Board Of Directors

Andy Zolot

Professional Line Producer

Andy Zolot has worked in the film and television industry for over twenty years, and is a member of both IATSE and the Producers Guild of America. Beginning as Intern to the Commissioner of the Mayor's Office of Film, Theater & Broadcasting in New York City, Andy then worked for producer Steven Haft before becoming Assistant to Scott Rudin. He has worked in development, production and post-production as a Development Assistant, Creative Executive, Production Supervisor, Post-Production Supervisor, Production Manager, Associate Producer, Line Producer and Producer. He has worked on reality and scripted series for MTV, TLC, Twentieth Century Fox, ABC, HBO, Dreamworks, NatGeo, and NBC. Most recently he serves as NY Line Producer for Guillermo del Toro’s series THE STRAIN on FX, and is producing the pilot HAMMERHEAD Exec Produced by Oscar nominees Tony Gilroy and Kerry Orent. Some of his feature film credits include THE ILLUSIONIST, SHAFT, VANILLA SKY, SCHOOL OF ROCK, ROUNDERS, COPLAND, LIMITLESS and WIN WIN. He is the Associate Producer of DEATH IN LOVE (Jacqueline Bisset, Josh Lucas and Adam Brody), NY and Aerial Line Producer for COLUMBUS CIRCLE (Selma Blair, Giovanni Ribisi), and recently Co-Produced LILY OF THE FEAST starring Troy Garity, David Proval and Paul Sorvino. Over the years, he has worked with many Oscar-, Emmy-, and Sundance award winning producers, directors and writers including: James Mangold, Larry David, Scott Rudin, Tom McCarthy, Billy Bob Thornton, John Singelton, David Auburn, M. Night Shyamalan, and Boaz Yakin.

Jackee Wolfrey

Executive Producer and Non-Profit Specialist

As a former non-profit executive and fundraising specialist, Jackee has helped raise millions of dollars for charitable causes throughout the US and comes with over a decade of fundraising experience in events, grant writing, individual giving, and capital campaigns. Jackee was an Association of Fundraising Professionals, Scholar two times and attended the prestigious Leadership Institute for Nonprofit Executives at Rice University in Houston, Texas. These days Jackee can be found executive producing within the podcasting and radio industries and creative consulting for film and literary clients. Her passion for story telling and movie making is deeply rooted in her identity having come from a long lineage of musicians and actors - reaching back into the days of Vaudeville.

Mike Whitmore

Entrepreneur & Director of Production & Operations - AOL Studios/HuffPost Live

A seasoned technologist with a deep knowledge of broadcast and digital media production - with rich history of success in the production business and its evolution from traditional TV into digital and mobile business models. Proven track record of launching and managing content initiatives instrumental in driving audience growth, cost efficiencies and incremental revenue. Seamless blend of technical skills and business development talents, coupled with superior partnership cultivation, communication and relationship management skills. Trusted thought partner to senior management teams and sought after industry expert in the digital media space.

Gony Weiss

Adolescent and Adult Psychiatrist Child and Family Wellness Center

Dr. Gony A. Weiss is a Board-Certified Psychiatrist and a Diplomate of The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and is proud to serve on the Advisory Board of Mythic Bridge. Dr. Weiss has extensive experience working with adolescents in the mental health setting and is passionate about engagement in the Mythic Bridge Community, where the creative therapeutic process of film-making is utilized and adolescents are afforded the sacred opportunity to attend to their passion of film-making, strengthen their morale, purpose, and identity, establish friendships and meaningful relationships, connect with mentors, and be inspired. Dr. Weiss strongly believes in this incredible, supportive, empowering environment offered by Mythic where solid support, encouragement, and hope are provided and adolescents gain extraordinary life skills. Within the Mythic Bridge Community and Family, alongside the mentors, her aim is to help adolescents ?beat the odds? and thrive no matter their circumstances.
Dr. Weiss has presented Grand Rounds at Mount Sinai-St. Luke?s Hospital on Resilience: Helping Teens Overcome Adversity and presented her research on the importance of extracurricular activities at the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Annual Conference, and How to Talk to Your Teenager about Drugs and Alcohol, among other presentations. In 2012, Dr. Weiss was recognized for her work with a Most Compassionate Doctor Award and in 2007, a Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Educational Outreach Program for General Psychiatry Residents Award.
Today, Dr. Weiss sees patients in her private practice, The Child and Family Wellness Center, LLC where both talk therapy and medication management are utilized in varying degrees depending upon individual needs.
Dr. Weiss completed her residency training in Adult Psychiatry and fellowship training in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in New York City at The Mount Sinai-St. Luke's Hospital, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. Her medical degree is from The Tel Aviv University, Sackler School of Medicine-New York/American Program.

