LEADERSHIP TEAM

America Studios is actively recruiting and enlisting key members for its Executive Management team, Board of Directors and Board of Advisors. The Executive Management Team must include diversity of talent, relationships and experience. The Board of Directors will oversee the finances, operations, and leadership of the company. The Board of Advisors will include experts in American history, as well as other aspects America Studio’s operations - providing guidance and resources to reinforce the integrity of America Studios’ projects.

THE FOUNDERS
JOHN GROOTERS
WRITER | DIRECTOR | PRODUCER

A uniquely gifted storyteller, John's award-winning work has inspired millions throughout the world in theaters, museums, festivals, trade shows, conferences, and on broadcast television and includes everything from feature films and documentaries to teaching series and commercials. In addition to his original work, John has partnered with some of the world's leading playwrights, theologians and scientists translating their work for popular consumption.

No Shame Podcast™ with John Grooters offers encouraging and insightful conversation from some of the most influential leaders in business, philanthropy, entertainment, ministry and art.

JUDY GROOTERS
Producer

Judy and John Grooters, married since 1987, work together as a Producer/Director team. Judy has been the senior producer on feature films, episodic documentaries, television specials, museum features, commercials and interactive streaming platforms.

Working together, John and Judy have produced properties that have been consumed by many millions worldwide and have garnered recognition from film festivals and review boards both domestically and abroad.

ATTACHED ADVISORS & CONSULTANTS
KEITH MITCHELL
Hollywood Screenwriter & Head of Business Development at Cinevee

Keith has served as the head of business development for the Cinevee platform since 2014. Prior to joining Cinevee, his experience in Hollywood spanned over 20 years both as a screenwriter and producer. Upon the heels of the Writer's Guild Strike of 2008, Mitchell ventured into the digital distribution and technology landscape, founding the first all-inclusive online film festival and launching an original film distribution company

JOHN RIDER
Principal at Rider Consulting, LLC

Leveraging almost 20 years of experience as an entrepreneur, John provides consulting to emerging brands looking to develop and manage their marketing and e-commerce strategies. He specializes in identifying and acquiring joint venture partners for mutually beneficial sales and marketing campaigns. John has vast experience in product placement, fundraising and identifying and negotiating celebrity and athlete endorsement contracts.

KEVIN SORBO
Actor & Producer

Kevin has a massive world-wide following because of his seven-year series, Hercules, and his five-year run in Gene Roddenberry’s, Andromeda. Kevin appeared in the hit Soul Surfer and had a staring turn in What If?, for which he won the Grace Award for most inspiring performance. Kevin now also produces films, serving as Executive Producer and star of the movie Abel's Field. Besides his successful career in entertainment, Kevin has always devoted a hearty portion of his time to causes he believes in.

MARK YOUNG
CEO of Jekyll & Hyde Advertising & Marketing | Host of Blunt Force Truth Podcast

Mark Young is the co-host of the podcast Blunt Force Truth with Chuck Woolery (which is in the top 5% of all podcasts), has hosted several talk radio shows, has appeared in over 1,000 TV commercials, and appeared as himself in a nationally aired reality series.

Mark is frequently recognized as one of the country’s most informed and quoted experts on the business of technology and exponential growth opportunities.

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