Turcotte had been with Elias Arts since 1996, overseeing
music production for TV commercials, movie trailers, corporate ID projects,
trade shows and Websites. She also launched two company divisions while there,
focusing on music licensing and sound design.
Earlier in her career, Turcotte worked as a senior account
executive with Valentine Radford Advertising Agency in Kansas City. During her
time there, she opened the company's Denver office, and supervised clients that
included Pizza Hut and Hallmark.
She relocated to Los Angeles in 1995 to join Chiat Day Advertising and