Debra Balamos is an executive leadership coach, mentor and speaker with a background of 25 years in entertainment. Her experience includes executive leadership roles in the television, film, and art industries. Clients include media / cultural organizations such as LACMA, 92nd St Y, ABC/Disney, Nickelodeon, GOAT Hallmark/Crown Media, MOLLA, Cartoon Network & A&E. Before executive coaching, Debra served in multiple senior entertainment marketing roles including startups, non-profits and corporations like Showtime Networks, Sundance TV, MTV, Film Independent and The Entertainment Industry Foundation. She worked on numerous award winning marketing campaigns, promoting the launch of multiple diverse television networks, TV series, podcasts and film festivals.
Debra is a Center for Creative Leadership Alumna, and a member of the 92Y Tisch Center for the Arts Advisory Council, The Television Academy of Arts and Sciences, The Alliance for Women in Media, Film Independent and The International Coaching Federation LA board. She holds degrees in Marketing / Television and certifications in Executive Coaching.