Tiara Parker-Ragland is an accomplished actress, entrepreneur and producer who has spent the last decade creating short films and reality television series. As the cofounder and Executive Producer of Ragland Reign, a production company for branded content, corporate interviews, film, tv and music videos, her projects have appeared on Amazon Prime, Roku, YouTube, and in various film festivals.
Most recently, Tiara produced our Marketing & Distribution Roadmap for Independent Filmmakers. In addition, she has spent the last three years producing several creative reality shows; both CoCoCozy Design House, a home furnishings design series that was acquired by Amazon Prime, as well as Find & Design, a DIY-home interior series that can be found across numerous home streaming platforms, are critically acclaimed. Previously she co-founded the music video production company HustleCake, where she produced music videos for pop singer Katelyn Jae Brown, social-media influencer Jacob Sartorius, and R&B singer Natalie Imani, among others.
Tiara launched her production career with the buzzy festival hit, Unknown, a horror short film. What was originally a fun, passion-fueled approach to filmmaking turned into an underground hit embraced by multiple film festivals. As both a film and television actor, she is featured in movies such as Drive, Crazy Stupid Love and Alvin and the Chipmunks; for television, Tiara can be seen in How I Met Your Mother, CSI NY, Desperate Housewives and several other costarring roles.
Originally a New Jersey native, after graduating from Washburn University Tiara ultimately relocated to Los Angeles. Positioning herself to grasp the television and entertainment industries by the reins, her talent. business acumen, and creative spirit are leading her journey.