Staff Directory


Josh Welsh, President
Patty Davis, Executive & Board Relations Manager

Artist Development

Jennifer Kushner, Director, Artist Development
Francisco Velasquez, Senior Manager, Project Involve
Angela Lee, Artist Development Manager
Angel Kristi Williams, Artist Development Associate
Dea Vazquez, Artist Development Coordinator

Film Independent at LACMA & Events

Elvis Mitchell, Film Independent Curator
Ralph Rivera, Director, Event Operations
Will Slocombe, Event Producer
Hannah Brown, Events Coordinator
Claire Barclay, Events Assistant

Film Education

Maria Raquel Bozzi, Senior Director, Film Education
Paul Cowling, Associate Director, Film Education
Lee Jameson, Film Education Manager

Film Independent Spirit Awards

Shawn Davis, Producer
Danielle Federico Custis, Associate Producer
Setu Raval, Spirit Awards Nominations Producer

Finance & Administration

Michael Winchester, Managing Director
Monique Coleman, Senior Director, Human Resources & Administration
Cristhian Barron, Accounting Manager
Rosalind Williams, Finance & Admin Assistant/Receptionist

Los Angeles Film Festival

Stephanie Allain, Los Angeles Film Festival Director
Shawn Davis, Director of Event Production
Ralph Rivera, Director of Event Operations
Roya Rastegar, Associate Director, Programming & Curated Content
Danielle Federico Custis, Senior Operations Manager
Mel Jones, Manager, Special Projects & Industry Relations
Setu Raval, Festival Publications & Events Producer
Jenn Wilson, Programmer & Programming Coordinator

Marketing & Publicity

Maggie Moe, Director of Marketing
Alia Quart Khan, Director of Publicity
Jasmine Teran, Online Community Manager
Cooper Hopkins, Website & Database Manager
Salamo Manetti-Lax, Event Coverage Coordinator
Patricia Lindberg, Graphic Designer
Diana Buendía, Marketing Assistant

Institutional Giving

Kate Walker D’Angelo, Director of Institutional Giving
Evan Ward-Henninger, Associate Director, Membership
Jennifer Murby, Arts Circle Manager, Annual Giving
José Tamayo, Coordinator, Institutional Giving & Alumni Relations
Claire Fleischer, Membership Assistant
Chinta Cooper, Grants Manager

Corporate Sponsorship

Albina Oks, Director of Corporate Sponsorship
Eric Solomon, Corporate Sponsorship Manager
Stephanie Davis
, Corporate Sponsorship Manager
Natalie Rodriguez, Corporate Sponsorship Manager
Marvel Zamora, Corporate Sponsorship Assistant