Lori Zuker Briller is co-owner and co-founder of The Grapevine Agency.
Lori began her career working at CNN and shortly thereafter was presented with an opportunity to work in feature films at Turner Pictures under the Amy Pascal regime. Lori established a career as a development executive in the motion picture industry, working for distinguished companies including Alec Baldwin’s El Dorado Pictures as well as Will Smith’s Universal-based production company, Overbrook Entertainment, where she was a VP of Development.
Following Overbrook, Lori leveraged her extensive network and relationships to become a full-time recruiter in the entertainment industry. For four years, Lori was an associate with The Robinson Company, a leading entertainment executive search firm working with top-tier clients including MGM, Paramount Pictures, Creative Artists Agency (CAA), FOX Broadcasting Company and Brand Sense Marketing amongst many others. While at The Robinson Company, Lori launched their Assistant Division providing staffing services to a wide host of entertainment clients including Bruckheimer Films, The William Morris Agency, CAA, Nielsen Entertainment, as well as an extensive list of private clients seeking personal assistants and house managers in their homes.
Lori has great oversight and understanding of the dynamics of personal and corporate workplaces. Her integrity, high values, and standards provide a compass to sourcing and identifying the savviest and most capable candidates to satisfy the high expectations of our clients. Born and raised in New York City, Lori moved to Los Angeles after graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a BA in Radio, TV, and Film. She currently lives in Sherman Oaks with her husband and two daughters.
Fun Facts and interests:
Lori loves cooking, exercise, music, the beach and enjoys plenty of time on the weekends hosting and hanging out with family and friends.
Lori is a founding member of Step-Up, an organization that propels girls from under-resourced communities to fulfill their potential by empowering them to become confident, college-bound, career-focused, and ready to join the next generation of professional women.
Lori is currently an advisor and supporter of Adopt Together, a non-profit, crowd funding platform that bridges the gap for families who cannot afford adoption. She knows the journey to have children can be difficult. After adopting her daughter Addison and experiencing the joy that Addison brings to her life, she wanted to help others.