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2023 STAFF
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Sam is a junior at the University of Miami studying Music Industry with minors in Communications and Business Law, and she is the GRAMMY U Florida Chapter Representative. As a classical clarinetist of 10+ years, she loves performing on stage and listening to all genres of music. Her objective is to be a leader, innovator, and advocate working at the cutting edge of technology, law, and entertainment. Sam is looking forward to collaborating with the Cat5 team to promote and place our songwriter’s music this year!


Vice President

Drew Kaplan is a junior from Atlanta studying Music Industry and Jazz Bass with a minor in Political Economics. Drew spent the summer interning at a law firm, and wants to pursue a career in entertainment law. Last year he served as the Director of Business Affairs for Cat5. Outside of Cat5 he is an active member in greek life and Hillel. In his free time he enjoys writing music, skateboarding, and working out.

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Director of A&R

Isabel Caballero is a New Orleans native and graduate student at UM studying Music Industry. As an aspiring music industry leader, Isabel's goal is to build meaningful relationships with artists to help them succeed at any endeavor they aspire to achieve, especially when it comes to creating music. In her free time, she studies audio engineering, volunteers at several nonprofits, and plays acoustic live shows.

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Director of Marketing

Chloe McCandless is a junior at UM studying Music Industry with minors in Communications and Exercise Physiology. Chloe loves all things music and art and hopes to pursue a career in music publishing. She is currently a student ambassador volunteer for the Mechanical Licensing Collective (fall 2022), and is passionate about songwriter royalties and licensing. Chloe is a vocalist and self taught guitarist and in her free time enjoys, fashion, museums, concerts, lifting weights, running, and volunteering at local beach cleanups.

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