CYNTHIA ARGO, Managing Partner, leads Mosaic NYC and is head of Business Development for the team. From working with Red Bull across its music and gaming platforms to producing multiple Investor Days to managing Harlem’s Apollo Theater, Cynthia has over 25 years of experience working in the arts, entertainment, and brand marketing spaces.
Prior to forming Mosaic NYC in 2020, she led production for seven years on the Red Bull Music Academy and Red Bull Music Festivals NY while serving as COO for Trevanna Entertainment, where she also produced multiple events for Spotify and Slack and oversaw the event execution of several large live video gaming events for Streetfighter, Super Smash Bros, and Starcraft II.
From 2006-2011, she was the Managing Director of Harlem’s Apollo Theater where she oversaw venue operations and institutional efforts around licensing and new business development. She worked with many artists including Jamie Foxx, Lenny Kravitz, Gladys Knight, Paul McCartney, John Legend, Aretha Franklin, and many others - often in partnership with such brands as Heineken and Coca-Cola. In 2009, Cynthia secured the world premiere of a new Broadway touring production of DREAMGIRLS, which eventually brought 50,000 new visitors to the Apollo.
Cynthia spent seven years as the General Manager of the 2700-seat Saenger Theatre in New Orleans, presenting touring Broadway shows, urban theatricals, and major concerts. Having begun her career as an arts administrator in New York with the Merce Cunningham Dance Company, Cynthia has had the privilege of working with many of the most important contemporary artists of the 20th century, including Twyla Tharp, Philip Glass, Richard Foreman, Roger Guenveur Smith, Spalding Gray and Elizabeth Streb.
Cynthia lives in New York City with her teenage daughter and a rambunctious cockapoo. She spends her free time studying for her private pilot’s license.