Richard Titus

Senior technology and media executive and serial entrepreneur

Richard is CEO of Prompt.ly, a mobile first platform for scheduling, payments & promotions servicing the "Solopreneurs" of the invisible economy. A serial entrepreneur, investor and strategic adviser Richard has worked with a variety of firms in the UK, Europe, Latin America and the USA through his investment vehicle Octavian Ventures. Richard served as CEO of Associated Northcliffe Digital (www.and.co.uk) the digital consumer division of Daily Mail and General Trust (LSE: DMGT) until 2010 where he oversaw a portfolio of European digital classified sector leaders including job, property motors, dating & travel businesses in 11 markets in 9 countries. Richard, a serial entrepreneur, is an investor and strategic adviser to a variety of firms in the UK, Europe, Latin America and the USA through his investment vehicle Octavian Ventures. Previously he was Future Media Controller at the BBC responsible for the award winning BBC homepage, Mobile service and led the team responsible for the redesign of its website, Mobile and iTV services, as well as BBC iPlayer.
Richard has (co-) founded 7 firms in his entrepreneurial career; including Razorfish LA and its competitor Schematic (Possible Worldwide - purchased by WPP in 2007). He serves as a mentor at Seedcamp and other startup events and is a member of YPO. Richard exec-produced Sundance Feature film winners On_line and Who Killed the Electric Car?

Jasmine Robinson

Board Member

Jasmine Robinson is a successful facilitator with over 18 years of professional experience in all aspects of non-profit management and fundraising strategy. Her skills include board development, infrastructure building and management, event production, branding, major donor strategy and solicitation, direct marketing, and annual giving. Jasmine has proven expertise in developing diversified funding sources, increasing fundraising results, and furthering organization?s goals through emphasis on relationships. She has an exceptional record of helping organizations achieve lasting financial stability, and is personally committed to standards of excellence. She is currently a GoldSmith Travel Consultant at Mr & Mrs Smith.

Mark Otto

Assistant Principal of The Facing History High School

Mark Otto is a founding teacher and currently the Assistant Principal of The Facing History High School in midtown Manhattan. He has been working in urban high schools for 12 years with a specific focus on our At-Risk population. In 2013 Mark was a candidate for City Council in District 7: Upper West Side, West Harlem and Washington Heights. He continues to fight for public education and policy reform on behalf of his students and constituents in NYC and across the country.

Michael Metzger

Regional Manager for Distinguished Vineyards and Wine Partners

Michael Metzger has been an active mentor and administrative asset for Mythic Bridge since it's inception. Michael received his BA in Business Marketing from Miami (OH) University and a BA in Audio Engineering and Music Production from The School of Audio Engineering NYC. He has lived in New York City since 2005 and focused his efforts towards the appreciation and study of fine wine and its connection to various regions worldwide. His goal is to see Mythic Bridge on every continent.

Cain McKnight

Entrepreneur, Executive Film Producer, Father

As the CEO of CMcKnight Group LLC, Cain is responsible for the full life cycle of investment activities ranging from Media, Technology, Pharmaceutical, Entertainment, Oil and Gas, Real Estate, Mergers and Acquisitions. Cain's primary focus for the last decade has been taking private companies public and further assisting these companies with capitalization, strategic planning, and investor relations.


Cain is the Managing Director of Imprint Entertainment. The Company's credits include "Pawn", "Kid Cannabis", "Twilight", "Twilight Saga: New Moon", and "Twilight Saga: Eclipse", based on the best-selling novels of the same names for Summit Entertainment.


