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


Learn about us 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) and Summit Series, a curated community of creative entrepreneurs and innovators.

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 endorsed by actor Kal Penn. 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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Nancy Cadena

SENIOR UI/UX Designer

Nancy Cadena is a designer with over 7 years of experience in the advertisement and entertainment industry. Born in Mexico, she has worked with renowned names such as Nestlé Waters México, Salesforce, Electronic Arts and, most recently, PlayStation. You can see some of her work at nancadena.com. Nancy’s a big advocate of simple, clean, and honest user-centered design solutions. She enjoys good stories and has way too many tabs open on her browser at all times.


Joshua Ian

UI/UX Designer

Joshua is a designer who focuses on user-oriented designs to provide engaging and fulfilling experiences to clients. Joshua's philosophy is that clean, modern, and functional design that caters the front end user will produce measurable results. To cater to the needs of users, Joshua conducts an analysis of the company brand, competitors, current trends, and additional research to create a custom and optimized design for his client. He’s thrilled to be part of A Show For A Change


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Sivak Khodaverdian

SENIOR 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.


Marcos Gonzalez

Back-End Developer

A CSULB graduate, Marcos’ journey began as a public servant outside of the United States.  His love of technology and desire to continuously learn, created an opportunity to shift career paths and begin anew as a Web Developer. Focused on creating and contributing to projects that aim to bring attention to the human experience and social issues, Marcos continuously strives to improve his skills as a Developer, whether it be working with Front-End or Back-End technologies.

When he needs to step away from coding, you can find him training at CMT in Santa Ana, CA.

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Prathmesh Pardiye

FRONT-END DEVELOPER

A creator with a passion to develop dynamic websites and android applications. Prath enjoys technology. Prath tries to put himself into places where he is a little fish in a big pond; he’s always learning. Born in Mumbai, India (also called as “Land of Bollywood”), Prath earned a Bachelors of Engineering in Computer Science from Mumbai University. Prath worked as a front-end developer in a digital marketing firm and created dynamic websites for various clients and small companies in India. Prath wanted to gain proficiency in Full Stack and Android Development, so he moved to California and graduated with a Master's Degree in Computer Science. Pursuing blogging as a hobby, Prath has written blogs regarding lifestyle and web development. He loves watching movies, short films or web series with a social message. Prath enjoys playing team sports like soccer, badminton and online team sports like Counter-Strike, DOTA, Fortnite, because he believes in growing together.


Alex Choi

Junior FRont-END DEveloper

Alex Choi is a front-end specialist on a mission to promote effective altruism. He lives to learn new skills while tackling complex challenges. With his past startup experiences in content marketing, Alex understands how to effectively capture an audience's attention and deliver a clear message in an increasingly distracting world.

Alex currently resides in sunny Los Angeles. If he's not hunched over his laptop you can probably catch him shooting some hoops or listening to music.


Kiana Madani

STRATEGIC ADVISOR

Iranian-American actress Kiana Madani has been acting, modeling and performing for nearly ten years. Born and raised in San Jose, California, Kiana partook in theatre productions locally and participated in acting classes in San Francisco. She has been in Los Angeles for five years and has worked on multiple TV pilots, national commercials and feature films amongst seasoned actors. Currently, you can watch her in the political drama THE PIRATES OF SOMALIA opposite Al Pacino, Evan Peters, Barkhad Abdi, and Melanie Griffith on Netflix. 


Jonathan Lipton

STrATEGIC ADVISOR

A passionate change agent, Jonathan Lipton is a recognized strategic philanthropy and political consultant focused on business development, social impact, and creating meaningful partnerships. He is passionate about driving growth and leveraging companies to do good.

A native Los Angeleno, Jonathan brings vast experience as an Advisor to "INSERT COMPANY NAME" from the non-profit, for-profit, and public sectors. He began his career as a Partnership Specialist in the Office of the Secretary of State, and has since worked with over a dozen non-profit organizations and companies raising millions of dollars, fostering long-term growth, and developing high-impact partnerships.