Our Team | LAI Video

Meet The Team

LAI Video houses some of the industry's most creative, intelligent, and ruthless talent. Our team of video warriors, scoundrels, and do-gooders is trained to push the grandest of ideas into the smallest of production timelines.
  • Matthew Jones

    Matthew Jones is the president and chief executive officer at Leading Authorities Inc., one of the nation’s most prominent event design and lecture agencies, with unique capabilities in lecture representation, media and event production, and entertainment.

  • Helena Lehman

    Helena is Senior Vice President of Client Services. She also speaks five languages- about four more than the rest of us.

  • Melinda Foscato

    Melinda is the VP of Creative Strategy who is passionate about storytelling and connecting the dots. She's also BFFs with Rachael Ray. Jealous?

  • Kate Burns

    Kate is the chief operating officer and is involved across the company in executing plans for growth.

  • Susy Shaw

    Susy is a vice president of business development and also a bit of a sales ninja with experience in a variety of industries from Florida Real Estate to the On-line Advertising arena.

  • James Loizou

    Perhaps best epitomized by his signature red sneakers and tie, James Loizou thrives between the worlds of "the creative" and "the business."

  • Tori Furphy

    A mother of two and a work mother of a dozen—Tori operationalizes a perfectly rewarding client experience.

  • Jerod Franklin

    He is a carrier of creativity, positivity & passion, looking to be collaborative with teammates and customers alike.

  • Darcy Waugh

    Darcy comes to us from the world of broadcast and digital advertising and thrives on knowing how to put the right message in front of the right people (at the right time too). Whether it’s sincere or silly, Darcy is hooked by the power of video.

  • James Favata

    James specializes in exploring new avenues, and who knows, together you may even end up off the map.

  • Adam Katz

    Adam is LAI Videos’ Proposal Writer. He understands that pitching big ideas requires more than simple splash and sizzle — it takes hard work, tenacity and good old-fashioned fact-finding.

  • Myriah Savage

    Myriah is a sales assistant who supports our four video sales people. We're pretty sure they couldn't live without her.