Born in Oakland, California, Cristina Davis Whitlow has developed her skills for over 20 years in the entertainment industry. Her background includes celebrity panels, live shows, award shows, television shows, and film. Diversified in her endeavors, Cristina has also managed talent ranging from music artists, songwriters, and actors.
Cristina started her first company in 1999 a in the San Francisco Bay Area called Divine Productions where she managed musical talent, a professional event producer and fashion shows. With her company, Cristina was also a project manager for many projects such as Culture Magazine, where she coordinated photo shoots for the magazine's fashion line. She supervised, booked talent and assisted with the magazines content.
In November of 2005, Davis founded the Ambassador Entertainment Group in Los Angeles, as she is currently president and CEO. In this role, as boutique agency owner, Cristina produces and consults for arts and entertainment events and workshops, produces and casts television and film projects. Cristina is responsible for production management for various projects, brokering talent for special events and has consulted on marketing and branding campaigns.
In August of 2007, Cristina was hired by Networx/Clarence E. McClendon Ministries Music & Worship Arts as an administrator. She was responsible for selecting leaders to be instructors within the organization, established a new department structure and team, managed a team of 40 volunteers and staff. Cristina assisted the Director of Television Broadcast as well and created on-air scripts for broadcast. At Networx Cristina staffed musicians and singers in churches, television productions, film soundtracks and varies events in the Los Angeles area. Prior to joining Networx/Clarence E. McClendon Ministries Music & Worship Arts, Cristina was a part of the talent team for the 42nd and 43rd NAACP Image Awards.
In 2009 Davis helped to establish and launch The Merge Summit with founders Holly Davis Carter and Robi Reed, a 3-day power packed event helping people break into the entertainment industry. In February 2012, Davis worked in the talent department of Mark Burnett Productions’ “The Voice”.
From 2014 – 2015, as co-producer and executive director of The Hollywood Confidential, Cristina was responsible for celebrity panel events, featuring actors and industry professionals discussing relevant topics and industry tips on culture and making it in the industry. Since 2015, Cristina has served as talent logistics coordinator for “Honda Battle of the Bands” in Atlanta Ga.
Cristina joined ABFF Ventures, LLC in May of 2016 as a talent & volunteer coordinator for the 2016 American Black Film Festival (ABFF). In 2018, Cristina served as on-site sponsorship manager and in 2019, as the hospitality & senior special events manager for multiple events at ABFF.
In 2017 Cristina’s first film as a producer and casting director “Love by Chance” was premiered at ABFF. “Love By Chance” was not only screened at multiple festivals but opened in AMC theaters and debuted in South African theaters. In 2019, her second film “His, Hers and the Truth “screened as a “World Premiere” narrative feature at ABFF. Both films were acquired by the Urban Movie Channel (UMC).
Cristina is associated with and connected to highly visible companies and organizations, such as,
The Palm Spring Fashion Council as a Board Member, the SAE Institute North America (Internationally accredited Music and Film School) as an Advisory Board Member.
In 2019, Davis was contracted by Kreate LLC. in Los Angeles CA as talent manager for “Super Bowl LII” In Atlanta Georgia.
With a proven track record, Cristina showcases an unbridled passion for crafting productions towards their greater potential. Cristina has developed and sustained relationships and business that are making a international impact.
Cristina’s mission is to make a sustainable change and positive global impact in television, film, education, and fashion industries through positive images and quality programming.