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Robin L. Smith, MD

Founder, President and Chairman, Cura Foundation and Stem for Life
Vice President and Director, Science and Faith (STOQ) Foundation

Robin L. Smith, M.D., MBA, is a business leader, entrepreneur, medical doctor and philanthropist. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale University and her M.D. degree from the Yale School of Medicine. Dr. Smith holds an MBA degree from the Wharton School of Business and completed the Stanford University Directors Program. In 2019, Dr. Smith received an honorary Doctor of Science degree from Thomas Jefferson Medical College. She is a trailblazer in the fields of regenerative medicine and predictive analytics and has focused on turnarounds, M&A and disruptive innovations driving interest and growth.

Dr. Smith is the founder, president and chairman of the board of the Cura Foundation and Stem for Life. She is also vice president and director of the Science and Faith (STOQ) Foundation. Dr. Smith is active in many other nonprofit organizations, including OPA Health, previously Unite to Prevent Cancer (UTPC) Foundation, NFL Alumni Association’s Regenerative Medicine and Cell Therapy initiative and the Alliance for Cell Therapy Now. She also serves as board member of Sanford Health and on the board of overseers of the New York University Langone Medical Center in New York. Previously, Dr. Smith served on the board of trustees of the New York University Langone Medical Center, acted as chairman of the board of directors of the New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases and was a member of the board the Alliance for Regenerative Medicine (ARM) Foundation and Sanford Health’s International Board.

Dr. Smith also has extensive experience serving on the boards of directors and board committees of multiple public companies. She currently serves on the board of directors of Sorrento Therapeutics (NASDAQ: SRNE), ServiceSource International, Inc. (NASDAQ: SREV), Celularity Inc., a Celgene spin-out focused on cancer and regenerative medicine, as well as Vcinity, Inc. and Spiritus Therapeutics.

Dr. Smith co-authored “Cells Are the New Cure” (2017) and “The Healing Cell: How the Greatest Revolution in Medical History Is Changing Your Life” (2013). She has also been widely recognized for her leadership in health care and as a female entrepreneur. Most recently, Dr. Smith received the Regenerative Medicine Foundation (RMF) 2019 Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Action Award for International Diplomacy in 2019 and the 2018 HEALinc Future Health Humanitarian Award, the Business Intelligence Group’s Woman of the Year Award in 2018 and the 2018 Gold Stevie® Award for Woman of the Year – Government or Non-Profit. In April 2016, Pope Francis awarded Dr. Smith the title of Dame Commander with Star Pontifical Equestrian Order of Saint Sylvester Pope and Martyr. In May 2017, she was awarded the Lifetime Achievement in Healthcare and Science Award by The National Museum of Catholic Art and Library.

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RonMar Studios

Video Production

Award-winning executive producers, Roni Selig and Marcie Mulé have joined forces to create an innovative new company called RonMar Studios.  The duo has brought together a team of producers, editors, writers and digital media creatives to create unscripted content from long form documentaries and reality programs to digital fundraisers, livestreams and National PSA campaigns.

Roni, a multi-Emmy-winning producer whose credits span from GMA to CNN most recently launched a new digital platform for The Melinda Gates Foundation and Executive Produced The Call to Unite, a 24-hour global livestream event, hosted by Tim Shriver in response to the COVID 19 pandemic.

  • Prior to that Roni Spent a decade as CNN Executive Producer for Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta.
  • Under her guidance, the team produced prime-time documentaries and received over two dozen awards and honors, including Emmy, Peabody and Dupont Awards.

Marcie, best known for the two-time Emmy-winning Bravo series Kathy Griffin: My Life in the D-List is the former co-founder of Picture This Television, a full -service production company that created programming for cable networks such as Bravo, Lifetime, TLC, Food Network, MTV and PBS.

  • She has held multiple Senior level programming positions and has overseen shows like The Real Housewives of Atlanta  and more recently supervised story on Love & Hip Hop Miami.

RonMar Studios is committed to excellence and its mission is to create meaningful, thought provoking content that speaks to the world’s current state-of-affairs, with the ultimate goal of moving the needle.

Roni Selig, RonMar Studios
Marcie Mule, RonMar Studios

16 Mile Talent

The face of talent and entertainment are changing, and 16 Mile Talent is on the bleeding edge. We work in the traditional entertainment realm, but we also focus to a high degree on web-oriented production. This allows our clients to take part in the web entertainment revolution! We love our clients, and we’re always expanding our reach in the community.
16 Mile Talent works with all talent agencies, management firms, publicity companies, networks and studios. This allows our team of Talent Executives to work with the largest pool of celebrity talent and procure the very best for our clients. 16 Mile Talent has relationships in all sectors of the Entertainment community – TV/Film, comedians, and athletes, and influencers.

Leanne Elias Deutch, Founder & Head of Talent

Ivy Lasky & Amy Greer – SVP’s of Talent

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BCL Entertainment

BCL Entertainment is a Talent + Event Producing and Brand Partnerships company, producing talent-facing live events, virtual events, private events, television and digital programming, and branded campaigns.

Bettie Levy – Founder & CEO

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BCL Entertainment

LTL MTN

Web Design

A full service digital creative agency LTL MTN is a team of web pros with decades of experience working with creative visionaries, entrepreneurs, and organizations —  from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies, from creative non-profits to cutting-edge artists.

For this particular project, our team included Gregorio Martinez as Lead Developer,  Gülnar Babayeva as Lead Designer, and Steve Koester as Project Manager.

Say “Little Mountain.”

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LTL MTN - Web Agency