Meet the Board
Andre Miripolsky is an internationally known artist, located in downtown Los Angeles. Mr. Miripolsky was born in Paris, and reared in the rich cultures of Austria, Iran, Korea, Thailand and Indonesia; his dynamic paintings, sculptures, mobiles and graphic design have garnered devoted international collectors. His collaborations with MTV, The Tonight Show, Elton John, Bette Midler and Quincy Jones have brought his brilliant vision to millions of people. He is also a member of the Hollywood Arts Council board of directors.
Bonnie Tseng is a long time supporter of the Downtown Los Angeles art scene and has worked with non-profits for many years in the area of Community Development, CRA, corporate community outreach and corporate charitable contributions. Bonnie volunteers her time on several boards and committees, specializing in fundraising events and group volunteering.
She attended her first Downtown Art Walk in 2004 and has been in love with the downtown arts scene ever since.
David M. Hernand
David M. Hernand works for the Cooley Law firm in Santa Monica. His specializes in intellectual property.
Joe brings a unique mix of experience running high-profile corporate events, civic arts programs and involvement with non-profit organizations. He has a successful event production business , Joe Moller Events, served as Director for the City of Anaheim Parks & Rec Arts Program and currently serves on the Board of KEEN LA. He has produced events such as the Grand Opening of the Santa Monica Place, the Hollywood Film Festival Gala, and Dolce & Gabbana’s LA Launch. Named “Philanthropist of the Year” by the Society of Young Philanthropists.
Ms. Spann serves as Property Manager with Gilmore Associates working with residential and commercial properties in the Old Bank District of Downtown Los Angeles. Ms. Spann previously worked in brand strategy management for McCann Erickson, and brings experience in producing events in Los Angeles, Canada, the Dominican Republic and at the Cannes Film Festival. As a property manager, Ms. Spann is involved in creating and maintaining vibrant urban communities, and she regularly works closely with all key constituents involved in Downtown Los Angeles.
Marc Loge has several years of experience working in television and feature film production as well as computer technologies. Marc graduated from Indiana University, and has been very involved in numerous non-profits in downtown Los Angeles.
Patti currently serves as President of the Downtown Los Angeles Neighborhood Council (DLANC), and is a resident and long-time supporter of historic downtown Los Angeles in various capacities. Ms. Berman also serves as Secretary of the Park Advisor Board for Pershing Square. She has a BA in Theoretical Mathematics from UCLA, previously toured American nightclubs as a saloon singer and is a licensed scuba instructor. Additionally Patti is an accomplished computer programmer, teaches scuba diving, and performs and directs a cabaret stage show.
Wicks is an entrepreneur and investor in internet, media, music and film who has appeared four times among the top 100 of the Inc. 500® list of fastest growing companies. He plays the role of strategist and deal maker in each company and has closed over $200 million in private financing. He is also President of Division Films, which recently produced “Spring Breakers” starring James Franco and Selena Gomez, nominated for the Golden Lion at the 2012 Venice Film Festival.