Key Staff

Alan H. Gerson | President & CEO | (818) 526-0600

Prior to joining ESG in 2008, Alan Gerson served as the head of NBC’s Program Standards and Broadcast Administration; EVP of the Home Shopping Network; Sr. VP of Television and Business Development at Ticketmaster Corp.; President and C.O.O. of both RONCO Inventions and Vertical Branding, Inc.; co-founder and EVP of iMedia Communications, Inc. Alan is a natural storyteller and given his long and interesting job history, you're in for a treat if you get to have lunch with this guy. Alan has a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law and a B.A. from the State University of New York, College at Plattsburgh.

Alex Hendrie | Executive Vice President | |ext. 200 | (818) 526-0600

Alex Hendrie joined the team in 1998 and is an attorney by training. He has overseen compliance for over 250 different game and reality shows including Wheel of Fortune, Jeopardy, Deal or No Deal, Who Wants to be a Millionaire, and Don’t Forget the Lyrics. Alex is often found on set during the production and taping of game shows to ensure all elements of the show are legal and fair. If you want to see the largest cats on the planet, ask Alex to show you pictures of his Maine Coons. Alex has a law degree from Saint Mary's University School of Law.

Sabra Malkinson | Director of Finance/Program Standards & Administration | |ext. 109 | (818) 526-0600

As a long-time employee of ESG, Sabra works within all three divisions of the company. Some of the hats she wears are: all things finance, Broadcast Standards and Practices team member, and SCC's scheduler and contract maven. She is also the manager of the ESG's yearly NCAA brackets – unfortunately, she has never actually won.

Eli Wagner | Standards and Practices Director || (818) 526-0600

Eli Wagner has been with ESG since 2014 where she oversees the Standards and Practices on dozens of television game show sets including Wheel of Fortune, Jeopardy, Are you Smarter than a 5th Grader, The Wall, and many more. Prior to ESG, Eli worked for a boutique law firm specializing in intellectual property and civil litigation. Eli loves exploring new restaurants with a special affinity towards Neapolitan pizza. Eli has a J.D. from the University of San Francisco School of Law with an emphasis on Intellectual Property. She attained her B.A. from UC San Diego where she majored in Political Science and Theater.

Jessica Sutton | Director, Promotion Operations | |ext. 120 | (818) 526-0600

Jessica joined the team in 2001 and works closely with the CEO to target organizational objectives. Jessica monitors the day-to-day activities of the promotion staff and establishes and oversees systems, procedures, and protocols; she also formulates policy for the promotions department. In her spare time, you will find her binge-watching Netflix, hanging out with her dog nieces (Lucy and Priscilla Queen of the Desert), and volunteering with Fetchin' Retrievers Rescue. Jessica has an M.B.A. from the University of Redlands and a B.A. in English from Randolph-Macon Woman’s College.

Emilie Davezac | Sr. Manager, Promotions | |ext. 105 | (818) 526-0600

Emilie joined the team in 2004 and oversees client relations and business development in addition to the administration of contests, sweepstakes, and other types of promotions. Emilie's cats are named Artemis and Caspian so give her a call if you find yourself needing a unique pet name.

​Oscar Manjarrez | Sr. Manager, Promotions & Compliance-GA Office | |(770) 985-7381

Oscar is responsible for client relations, promotion management, and heads up ESG’s Spanish promotion department. Additionally, he works across multiple client verticals, has vast experience with digital executions, and is an expert in social media. Oscar also handles compliance for the SCC division of ESG. Lastly, he spoils the heck out of his dog, Boomer.

Greg Douglass | Promotions Manager | |ext. 102 | (818) 526-0600

Greg joined the team in 2006 and works with some of ESG’s largest clients in a broad range of promotional and fulfillment fields. He's been a key player in joint venture marketing campaigns for his clients and regularly oversees national campaigns. Also if you happen to be looking for a history buff on Trivia night, Greg is your guy.

Kerry Pozniak | Fulfillment Manager | |ext. 103 | (818) 526-0600

Kerry joined the team in 2012 and manages ESG’s fulfillment department. He ensures all the prizing needs for promotions are met from procurement to delivery. Additionally, he analyzes and cross-references budgets (planned vs. estimated) to ensure efficiency and cost effectiveness. Kerry's co-workers encourage him to bring his dog, Bonnie, into the office because she is awesome.