Board of Directors 

JEFFREY GOFFMAN

Goffman is Chairman/CEO and Co-Founder of Integrated Oncology Network, LLC, an oncology management company and advisory firm that provides services to physician groups and hospitals and invests as a minority partner in outpatient cancer centers focused on radiation oncology.

Goffman also founded Goffman and Associated, Certified Public Accountants, New York (1988-1994); founder of U.S. Diagnostic, Inc. (1993-1997); founded OnCURE Medical Corp. Englewood, Colo., one of the largest providers of outpatient radiation oncology care in the United States (1998 until 2007); and co-founded and is an owner and member of the Board of Directors of Affiliated PET Systems, Silver Spring, Md. (current).

Goffman is an inactive Certified Public Accountant licensed in New York and Florida and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the Barney School of Business at the University of Hartford. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the American Cancer Society’s CEO’s Against Cancer, and the Orange County Regional Council.

 

George Blank

George Blank is a retired finance executive whose career includes 25 years’ experience in the broadcast and media industry. Blank served for 17 years as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Univision Communications, Inc. and its predecessor companies. During Blank’s tenure at the highly successful Spanish language media giant, the then privately held company did a successful Initial Public Offering, listing on the NYSE.

Prior to joining Univision, Blank served as Vice President and Corporate Controller of the National Broadcasting Company (NBC). His earlier career included stints in finance at RCA Corp. and in public accounting at Arthur Andersen & Co. Blank currently provides limited unpaid advisory services to family and family related businesses.

Blank is an inactive Certified Public Accountant licensed in New Jersey. He holds both a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and a Masters of Business Administration in Finance from Fairleigh Dickinson University, where he was inducted into the University’s Pinnacle Society. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New Jersey Society of CPA’s.

Blank currently resides primarily in Juno Beach, Florida with his wife, Shelley. They have two daughters, a son, a son-in-law and a very special grandson that has led to their involvement in muscular dystrophy.

 

Kevin Dorsey

Kevin Dorsey joined Clear Channel Media and Entertainment in September 2011 and served as President of Traffic, Navigation and Mobility. His role quickly expanded to include overseeing operations for three of Clear Channel's subsidiaries. As the President of National Media Groups, Dorsey manages all aspects of Katz Media Group (Katz Radio, Katz Television, Katz360), Premiere Networks affiliate sales and Total Traffic Network. He also managed the integration of the acquired Metro Traffic with Clear Channel's Total Traffic division.

Prior to joining Clear Channel, Dorsey held the role of Senior Vice President of Business Development & New Media for the CBS Television Station Group, overseeing all national new business, marketing and digital and mobile sales efforts. He has nearly 15 years within the broadcast industry and over a decade of experience in pivotal leadership roles. Dorsey currently resides in Connecticut with his wife, Deborah, and sons, Jack and Max.

Jeffrey GOFFMAN

Board Chair

 

George Blank

 

 

kevin dorsey

 

JESSE DYLAN

Dylan is a prolific director at the forefront of the commercial production field. Combined with his career as a photographer, Dylan is an artist fluent in both the message and the medium. He began his career directing music videos for a diverse collection of groundbreaking artists. While working with the Black Eyed Peas, Dylan forged a bond with will.i.am, with whom he produced a song/video/speech, the Emmy Award winning “Yes We Can” song inspired by Obama’s historic run for president.

In 2007, he founded Lybba, a non-profit organization focused on the open source healthcare movement. The project combines the latest verified medical data with social networking to allow patients and healthcare professionals to make informed decisions. The goal is to create online environments and media campaigns that help people find the resources they need to care for themselves and one another.

Dylan is a fellow at Science Commons and serves on the board of Public Knowledge, a Washington, D.C. public interest group focused on citizen rights in our emerging digital culture. He is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and TED.

 

DEBRA MILLER

Miller is co-founder and president of CureDuchenne. She and her husband started the organization in 2002 after their only son, Hawken, was diagnosed with Duchenne. Miller, a native Californian, graduated from Mariner’s High School in Huntington Beach and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies from the University of California Los Angeles.

Prior to CureDuchenne, Miller had a career in publishing with positions at IDG Communications, Cahners Publishing, Ziff-Davis Publishing, and Scholastic Publishing. She also worked in management at PC Magazine and was an independent stock trader.

 

PAUL MILLER

Miller was an equal force with his wife, Debra, in founding CureDuchenne in 2002 when their son, Hawken, was diagnosed with Duchenne. Originally from northern Minnesota, he was drafted by the National Hockey League’s Minnesota North Stars out of high school. He attended the University of Minnesota and after transferring schools, graduated from St. Cloud State University. After ending his pursuit of playing hockey in the NHL, he moved to Southern California and began his career in the food industry.

While working for the J.R. Simplot Company, Miller earned his Masters of Business Administration from Pepperdine University. He continues to work in the food industry and is presently leading the consumer division at Sterling Foods, a specialty custom bakery, as the senior vice president and general manager.

jesse dylan

 

 

debra miller

Founder

 

paul miller

Founder

SUZAN PAEK

Suzan Lee Paek is a philanthropist, designer and business owner. Paek is the founder and creative director of Jessica Grant Handbags, an exotic leather handbag company manufacturing the finest luxury designer handbags. She is responsible for design, marketing, product development, company organization and development.

Previously, Paek was founder and owner of SLP Commercial Interior Design, an interior design firm that specializes in design of interior structure of ground up construction, primarily mix use commercial spaces.

Paek is also co-owner of Allied Lube, Inc. Allied Lube currently owns and operates 84 Jiffy Lube franchise locations in California and Texas.

