternative high school in Chicago. He went on to become a member of the Chicago State University Theatre Guild, performing in dozens of productions and also becoming well versed in the technical aspect of theatre as well. In 2003, Wendell became a Technical Director for the National Black Theater Festival, benefiting from the mentorship of Larry Leon – Hamlin, Arthur Reese, James Moody, and Darryl Goodman. January 2005 gave Wendell the opportunity to found his very own production company, Theori Stages, and give birth to his flagship production, I Still Love H.E.R. (atributetohiphop), enjoying a 7 year, self-produced run. During this time, Tucker became very proficient in creating flyers and promotional materials for his shows and has created several of the Reflective designs, even going as far back as Ashley Laschelle's first single cover.