Beat the Streets – Los Angeles announced today that Andy Redman, chief operating officer of The Tornante Company, was elected to the Board of Directors. A wrestler at Princeton University from 1998 – 2002 Andy also serves on the board of numerous holdings including the Topps Company Inc. and Vuguru LLC.
Founded in 2005 by Michael Eisner, The Tornante Company is a privately held company that invests in, acquires, and operates companies in media and entertainment. Andy came to Tornante in 2005 from The Walt Disney Corporation where he worked with Eisner as an analyst in Corporate Strategic Planning.
Andy’s dynamic experience as a leader in entertainment and media perfectly compliments BTS – LA’s needs as a rapidly growing nonprofit serving greater Los Angeles.
Beat the Streets – Los Angeles, a California nonprofit public benefit corporation, strives to cultivate and support youth development programs in underserved communities in the Los Angeles metropolitan area. Within this context, Beat the Streets – LA utilizes the sport of wrestling to foster and encourage a desire for excellence, respect for peers, fair play, leadership, and perseverance.