ABOUT

Staff

Leadership

David Siegel

Executive Director, CEO

Trina Wyatt

Director, Finance

Tim Dailey

Director, Academic Programs

Jaera Wright

Manager, People & Culture

Jess Jerome

Master Instructor, Academy

Steff Farrar

Director, Studio Programs, Animation

Michael Schmueck

Director, Studio Programs, VFX

Terry Morello

Director of Development and Marketing

Administration

Casandra Melgar

Registrar

Sky Mackey

Operations Coordinator

Arlene Garcia

Senior Accountant

Aleen Maadanian

Board Certified Behavioral Analyst (BCBA)

Rajane Devlugt

Registered Behavior Technician (RBT)

Leona Tates

Receptionist & Career Services Assistant (Class of ’22)

Academy Faculty

Randi Derakhshani

Master Instructor

Hayz Cruz

Master Instructor

Marcel Valcarce

Master Instructor

William Payer

Master Instructor

Alymax Zelman

Instructor

Stevie Larsen

Instructor

Miles Horst

Instructor

Sean Collins

Instructor

Jermane Anyoha

Instructor

Marc Sanchez

Digital Arts Generalist

Studio

Scott Sackett

Supervising Director, Animation

Kate Jorgensen

Production Manager, Animation

Brett McConnell

Compositing Supervisor, Studio Production

Thomas Harmonson
(Class of ’18)

Jr. Lead Titles Artist

Isaiah Strum
(Class of ’18)

Jr. Lead VFX Compositor

Graduate Artists

Sarah Barnes

Patrick Brady

Carter Capps

Dylan Carbonell

M. Aquilino Cicerelli

Nick Dodge

Veronica Dolcich

Tiana Fazio

Nathan Folsom

Lloyd Hackl

Michael Hardin

Craig Hills

Dean Julien

Eli Katz

Annie Leffe

Jacob Lenard

Tristan Maillet

David Miles

Jacob Olsen

Artie Parr

Tony Saturno

Michael Shiu

Adam Schuering

Stephen Storti

Andrew Turney

Shad Wilde

Jack Zimmerman