©2017-2018 OmniWorks L.L.C.

EXECUTIVE TEAM

Our executive team is made up of successful minority business leaders. We have worked across the core industries we target, and bring to bear vast expertise from tactical experience to support networks.

Co-Founder, OmniWorks

BRENT IMAI

• Founder, Free Agent Partners L.L.C.
• Entertainment industry executive for 30 years
• Formerly Head of Content Development at AT&T
• Active in the LA startup ecosystem: member of Tech Coast Angels and Pasadena Angels

Co-Founder, OmniWorks

MERCEDES TONDRE

• Senior media and marketing executive
• 40-year career in theatrical marketing
• For-profit and nonprofit expertise
• Formerly Director of Corporate Partnerships at The Music Center
• Active in non-profit community including board commitments

Co-Founder, OmniWorks

JONI TOPPER

• 40 year career as Commercial and corporate banking executive 
• Former chairman of JPMorgan’s Los Angeles Market Leadership Team, focused on philanthropic support for economic and workforce development
• Board member and former Board Chair of Inner City Arts
• USC Marshall School of Business Advisory Board member

Co-Founder, OmniWorks

QUENTIN STRODE

• 35-year veteran in retail small business/community development banking
• SVP at US Bank, Bank of America running multi-state retail and small business operations
• Board member: Educating Young Minds LA, LA County Parks Foundation, STEAM Coders, Center Theater Group

 

ADVISORS

ROGER WHITENHILL

Vice President & Relationship Manager
City National Bank’s Commercial Bank

ROBIN BILLUPS

Director, Business Development & Corporate Relations, The Billups Group

CHRISTINE HERSHEY

President & Founder
Hershey Cause Communications

RUBEN VASSOLO

Principal
Vassolo Law

KENE TURNER

Manager, Programs & Certified Entrepreneurship Teacher at The Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE)