Jody Simon brings an extensive and diversified background to Maven Films, LLC following a number of years in the development and management of many successful enterprises spanning several industries, including heathcare education and real estate. An established entrepreneur, Jody’s business knowledge is an asset to Maven Films, carefully balancing the common Art V/S Commerce that exists in many independent film production entities.
Jody earned his pharmacy degree from the University of Florida, College of Pharmacy in 1983. After owning and operating a successful community-based retail pharmacy, Jody co-founded Cortex Communications, a medical education company, in 1995. Cortex was acquired by Health Answers, Inc. in 1999. After completing his obligations to Health Answers, Jody then founded CommGeniX with several partners in 2000. In addition to serving as CEO of CommGeniX, Jody was instrumental in establishing the Geriatric Oncology Consortium, a non-profit consortium dedicated to improving care for the elderly cancer population.
Along with long-time friend Lou Maggio, Producer Scott Lumpkin and newest addition Allen Berrebbi, Jody rounds out a management team comprising a wealth of artistic, technical, and business development experience.