Cain is a dedicated father to his 10-year-old son and has always connected to the youth. With his lifetime, utter refusal to take "No" for an answer and to achieve success no matter what the odds are, Cain has been an inspiring mentor for American teens who share that same internal drive to rise above any circumstance. As a speaker for Youth Village Resources of Dallas, Cain has the ability to connect with juveniles on a personal level. It is only natural that the art of story telling, combined with his innate business sense would lead to him to such an organization as Mythic Bridge

Michael Mailer

Producer / CEO Michael Mailer Films

Michael Mailer has been producing independent films for over two decades. His productions have been presented at some of the world's best-known film festivals ? such as Cannes and Sundance ? and released by companies including Sony, Lionsgate, and IFC. Through the dozens of films he has produced, Mailer has worked with actors Alec Baldwin, Kevin Bacon, Matt Dillon, Liv Tyler, Terrence Howard, Bruce Dern, Charlie Hunnam, Adrien Grenier, Kyra Sedgwick, Neve Campbell, Bert Reynolds, and many more.

Dani Faith Leonard

Co-Founder Big Vision Empty Wallet

Dani Faith Leonard is a producer and co-founder of Big Vision Empty Wallet and Big Vision Creative. BVEW is a membership community that provides tools and opportunities to help producers create smarter. In 2014, BVEW?s founders launched Big Vision Creative to produce multi-platform projects and offer creative and business consulting services to producers to keep them on the cutting edge and help them profit while maintaining their projects? artistic integrity. This year, Big Vision Creative is focused on cause-based storytelling and is looking for projects worth building communities around. Dani also writes and performs extremely inappropriate sketch comedy and tours around the US speaking at film festivals and drinking media big-wigs under the table. She loves the Mythic Bridge mission and is looking forward to bringing her knowledge to the team! Find out more at BigVisionEmptyWallet.com.

Eli Lazar

Director at CNN, Anderson Cooper 360 & Unguarded with Rachel Nichols

Graduated from Hofstra University with a BS in TV Communications. Worked at Sportschannel while still in college, best job a college kid could have! Worked as a production assistant at Gramercy Broadcast Center in NYC for a couple of years, then went to Food Network where I started as a video engineer then a technical director. In Nov 1996, I joined CNN as a director and have won multiple Emmys and Peabody awards and covered some of the biggest world events in recent history. I directed Eyewitness News at WABC for 2 years as weekend relief and also sports news at SportsNet NY and MLB Network. In the early years of CNN, I kept busy outside the world of news by freelancing in sports at ESPN, CBS, WPIX, Yankees and Mets baseball. I currently live in NYC with my beautiful wife Shayne and daughter Sadie.

Courtney Brooke Johnson

Public Relations Specialist / Branding Strategist

Courtney-Brooke is an accomplished PR professional with high-level experience in developing and executing all aspects of public outreach campaigns and marketing strategies to increase media exposure, consumer awareness and brand visibility. She is also adept in developing high-performance and dedicated teams to meet challenging corporate initiatives. Prior to her career in PR, she was a professional ballet dancer, which makes her a valued creative energy within the Mythic Bridge community. She shares our vision and meets every task with vivaciousness and joy - setting a prime example for all those we seek out to mentor

Jill Spanos Woodle

Director of Marketing | Independent Sales Consultant

Jamie Daves

CEO LearnerX

Jamie is an entrepreneur, investor and civic leader working at the intersection of technology, markets and social impact. His experience includes co-founding Current TV which sold recently for $450M; investing in and advising early-stage companies at investment firms City Light Capital and Platform Equity; and co-founding the venture philanthropy organization The Full Circle Fund. Previous to the private sector Jamie held positions in the public and non-profit sectors including serving as a Special Assistant to the Chairman of the FCC in the Clinton Administration. He received an MBA from Stanford University, a BA from the University of Pennsylvania, and is an Adjunct Professor at Parsons The New School of Design where he teaches the Entrepreneurship class.

