Our Team

The IndieFlix Foundation


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SCILLA ANDREEN, Founder IndieFlix and IndieFlix Foundation.

Scilla Andreen (Pronounced Sheila) is the CEO and Co-Founder of IndieFlix and the founder of the IndieFlix Foundation. She is an Emmy nominated Costume Designer and award-winning Producer of such films as Outpatient, The Flats, Bit Players, The Empowerment Project and the recently released Screenagers, a documentary about how much screen time is healthy. She is a popular speaker at Sundance, Cannes, CES, SXSW, Women in Film, and other major industry events. Scilla believes film is the most powerful medium on the planet. Her mission is to use film to start conversations that become movements that can change the world for the better.
scilla@indieflix.com

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JUDY ANDREWS, Legal Advisor

Currently, of counsel with the Apex Law Group LLP, Judy focuses her law practice on nonprofit corporation law, tax-exempt organizations and public finance. For more than 25 years, she has represented nonprofit organizations on corporate and tax exemption issues including incorporation and determination of tax-exempt status, legal obligations of directors, organizational structure and roles of board and staff, conversion, merger and affiliation issues, and federal tax-exemption issues. In addition, she has worked as bond counsel and underwriter’s counsel on many special fund revenue bond and nonrecourse revenue bond financings, many of which have involved 501(c)(3) organizations. She is an adjunct professor at Seattle University School of Law and serves on the Secretary of State’s Charities Advisory Council.

KATHLEEN CALDWELL, Board Secretary

Kathleen Caldwell is an attorney who currently resides in Seattle and formerly resided in Anchorage, Alaska, Paris and Strasbourg, France and Dublin, Ireland. She has practiced law as a trial attorney, a law clerk for a federal judge and In-House Counsel for Univar Corporation. She volunteers as a mentor for families with daughters in crisis. She earned her Bachelor degree in Business Administration from the University of Washington, her French language diploma in Strasbourg and her law degree from Seattle University.

 

CARON CARLYON, IF Founding Board Treasurer

Caron Carlyon is Senior Vice President and Managing Director in U.S. Bank’s Capital Markets Group. Caron has been with U.S. Bank, based in Seattle, for over 20 years. Caron’s past community activities include a volunteer consulting position with PATH (Program for Appropriate Technology in Health), member of the Board of Directors for Washington CASH, and member of the Board of Directors for New Beginnings.

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JULIENNE KUTTEL, Board Member

HEIDI PAIGE, Executive Director

Heidi joins the IndieFlix Foundation as Executive Director after serving for nine years as a senior member of the Development team at The Bush School. Working with the board of trustees, Heidi increased funding for the school and focused on community involvement. During her first year in Seattle, she managed several campaigns for Seattle Children’s Theatre, and fund-raised for other local theatres. She has a theatre arts degree from California State University, and a passion for acting, directing, and making a difference in the world through film development. 

heidi@indieflixfoundation.org

 
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MARCY PORUS-GOTTLIEB, Board Member

Marcy Porus-Gottlieb is an experienced leader, coach and consultant with over 20 years of success in managing, training and coaching individuals and teams and delivering results in a variety of industries. Marcy has provided consulting expertise to Nestlé USA, Washington Mutual and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Marcy holds a BA in International Relations from Brown University and an MBA from the Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley.

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LINDA WYMAN, IF Founding Board Member

As a resident and "student" of Seattle real estate since 1971, she is an expert on the neighborhoods of this dynamic city. Linda has served on the following boards: Pacific Northwest Ballet, Seattle Repertory Theater, Seattle Art Museum, Marion Oliver McCaw Hall (Benefactor’s Circle Committee) and Epiphany School.

ANDREA LIEBERMAN, Board Member

Andrea Lieberman is a momentarily retired entrepreneur, having just sold her bicycle advertising startup.  Her professional pursuits have included real estate development and management; marketing, advertising and public relations; fundraising; and journalism.  Her community activities include board participation on the Seattle Chamber, Temple Beth Am, MCEI-Seattle, and several independent schools.  Andrea holds a BA in Government Relations from Pomona College.