Hollywood Top History

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Hollywood Top LLC is a multi-facet consulting, marketing, production, and talent firm.  With over 25 years of experience in Executive Management, Operations and Logistics Oversight, Training and Leadership, and Strategic Planning in a fast-paced, multilevel organization that has successfully thrived in dynamic and demanding work environments. Hollywood Top LLC has assembled a team of experts that has extensive production experience and who have worked in the demanding and always changing film and television industry.  Our team members have worked on projects that have aired on television channels such as Fox, USA Network, RFD-TV, Audience Channel on Direct-TV.

Hollywood Top LLC takes pride in the fact that we have become experts in Digital Entertainment. We have experience in online branding entertainment, Advertainment, and creating online digital videos that our clients can share. Watch our hit show “Flea Market Fanatics®” on Amazon Prime Video.

Meet Our Amazing Team…

They are always up to something good!

Production Team:

Steve Kreider

Owner

He is an Iraq Veteran, Bronze Star and Combat Action Badge recipient, dedicating 25 years of service in the United States Army as a First Sergeant. Since retiring in 2013, Steve worked with Ricky Schroder Productions as a Senior On-Site Liaison for the US Army Reality Series “Starting Strong” Seasons 2 & 3. “Starting Strong” has aired on Fox, USA, and RFD-TV. Steve recently worked as an Associate Producer for A&E’s hit reality series “Duck Dynasty”, and was a military consultant and extra on Pitch Perfect 3. Steve has appeared on several reality shows, including Hollywood Top Productions® hit show Flea Market Fanatics®.

Hollywood Top LLC takes pride in the fact that we have become experts in Digital Entertainment. We have experience in online branding entertainment, Advertainment, and creating online digital videos that our clients can share. Watch our hit show “Flea Market Fanatics®” on Amazon Prime Video.

Yajaira Sanchez

Casting Director, Talent Agent, On Set Medic

California native, Yajaira Sanchez is a US Army Staff Sergeant who has served for over eight years in the Army as a Combat Medic. She has served in several important leadership roles while in the Army. She has one of the more important roles at Hollywood Top Productions; Yajaira is not only an Army trained Health Care specialist, but she is also our company Sexual Harassment/ Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) Program Certified Trainer. She is also trained in the Master Resilience Trainer Course and is well versed in the Consideration of Others Course (COO). Yajaira has a Bachelors of Science degree in Business, and leadership management from Trident University. While on a film or television film location, Yajaira serves as the on-set medic and also helps enforce the Hollywood Top LLC Non-Harassment Policy. While in the office, Yajaira serves as one of our Casting Directors and Talent Agent.

Drew Meyer

Lead Editor, Producer

Drew is a United States Marine Corps (USMC) Sergeant, who served as an Infantry T.O.W. Gunner with two deployments. Since leaving active duty with the USMC, Drew has worked post production editing on dozens of reality TV shows. Drew worked with Ricky Schroder Productions, editing the Army Reality Series “Starting Strong” Seasons 2 & 3 which aired on Fox, USA, and RFD-TV and he also edited the docu-drama The Fighting Season which aired on the Audience Channel on Direct-TV. Drew has also worked on the hit reality show “Botched®”. He is the lead editor and a producer for Hollywood Top Productions.

JOE LEAL

Consulting Producer/Marketing Director/Writer

Joe Leal is an Iraq combat veteran who dedicates his life to serve “All who have served” and their families. He is the founder of the Vet Hunters Project; a non-profit organization of selfless volunteers who go out into the community and help our Veterans who have been misplaced through homelessness. Joe has received multiple awards and recognition’s from both the military and civilian community. Joe and the Vet Hunters received the Points of Light Award from the President of the United States. Joe is an on-set consultant with all projects. He is our Marketing Director and contributes to writing.

Mike “Zipper” Wykoff

Associate Producer, Music Consultant, Marketing

Mike “Zipper” Wykoff served six years in the Army Reserves as an artillery cannon crew-member. He has over 25 years experience as a mobile DJ. Mike knows his music. He worked as an associate producer on the hit show Flea Market Fanatics. Mike is extremely likeable and is fun to have work on any film or show set.

