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Pride Live - is a 501(c)3 organization dedicated to accelerating awareness and support for the LGBTQ+ community via social advocacy and community engagement to advance the fight for full equality.

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Meet the
Pride Live Team

Diana Rodriguez

Founder & President


Diana started her career at the Jackie Robinson Foundation where she served as Director of Event Management and Public Relations. She conceptualized and launched Jackie Robinson Day, later institutionalized league-wide by Major League Baseball. In 2004 and in conjunction with the Office of President George W. Bush, she produced the ceremony posthumously awarding Jackie Robinson the Congressional Gold Medal.


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Ann Marie Gothard

Co-Founder, Pride Live + Communications + Branding Advisor


Ann Marie Gothard is Vice President, Global Corporate Media Relations for Henry Schein, Inc. In this role, she leads all strategic media relations for the company’s corporate brand, including its core business units – dental, medical, and technology and value-added services – and Henry Schein Cares, the company’s global corporate social responsibility program.


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Ana Crespo Parrondo

Campaigns + Social Engagement


Ana is a career activist and communications professional. Currently, she is the Press Officer for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries at the European Commission in Brussels. Prior to that she was the Public Relations Officer for the Council of the European Union.


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Anoush d’Orville

IT Director


Anoush is an experienced professional with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry, and is the CEO of his own agency, Advisory NYC. He attended the United Nations International School and a Masters in International Relations from New York University.


CreagerCole Communications


A boutique public relations firm experienced in LGBTQI-Plus issues, CreagerCole Communications provides media relations, media training and message development.


Dan Monteavaro

Creative Director


Originally from South Bronx, Moncho 1929’s practice expands to London, Milan, Los Angeles and Seoul. Being deeply influenced by global aesthetics and the urban artwork that surrounds his daily life.


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Gary Schueller

Founder of Subterranean


Gary Schueller is a purpose-driven innovator, business and brand strategist and storyteller with expertise in media and marketing partnerships, integrated communications, strategic planning, and business development across culture, social impact, sports, culinary and tech. 


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Harrison Bookkeeping Services, Ltd

Bookkeeper


Seleta Harris-Harrison is the Founder of Harrison Bookkeeping. She performs bookkeeping and accounting functions for small business owners in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.


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Jamie Nicholas

Graphic + Printing Services


Decades of experience in the printing industry has given her the expertise to handle any printing challenge. Her network of vendor relationships enables her to match every project with the right source, and manage the entire process, from beginning to end.


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John Vazanna

Accountant


John Vazzana CPA PLLC is a boutique accounting firm serving nonprofit and tax- exempt organizations. We specialize in 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations performing audit, review and form 990 preparation services.


Julia Contrea

Campaigns and Social Development


Julia is currently the Events Manager at INSEAD in Paris and is a communications, development and events specialist in the non-profit, public, and private sectors. Born in Romania and raised in France, she spent 7 years in the United States (NYC) where she studied and worked.


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Junko Bridston

Graphic Design


Junko is a New York-based graphic designer who created the iconic Pride Live Logo first in 2011, then redesigned it in 2018 in order to reflect the organization’s leading role in more growing, inclusive LGBTQ communities. She truly cares about working for good causes and is a believer that thoughtful design can change the world to be a better place.


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Martín Celis

Website Management


Martín Celis is a designer and developer with over 20 years of experience building solutions for the web. He's handled design and development for every iteration of Pride's web presence since 2012. Founded in 2007, his studio has enjoyed long-standing engagements that yield products used regularly by millions of people across a wide range of devices.


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Tom Bagley

Event Management


A Texas native, Tom’s passion for Special Events planning and organizing started with the San Antonio AIDS Foundation fund raising events and the San Antonio Pride Festival.


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