Staff

Executive

Josh Welsh President

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Patty Davis Executive & Board Relations Manager

Artist Development

Jennifer Kushner Director of Artist Development
Francisco Velasquez Senior Manager, Project Involve
Angela Lee Senior Manager, Artist Development
Angel Kristi Williams Artist Development Manager
Lisa Hasko Manager of Fiscal Sponsorship and Documentary Programs
Dea Vazquez Artist Development Associate

Corporate Sponsorship

Albina Oks Director of Corporate Sponsorship
Nell Lawson Senior Manager, Corporate Sponsorship
Brian Sheehan Manager, Corporate Sponsorship
Marvel Zamora Corporate Sponsorship Associate
Rebecca Cavallari Corporate Sponsorship Assistant

Film Education

Maria Raquel Bozzi Senior Director of Education & International Initiatives
Paul Cowling Associate Director, Film Education
Sarah Berkovich Film Education Manager
Lex McNaughton Film Education Coordinator

Film Independent at LACMA & Events

Elvis Mitchell Film Curator

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Rachel Bleemer Director of Events
Hannah Brown Event Producer
Rebecca Montalvo Event Producer

Film Independent Spirit Awards

Shawn Davis Spirit Awards Producer
Danielle Federico Spirit Awards Co-Producer
Jennifer Wilson Nominations Manager
Matt Reed Production Manager
Elizabeth Worley Spirit Awards Assistant

Finance & Administration

Michael Winchester Managing Director
Monique Coleman Senior Director, Human Resources & Administration
Cristhian Barron Accounting Manager
Rosalind Williams Finance and Admin Assistant/Receptionist
Ivette Cruz Bookkeeper
Matt Reed Facilities Manager
Elizabeth Worley Facilities Coordinator

Institutional Giving

Kate Walker D'Angelo Director of Institutional Giving
Evan Ward-Henninger Director of Membership
Jennifer Murby Associate Director, Institutional Giving
Nikki Michela Grants Manager
Chloe Simmons Institutional Giving Coordinator
Claire Fleischer Membership Coordinator

LA Film Festival

Jennifer Cochis LA Film Festival Director
Rachel Bleemer Director of Operations, LA Film Festival
Shawn Davis Director of Event Production
Danielle Federico Senior Events Producer, LA Film Festival
Jennifer Wilson Senior Programmer & Programming Dept. Manager
Hasan Foster Senior Manager, Inclusion & Discourse

Marketing & Publicity

Patricia Lindberg Associate Art Director
Cooper Hopkins Website & Database Manager
Matt Warren Digital Content Manager
Erin Byrne Online Community Manager
Jodi Feigenbaum Marketing Associate
Melanie Bates Publicity Assistant