Military Consulting Team

Doug Kiesewetter

Senior Military Consultant and Senior Military Trainer

Doug has deployed repeatedly across the globe with the US Army and as an advisor for the U.S. State Department. Doug is an expert in Airborne Operations, Counter-Insurgency, Counter-Terrorism, Surveillance, Long Range Target Interdiction, Direct Action, Human and Signal Intelligence, Mobility Operations, and Unconventional Warfare. He holds degrees in History, Political Science, and Construction Science from Texas A & M. Doug worked with Ricky Schroder Productions at Ft. Bragg, NC and Ft. Hood, Tx as a On-Site Liaison for the US Army Reality Series “Starting Strong” Season 2. “Starting Strong” has aired on Fox, USA, and RFD-TV.

Gene Belis

Senior Military Consultant

Gene is a Desert Shield, Afghanistan, and Iraq Veteran, receiving multiple Air Medals for combat operations, dedicating over 24 years of service in the United States Army as a First Sergeant. Gene is considered one of the most experienced Senior Medical Corps First Sergeants in the United States Army that has served in multiple combat operations that have saved or sustained life in real world MEDEVAC operations. He is an expert as a Flight Medic, NRCM Flight Instructor, High Desert and Jungle Training, Winter War Fighter Training, and Combat Infantry Medic. Gene was featured on the Army Reality Show Starting Strong Season 3 MEDEVAC on the All Warrior Network.

Fred Tillman

Senior Military Consultant

Fred is a retired Navy Chief with over 24 years of service. He has deployed on multiple aircraft carriers during Operations Desert Storm, Iraqi Freedom, and New Dawn in the Persian Gulf Region, also deploying to the Western Pacific and Arabian Gulf. Considered a subject matter expert in the Navy in many areas, Fred was selected to work as a senior staff member for several Navy Admirals throughout his career. His final duty in the Navy, brought Fred to the Center for Security Forces, DET San Diego (SERE West) where he was the Senior Enlisted Leader and Instructor who oversaw High Risk Training (HRT) for over 1200 warfighters deploying to some of the most hostile regions in the world. Want an on-site Navy expert for your film or television show? Bring Chief Fred Tillman on as your military expert consultant.

David Alvarez

Military Consultant

David is a multi-service Veteran, enlisted in the United States Marine Corps from 1988 to 1992, then enlisted in the United States Army Reserves in 2008 to present. He is a Veteran of Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm, flying into war torn Kuwait in 1991. David has a wide range of employment experience, from working as a US Post Office Mail Carrier, to a conductor working for Union Pacific Railroad. David has also made quite an impact in the Hollywood scene by becoming friends with many Hollywood celebrities. It’s hard to find someone who doesn’t like David, he has vast knowledge in the military and quite a lot of experience in the civilian world too. He would be an incredible asset to any production.

Isaiah Aina

Senior Military Consultant

Isaiah has multiple deployments to Afghanistan with the United States Army Reserves. He has been serving for 10 years and has achieved the rank of Staff Sergeant. Isaiah holds Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), Business Administration and Management, General from the University of Phoenix. Isaiah worked with Ricky Schroder Productions in Schofield Barracks, HI as an On-Site Liaison for the US Army Reality Series “Starting Strong” Season 3. “Starting Strong” has aired on Fox, USA, and RFD-TV.

Julio C. Sandoval

Senior Military Consultant

Julio is a multi-service Senior Military Consultant, who retired from the Air Force Reserves in 2015 as a Master Sergeant. Julio deployed while serving in the Navy in 1991 with Operation Desert Storm and 2003 during Operation Iraqi Freedom. He then enlisted in the Air Force in 2005 as a security force member, deploying to Kirkuk, Iraq in 2006 and 2008. He served as a first sergeant at his final station with the Air Force before retiring. He is well versed in the preparation and execution of productions, and has the uncanny knack for complex problem solving.

Joe Carrick

Program Manager and Senior Military Consultant

Joe is an Afghanistan Veteran, Bronze Star recipient, retiring after 20 years of service in the United States Army as a Sergeant First Class. Since retiring in 2015, He holds a BA in Project Management from Columbia Southern University. Joe worked with Ricky Schroder Productions in Ft. Drum, NY as a On-Site Liaison for the US Army Reality Series “Starting Strong” Season 3. “Starting Strong” has aired on Fox, USA, and RFD-TV.