Chairman & CEO
A multi-Emmy Award-winning producer of children's entertainment, Andy Heyward has produced a record-breaking 5,000+ episodes of award-winning children's television programming. As former Chairman and CEO of DIC Entertainment and Co-President and CEO of A Squared Entertainment, he produced some of the most recognized and beloved series in children's animation, including The Real Ghostbusters, Inspector Gadget, Alvin and the Chipmunks, G.I. Joe, Hello Kitty's Furry Tale Theatre, Sonic the Hedgehog, The Super Mario Bros Super Show, Sabrina the Animated Series, Strawberry Shortcake, Care Bears, Captain Planet, Teddy Ruxpin, The New Archies, and dozens more. With numerous industry recognitions, including Emmy, Humanitas, Cable Ace and Environmental Media Awards, among others, Heyward was also inducted into the Kidscreen Hall of Fame and co-won the Studio of the Year at Italy's Cartoons on the Bay International Festival of Television Animation. He is a member of the Producers Guild of America, the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, and the British Academy of Film and Television Arts. Heyward earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in philosophy from UCLA.
Bernard Cahill is the founding partner of ROAR, LLC ("ROAR"), an entertainment consulting firm, which he founded in 2004 and is the founding partner of Cahill Law Offices, an entertainment law firm, which he founded in 1995. Cahill is the founder of Unicorn Games LLC, which was sold to Hasbro, Inc. in 2000. He holds a Bachelor's of Science degree in Biology from Illinois State University and a Juris Doctorate from the John Marshall Law School. Cahill is a member of the Tennessee State and Illinois State Bar.
Joseph "Gray" Davis
Joseph "Gray" Davis served as the 37th governor of California from 1998 until 2003. He currently serves as "Of Counsel" in the Los Angeles, California office of Loeb & Loeb LLP. Mr. Davis has served on the Board of Directors of DIC Entertainment and is a member of the bi-partisan Think Long Committee, a Senior Fellow at the UCLA School of Public Affairs and Co-Chair of the Southern California Leadership Counsel. He received his undergraduate degree from Stanford University and received his Juris Doctorate from Columbia Law School. Davis served as lieutenant governor of California from 1995-1998, California State Controller from 1987-1995 and California State Assemblyman from 1982-1986.
P. Clark Hallren
Since August 2013, Clark Hallren has been a realtor with HK Lane/Christie's International Real Estate, and has previously been a realtor with Keller Williams Realty. Since August 2012, he has also served as a consultant to individuals and entities investing or operating in the entertainment industry. Hallren founded and served from 2009 to 2012 as managing partner of Clear Scope Partners, an entertainment advisory company. From 1986 to August 2009, he worked in various capacities at JP Morgan Securities Inc., including as Managing Director of the Entertainment Industries Group. In his roles with JP Morgan Securities, Hallren was responsible for marketing products to his clients, such as syndicated senior debt, public and private subordinated debt, public and private equity, securitized and credit enhanced debt, interest rate derivatives, foreign currency and treasury products. He holds Finance, Accounting and Economics degrees from Oklahoma State University and also currently holds Series 7, 24 and 63 securities licenses.
Margaret Loesch is a recognized industry veteran with over 40 years of experience at the helm of major children and family programming and consumer product channels. From 2009 to 2014. She served as Chief Executive Officer and President of The Hub Network, a cable channel for children and families. From 2003 to 2009, Loesch was Co-Chief Executive Officer of The Hatchery, a family entertainment and consumer product company, and from 1998 to 2001, she served as Chief Executive Officer of the Hallmark Channel. Loesch served from 1990 to 1997 as Chief Executive Officer of Fox Kids Network, a children's programming block, and from 1984 to 1990, she served as the Chief Executive Officer of Marvel Productions. Loesch received a Bachelors of Science degree from the University of Southern Mississippi.
Amy Moynihan Heyward
Amy Moynihan Heyward brings over 20 years of experience in creating, launching and managing some of the most valuable brands in the world. She was part of the original team who created and launched Disney Cruise Line and has also held positions at Universal Studios and Hasbro in different capacities, managing dozens of new brands for kids. As Director of Global Marketing at McDonald's, Moynihan-Heyward worked with children's entertainment brands from all around the world.
Lynne Segall has served as the Senior Vice President and Publisher of The Hollywood Reporter since June 2011. From 2010 to 2011, Segall was the Senior Vice President of Deadline Hollywood, and from June 2006 to May 2010, she served as the Vice President of Entertainment, Fashion & Luxury advertising at the Los Angeles Times. In 2005, Segall received the Women of Achievement Award from The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce and the Women in Excellence Award from the Century City Chamber of Commerce. In 2006, she was recognized by the National Association of Women with its Excellence in Media Award.
Anthony D. Thomopoulos
Tony Thomopoulos served as the Chairman of United Artist Pictures from 1986 to 1989. In 1989, he formed Thomopoulos Pictures, an independent production company of both motion pictures and television programs, serving as its Chief Executive Officer. From 1991 to 1995, Thomopoulos was the President of Amblin Television, and from 1995 to 1997, he then served as President of International Family Entertainment, Inc. From June 2001 to January 2004, he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Media Arts Group. Thomopoulos also served from 2005 - 2008 as a state commissioner of the California Service Corps. under Governor Schwarzenegger. Thomopoulos is a founding partner of Morning Light Productions. He is an advisor and a member of the National Hellenic Society and holds a degree in Foreign Service from Georgetown University and sat on its Board of Directors from 1978 to 1988.