Blue13 director Erin Dwyer is the VP of Digital at OUAI Haircare. She is a marketing executive with 15-year progressive career and unique blend of experience—bridging gaps at the intersections of digital marketing, strategy, product, and technology. A former professional dancer, Dwyer’s passion for performing began at a young age, and Erin has performed on stages all over the world, including with Blue13. She impressively supports the work of the company while having a full time job she loves, being a mother, and even running her lifestyle blog http://www.dirtyandthirty.com.
Dre JacksonBoard Chair
Dre Jackson joined the Blue13 Board of Directors in 2016, and became the board chair in 2018. As a former Blue13 dancer and instructor himself, he shares the vision of the company, while also working as an actor and living with his husband in Los Angeles. His credits include Dollface, The Politician, Mindhunter, and New Girl. Dre is a passionate artist and advocate, and is deeply invested in supporting Blue13.
Dee Anna McDaniel recently retired from the financial and real estate industries, and has lived and worked in Indiana and Missouri, relocating to Los Angeles in 2011. She most recently worked with helping homeowners save their homes, and traveled internationally training colleagues to do the same. Dee Anna is committed to community outreach and reaching the diverse and underserved through the arts.
Michael A. Graham is a Partner at the law firm of Pond North LLP working out of the firms Los Angeles and San Francisco offices. He has handled numerous civil trials and appeals for toxic tort, products liability, and employment cases on behalf of numerous Fortune 500 corporations in both federal and California courts. In addition, he has counseled private and public employers in matters involving employment-discrimination litigation and provided general labor and employment law advice. Mr. Graham received a Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service from Georgetown University and his law degree from the Georgetown University Law Center. He also attended the University of Vienna, Austria.
Jaikaran Sawhny is the Senior Product Manager at Saavn, India’s leading music streaming service. As lead Product Manager, Jaikaran has been instrumental in bolstering the company’s rapid user growth through product innovations, while helping to secure partnerships with companies like Facebook, Google, Shazam, T-Mobile, Telenor, and Sonos. Sawhny is dedicated to bringing the cutting edge to the streaming music space in emerging markets through multiple mobile platforms. He is passionate about the arts, and an avid fan and supporter of Blue13’s work for many years.