Meet Our Team

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A Show For A Change partners with mission-driven storytellers to change the world.


Learn about our incredible team below!


Jared Milrad, J.D.,M.S.

Founder and President

Jared Milrad is a seasoned entrepreneurial leader adept at launching innovative projects and achieving tangible results. An accomplished filmmaker, advocate, and entrepreneur with more than 10 million views worldwide, Jared worked for President Barack Obama and served in The White House, founded a nationally recognized non-profit organization supported by Warren Buffett's family foundation, and appeared in Hillary Clinton's historic presidential campaign commercials ("Getting Started," "Equal"). He has been profiled by dozens of media outlets around the world, including The New York Times, The Chicago Tribune, BBC News, The Guardian, The Times of London, TIME, MSNBC, CBS, NBC, and ABC News.

Jared received performance training at the prestigious The Second City Chicago and the Howard Fine Acting Studio in Hollywood. He is a proud member of the Screen Actors Guild and AFTRA (SAG-AFTRA).

Jared holds a law degree from Northeastern University School of Law, a graduate degree from Tufts University, and an undergraduate degree with highest honors from North Carolina State University. Jared lives in Long Beach, CA, where he was a first-time candidate for City Council in 2018. Jared and his husband, Nate, are proud parents of their adopted dog, Oliver.


Daniel Yeh

Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer

Daniel Yeh is a seasoned professional and entrepreneur with extensive domestic and international business experience. Daniel knows what it takes to build a successful company. He has been associated with multiple successful companies - MySimon, MySpace, and Fandango are just a few.
 

Daniel is an activist and philanthropist. He believes strongly in doing charitable deeds to make our world a better place. His contributions include building and funding a clean water well in Ghana and reducing child mortality by providing nutrition and immunization to those in need.
 

Daniel is a proud UCLA Bruin who enjoys running and traveling. He looks forward to the next adventure with his wife and son.

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Victor Herrera

Production Coordinator

Victor Herrera is a film student who enjoys learning and expanding his knowledge of the film industry. Victor has always felt passionate about creating social impact. Born and raised in the Los Angeles area, he has delved into many aspects of American politics, writing, and community development.


Marissa Shankar

ProDuction Assistant

Marissa Shankar was born in Los Angeles, CA to Indo-Fijian immigrants, making her a proud first-generation American citizen. Although she's expressed a strong passion for film from a young age, she found a new love for mission-driven film and female filmmaker empowerment while earning a Bachelors in Arts at California State University Monterey Bay.

Marissa believes that having an artistic outlet is a rewarding way to express one's thoughts, visions, and imaginations. The lack of diversity in films renewed Marissa's inspiration to be a filmmaker and help change the world through the art of storytelling.

Marissa has attended New York Film Academy for Digital Filmmaking in Burbank and interned for an independent film company, Vanishing Angle in Los Angeles. She is an incredibly passionate filmmaker and is thrilled to be part of A Show For A Change.


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Sivak Khodaverdian

Back-END Developer

Sivak Khodaverdian has been involved in web development for the last 7 years. He enjoys programming in new technologies and creating systems that are useful and easy to use. In addition to software development, Sivak is passionate about social issues and interested to find out how to best help the disenfranchised so that they also benefit from a society's progress. He holds a B.S. in Computer Science from San Francisco State University.


Suketu Patel

Back-End Developer

I completed Bachelor of Engineering in Information Technology from Gujarat technological University, Ahmedabad, India in 2013 and I moved to Los Angeles in 2014 to pursue higher education in the field, I'm passionate about, Computer Science. After graduating with Master of Science in Computer Science from California State University, Los Angeles, I've worked on multiple startups to build web-apps and mobile-apps of different kinds. I love to utilize my technical abilities to make a difference, while learning and growing with each other in team


Brian Castaneda

Web Developer

Brian Castaneda is a super-jock among nerds. Our resident computer whiz, Brian creates groundbreaking and viable online designs, while ensuring their technical excellence and performance. Equally at home in front of the computer and at the gym, Brian goes the extra mile to achieve peak performance in the digital landscape. Knowledgeable in multiple programming languages, application development and elements of design, Brian has achieved the title of Analog Athlete. He holds a B.S. in Computer Science from California State University, Bakersfield.