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Career Up Now:

Beverly Hills, CA
March 15-16, 2018

 Democracy and

Civic Engagement

Beverly Hills is a hotbed of civic involvement and entrepreneurship within various industries. This Career Up Now convenes civically minded leaders of industry and community to provide a unique perspective of the intersection of professional advancement and civic duties. From Thursday evening to Friday night students from UCLA, USC, and CSUN will expand their minds, professional networks, and souls to inspire greater connection to democracy and civic engagement.

EMCEE

Bradley Caro Cook

Co-Founder, Career Up Now

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MODERATOR

Liana Chaouli

Image Therapist

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BEVERLY HILLS MAYOR

Julian A. Gold, M.D.

Beverly Hills City Council

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NETWORK OF INDUSTRY LEADERS
 

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Jon Gluck

Beverly Hills Drink Company

Chair, Next Beverly Hills

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Josh Greer

City of Beverly Hills

Caregivers Direct

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Lisa Barbernell-Pliner

Designer/Artist

 

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Liat Portal

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Kaveh Farshad

Score Parking Now

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Tal Navarro

Tal Navarro Social Media & Digital Solutions

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Richard Shore

SUBROSA DIGITAL

Swish Media, Inc

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Nathaniel Malka

Imagewiki

iVentures Asia

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ENTERTAINMENT

David Dubinsky

 

Dubinsky Enterprises

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Sean Aviv Topps

The Aleph Institute

Topps Consulting

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Ariana Escalante

TV Host: Don Buchwald & Associates, Inc

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Sarah Kurtz

Beverly Hills Women Summit

Beverly Hills Talks

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Jeffrey Konvitz

VX119 Media Capital

Law Offices of Jeffrey Konvitz

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Carleton Eastlake

 

Eastlake-Despres Co Inc

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Gerry Pass

Film Producer, Chrome Entertainment

July Hodara

Katahdin Productions

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GOVERNMENT & MEDIA RELATIONS

Ronnie Wiessbrod

Milken Institute

Innovation Collective

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Frances Bilak

City of Beverly Hills

Commissioner Recreation & Parks 

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Nathan Miller

Miller Ink

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REAL ESTATE

Bart Kogan

Investor & Philanthropist

Sam Freshman

Standard Management Company

Fred Leeds

Fred Leeds Properties

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Dorian Bilak

 

Bilak Enterprises, Inc

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LAW

Daniel Lavi

Real Estate and Business Attorney

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Nick Singer

Mashvisor

Singer Syndicate LLC

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HEALTHCARE/MEDICINE

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Dr. Nancy Lee

Clinical Psychologist

 

 

 

 

 

Rebecca Pynoos

City of Beverly Hills

WISE & Healthy Aging
 

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Daniel Nazarian

City of Beverly Hills

Commisioner, Health & Safety

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FINANCE

Adam Bar

RTB Financial Group

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Amanda Bar

RTB Financial Group

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Max Mellman

Quantam Capital Partners

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ENVIRONMENT & SUSTAINABILITY

Laurel Hunt

LARC

 

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Robert Wizenfield

Wise Water, LLC

HW Properties

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HOSPITALITY

Greg Sage

Ocean Prime

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Lindsay Glazer

Citizen Restaurant

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NON-PROFITS

Lana Melman

CEO

Liberate Art

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Dina Leeds

President of the Western Region of Magen David Adom

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Emerging Professional Leadership

Ethan Bazarganfard

Trojan Entreprenuership

U. of Southern California

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Isabelle Havtan

Realtor

CSUN

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Bradley Woolf

CBRE

U. of Southern California

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Danna Creager

Sustainability Action Research

UCLA

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Hayley Stansell

Graduate Ecology Student

UCLA

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Brandon Hupka

UCLA

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Madison Feldman

Healthy Campus Initiative

UCLA

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Nataniel Nili

Business Student

U. of Southern California

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Josh Gorokhovsky

Telos Properties

U. of Southern California

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Ariel Pepper

Ports of Long Beach

UC, Irvine

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Aaron Kohanim

UCLA

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Mati Geula Cohen

CSUN

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Mark Biedlingmaier

Global Food Initiative Fellow

UCLA

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IN PARTNERSHIP WITH

3/15/18

Thursday

Location: Nessah Educational Center, Beverly Hills

 

6-6:45pm Mingling & Heavy Hors d'oeuvres 

6:45-7:10 Introductions

7:10-7:30 Panel

7:30-8:30 Small Group Break Off Sessions

8:30-8:45 Closing

8:45 pm Depart

3/16/18

Friday

11:00 am Backend tour of Waldorf Astoria

SHABBAT DINNER with Cohort

(Will be set for later date)