Branden joined Loyola Marymount University as associate provost in June 2015, where he leads LMU's Career and Professional Development team. In this role he oversees the office responsible for successfully launching all LMU undergraduate and graduate students into their professional

Carla Sparks is the Founder and CEO of Savvy Sista, a lifestyle company that provides  fashion styling, personal shopping, savvy workshops, shopping events and trips designed to empower, educate and entertain working professionals.   Born in Vallejo, California, and raised with nine

Francine Leffler Ringold (Johnson), Ph.D., was the Poet Laureate of Oklahoma 2003-7 and a 2003 winner of the “Writers Who Make A Difference” award from the nationally distributed Writer Magazine, a Katie Westby Lifetime Award from the Arts and Humanities

Linda Berghoff (Dancing Through Parkinson's teacher, Invertigo board member, person living with Parkinson's) has danced recreationally all of her life. When she was diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease in 2006, the diagnosis struck a blow at her most beloved activity. She

Fiona Karlin is proud to work with the board members and artists of Invertigo Dance Theatre, and to be very involved in the Dancing Through Parkinson's classes. She admires Laura's choreography and values the opportunity to bring such a creative

Alex’s unique approach to directing, producing, and design, utilizes his background in film and theatre to above all, tell a story. A graduate of the California Institute of the Arts, he has designed and produced work for Film, Television, Theater,

Michael and Fiona Karlin are sponsors of Invertigo Dance Theatre.  Invertigo is a leading Los Angeles contemporary dance company that creates exciting, whimsical and fresh dance theatre that connects with audiences, and provides dance classes for people living with Parkinson’s

Laura Karlin is the Founder and Artistic Director of Invertigo Dance Theatre, a teacher, choreographer, and movement activist. Since establishing Invertigo in 2007, Laura has created over 40 pieces for the company, including eight full evening-length works. Her work for Invertigo