Originally from Michigan, Alan is an entertainment-industry Finance professional in Los Angeles. Most recently, he spent 18 years with the Walt Disney Company - working in Finance and Accounting positions at Buena Vista International Television and Walt Disney Theatrical Productions (stage musicals). For the last 12 years, he worked at Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, managing operational finance, forecasting and controllership functions for the Marketing and Distribution of films within Disney’s theatrical movies division. He most recently held the title of Executive Director of Finance.
Additionally, Alan independently heads NAPA FunLand Productions, managing all aspects of music production, marketing, and distribution. And as a singer and songwriter, Alan has been creatively advocating the issues and perspectives of the LGBT community.
Alan also currently serves on the Boards of Directors for the UCLA Anderson School’s Gay and Lesbian Business Alumni association (Vice President of Finance), the Options for Life Foundation (Treasurer), and Trans United with Family and Friends. He is also proud to be associated with Angels of Change at Children’s Hospital LA (transgender support services) as well as QueerTimes.net of Philadelphia, for which he is a contributing writer.
Alan attended the University of Michigan (receiving a Bachelor’s of Business Administration) and the Anderson School at UCLA (MBA). He is very proud to have been introduced to Point Foundation through its mentor program. He has been the mentor to Jake Rostovsky.