Shayla Cowan

Chief of Staff

Shayla Cowan is the Chief of Staff of Will Packer Productions and Will Packer Media. In her position, she manages and oversees all operational and administrative activities of both companies. She also acts as an advisor to Packer; and supports the development and production of his films, TV series, digital programming and other projects.

Cowan has had an influential trajectory at the Will Packer Companies—starting out as a crew member on Packer’s 2010 film Stomp the Yard 2: Homecoming, and being promoted to his Executive Assistant prior to her Chief of Staff appointment. She has Associate Producer credits on Packer pics Girls Trip and Night School (the top-grossing comedies of 2017 and 2018, respectively), Little, What Men Want, Breaking In and Almost Christmas.

She has also earned film credits for Think Like a ManRide Along and their sequels, No Good Deed, Wedding Ringer and Straight Outta Compton.

Shayla has played a critical role developing and distributing Packer films, which have grossed more than $1 billion and 10 opened at No. 1 at the box office.

“Shayla has been a major factor in our extraordinary success,” said Will Packer. “Both companies will benefit from her exceptional organizational skills, negotiating expertise as well as her uncanny ability to quickly and efficiently solve any problem. There is no one I trust more than Shayla to help me grow these businesses.”