Chamber Officials

Representing the general membership of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce is a Board of Directors, which meets on a monthly basis (except in August and December). The Board consists of 36 elected directors plus 12 honorary directors. Twelve members of the Board of Directors serve on its Executive Committee, operating the business of the Chamber between monthly meetings. The Chamber has a professional staff, which carries out the program of work as directed by the Board of Directors.

Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and Officers 2017-2018


Chair of the Board Jeff Zarrinnam,
President & CEO, Hollywood Hotel - The Hotel of Hollywood

Senior Vice Chair Donelle Dadigan
President / Founder, Hollywood Museum/Max Factor Building

Vice Chair William Roschen
Principal, Roschen Van Cleve Architects

Vice Chair Nicole Mihalka
Senior Vice President, JLL

Vice Chair Michelle Sobrino-Stearns
Publisher, Variety

Secretary Carole Sarian
President of Public Affairs, The CrisCom Company

Treasurer Dwayne Gathers
President & CEO, Gathers Strategies, Inc.

Imm. Past Chair Fariba Kalantari, DDS
Famous Hollywood Dental Care 



Homer Alba, Senior Vice President, Hollywood Forever, Inc.
Sholeh Assil, V.P. / Branch Manager, US Bank
Paul Audley, President, FilmL.A., Inc.
Cindy Braun, Consultant, Braun Consulting
Patty Brunton, VP Administration & Human Resources, j2 Global, Inc.
Alton Butler, President, Line 204, LLC
Susan Cabral-Ebert, President, Make-Up Artists & HairStylists - Local 706 IATSE
Vin Di Bona, Chairman, FishBowl Worldwide Media
Mark Edwards, Owner, MRE Communications 
Catherine Farrell, Public Affairs Director, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center 
Matt Fritch, Executive Director Global Security , The MBS Group
Tari Garza, Integrated Marketing & Events, Universal Studios Hollywood
Ashley Gochnauer, General Manager, Kimpton Everly Hotel
Michael Gonzales, Shareholder, Gonzales Law Group, APC
John Goodwin, Galaxy Press, Author Services, Inc.
Howard Green, V.P. / Communications, Walt Disney Studios
Jason Hariton, Head of Worldwide Studio Operations, Netflix
Mike Harriel, Public Affairs Manager, Southern California Gas Company
Melissa Logan, General Manager, Amoeba Music
Beth Marlis, VP, Industry & Community Relations, Musicians Institute
Brandon Mason, Vice President, Avison Young-Southern California, Ltd
Illyanne Morden Kichaven, Los Angeles Executive Director, SAG-AFTRA
Jerry Neuman, Partner, Liner LLP
Francis Park, Partner, Park & Velayos LLP
David Simon, Executive Vice President, Kilroy Realty Corporation
Lupita Sanchez- Cornejo, AT&T External Affairs - Los Angeles, AT&T
Gary Taglyan, Director, Taglyan Cultural Complex
Doug Troy, COO/CFO, Trailer Park



Leron Gubler, President & CEO
Kaylee Kiecker, Executive Vice President
Ana Martinez,Vice President of Media Relations / Producer, Hollywood Walk Of Fame
Nicole Shahenian, Vice President of Government Relations
Marlene Panoyan, Director of Communications/Social Media
J.J. Connaughton, Director of Membership Services
Vivian Kish, Executive Assistant/Office Manager
Jacob Jauregui, Government Relations Coordinator
Danila Fraga, Marketing Coordinator
Sheridan Soderstrom, Membership Coordinator
Nour Dabboussi, Communications Intern




Hollywood Chamber of Commerce
Mail to: 6255 Sunset Blvd, Ste 150
Hollywood, CA 90028
Main: 323-469-8311
Fax: 323-469-2805

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