Graduated with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Television, Film and New Media Production from San Diego State University.
Combine a producer + agent + PR + entrepreneur in the entertainment industry who cares about charitable causes worldwide & making a difference.
Work to pair US Celebrities with various projects around the world. "Celebrity Special Projects"
Participated on Taglit-birthright israel through Oranim - July 2003
In 2015, Birthright Israel featured Traci Szymanski at their 15-year Anniversary “The Power of One Impacts Many” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dtexIPdUJq0
Creative Community for Peace Advisory Board
Featured as top global executives making a difference: http://blog.youtooday.com/en/interview-with-traci-szymanski-founder-of-co-star-entertainment/
Current Israel Activities: To create mainstream projects that portray the real Israel through pop culture. To bring influencers to Israel so that they can see the country for themselves rather than relying on media and propaganda.
Israel related projects include: Backstreet Boys, Jason Derulo, Hailee Steinfeld, Paula Abdul, Cast of CSI, Jeremy Piven (Buy-Me Campaign), Verne Troyer (ROI MicroGrants & TNT Campaign), Sophia Lucia, Urs Buhler (Il Divo), Omri Caaspi Foundation Trips to Israel!
Golden Girl: http://www.jpost.com/Magazine/Golden-girl-405031
HAIM SABAN & FIDF
2014 - present Work alongside Haim Saban and FIDF for Western Regional Gala overseeing celebrity attendees and participants
In 2013 Traci was featured as a top Hollywood executive on the hit reality show Chai b’ La La Land. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XmOHrLaxLaY
POKER & CELEBRITIES
"#1Celebrity Poker Liason" - https://cardplayerlifestyle.com/interview-poker-celebrity-liaison-traci-szymanski/
Feature in PokerNews: https://www.pokernews.com/video/get-to-know-celebrity-liason-traci-szymanski-10728.htm
Co-Star Entertainment, CEO 2001 - present
Hollywood Knights International, Vice President (Partner), 2001 - 2014
Get Sababa Inc. Founder/President
Non-Israel Related Projects
"Game of Harts" with Kevin Hart coming soon.
Kevin Hart vs Usain Bolt in "Game On"
Aaron Paul vs. Cristiano Ronaldo in "Duel"
John Boyega vs Neymar Jr. in Duel"
Co-Star Entertainment:a full-service celebrity booking, events production and promotional firm. We specialize in producing Celebrity Fundraising Events (Basketball, Golf, Bowling, Poker, Softball, Soccer, Racing, Hockey, Paintball, Karting, and Yachting), Galas, Grand Opening Celebrations, Product Launches, and booking Public Appearances with American celebrities. We have successfully produced major events all over the world and have raised millions of dollars for various charity organizations worldwide.
Partial List of Events Include:
Hereoes 4 Heroes Celebrity Poker & Golf Tournaments, Ante Up for a Cancer Free Generation, Cedar Sinai Sports Spectacular, Deal or No Deal Celebrity Golf Tournament for Children's Hospital, Dodgers Dream Foundation Bowling Events, Dodgers Hollywood Stars Softball Game, Dodgers RBIEvents, Dodgers National Anthem; First Pitches, Steve Garvey; Pete Rose Celebrity Charity Softball Game, Mia Hamm; Nomar Garciaparra Celebrity Soccer Challenge, LAPD Children's Day, Jingle Ball 2011, Celebrity Charity Poker Tournaments: Ante Up for Africa, Ante Up for Autism, Get Lucky for Lupus, California Figher Fighters Association, Rolling Stone Magazine, USO Tours in Germany, Belgium, The Netherlands, Italy, Hawaii, Sacramento, Norway and Iceland etc.Hundreds of Celebrity Basketball Games to raise money for Southern California High Schools, Brothers; Sisters Paintball Tournament, PokerStars Million Dollar Challenge, World Series of Poker, PokerStars Carribean Adventure, PokerStars North American Poker Tour. Additional Work Experience: Radio Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards, American Music Awards, Teen Choice Awards, BET Awards, Soul Train Awards, American Idol Finale, ESPY's etc. etc. ABC, NBC, KIISfm, Clear Channel Communications, Abrams Artist Agency, Production Group/Post Group, Wright Entertainment Group, LA Marathon Finish Line Festival, Celebrity Gifting Suites for MTV Movie Awards, SAG Awards and Academy Awards, Red Carpet Parties for Superbowl, Rolling Stone 40th Anniversary Celebration and Hot Party.
More Israel Highlights
2004 - 2010 Oranim - West Coast Representative
Welcome Home - Documentary film about young people coming to Israel for the first time, Isrealife Media Group, "72 Names of God" Kabbalah DVD, Kabbalah Red String Book Release Party, "Dancing with the Rabbis", Developing future peace concert to be held in Israel, In production of viral video highlighting"the cool side" of Israel.
"Dancing with the Rabbis" for the University of Judaism starring DWTS's Karina Smirnoff
"72 Names of God" DVD, Producer