Alex Cirillo

Co-Founder Big Vision Empty Wallet

Alex Cirillo is the Co-Founder of Big Vision Empty Wallet, which provides tools and opportunities to independent producers and content creators. She is a Producer who specializes in helping filmmakers with minimal resources make a living creating content, primarily through audience building and working across multiple platforms, and is grateful to have had the opportunity to speak on these topics at festivals nationwide, including Sundance. Cirillo got her start at Washington Square Arts & Films where she produced TV pilots and commercials, and contributed to feature films including JC Chandor's MARGIN CALL and ALL IS LOST. She is currently in pre-production for Jenna Laurenzo's feature film, LEZ BOMB, which won the BVEW 2013 Screenwriting Fellowship. Cirillo is excited and honored to join the Mythic Bridge Board of Directors.

Christian Campbell

Actor/Film Maker

Christian has been helping tell stories for over 25 years working as an actor, producer and director for film, stage, and television; collaborating on projects throughout Europe, Canada, the US and Asia. When not busy telling stories, he spends his time traveling, photographing and collecting more tales to tell. He lives in New York City. www.xiancampbell.com

Jane Keller

Executive Producer/Creative Director Happy United

Jane Keller delivers a unique blend of technical skill, artistic sensibility and marketing perspective. With her creative sensibility, attention to detail and passionate approach, Jane's enthusiastic focus and energy can shape a client's creative vision to tell the clearest, most compelling story possible. She will work tirelessly to partner with you and find creative solutions toward an end product exceeds your needs and expectations. Prior to joining the TwoPoint0 talent collective, Jane made stops at Hooligan, Mackenzie Cutler, Mad River, The Now Corporation, Company X, and Version 2. She has worked on a wide variety of projects for major brands, including Match.com, Nextel/NASCAR, Kodak, Royal Caribbean, Pilsner Urquell, Bank of America and Merck. Giving her talents beyond the workplace, Jane is on the Board of Directors of Mythic Bridge, a non-profit that teaches filmmaking to NYC at-risk youth. Jane's visual storytelling talents have excelled beyond commercials with several music video, film and TV projects under her belt: most notably, 2015 short films for Earth Day and The Dalai Lama; episodes of "Dallas Swat" and "First 48" for A&E; an award winning, Emmy nominated special for National Geographic. She is currently working on a feature film about the artist Maurizio Cattelan and a series of short films related to the NY Transit Authority.

Gordon Von Brock

LICENSED REAL ESTATE SALESPERSON DOUGLAS ELLIMAN

The first real estate deal I was involved with was a 4000 sq. ft. commercial building I bought 20 years ago. Since then I have been investing and helping facilitate my clients’ real estate needs. My property knowledge and ability to pair up customers through my unparalleled private network gives my clients access to real estate only seen by a select few, whether residential or commercial. Growing up in Manhattan and being connected into the social fabric of New York City I have built up key relationships with developers, investors, brokers and real estate moguls. I pride myself on delivering white glove service while being attentive, intuitive, diligent and discrete. Specialties: Selling residential apartments and townhouses Finding residential apartments and townhouses Off Market unique residential apartments and townhouses Off Market commercial buildings (multifamily, office, industrial, industrial, retail) Investment opportunities in both residential and commercial buildings 1031 Exchanges Access to new development and pre-construction Facilitating any real estate need through my team of specialists: (Retail leasing, Office leasing, Multifamily, Hotel, Storage, Industrial, Health Care, Restaurants) Connecting with my network of brokers that provide the same exceptional service: (Hamptons, Miami or anywhere in the USA and overseas) Sourcing - Attorneys, Insurance, Contractors, Title, Interior Designers, Stagers, Mortgage Brokers

