Tiara Parker-Ragland is an accomplished producer, entrepreneur and actress 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 MediaU’s Marketing & Distribution Roadmap for Independent Filmmakers. In addition, she has spent the last three years producing creative reality shows, including CoCoCozy Design House, a home furnishings design series that was acquired by Amazon Prime, and Find & Design, a critically acclaimed DIY-home interior streaming series. 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 has been seen in How I Met Your Mother, CSI NY, and Desperate Housewives.
Tiara is a graduate of Washburn University.