LA Music Executive Among Victims of Surfside Condo Collapse

July 18, 2021

 by Sam Bishop

The Miami-Dade Police Department has named Theresa Velasquez, 36, of Los Angeles, as the 95th confirmed fatality from the Surfside, Florida Champlain Towers condominium collapse.

Velasquez is a Senior Vice President at Live Nation Entertainment, one of the largest promotion companies in the world and is based in Los Angeles. According to LinkedIn, Valasquez  joined the company six years ago. 

A statement from Live Nation said that, “Theresa was an impassioned leader at Live Nation, who elevated every project she was part of, at the same time breaking down barriers for women, and the LGBTQIA+ community. We will always remember and honor the impact she made, and will miss her dearly."

Velasquez was reportedly visiting her her parents, who lived at the 12-story Champlain Towers South at the time of its collapse. They were among the already identified fatalities.

The June 24 collapse has claimed the lives of at least 97 people and its cause remains under investigation.


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