Chris Calnek

Board Member

Chris Calnek has over 17 years of high-level sales, strategy and business development experience. He has consulted for and pioneered event-marketing and sponsorship relationships with leading companies such as R.J. Reynolds and Bombay Sapphire. Chris was the Co-Founder and Sales Director of PIX, an Internet Kiosk/New Media display company, where after a successful sale of the company, Chris utilized his Start-Up experience at Dow Jones, a global leader in the Financial Information Services (FIS) market. Chris went on to become the Vice-President of Global Client Strategy & Corporate Sales Manager at NetNames where he focused on growing the highly specialized consulting practice by addressing client needs in the area of strategy and fulfillment services. This included, but was not limited to: providing services to billion dollar companies regarding domain portfolio management, M&A as well as the complexities of Trademark Sunrise Period domain filings, registration restriction requirements and advocating the best practices surrounding global Internet Strategy, Anti-Counterfeit and Internet Monitoring spaces within the Internet, Pharma, Financial, Retail and Apparel sectors in the US and Canada. Chris is considered to be among the top 5% in the Internet IP industry due to his deep expertise within the Domain Name, Internet Strategy and Brand Monitoring sectors. Mr. Calnek is a highly sought after thought leader, strategist and proven seven figure sales producer.

Robin Weinberg

Principal at Sard Verbinnen

Kathy Cabral

Executive Assistant | Private Equity

Kathy Cabral is a seasoned professional with over 18 years of experience in the financial and entertainment sectors. Kathy currently works at HRS Management, where she is an Executive Assistant to the Principal Partner. She joined HRS Management from Elevation Partners where she managed the New York offices of the Private Equity group. Prior to Elevation, Kathy worked at Lehman Brothers where she was an Executive Assistant to various Managing Directors in Fixed Income and Energy trading. Prior to Lehman, Kathy worked in the Los Angeles area as a Freelance Event Coordinator with a client list that included notable film, media and entertainment personalities. Kathy’s inherently keen and savvy know-how of the entertainment arena is evident in the event coordination and promotions management services she has provided to multi-national financial, media and entertainment enterprises. Kathy graduated from Fordham University with a degree in Marketing, Communication and Media. Kathy is a native New Yorker who lived in Puerto Rico as a child and is fluent in Spanish.

Benjamin Alexander

National Director of Digital Sales at People En Espanol Magazine

General Management and Sales Specialist bridging Digital and Traditional Media Create, implement, and manage marketing and advertising campaigns leveraging multi-platform strategies to surround and engage consumers on their preferred media consumption platforms Interactive strategy specialist with experience in executing Display, Mobile, Video, Email, Audio, and Social Media Experienced in traditional media sales Multicultural Advertising Strategist, lead regional sales efforts to Hispanic audiences with both traditional and digital media. Direct and assist sales teams to develop and retain business across multiple categories including: Political Advertising. Develop interactive solutions with Campaign Strategists and General Consultants. Local and National TV Sales. Develop sales and marketing strategies, manage account teams, expand relationships, direct pricing, forecasting, budgeting and product differentiation. Coaching and Development focused. Local, National, and Network Radio Sales. Develop sales and marketing strategies, manage account teams, expand relationships, direct pricing, forecasting, budgeting and product differentiation. Coaching and Development focused. Integration specialist working between Traditional media sales teams to bring best value to clients while maximizing sales share Specialties:MultiCultural Marketing specializing in 360 Marketing solutions

Gregory Healy

Treasurer | Wealth Manager at Glenmede

Gregory Healy joined Mythic Bridge's board of directors in January 2015. In addition to serving as Treasurer and executive committee member of Mythic Bridge, he is a Wealth Advisor and Relationship Manager in Glenmede’s New York office. In this role, he advises complex individuals and families as well as business executives on financial and estate planning. He is also responsible for the delivery of thoughtful wealth management advice and administration in areas including wealth transfer, fiduciary and charitable planning and management.


Mr. Healy earned a B.S. in finance from Rutgers University-New Brunswick and is a Certified Public Accountant and a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™. He is a member of the Financial Planning Association of New York and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Patrick Thompson

Vice Chairman | Pastor at New City Church

A native of Atlanta, Georgia Patrick now resides in New York City where he is the founder and lead pastor of New-City Church. He holds a degree from Auburn University in Mass Communications and spent time working with Viacom Media and Nickelodeon Studios. Patrick has spent the last 20 years working with educational, religious and other non-profit organizations investing in the lives of teenagers and their families. He has a passion for helping students find creative outlets for expressing the joys, sorrows and challenges that they face on a daily basis. Patrick and his wife Katie have been married for over 20 years and have two teenage children, PJ and Natalie.