Advisory Board

 
 
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Liz Coughlin

Liz Coughlin spent 22 years in digital media at marketing firms (Digitas, Edelman) and publishers, including a decade as an executive at Yahoo, where she ran several of the Entertainment properties, in addition to stints in Corporate Strategy and Marketing. She spent several years working with Sara Bordo and other members of WRPs board of advisors on hundreds of films and TV shows.

For her “second act,” she co-founded a real estate brokerage, HD Properties, Inc., with her best friend, and she co-owns a home staging business. She is also on the board of Santa Monica Conservancy (dedicated to preserving architectural heritage), and volunteers with IndiLab, a dog rescue in SoCal (proud mom of three of their rescues).

 
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Erin Dawkins

Erin Dawkins is a results-oriented executive with a commitment to purpose-driven initiatives. Having worked in the corporate, agency and non-profit worlds, she has a deep understanding of each context and how they can successfully intersect to a mutual benefit. Her expertise has helped various brands and causes to raise hundreds of millions of dollars and increase their footprint to gain the awareness and recognition they deserve.

Erin has a strong background in cause marketing, fundraising and capital campaign planning, strategy development and execution, partnership development, communications, leadership and Board development, management consulting, project management, financial and organization leadership skills. In addition, she has a proven ability to develop and align client relationships to propel business objectives, and effectively manage people to maximize individual potential and team goals. Erin has worked with nonprofits and corporations in a wide range of sectors, including education, entertainment and media, international aid, hunger, global health, civil and social services, human rights, finance, health care, insurance, arts and culture, manufacturing, and retail.

She is passionate about issues related to women and girls and continues to serve as a volunteer in this capacity. Erin is also proud to serve as a Board member of innovative nonprofit organizations.

 
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Cristina Gomez

Cristina Gomez is the Assistant Vice President at CCS. The leading global fundraising consulting and management firm, provides fundraising, development services and strategic consulting to nonprofit organizations worldwide. With offices throughout North America and in London and Dublin, CCS designs successful and sustainable development initiatives for organizations across every non-profit sector. Founded in 1947, the firm is wholly owned by its partners and retains the largest and most experienced permanent staff in the industry. To learn more, visit www.ccsfundraising.com.

Client work with CCS includes the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, Inland Valley Hope Partners, New Horizon Irvine, Muckenthaler Cultural Center in addition to Kiwanis International Foundation, Fundacion Teleton, and Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church. Career funds raised total more than $300 million.

 
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Rose Phillips

Rose Phillips is a Senior Vice President of Marketing at Sony Pictures Entertainment where she oversees the digital creative and strategy for all new theatrical releases.

At Sony Pictures, her focus is on creating innovative digital campaigns for box office hits such as Jumanji Welcome to the Jungle, Spider-Man Homecoming as well as Hotel Transylvania, Don’t Breathe, The Shallows and Baby Driver.

Prior to Sony, Rose worked at Yahoo overseeing consumer marketing for Yahoo’s entertainment portfolio. While at Yahoo, she led some of their biggest entertainment initiatives involving partnerships with all of the major studios and exhibitors.

Rose holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Advertising from Northern Arizona University. Beyond the big screen, Rose is devoted to her family, community and the environment.

 
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Andrew Stachler

Andrew Stachler is the founder of Max Stax Media, a digital marketing company working primarily with entertainment clients to create the most effective, cutting edge and unique campaigns and strategies, whether its for Awards campaigns or consumer campaigns.

Andrew spent 17 years pushing new technology boundaries while conceiving and executing all aspects of digital marketing campaigns for theatrical releases and awards campaigns at studios including Warner Bros. and The Weinstein Company.

Over his career, Andrew has worked on over 300 film campaigns, including all nine Harry Potter films, The Hobbit Trilogy, The Dark Knight Rises, Man of Steel and Godzilla. He led the strategy at Warner Bros. to become the first film studio to reach 1M YouTube subscribers, and was one of the first to lead the industry evolution from traditional publicity driven online trailer debuts to social media driven trailer debuts. Andrew has worked on numerous Academy Awards campaigns garnering 49 nominations and 15 wins, include 2 Best Pictures. Andrew has a BS in Graphic Design from the University of Cincinnati and an MBA from Fordham University.

 
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Tarmar Teifeld

Tamar Teifeld is the Vice President of Digital Marketing at Paramount Pictures, prior to which she spent years at MGM in Publicity. Tamar currently oversees digital PR for all Paramount titles including Transformers, World War Z, Fences, Star Trek, Mission Impossible and many more of the biggest titles under her lead. Tamar was also the producer of the wildly successful and critically acclaimed documentary A Brave Heart: The Lizzie Velasquez Story.

 
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Mike Vollman

EVP Head of Marketing and Franchise at DreamWorks Animation Television, a division of Comcast NBCUniversal. Committed to building commercially viable brands for boys and girls growing up in this new non-linear, always on demand, give-it-to-me-ASAP world. Please wish him luck.