Phil Cassese is an agent in the on-camera commercial division of Stewart Talent’s New York office. He previously held the same position at TalentWorks, where he spent six years developing a highly competitive roster of talent. After spending several years in the music industry and personal management, Phil was recruited to helm the commercial division of TalentWorks. Prior to working for TalentWorks Mr. Cassese successfully created a commercial division at a boutique theatrical agency. His interest in comedy led him to develop a strong roster of improvisers and comedic actors. He works on and has booked a wide array of commercial projects including multi-faceted campaigns to smaller niche projects. Phil also teaches acting for commercials at The Upright Citizen’s Brigade, NYU’s Stonestreet Program and One on One Productions. Mr. Cassese was a member of the NATR New Media Panel which lead the discussion on New Media and its impact on the commercial industry leading up to the SAG’s most recent, successful commercial contract negotiation.