The People of
Variety SoCal

Our board is full of BIG HEARTED, highly talented Southern Californians from all backgrounds and industries. We couldn’t do it without them!

Board of Directors

Mike Polydoros

President of the Board

Paper Airplane

John C. Hall

Chairman of the Board

Cardinal Trio Pictures

Steve Bunnell

Executive Vice President of the Board

VP, Film/Content Buying Licensing, Alamo Drafthouse

Michelle Maddalena

Vice President of the Board

Head of Worldwide Content & Industry Relations, Dolby Laboratories, Inc.

Janelle Mitchell

Treasurer of the Board

Chief Financial Officer – CPA/Consultant

Michael A. Alvarez, Jr.

CEO/Co-Founder, P3 Inc

Mark H. Anderson

Concerned Black Men of Los Angeles

Adam Becker Sr.

Sales Manager Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Barbara Dretzke

VP Exhibitor Relations 101 Studios

Brett Fellman

VP Film Distribution, North America & Latin America, IMAX Entertainment

Allison Fullmer

Executive Director of Sales, Theatrical Distribution, Paramount Pictures

Dale Davison

Senior VP, Operations and Development, Metropolitan Theatres

Patricia Gonzalez

SVP, In-Theatre Marketing, Paramount Pictures

Ricky Jefferson

NBC4 Regional Sales

Spencer Klein

Director of Distribution, Netflix

Ben Levine

President/CEO, Noble Wealth & Insurance Services, Inc.

Robert Macias

Manager, Content Administration, Metropolitan Theatres

Shane Mang

Director of Global Sales, Outbound Licensing, Spin Master

Cami Martinez

VP, Operations/Client Services, Velocity Cinema Services

Branden d. Miller

SVP In-Theatre Marketing & Distribution, United Artists Releasing

Laura Miller

Rick Olson

President, Olson Visual

Eric Tabak

VP, Business Development, Vision Media

Greg Washer

President, Clean Fun

Mary Beth Garber

Audio Talent

Eric Carr

SVP, In-Theatre Marketing, Universal Pictures

Nikki Daniel

VP, In-Theatre Marketing, STX Films

Shelly Kratzer

In-Theater Marketing Cloudburst Entertainment

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Ania Wojcieszynska


Exhibitor Partnerships / In-theatre Marketing, United Artists Releasing

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Amelia Olson

Elizabeth Bowker

Keira Struhl

Emma Olson

Sarah Jefferson

Flora White

Office Staff

Elizabeth O’Neil

Executive Director, Variety of Southern California

Britni Smith

Manager of Fundraising & Donor Relations

President’s Council

Christopher W. Aronson

EVP, General Sales Manager, 20th Century Fox

William D. Esensten

Partner, NSBN LLP

Alan Davy


Scott Forman

Executive Vice President & General Sales Manager, Warner Bros. Pictures

Jeffrey B. Goldstein

President Domestic Distribution, Warner Bros. Pictures

Michael D. McCartney

EVP, Film, Cineplex Entertainment LP

Clark Woods