Andy Firchau is an Emmy-nominated producer and writer who has worked on everything from documentaries to lifestyle programs to reality travel shows.
His credits include the popular lifestyle shows Creative Juice and Witch Crafts for DIY Network and HGTV. He received a Daytime Emmy nomination for his role as supervising producer on Witch Crafts. Other projects include NBC’s Race Across America, Fine Living Network’s The Great Adventure, and the syndicated series The Best of California.
In addition to his production work, Firchau covers the Los Angeles soccer scene for ESPN.com.
Firchau grew up in Boulder, Colorado and attended the University of California, San Diego.
Joy Auerbach was born in Brooklyn New York, attended Beverly Hills High School and Hofstra College all the while working for the tour organizer of the Rolling Stones. After graduating from (rehab) paralegal school, Joy worked for such entertainment law firms as Bloom Hergott, Goldman and Kagan and Ruben and McGonigle as an entertainment paralegal. At the same time, Joy performed stand up comedy at the Comedy Store, Laugh Factory, Improv and for two years was featured in S. Rachel Lovey’s “Women in Comedy…” in the Belly Room of the Comedy Store.
Joy went on the produce her own female stand-up showcase with husband Stephen Auerbach, which received rave reviews and ran from 1997-1999 at Masquer’s Cabaret. In 1999, Joy founded Crystal Management where she represented many comedians and actors. Joy went on to administrate the vast music catalog of her uncle, Ben Weisman, who is well known as the most recorded Elvis Presley music composers. Joy is currently attending law school at UWLA and will graduate 2009. She plans to specialize in Intellectual Property law.
Alexander Simeonov graduated with Computer Science degree from Santa Monica College and BA in Economics from California State University Northridge.
Industries worked for involve entertainment, military contractors and medical organizations. An extensive experience with multimedia and entertainment sites and applications was gained at L.A. Internet Corp. back in 2000-2002. Technologies pioneered comprised audio and video streaming, 3D tours, anaglyph design and imagery.
At Northrop Grumman, Alex was involved in core application development on the JSF F-35 program with projects utilized by the top leading engineers and executives.