Maki Hsieh, Executive Director
20-year corporate and entertainment veteran at The Walt Disney Company, Thomson Reuters, non-profit arts, private equity, and finance at Fortune 500 companies. Attended Taipei American School, Phillips Academy Andover, Peabody Conservatory in violin and opera, pre-med at Johns Hopkins University, and served as fellow for the Vice President of the United States. Ms. Hsieh was ranked #1 in 2013 Electronic Music Charts, serves as a Special Olympics Ambassador, and is a 25-year UNICEF volunteer.
John Nicholas, GM Programming & National Sponsors
30-year entertainment executive formerly COO of SMH Entertainment, Universal Music, EMI, Capitol Records where he launched hundreds of iconic sales and marketing catalogs such as Pink Floyd, Rolling Stones, David Bowie, Tears for Fears, The Beatles and new artist campaigns including Katy Perry, Coldplay, Vanessa Mae.
Martyn Tyler, Production Manager
Executed more than 175 productions including King and I, West Side Story, Urinetown, Godspell, Gypsy, RENT. Served as Technical Director for Louise K. Taylor Performing Arts Center, and at Orange County Pavilion, Covina Center for the Performing Arts, Hollywood Horror Nights, and Radiance Lightworks for Mattel.
Sheila Froment, Community Relations and Diversity Marketing
Oversees Mexican/Hispanic relations and community partners. Served Arcadia Unified School District for 10 years as Director of Shining Stars Program at Holly Avenue Elementary School, and as teaching assistant at Highland Oaks Elementary School and Northrop Elementary School.
Anthony Sigman-Lowery, Operations Manager
Served at Lang Performing Arts Center, Lang Music Hall, Swarthmore College Theater Department as house manager, production assistant, and stage crew. Graduated from Swarthmore in Environmental Engineering, and manages front-of-house, IT, and operations.
Breanna Torres, Marketing Intern
Serves front-of-house as house staff, concessions, box office systems, and market research. Senior at Temple City High School and former member of cheer team with interest in entertainment industry career.
Entertainment Finance - Quickbooks & reconcilations
Account Manager - ads & silent auction sales
International Marketing - Chinese media & WeChat
Development - affinity groups & fundraising