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Rebekah Bell

Immediate Past President

Director of Strategy and Accounts, MMGY Global

Rebekah is an accomplished marketing professional with a decade of integrated experience, largely in the travel and tourism industry. She is currently serving a second term as the President of the Board. Workwise, Rebekah is the Director of Strategy and Accounts at MMGY, an international travel marketing agency; she is responsible for the oversight of marketing activities and strategic planning in its LA office. Prior to that, Rebekah worked within the ad agency world, leading some of the industry’s most recognizable travel brands; she also served as the Director of Advertising for the Arizona Office of Tourism. Rebekah is a native of Eureka Springs, Arkansas and received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism and Spanish from the University of Arkansas.

Aayush Chandan


Director, Lateral Link

Aayush Chandan is a Director at Lateral Link where he oversees attorney placements and client services throughout the United States, with a concentration in the West Coast. Prior to becoming a legal recruiter, Aayush worked at a high-growth recruitment focused startup in Los Angeles. He attended the University of Minnesota and Yale.

Amanda Myers


Attorney at Law

Amanda is an associate in the Los Angeles office of the law firm Morrison & Foerster LLP.  Amanda specializes in real estate and project finance, representing investment banks, institutional lenders, developers, and borrowers in a broad range of real estate transactions, including the development of renewable energy projects throughout the United States.  Amandahas a B.A. from Biola University where she double majored in Anthropology and Intercultural Studies, and a J.D. from Pepperdine University School of Law.

Linda Peterson, Esq.


Attorney at Law

Art Spence, Esq.


Art Spence has an extensive career in law, which includes serving as a clerk for the local state Court of Appeal, working for a major law firm doing litigation, and then joining the legal department of City National Bank on July 1, 1980; where he worked until his retirement on December 31, 2015.

Courtney Guthridge

Courtney is an Associate in the West LA office of Savills, Inc., a global commercial real estate advisory firm. Courtney specializes in representing companies for their office space needs in the technology, advertising, media, and entertainment sectors. Prior to that, Courtney served as the LA Regional Sales Manager for a boutique coworking company. Courtney is a southern California native and received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Spanish from Southern Methodist University.

Dr. Stephany Powell

Executive Director

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