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Adrienne Lillette Harris

Adrienne Lillette Harris

Michele Harris-Carter

Michele Harris-Carter

                                      HARRIS & HARRIS PRODUCTIONS LLC AKA SISTERS-N-SYNC

ADRIENNE LILLETTE HARRIS was born in Santa Monica, California into a celebrity show business family and raised in Queens, New York.… Adrienne attended New York University, and studied at The New York Academy of Dramatic Arts, Pace University, and The Herbert Berghof HB Studios. Adrienne is known to her colleagues and peers as “The PR Queen or Social Wiz of the Media Biz.” She is the Founder of the F.A.M.E. Multimedia Group (Family Affair Media Enterprise) a boutique public relations company that specializes in Artist Branding and PR Crisis Management. The company is based in New York with a satellite office in Columbia, Maryland.

In the early years, Adrienne was inspired and/or mentored by some of the best in the business of Public Relations. This included Broadway Tony Award-winning press agents/producers for Broadway Irene Gandy, Jeffrey Richards. She worked for a short time in their New York office one summer and got the PR bug. Marketing mogul Steve Manning who was responsible for much of Michael Jackson’s early solo success was a mentor and someone Adrienne admired as well. Other mentors and music collaborators were the late great songwriters/producers Sylvia Moy (My Cherie Amour) and Tony Camillo (Midnight Train to Georgia).

She is also co-founder of Harris and Harris Productions LLC a company that provides content to Music, Theater, TV, and Film entities. She and her sister Michele Harris-Carter own the company. Adrienne brings a forty-plus year background in the entertainment industry as a Businesswoman, Music PR, Media consultant, and Artist representative. She and her associates have implemented or assisted in Publicity and/or promotional events for artists such as Rock and Roll Diva Cher, R&B/Hip Hop Queen Mary J. Blige, the late Whitney Houston, the Raphael Saadiq female trio WillieMax, and British Soul Singer Joss Stone. She has also produced shows/events for various sports figures and their nonprofits. Adrienne was a previous Network Leader for the National Association of Black Female Executives in Music and Entertainment also known as NABFEME which was founded by iconic music promoter Johnnie Walker. She and Johnnie are good friends, and they continue to support each other’s endeavors.

Adrienne’s big break came in 1988 when she was chosen by a major radio station in Baltimore Maryland to direct a Northeast Media and Radio campaign for the maestro himself Mr. Barry White.

She then went on to secure recording and production deals for numerous artists and would be the acting manager until they were signed to professional management. A choice few of the artists who she got signed are household names today. During the 1980’s while perfecting her PR skills she co-owned and operated four consecutive New York Nightclub venues with her then-husband entrepreneur Gustavo Mendoza. He was a relative and personal manager to the legendary boxer Roberto Duran. Adrienne handled all business for the establishments including entertainment bookings, artist contracts, marketing, and hospitality. As the years went on Adrienne traveled with many of her clients around the globe in the capacity of Press Agent and Crisis Communications Director.

Adrienne is also co-founder of the Queen Team Media brand with Audrey Egypt Young. They created TV Radio media concepts, and published successful magazines in the mid 2000’s. *Adrienne Lillette Harris and Audrey Egypt Young (A&E) aka THE QUEEN TEAM have been asuccessful production duo for over fourteen years, with numerous successes to their name.

In 2008 Adrienne started researching the careers of her father Actor/Comedian/Bandleader Bud Harris and her mother Concert Pianist, Composer, and Entertainer Lillette Harris. Adrienne discovered news articles that changed everything. The Pittsburgh Courier and Nevada Standard newspaper had 1945 Grand Opening articles/notices about Lillette’s Rhythm Club being the first Negro owned, and operated Casino, Nightclub and Hotel in Sparks Nevada. Adrienne wrote a script for the film Lillette’s Rhythm Club documentary, and the stage musical version BORN TO SWING which is currently in previews garnering great reviews.

In 2004 Lillette and family established Lillette’s Foundation for the Arts Inc. 501c3. The family also established the “Queen of Keys Award” which is a grant annually given to deserving students pursuing music and performing arts as a career. A portion of proceeds from Harris & Harris Productions events and concerts benefit the 501c3 foundation. For more info, visit

MICHELE HARRIS-CARTER aka Mz CHELE is a triple threat not only is she a co-founder and partner with her sister in Harris and Harris Productions LLC, but she is also a Real Estate Entrepreneur. She performs in quite a few of the stage musicals that H & H produces. Michele was born in Bayshore New York, to Bud and Lillette Harris. She is their youngest daughter and was also raised in Queens, New York with her sister Adrienne and their late brother Marc. She studied at Rutgers University in New Jersey and has a decades-long career in Real Estate as a General Appraiser, Realtor, and Broker with offices in Florida and Maryland. Michele studied voice and dance since she was old enough to walk and it has paid off as she juggles two demanding careers in Entertainment and Real Estate. 


Michele Harris-Carter is the Managing Broker at Preferred Real Estate Services, based in Fort Washington Maryland. She originally founded the firm in 2005 as a State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser, later adding a real estate brokerage division to expand the firm's service offerings. Michele is responsible for the oversight of daily operations. This oversight includes the training, transaction review, evaluation, and production of sales for associates and appraisers. Prior to becoming a broker, Michele worked as a Real Estate Sales Associate at Future Home Realty from 2014 to 2019. Before this, she was a Senior Staff Appraiser at Ameriquest Mortgage from 2003 to 2005. Michele began her career as a General Appraiser at People's Appraisal Service in 1990 where she worked for 13 years until she joined Ameriquest Mortgage. She received her formal training in real estate appraisal from Home Savings of America in Los Angeles, California. Michele is a Certified General Appraiser, licensed in multiple states. She has accomplished the coveted GRI designation (Graduate Realtor Institute) as well as the SRES (Senior Real Estate Specialist). Entertainment has always been a primary part of Michele’s life and to now partner with her sister Adrienne on the mission of continuing the family legacy is a dream come true.


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