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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CHRISTIAN SOSA
VP Production | Acquisitions

Lead producer of Friday’s Child, the first film in a slate financed and distributed by OnBuzz. Graduated Red McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas in Austin with a degree in Finance and focused his early industry experience in production accounting, foreign sales contracts, line producing/production management, investor relations, and producing.

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VIVIAN GLAZIER
Operations Manager

Graduate of the University of Oklahoma; summa cum laude. Recognized on the Letzeiser Honor List as being in the top 1% of her graduating class, and received the Mary Gray Thompson Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Weitzenhoffer Family College of Fine Arts.

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LARRY COVERT
Social Impact Accelerator Managing Partner

Founder of Covert Capital venture and private equity firm. Partner investments with family offices throughout the US.

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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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GABY LUDLOW
Strategic Advisor

Founder of CinePointe Advisors (formerly known as The BA Department) with over 20 years of business affairs and project management experience in the entertainment industry. Provides consulting services, business affairs, and production legal services to individual producers, writers, directors, composers and music supervisors, feature and documentary film projects. Guest lecturer at New York University, Columbia University, and Columbia College (Chicago).

 

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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.