David Nathanson

David F. Nathanson has built, managed, and advised some of the most impactful consumer-facing brands in the media and gaming space.  An 18-year veteran of FOX, Mr. Nathanson oversaw 10 national networks during his tenure at including many of FOX’s national sports networks including: FS1, FS2, FOX Soccer, TVG, and FOX College Sports. Currently, Mr. Nathanson is Co-President of Mapleton Investments, a multi-strategy investment firm, Executive Chairman of leading skill games studio and platform, Game Taco, non-executive Chairman of Falcon Water Technologies and serves on the board of the U.S.’s leading sportsbook, Fan Duel Group, the leading global production services company, NEP Group, premier sports talent [...]

2022-10-09T22:30:15-07:00June 27, 2022|

Dee Dee Myers

Dee Dee Myers has three decades of experience in strategic communications and public affairs in both the public and private sectors. Most recently, she served as Executive Vice President, Worldwide Corporate Communications and Public Affairs for Warner Bros., where she oversaw the company’s media relations, public positioning, executive communications, crisis management, corporate responsibility and philanthropy on a global basis. Prior to joining Warner Bros., Ms. Myers served as Managing Director of the Glover Park Group, where she used her years of experience in politics and media to counsel clients on strategic and crisis communications, reputation management and strategic positioning. [...]

2022-10-09T22:31:03-07:00June 27, 2022|

John Emerson

John Emerson works in global distribution as vice chairman of Capital Group International, Inc. He has 18 years of industry experience, all with Capital Group. He most recently served as the United States ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany. In 2015, John was awarded the State Department’s Susan M. Cobb Award for Exemplary Diplomatic Service, which is given annually to one non-career ambassador, and in 2017 he was awarded the CIA Medal and the U.S. Navy’s Distinguished Public Service award. Prior to accepting the ambassadorial posting, John was president of Private Client Services for the Capital Group Companies. [...]

2022-10-09T22:31:41-07:00June 27, 2022|

Janice Bryant Howroyd

In this millennium, Janice Bryant Howroyd knows the business world must be more innovative and more exciting! At the same time, it is more crowded, more competitive and more perilous. She thrives on maintaining an edge, expanding into new markets and offering valued clients new services as part of a precision business plan. Today, the ACT•1 Group thrives through several verticals that add value to each other to support an overall business plan. Driven by Bryant Howroyd’s personal mantra, “Keep the humanity in human resources,” a team of diverse, entrepreneurial professionals manages one of America’s most highly respected and [...]

2022-10-09T22:32:21-07:00June 27, 2022|

Jarrett Barrios

Jarrett Barrios serves as the Senior Vice President of Strategic Community & Programmatic Initiatives for the California Community Foundation. At the Foundation, he oversees organizational strategy and leads all CCF programmatic initiatives, marketing, communications, policy and advocacy. Prior to CCF, Barrios has served as CEO of American Red Cross of Los Angeles, the Massachusetts Red Cross, GLAAD and the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation. From 1999 to 2007, he served in the Massachusetts legislature, first in House of Representatives and then as the first Latino elected to the Massachusetts Senate where he chaired the Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee and was [...]

2023-03-09T08:49:54-08:00June 27, 2022|

Kathleen Brown

Kathleen Brown is currently Partner at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP where she focuses on business counseling, government and regulatory affairs, particularly as they relate to the healthcare, energy and financial services industries. Ms. Brown brings to her practice a background that includes 18 years as a senior executive in the banking and financial services industry and 16 years of public-sector experience, including a term as California’s state treasurer. Ms. Brown joined Manatt after more than 12 years at Goldman Sachs, Inc., a global investment banking and securities firm, where she served as chairman of Midwest Investment Banking and, [...]

2022-10-09T22:33:49-07:00June 27, 2022|
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