Advisory Board Members are all avid
Laura Kassirer, is a former 5 time Wimbledon player, with wins over tennis professionals such as Mary Jo Fernandez and Manuela Maleeva.
Laura was one of the top juniors in Florida,
received a full scholarship to U of South
Carolina, where she played #1 singles for 2
years and led her team to a #6 national
ranking. Laura was All-American both
years before turning pro in 1983 where she
held a ranking at about 100 in the world. Laura also own Laura's
TIPS which provides after school tennis enrichment programs in over 100 schools. Laura
has 2 daughters, Rachel and Samantha.
- Keith Fleer is a partner in the Los Angeles
office of Loeb & Loeb, llp. He represents
clients in all aspects of entertainment.
Prior to joining Loeb & Loeb, Fleer was
executive vice president of Melvin Simon
Productions, as well as vice president of
business affairs of Warner Bros. Fleer has
been an adjunct professor at the University of
Southern California Law Center.
is the Group Manager of the Entertainment
Finanee Group of Natexis Banques Populaires, a
position he has held since February 1997 when he
joined the Bank to crate this division.
Mr. Pozil has over fifteen years of experience
in the Entertainment Lending field and prior to
joining Natexis he held vice president positions
in the entertainment groups of Bank of America
and Imperial Bank. Mr. Pozil has given
lectures on film finance and has presided on
panels for various organizations.
competed on the pro tour from 1981 to 1994 and
ranked as high as No. 12. She represented the US
on both Olympic and Fed Cup teams. Prior
to that, she was the No. 1 ranked junior in the
US. Leand is a graduate of Princeton and
received her MBA from John Hopkins. For
the last 12 years, she has written for
publications including USA TODAY, The Baltimore
Sun and Tennis Magazine.
the founder and owner of Sports Tutor, Inc.
Bill was a former electrical engineer with
Lockheed-Martin and invented a lightweight
portable battery operated ball machine that can
project balls on a full size tennis court for 4
hours. Sports Tutor, Inc now manufactures
and sells ball machines in tennis, volleyball
and baseball around the world.