About Us - The Team

Cheryl Freeman
CEO and President

CEO of Engine 15 Media Group LLC, Cheryl Freeman brings over 30 years of experience as a CEO, Operations and Finance executive to the company. Prior to founding Engine 15 Media Group, Freeman served as Founder and CEO of Allumination Filmworks.

Prior to her tenure with Allumination, Freeman served as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Operations for Unapix Entertainment, Inc.  Freeman also served as Chief Financial Officer of Celebrity Home Entertainment, Inc. and Celebrity Duplicating Services, Inc. Freeman previously served with Artisan Entertainment, where she held the position of Vice President of Finance for the company, which was one of the largest independent video distributors in the country with total sales in excess of $300 million. 

Kirsten Van Peursem
Vice President of Operations

Kirsten Van Peursem brings over 15 years of experience in the Entertainment Industry and over 10 years of Marketing experience to Engine 15 Media Group. Prior to Engine 15, Van Peursem served as a Senior Marketing Manager in the publishing industry.  Van Peursem began her marketing career while working under Cheryl Freeman at Allumination Filmworks and Unapix Entertainment. 

Chris Gallison
Director of Creative

Chris is a graduate of Art Center College of Design in Pasadena. Over the years he has used his skills in both illustration and graphic design to create a wide variety of work for such entertainment clients as Hallmark Hall of Fame, Lionsgate Films and he is presently enjoying his five years as creative director with Engine 15 Media Group. 

Letty Nahaku
Executive Assistant

Letitia Nahaku brings over 10 years of experience in the Entertainment Industry to Engine 15 Media. Prior to Engine 15, Nahaku served as an Executive Assistant at The Walt Disney Company. Additionally, Nahaku served as an Executive Assistant at Allumination FilmWorks, York Entertainment and MVP.