Paek is on the board of a variety of nonprofits including: Harvesters (Second Harvest Food Bank), FIDM Friends of Fashion (founding the first OC museum of the history of fashion), OC Museum of Art (Art of Dining Committee), Dean’s Council School of Social Science UCI, Pegasus Development Committee, Korean America Coalition, Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA), Junior Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) and the Great Park Committee.

Paek has a bachelor of arts in psychology from the University of California, Irvine.

 

MIKE ROSEN

Mike Rosen is Executive Vice President of Ad Sales & Integrated Marketing, Telemundo Media. He will be responsible for leading the network, cable and digital sales teams of Telemundo and mun2 overseeing all ad revenue generation, including Telemundo Media cross-platform sales initiatives and multiplatform integrated marketing solutions. Rosen has accrued extensive experience in media investment and activation over a 25+ year career, and has led the development of some of the most breakthrough branded entertainment projects in scripted and unscripted TV, including “Survivor”, “Glee”, “Hawaii Five-0”, “Desperate Housewives”, and “The Celebrity Apprentice”.

Before Telemundo Media, Rosen was President of Investment and Activation for media agency Starcom Worldwide, overseeing over $9 Billion in advertising investments for the agency and its clients. Prior to Starcom, Rosen was senior vice president/manager at GM Mediaworks where he handled all facets of the broadcast and cable network entertainment dayparts. Prior to that, he was the founder and principal of his own media buying boutique, Baker Hill Media Services. During his early career experience in the media departments of several major advertising agencies, including N.W. Ayer, Campbell-Mithun and J. Walter Thompson, he worked closely with national advertisers AT&T, U.S. Army, General Mills, Warner-Lambert and U.S. Sprint.

Rosen has been a member of the New York State Bar Association since 1991, after earning a J.D. law degree from Fordham University and a B.S. in communications from Cornell University.

 

EVONNE SEPSIS

Evonne Sepsis has spent the last 18 years in the healthcare sector. In 2009, Sepsis founded ESC Advisors, a boutique investment bank focusing on life sciences companies. The focus of ESC is on private placements and M&A advisory work. She and her team have advised companies on buyside and sellside assignments and private placements.

Before founding ESC Advisors, she was head of healthcare investment banking at Susquehanna Financial Group and was a Managing Director at C.E. Unterberg, Towbin. Sepsis started her investment banking career at Salomon Brothers, and prior to business school, she worked at APM, a healthcare consulting firm. She received her MBA from Yale and her Bachelor's degree from Northwestern.

Suzan Paek

 

 

Mike Rosen

 

 

Evonne Sepsis

 

KATHI SHARPE-ROSS

Sharpe-Ross is owner and founder of THE SHARPE ALLIANCE. She brings more than 20 years of industry experience to a well-rounded agency and diverse client base. From corporate brands to entertainment properties, Sharpe-Ross has extensive expertise building businesses and brands through corporate and entertainment marketing, sponsorship, branded entertainment, new media initiatives, strategic and tactical campaign development, event production, merchandise and licensing, retail promotion, and public relations. The client mix includes Fashion, Entertainment, Content, Brands, Sports, Music, Media & Digital, Cause Related, Film Festivals, and Grass Roots Events.

Previously, Sharpe-Ross spent a year as Sr. Vice President of Marketing, Public Relations, and Promotions for DIC Entertainment, one of the world’s leading children’s television animation companies.

Sharpe-Ross sits on the Advisory Board for This Next and Film Your Issue/What’s Your Issue.

 

DARRYL TRAWEEK

Darryl Traweek has been divisional director since 2001, and now leads the West/South division$rsquo;s PCG offices in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Wyoming and part of Washington. He oversees all investment activities and service to individual investors and small businesses in the division. Darryl also works with Mary Zimmer, head, IW – U.S. and CAS, to oversee the U.S.-based International Advisory business.

Darryl began his career in the investment industry in 1986 as a financial advisor with Merrill Lynch and later moved to Dean Witter. While there, he was promoted to branch manager in 1989. He joined RBC WM – U.S. as the branch manager of the Plano office in 1994. In 1996, he became the branch manager of the Houston Post Oak office.

Darryl is the executive sponsor for the Multicultural Employee Alliance (MEA). Darryl has been an advisory council member of the Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin.

He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Texas.

 

RYAN WILLIAMS

Williams is the Director of Marketing for Athletes First in Irvine, Calif. His primary responsibility is to establish player marketing strategies and proactively identify, negotiate and secure endorsement opportunities.

His knowledge of the sports industry was gained through close relationships with vendors, coaches and athletes while working in various roles as a student at UCLA and while interning for Adidas.

In his 10 years at Athletes First, Williams has amassed a national network while proving to be an innovative and determined marketing specialist. He also handles player appearances, foundation sponsorships and barter agreements for the firm’s clients. He is actively involved in the recruitment of new football clients.

A native of San Diego, Calif., Williams holds a degree in English from UCLA and lives in Newport Beach, Calif. with his wife, Alivia.

kathi sharpe-ross

 

 

darryl traweek

 

 

ryan williams

 

   

ELAINE WU

Elaine Wu is Chief Operation Officer of WHGC, an international law and intellectual property law specialized law firm based in Newport Beach, Calif., where she is responsible for risk management, database marketing, online advertising, and lead market development for business expansion.

Wu is also a principle of China Enterprise Appraisal Investing Consulting, Inc., an affiliate of a Beijing, China based M&A firm specialized in financing, restructuring and lead strategic marketing initiatives that bring businesses to market on a global scale. Wu is an active community organizer of many Chinese American activities in Southern California. She brings over a decade of operation, entrepreneurial and investment experience to her role.

   
   

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