Rhonda has headed up Business & Legal Affairs Departments at various studios throughout her 35-year career as an entertainment attorney (most recently at First Look Media/Topic Studios [New York] and Viacom [Los Angeles]). She has specialized in the areas of film, television, and general media business. She has built teams of lawyers and support staff throughout her years in the entertainment industry where Rhonda has trained her team members to negotiate, draft, and prepare them for future leadership positions. Building her various business & legal affairs teams and providing guidance/counsel to studio executives has gained her a reputation as an effective leader. Further, Rhonda has contributed to the strategic planning, preparation, and oversight of complex budgets and strategic 5-year plans presenting before all vertical departments. She is skilled at presenting analysis and recommendations to CEOs and CFOs.