The EAL’s Ambassadors are exceptional individuals, with a strong passion for conservation and wildlife protection, who are committed to promoting EAL’s vision and representing the organization.
Ambassadors take on an important role endorsing our work and advocating on behalf of the organization at events, meetings, online and through other special assignments.
Joanne Horowitz has been a Talent Manager for over thirty years, helping to guide the careers of some of Hollywood’s biggest names, most notably, two-time Academy-Award Winner Kevin Spacey. In 2015, Joanne received the Pat McQueeney/Manager of the Year Award from her peers, for excellence in Talent Management. Most recently, Joanne was at the forefront of negotiating the Netflix/HOUSE OF CARDS deal, which was the first of its kind in the new streaming/binge-watching landscape of television.
Also on her roster are young, up-and-coming actors such as Alex MacNicoll (TRANSPARENT), Gavin Stenhouse (ALLEGIANCE), and Claudia Lee (HART OF DIXIE, KICK-ASS 2). Before becoming a talent manager, Joanne did PR/Special Events at STUDIO 54 in its heyday, and she was VP of publicity and marketing for UNITED ARTISTS film studio. Joanne was also Executive Producer on THE BIG KAHUNA and BEYOND THE SEA. Joanne has parlayed her Hollywood connections into the tech space, partnering with renowned film director, Bryan Singer (USUAL SUSPECTS, X-MEN franchise), on CINEBODY, a cloud-sharing application that also turns your cell phone into a motion-picture movie camera, she’s also working with a venture capital firm, Stage Venture Partners, on other upcoming tech startups.
A passionate animal lover, Joanne is founder/producer of VERGE OF EXTINCTION, a charity concert, which is dedicated to raising awareness for saving elephants and rhinos from illegal poaching, and she also serves on the board of directors for the newly opened animal museum in downtown Los Angeles.