Cast & Crew has a seasoned and diverse management team with extensive experience with the company, and in the entertainment and affiliated industries. Learn more about them below.
CAST & CREW
Chief Executive Officer
Eric joined Cast & Crew as Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing in 2004 and was named Chief Executive Officer and President in September 2012. He has more than 30 years of experience in the motion picture, television, publishing and new media industries. Prior to joining Cast & Crew, Eric held senior sales and marketing positions with Fox Film Corp., Columbia Pictures, Sony Music, ABC Television, USA Today as well as a number of new media startups. An entrepreneurial executive, Eric focuses on key relationships with the company’s top clients and provides transformative strategic leadership. He graduated from the University of Colorado School of Journalism.
John was named President of Cast & Crew in September 2017. He has more than 20 years of experience in leadership roles at prominent software and technology companies. At payment technology innovator Mercury, he led product, go-to-market, operations and program management. Prior to Mercury, he was Senior Vice President of Product at Responsys, where he played a central role in leading the company through its IPO and entrance into multiple new markets. John has also been a CEO, executive and advisor at a number of high-profile internet and software startups. Most recently, he was an Operating Executive at Silver Lake (Cast & Crew’s lead investor). As President, he is responsible for driving Cast & Crew’s growth strategy and the evolution of its product portfolio, overseeing the functions of Product, Marketing, Program Management, Corporate Development & Strategy and the Final Draft business unit. John has a Bachelor’s degree in political science from Williams College and a Master of Business Administration with Distinction from Harvard Business School.
Chief Financial Officer/Executive Vice President
Sally joined Cast & Crew in 2006 as Chief Financial Officer/Senior Vice President-Finance, and was named Executive Vice President in September 2011. She is a seasoned finance executive with more than 25 years of financial management, corporate development and strategic-planning experience in various industries. Prior to joining Cast & Crew, Sally held senior finance positions with Discus Dental, Move Inc., Disney Home Entertainment, Dole Food Company and PricewaterhouseCoopers, as well as two start-ups, Futurestep (backed by Korn Ferry International) and Musicnet (backed by Real Networks). She manages Finance, Legal, Facilities and Risk Management. Sally graduated with honors from UCLA with a degree in economics.
Ross brings more than 20 years of legal, operational and transactional expertise to Cast & Crew, specifically in the technology and financial sectors. His significant experience includes building and managing legal departments, structuring and negotiating complex, high-value commercial transactions and advising on M&A and capital-raising events. Agre’s previous corporate positions include Chief Legal and Risk Officer and Secretary at AvidXchange, Inc.; Acting General Counsel at Vantiv, Inc.; Chief Legal Officer and Secretary at Mercury Payment Systems, and Vice President and Deputy General Counsel at West Corp. Ross began his legal career at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, where he worked in the London, Washington and New York offices. Agre holds a Juris Doctor degree from Columbia University’s School of Law in New York and a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from Dartmouth College.
Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing
Ken joined Cast & Crew as the Manager of Sales in March 2004 and was promoted to Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing in July 2012. He brings more than 25 years of entertainment industry experience to his current position. Prior to joining Cast & Crew, Ken spent several years as a freelance production accountant and worked his way into a Senior Auditor position for Warner Bros. Studios. At Cast & Crew, his focus includes the leadership of his Sales, Marketing and Software Support teams and contributing to the Executive Committee’s strategic initiatives program. Ken and his team take pride in their ability to forge, maintain and grow some of the deepest client relationships in the industry. He received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Alabama in Huntsville’s School of Business.
Senior Vice President, Operations
Kriege joined Cast & Crew as Senior Vice President of Operations in January 2013. She is a seasoned financial and operations executive with approximately 20 years of experience in the entertainment and media industries. Prior to joining Cast & Crew, Kriege held senior management positions with Sony Pictures Entertainment, PricewaterhouseCoopers and in other industries. Her background includes operations strategy consulting with a specialty in the entertainment and media sector. Kriege provides operational strategic leadership and is responsible for delivery of Cast & Crew’s payroll services. She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Loyola Marymount University and has Master of Business Administration from the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business.
Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Lynn, who joined Cast & Crew in December 2014, brings to the company extensive human resources experience in aligning the best in people with an organization’s strategic, business and profitability goals. She has deep experience in critical areas such as human capital strategy; culture and leadership development; talent management; compensation and executive development; health and welfare benefits, and training. Lynn previously worked at InterMedia Group of Companies, Integrated Media Solutions, Connexus Corporation, ValueClick, Move, Inc. and IWERKS Entertainment. She attended California State University, Northridge.
Chief Technology Officer
Andrew joined Cast & Crew in June 2017 from PayPal Holdings, Inc. in San Jose, where he was Senior Director, Transaction Engineering. He oversees several critical areas at Cast & Crew, including the corporate technology and security teams. He also directs and manages the company’s engineering team and its development of digital products. Prior to PayPal, Andrew was the CTO at Mercury Payment Systems (now Vantiv Integrated Payments). Earlier, he spent more than eight years at Toronto-based Moneris Solutions, Canada’s largest payment processor, rising to the level of Vice President, Payments Software & Emerging Products. Andrew was educated in Canada, earning bachelor’s degrees in both philosophy and computer science from Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia, and a Master’s degree in business administration from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario.
Senior Vice President, Enterprise Program Management Office
Lisa joined Cast & Crew in June 2017. She has more than 20 years of program- and project-management experience, overseeing planning, process development and execution in the digital/wireless and technology industries. Most recently, she was the primary architect and driving force behind the first Enterprise Program Management Office at Mercury Payment Systems (now Vantiv). In that position, she drove strategic efficiencies that enhanced the company’s financial performance. At Cast & Crew, Lisa develops and oversees – from planning to execution – program/project management of corporate and brand strategies, initiatives and transformations. She directs and establishes best practices and methodologies to optimize complex company-wide efforts, including mergers and acquisitions, operational effectiveness and large-scale technology campaigns. Lisa has a Bachelor’s degree in Music Business/Education from the University of Oregon and holds a Master of Public Policy and Management from Yale University.
CAPS PAYROLL, A CAST & CREW COMPANY
Senior Vice President, CAPS
Frank joined CAPS in March 2012 as Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing. He was promoted to Chief Operating Officer in October 2013. Prior to joining CAPS, Frank was Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Administration for more than eight years at AEG. He has a broad base of experience in business development, operations and human resources and has a proven ability for developing winning strategies generating profitability and growth. A strategic visionary who maintains his focus on execution and successful outcomes in complex situations, Frank has a tenacious commitment to building high-performance organizations. Frank attended Illinois State University.
FINAL DRAFT, A CAST & CREW COMPANY
Scott is responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations and providing strategic leadership for Final Draft. After earning a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Los Angeles, Scott began a career in sales management and client relations. Since 2000, he has held various positions within the accounting and sales departments at Final Draft, Inc. Prior to being named President, he held the position of Chief Sales & Marketing Officer where he oversaw the expansion of the worldwide retail channels and the professional and educational sales divisions. He created marketing initiatives that increased the company’s reach and brand recognition on a national and global level. As President, he provides leadership to every department while charting a course for the future of Final Draft.