Our Team

Leif E. Green

Interim CEO
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Leif is currently an Artist Manager at Warner Animation Group, which produces full length animated features for Warner Brother Pictures. In his 11 years in animation production he has worked on many classic animated movies, including HerculesTarzanMulanBrother Bear 2Osmosis Jones, and Looney Tunes Back In Action.

Before moving into animation production, Leif worked for MZA Events, which produced large-scale fundraising events.  In his twenty plus years with this organization, he helped to raise over $375,000 million for AIDS charities.  Some of the events he worked on include: the AIDS Walkathons in Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Atlanta, Boston, and Denver; the New York City Marathons; and The Glitter Runs.

Immediately following his time in The Young Americans, Leif worked as a professional actor.  His credits include Grease 2 and the Emmy Award winning After School Special, The Women Who Willed A Miracle.

Leif was a Young American from 1977 to 1980. Leif was on the 1977 – 78 National Tour of West Side Story with The Young American, and he has the distinction of being in the very first cast of the Boyne Highlands Dinner Theater, which has been thriving for ever since!

Brian Debreceni

Chief Administration & Development Officer
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Bob Marino

Operations Manager
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Giovanni DeAgostino

Outreach Manager
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Angelica Lopez

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Eric Funk

Production Manager
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Mariah Parker

Finance Assistant
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