Meet Our Team

We have gathered a team of innovative and passionate change-makers who believe in the power of film to change culture
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Alan Elias
CEO and Founder

Award winning executive with the American Red Cross, the largest non-profit in the world. Built sustainable Social Impact Accelerator with 10 Fortune 500 companies responsible for saving over 645,000 lives. Accomplished visionary, strategic thought leader and innovator with extensive experience building customized marketing and enterprise technology solutions for many of the world’s leading companies including 15 Fortune 100 companies and over 1,400 non-profits.

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LARRY COVERT
President

Experienced CEO of both publicly traded and private companies in finance, technology and energy, bringing 18 years of operational leadership experience to OnBuzz. Austin-based leader of the Social Impact Accelerator and OnBuzz.com  -a Family Entertainment Social Network.

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BRIDGET KILROY
Social Impact Accelerator Advisor

Founder of Context Family Network, an organization established to facilitate powerful investment, Social Impact and philanthropic collaboration between some of the largest global family offices.

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NITA NAUTIYAL
Social Impact Accelerator Advisor

Strategic advisor for Chevron and former member of the American Enterprise Institute.

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MATT MCKEE
Social Impact Accelerator Advisor

Author, speaker, and entrepreneur who currently leads business development and international distribution for Circle with Disney.

 

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ALAN SACKS
General Counsel

Legal representative for individual financiers, writers, directors, actors and producers in both the studio system and independent arena. Legal advisor with special expertise in entertainment finance, structured financing products, and motion picture distribution. Active in philanthropic initiatives.

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RWR LEGAL
Legal Representatives

Providers of world-class, personalized, strategic counsel to the entrepreneurial community in Austin, Texas, for over 21 years. Founders Shari Wynne Ressler and Richard J. Ressler, consistently expand their reach to become actively involved with causes that create successful social impact for the good of all. Prominent initiated causes include: The Entrepreneurial Law Bar Association, which brings together business counsel worldwide to establish best practices for representing innovators and growing companies in the new economy, and SKU, the first and leading accelerator program and community for startup consumer product good companies.