Founder, Chief Executive Officer, and Chief Marketing Officer
As a Consultant in the Healthcare industry, Robert is leading treatment centers and transitional sober living facilities through digital transformation along with producing original content and presenting innovative technology with an emphasis on solution within their branded workplace culture, expertise and operational needs. Resulting in aligning entertainment and other corporate leadership with ethical treatment center strategic alliances for the purpose of healing and saving lives.
Robert is a seasoned culturepreneurial executive and the Founder & CEO of Marketing Asset Control and Managing Artistic Concepts, a talent and literary management/production & marketing company based in Los Angeles, Ca. The branded core values of Managing Artistic Concepts are “Positivity is our Birthright” and “Solution Entertainment Leadership”. Robert earned his bachelor’s degree in economics from Rutgers University and MBA from Loyola Marymount University.
Chief Financial Officer &
Chief Operating Officer
Victor has established a startup company that produced over 150 million dollars in gross revenues within the first five years. He also has an extensive career in corporate management with developed skills that includes finance, marketing, and international trade.
He is passionate about helping others and is delighted to be part of the LaughMD Recovery team.
Founder, Chief Technology Officer, and Chief Content Officer
Frank founded LaughMD, which is currently in use at USC’s Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center. Frank is a vetted professional in humor therapy, working with Certified Humor Professionals through the Association for Applied and Therapeutic Humor.
An Adjunct Professor in Web Video at schools including USC, UCLA, Pepperdine and Chapman Universities in web video, he began his media career in writing and production at SNL and Ghostbusters. Frank then won 30+ awards for producing comedy videos for HBO, Showtime, CBS, and more. He then launched the world’s first mobile comedy channel, featured on the front pages of Forbes, LA Times, WSJ and NY Times.
Eric is a Certified Alcohol Drug Counselor (CADC), youth mentor, motivational speaker, amongst other things. He is also the executive director of A Helping Hand Recovery and a principal owner of Path to Recovery Detox.
Eric’s motivation derives from the history of drug and alcohol abuse within his own family. He knows firsthand the destructive nature drug and alcohol abuse. He has dedicated his life to servicing the needs of others, particularly individuals in recovery. He promotes positive change in young people seeking to find a better way. As a consultant and counselor, he has given other people the opportunity to be of service by helping individuals and facilities to build and develop their own substance abuse programs. He has also assisted others with creating transitional housing programs.
His knowledge of private and government insurance billing codes and his ability to share this with clients to confirm our product is a revenue generating expense within the entire ecosystem of substance abuse and mental health along with his enthusiasm for the LaughMD Recovery Application is paramount.
We are ecstatic to have Eric Hawkins on board to head up our product sales representatives.
Sheri’s background is rooted in collaborative problem solving. Her tenure as an Assistant Art Director and Personal Assistant has informed her expertise in working with C-level executives, handling a wide variety of tasks that allow them to focus on decision-making and higher-level responsibilities.
Sheri is also an illustrator and an award-wining artist specializing in Encaustic Painting. Her well-rounded experiences deliver a unique perspective to the team.
A 15-year entertainment industry veteran by way of Wall Street, Ira Liss is known for selling the juggernaut series, MAD MEN to AMC. He has managed household named actors and writers. Ira produces content for television, film and digital platforms. Along the way, he and his wife Lynn Liss (www.akoin.io– A launched crypto currency co-founded by Akon to empower African entrepreneurs) co-founded the social game for good, AOK (Acts and Observations of Kindness) with Adrian Grenier (ENTOURAGE). Most recently, Ira and Robert Tisdale have activated long-standing relationships with celebrities, influencers and their representatives to launch media campaigns that raise funds for leading causes, foundations and film festivals. Ira lives in Los Angeles with his wife of 19 years and two boys.
Ms. Tisdale, is a Behavior Analyst of over 20 years, engineering scientific behavior analytic approaches, designing effective behavior change programs to increase socially significant behaviors across the developmental lifespan of individuals with a diagnosis of autism and those demonstrating challenging behaviors. In 1996, Ms. Tisdale earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and in 2008 a Master’s degree in Applied Behavior Analysis as well as joining the ranks of certified professionals becoming a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. Currently, she continues in doctoral studies in Organizational Behavior Management.
Ms. Tisdale currently manages a team of professionals as a part of a non-profit organization dedicated to providing behavior analytic treatment to increase social competence of those with developmental disabilities and challenging behaviors of all ages.
Her 20 year career also includes an emphasis of generalized behavioral engineering skills, providing consultation both nationally and internationally with various educational professionals, medical healthcare professionals, and caregivers increasing competency and knowledge of Applied Behavior Analysis and improving of social skills in children and adults. The continuing mission is to employ evidenced based practices, utilizing various technological resources to increase the quality of life of the population of individuals served.
Jeffrey is the founder of Union First, the nation’s fastest growing union employee assistance service, providing job protection and behavioral health services to over 200,000 union members, public employees and their families. Over the past two years, he’s protected hundreds of union members' jobs by providing access to behavioral health programs tailored to meet their unique needs. Proudly, Union First has a 100% success rate.
Jeffrey is married to his college sweetheart, Alicia, and they have two children.
Like you, leadership expert and inspirational author Lawrence Storyhas seen the word leadership defined numerous ways over the years. Is it mentoring and positive thinking? Situational guidance? Navy blue business suits and red power ties? Is it all about team building? Is it meant for a chosen few who rise to the top? Or, is there a different Story?
With over three decades as a leader of inspiring, coaching, speaking and most importantly, leading by example, his views have been uniquely and radically shaped. Lawrence appreciates his in the trenches business experience and believes that leadership is aconscious decision made moment to moment and supersedes gender, culture, position or socio -economic status. He shares with his listeners that leadership is for everyone, every day. It’s how we should live our life.
Lawrence is sometimes referred to as a “Professor” for his ability to teach a group how to bring hope out questionable times. His use of “Frame of references” brings clarity to change real life circumstances where loss of hope and fear have been predominant. Lawrence’s fusion of personal stories and his conversational techniques connect with the audience at an intimate, intense and individual level.
Lawrence has served as Chief Executive Officer and /or a Senior Consultant for public and privately traded Healthcare organizations. Companies such as: Charter Medical Corporation, Hospital Corporation of America, The Brown Schools, Texas Board of Paroles, Maxim Management group, Cadwalder Behavioral Clinics, Olglethorpe Group, Ascend Health, Fundamental Health and continues to partner with the most progressive health care organizations conjointly promoting the need for experience, integrity and value based leadership.
In addition to being a Licensed Psychotherapist, Licensed Marriage therapist and Licensed Family therapist, Certified in Non-ViolentCrisis Intervention, Certified Personal Trainer and past owner of Lake Houston Gym and Fitness, Lawrence is the author of the recently published inspiration/motivational book, Living in Green Pastures and co-publisher of “Treatment Effectiveness in Adult Partial Hospitalization”.
Prior to his leadership efforts, Lawrence was groomed as a competitive collegiate athlete and a champion both nationally and internationally in health and fitness. He currently holds over 27 titles in bodybuilding and have conducted numerous workshops on Wellness / Fitness. Finally, Lawrence was a former consulting therapist for the National Basketball Association and served on the board of advisors for The Shoulder, Inc., Harris County MHMRA and awarded past Outstanding Young Men in America.