Kathy Deichen - President
IAM Theatre founder, Kathy Deichen holds a Masters in Business Administration in Marketing and Finance from Northwestern University's Kellogg Graduate School of Management, a Bachelors of Arts in Political Science from Colorado College and has worked as a Management Consultant with field specialties in Strategic Marketing Planning and Advertising. Kathy has committed her time, energy and skills to support numerous non-profit organizations. She has served as Marketing Chair for the Board of the Directors for The Playhouse in San Anselmo, and the San Francisco March of Dime Auxiliary. Kathy has Co Chaired the Performing Arts program for Kent Middle School, served on the Kentfield School Foundation and served as a Representative for the Parent Association of The Branson School in Ross, California. She has performed in productions benefiting the arts enrichments programs for several Marin County school districts. Kathy has performed in the San Francisco Bay Area, Chicago and Los Angeles. As a manager, singer and actor, Kathy Deichen brings over 35 years of production and arts management as well as years of performance experience.
Mr. Deichen brings a wealth of financial management skills to the IAM board reflecting a 34 year career at Bank of America. During his tenure at the bank, Jim gained extensive experience in a variety of credit and client management positions. He has worked a Senior Client Manager and Group Head for the bank's technology practice where he markets a full array of corporate and investment banking services to technology companies. In addition, Jim is on the Alumni Advisory Board of Northwestern University Kellogg Business School and he also sits on the Board of Directors of the Tech Museum in San Jose where he chairs the Endowment Investment Committee. Mr. Deichen graduated summa cum laude from Colorado College in 1976 and he obtained his Masters in Business Administration from the Northwestern University, Kellogg Business School in 1978.
Amy has been involved with IAM Theatre since 2000 and produced Sweeney Todd in 2003. Amy brings 12 years of Marin Community Theater production and performance experience to IAM. She sings lead and competes regionally with the San Francisco Soundwave Chorus, a woman's acappella group that is a member of Sweet Adelines International. For over a decade, Amy has promoted the importance of the arts in school curriculums by volunteering her time and talent in benefit theater productions that subsidize the arts programs of the Tamalpais School District. She has served on the Board of Directors for Young Audiences, an organization providing multi cultural performing arts to schools. In addition to theater production Amy is also a realtor in San Francisco.
Glenn Leisure - Secretary
Mr. Leisure is he owner of a company providing personal and business management and administrative services to individuals, trustees, executors, and non-profit organizations. He is an actives member of the Board of Directors and former Treasurer of Friends of Banning Museum, a group dedicated to preserving the 1865 Phineas Banning home in Wilmington. He has also served as the Alumni Association President of Flintridge Preparatory School in La Canada Flintridge, California with responsibility for coordinating fundraising and alumni events for the school's alumni department. Mr. Leisure is a former Board Member and current subscriber to A Noise Within; a repertory theater specializing in bringing classical dramatic literature to life.
Annie Mendenhall - Treasurer
Annie Mendenhall has over 20 years of experience in the Banking industry; her professional background encompasses a broad range of line and staff functions including Corporate Banking and Real Estate lending activities as well as senior Credit Administration approval and portfolio risk management responsibilities. Mrs. Mendenhall is a former Senior Vice President and Manager of the Real Estate Community Lending Division of Wells Fargo Bank. Since retiring seven years ago from a distinguished banking career, Mrs. Mendenhall has committed her time, energy and skills to support numerous non-profit organizations in the Greater Los Angeles, San Diego and Bay Area with the same enthusiasm and goal orientation that characterized her successful banking activities. She has served as Treasurer of several Boards of Directors for non profit organizations including: The Downtown Women Center in Los Angeles, California; The Scripps Home in the San Gabriel Valley, California; Mayfield Junior School, a private catholic school located in Pasadena, California. Mrs. Mendenhall holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economic and Political Science from The Colorado College, Class of 1978 and the Graduate Program for Credit and Financial Management at Stanford University.
Dudley W. Mendenhall
Dudley Mendenhall is Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of K2, Inc. reporting to the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and in that capacity is responsible for all accounting and finance functions, including corporate finance, and investor and public relations. K2 is a leading sporting goods manufacturer with approximately $1.3 billion in revenues that is listed on the New York Stock exchange. Prior to joining K2 in early 2003, Mr. Mendenhall had over 25 years of experience in corporate finance roles at various institutions. year period prior to joining K2, he was a senior partner at Ernst and Young Corporate Finance LLC. From 1990 to 2001, he held several senior management positions at Banc of America Securities in Los Angeles including Manager of the Los Angeles Corporate Finance Group, and Group Head of the Entertainment and Media division. Mr. Mendenhall graduated Suma Cum Laude from the Colorado College in 1976.
Lee is an acclaimed fine artist and is also an illustrator for films, books and game markets. Lee combines traditional illustration with photography and computer graphics. His film clients have included Amblin, Disney, Lucasfilm, Warner Brothers, Orion, USA Network, Full Moon Entertainment and Paramount. His most visible work in that field has been art for Lucasfilm's "Howard The Duck", Warner's "Batman" campaign and Disney's "Pocahontas". Lee also works in the book and game markets and lists Avon, Pocket Books, Doubleday, Nintendo, FCI and SEGA among his clients. While his clients are primarily in the entertainment and publishing fields, Lee has also worked for corporate accounts as diverse as the Suzuki Corporation, Blue Diamond Walnuts and Nishiki Bicycles.
Lee has received both a Hollywood Reporter Key Art Award and a Print Magazine award for "Howard The Duck". Other awards include a Belding Award and Gold & Bronze Medals from the Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles (SILA). Lee is an active participant in the United States Air Force Art Program and has three paintings in their permanent collection. Lee has degrees from The Art Center College of Design and Colorado College.
Steve has been performing in local theater for the last eleven years and he has been involved with IAM Theatre since 2000. In addition to performing, Steve has had primary responsibility for set design and building for theater groups including IAM 's previous production, Sweeney Todd in which he produced. An advocate of educational enrichment through the arts, Steve has dedicated his time and talents to performances benefiting the Ross Valley Community for Schools and YES organizations. A former four term President of The Playhouse in San Anselmo Board of Directors, a non-profit performing arts facility, Steve continues to serve as Chairman of the Building Committee. He is the president of Plath & Company, a construction firm he founded in 1975 specializing in high-end residential remodels and new homes. Steve graduated from California State Polytechnic University with a degree in Mathematics in 1967.
Terry L. Reilly
Mrs. Reilly has over 25 years of managerial expertise. Mrs. Reilly has worked as Management Coordinator for Surgical Services for Children's Hospital in Oakland California for the past eight years. Her experience encompasses schedule coordination, staffing, policy determination and budgeting. Previously, Mrs. Reilly worked for 10 years at Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri as the Orthopedic Coordinator for the Operating Room. Mrs. Reilly is committed to supporting and promoting the arts in many forms. She has served for the past two years on the Park City Library Board and is active in the fundraising efforts of the Egyptian Theater in Park City, Utah. Mrs., Reilly holds a Bachelor of Arts in Community Health from the University of California at Irvine, 1977 and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from St. Louis University, 1982.