Leadership Team

Prince Sprauve

Executive Director
Prince Sprauve is an independent film director who founded the nonprofit organization known as TBU Productions. He has been running the program out of Schenectady High School since 2007 and has rallied the support of professionals within the community to work towards the growth and sustainability of the organization.

Ryan Sanborn

Director of Operations and Music Production
Ryan Sanborn has been working for over 10 years as a freelance recording engineer. Additionally, he is a songwriter, music producer, DJ and property manager. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Music Business & Technology from the College of Saint Rose.

Ronald Quartimon

Chairman, Board of Directors
Ronald Quartimon is the President of the Capital District Chamber of Commerce, which aims to build collaborations that support minority businesses across New York State. He holds a Graduate Certificate in Health Disparities from the UAlbany School of Public Health as well as an MPA degree from the Inspectors General Program at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.

Brittany Beyus

Brittany Beyus, a graduate of Russell Sage College with a degree in English and minors in Spanish, Theatre and Women's Studies has been involved with TBU for a year now in the capasity of an Artist and an administrator. She first became involved with TBU in it's Cradle Sountrack Project as one of the artists. She currently assists with any administrative tasks TBU has. She looks forward to helping the program to grow and flourish in its efforts to make change in our community.

Steven Rivera

Artist, Producer and Compser
Steven Rivera, an artist, producer and composer for TBU, was born in Harlem, but following his education at Schenectady High School found a home here in Schenectady. Steven works with all the Artists in TBU, providing vocal training, and helping young artists find their own voice. He first learned of TBU when the cradle project launched last year, and has been an integral part of the project's success ever since.

Trevor Yarter

Artist, Sound Engineer and Producer
Trevor Yarter, an artist, sound engineer and up and coming producer was born and raised in Schenectady, NY. He attended Schenectady High School where he was first introduced to TBU, by way of the after school program. Trevor's first project with TBU was "The Red Vent", and he is currently working on TBU's newest project "Cradle".