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  1. Melissa K. Dagodag
    Melissa K. Dagodag practices in Beverly Hills, California and provides legal counsel for creative companies, from forming startups to registering trademarks to drafting business contracts. She earned her Master's and Bachelor's degrees in English from Stanford University and her J.D. from UCLA School of Law. She is a former Adjunct Professor at Pepperdine School of Law, a Rotarian and a Member of the Beverly Hills Bar Association. When Melissa is not writing or negotiating contracts for her clients she enjoys taking digital photos of landscapes and has had some of her photos displayed in a gallery show in Santa Monica. She also enjoys playing tennis, practicing yoga and writing songs.
  2. Aspiring to give her clients the personal attention that she once wanted when running her design and manufacturing business, Melissa decided to open "The Melissa K. Dagodag" law practice in 2006. To this day, she adheres to the ideals that brought her to the practice of law in the first place: Protecting and Strengthening the Work of Entrepreneurs and Creative Businesses. Melissa is a member of the California State Bar Association, the Beverly Hills Bar Association, Stanford Professional Women of Los Angeles, Stanford Ideas and Connections Network and the Rotary Club of Santa Monica. She serves on the Board of Directors of Meals on Wheels West, volunteering at the non-profit California Lawyers for the Arts.
  3. Jonathan Santos
    John Santos is an entrepreneur and YouTuber building a community that equips its followers with the tools, tips, and knowledge of starting and growing their brands. Through his YouTube channel, @JOHNXSANTOS he creates content that removes barriers educationally, financially, and mentally so that anyone can pursue their dreams. His journey started years ago when he launched his first business right out of high school, which has recently grown nationwide. John’s vision is to change the world by positively inspiring, empowering, and equipping the future generation of creators.
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  5. Brandon Thrasher
    In 1998 Brandon Thrasher started an urban apparel line called Know Ya Roots, which later became Knoyaro. With nothing more than his imagination a vision, and an awareness of fashion, Brandon turned his vision into an international experience, allowing him to travel to Hong Kong to perfect and complete the line for preparation to showcase the brand at the 2000 Magic Show Apparel convention in Las Vegas. It would be at the Magic Show, where Brandon’s vision for Knoyaro vision, by writing nearly $300k in orders over a two-day period. Brandon has since moved on from the fashion industry, but has remained passionate of fashion. Now as a successful business entrepreneur, Brandon has earned prestigious professional and scholarly accolades since entering the field in 1998. Since 2007, Brandon now oversees The Thrasher Group, a boutique branding and marketing firm, which specializes in making sure small business reputations continually, thrive. Much of his firm’s reputational growth has resulted from its use of the 360 Branding Training Systems that Brandon has developed. With The Thrasher Group, Brandon has finely tuned his skills in developing and overseeing efforts in advertising, branding, marketing and creative direction.
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