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Board of Governors

The Board of Governors (BoG) is an advisory group of Otis College of Art and Design. Working closely with the Board of Trustees and the President’s Office, the BoG serves as ambassadors to raise awareness of the College to the general public and specifically to prospective students and faculty, help establish new pathways for employment for graduates and grow fundraising efforts.


Todd Goldstein, Co-Chair; Chief Revenue Officer, AEG

Todd GoldsteinTodd D. Goldstein is the Chief Revenue Officer for AEG. He is responsible for global business development, marketing and sales functions, and oversees all its revenue generating operations including Global Partnerships division, its premium seating activities and Entertainment Districts including L.A. LIVE. 

Goldstein holds an MBA from the University of Colorado at Denver and Bachelor of Arts in Communications from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Goldstein is involved with and serves on local and national boards including The GRAMMY Museum, The Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board, and Board of Directors of the Southern California Special Olympics. He joined the Otis College Board of Governors as Co-Chair in 2021.

Patricia Röckenwagner, Co-Chair; Branding Consultant/Co-Owner, Röckenwagner Bakery Group

Patti RöckenwagnerPatricia Röckenwagner runs strategic marketing, branding and business development for major corporations and talent and co-owns The Röckenwagner Bakery Group, one of the fastest-growing bakery brands in the nation.

Röckenwagner is a graduate of U.C. Berkeley, a trained sommelier, avid tennis player and speaks English, Spanish, German and Korean. She is a board member of CA State Governor’s Task Force on Entrepreneurship, a working group created to propel California’s next generation of innovative entrepreneurs, and small and medium businesses, an advisor to Korean American Leaders in Hollywood, an advisor to Another Tomorrow, a compassionate and sustainable luxury fashion company and a supporter of No Kid Hungry, a nonprofit whose mission is to eradicate childhood hunger. She joined the Otis College Board of Governors as Co-Chair in 2021.



Steve Abram

Rio Caraeff; Chief Commercial Officer, Syng

Ellen Castleman; Exotic Leisure Travel Specialist, Altour

Steven Ehrlich; Partner, Ehrlich Yanai Rhee Chaney Architects

James Evans

Robert C. Feldman

Ted Fikre; Vice Chairman & Chief Legal and Development Officer, AEG

Barbara Horwitz

Lan-Chi Lam; Director of Revenue Generation, LA Metro

Leo Lawson; CEO, BOND Creative Search Firm

Ms. Miky Lee; Vice Chairwoman, CJ Group

Ronald L. Leibow

Arthur Lewis; Creative Director, United Talent Agency - Fine Arts

Edward Lightner

James Lin; Product Manager, Pex

Enrique Martínez Celaya; Artist and Professor

Thomas C. Miller

Nicole Nicholas; Senior Consultant, Cognizant Technology Consulting

F. Ron Rader; Principal, Lee & Associates Los Angeles West, Inc.

Steve Ruchefsky; Private Investor

Pelle Sjoenell; Chief Creative Officer, Activision Blizzard

Jean Smith

Claudia Teran

Ben Vandebunt; Entrepreneur, Inspire Energy

Christina Vo, Program Management Consultant

Gail Werner