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Statistics+Policy=Impact: Meet Hub LA Member Norman Gilmore

August 27th, 2014 – Posted by Hub LA
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As we focus on Civic Innovation this month, it seemed obvious to learn more about the work Norman Gilmore is doing in a professional capacity as well as in his civic engagement in his neighborhood council. I asked Norman about the relationship between statistical modeling and civic engagement – how can we best use statistics and forecasting to affect policy and the decisions that our institutions make? Don’t let that intense question scare you away […] Read More


Meet Our Members: Fine Artist & Theme Park Designer Zofia Kostyrko

October 28th, 2013 – Posted by Hub LA
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Meet Zofia! Zofia is a fine artist, sculptor, creative director, theme park designer, and skateboarder. Her portraiture aims to capture the inner spark and the complex connections between artist, viewer, and subject. Currently, twenty five of her portraits of famous ocean explorers are featured in an exhibit at the Aquarium of the Pacific. Zofia was formerly a Disney imagineer, where she conceptualized theme park design. She is now working on the plans for a new […] Read More


MEET OUR MEMBERS: Jessica Meaney of Safe Routes to School National Partnership and Los Angeles Walks

September 23rd, 2013 – Posted by Hub LA
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Meet Jessica! Jessica Meaney works as the Southern California policy director for the Safe Routes to School National Partnership, working on transportation policy priorities specifically regarding transportation finance, equity, and data collection/evaluation. She is also on the steering committee of Los Angeles Walks, a volunteer based pedestrian advocacy group that makes works to walking safe, accessible and fun for all Angelenos. Jessica enjoys being part of efforts to strengthen communities through improved transportation investments and […] Read More


Meet Our Members: Dr. Rishi Manchanda

July 25th, 2013 – Posted by Hub LA
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Meet Rishi! Rishi is a physician, public health leader, and social entrepreneur. Dr. Manchanda is the President and Founder of HealthBegins, a startup that provides training and tools to help clinics address patients’ social needs and community factors that drive disease. He is the lead physician in a clinic for high-utilizing homeless veterans at the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System and also serves as the Director for Health System Transformation at Charles R Drew […] Read More


Meet Our Members: Stephanie Belsky of Lucid.

July 8th, 2013 – Posted by Hub LA
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Meet Stephanie! She’s the founder of Lucid., a creative firm specializing in online video production and YouTube optimization for non-profits, social enterprises, and companies seeking to give back. Why did you choose to become a Hub LA member? I first came to Hub LA because I had been introduced to Matt Manos of verynice through a mutual friend; I wanted to learn more about his blended for-profit/pro-bono business model since I wanted to do something […] Read More


Meet Our Members: Jim Mulhearn of Impctful.com

June 27th, 2013 – Posted by Hub LA
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Meet Jim Mulhearn! Jim is the Founder and CEO of Impctful, an online marketplace and collective for socially responsible goods and services. Impctful offers clothing and accessories for men and women, as well as items for beauty, tech, health, and home. Looking for an eco-friendly, vegan purse? Impctful’s got one made from upcycled innertubes. Need a laptop case but want something colorful and unique? This quilted one by Nomi Network is made from a recycled […] Read More


Meet Our Members: Joshua Azran, Azran Financial APC

February 5th, 2013 – Posted by Hub LA
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Meet Joshua! Joshua Azran, owner of Azran Financial APC, is a Certified Public Accountant with expertise in public accounting, corporate finance, strategic management, financial restructuring, business valuation, management consulting, and business development. As part of our Hub Workbench programming, Joshua is generously donating his time and expertise to Hub LA members; drop in to discuss any questions you may have with taxes or accounting! Why did you chose to become a Hub LA member? I […] Read More


Meet Our Members: Andrew Gibbs, CEO and Founder of TheDieline.com

January 18th, 2013 – Posted by Hub LA
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Meet Andrew Gibbs! Andrew Gibbs founded TheDieline.com, the world’s number one package design website, in 2007. Formerly the Creative Director for the leading beverage development company in the nation, Andrew now serves as CEO of Dieline Media LLC, where he oversees TheDieline.com, The Dieline Package Design Awards, and The Dieline Package Design Conference. He is also author of Box Bottle Bag – The World’s Best Package Designs from TheDieline.com. Why did you become a Hub […] Read More


Meet Our Members: Adrian Borrego, CEO of Roman Apparel Group

January 10th, 2013 – Posted by Hub LA
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Meet Adrian. Adrian is the CEO of Roman Apparel Group. Over his 15 year career in the fashion world he has earned a reputation as an industry leader for the manufacturing of designer, contemporary, and luxury brands. In recent years, Adrian has spearheaded the development and production of top labels including Joe’s Jeans, Elizabeth & James, Patterson J Kincaid, LaROK, and Streets Ahead. Why did you chose to become a Hub LA member? I needed […] Read More


Meet Our Members: Jessica Lesley, Yogini

December 17th, 2012 – Posted by Katy
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Meet Jessica Lesley! Jessica is a certified yoga instructor and Manduka Ambassador teaching in Los Angeles. Her mission is two-fold: to bring yoga to under-served communities of color and to bring mindfulness to corporate environments. What are you passionate about; what does “doing good” mean to you and your business? I am passionate about helping others. This comes about in many different forms, I took my first yoga class as a way to deal with […] Read More