House of Appreciation is home to a diverse and talented family of creative leaders and social entrepreneurs. We concept and pilot projects in our communities with a focus on public health and women's empowerment.
Margaux Joffe, FOunder & EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
Margaux Joffe is an award-winning producer, creative consultant and advertising professional based in San Francisco. She is passionate about using media as a tool for advancing health and healing in society, and has produced several award-winning public health campaigns for the city of Boston, a documentary to raise funds for human trafficking relief efforts in India, and a sexual assault prevention campaign that was featured on the Dr. Phil show and in the Huffington Post. (Learn more about her past work here)
MARCUS TAYLOR, Creative STRATEGY
Over his 13-year career, Marcus has created award-winning advertising for many of today’s top brands including General Motors, The Walt Disney Company, Proctor & Gamble, PG&E, Union Bank, YMCA and ComEd. Marcus holds a Master of Science in Integrated Marketing Communications from the Medill School at Northwestern University. Learn more about Marcus' work here.
Luciana Almeida, MEDIA PRODUCER
Luciana is a multi-talented media professional with a background in broadcast journalism, marketing and film production. She started her career as an anchor for Boston's Brazilian Television Network , and now serves as the Production Manager for Freight Farms. Originally from Brazil, she lives and works in Boston.
CELESTE GORDON, ADVISOR
Celeste Gordon is an expert in organizational development, strategic planning and non-profit management. Celeste draws on her background in storytelling, dance and music to bring a creative and human-centric approach to her work. A few fun facts: She's hiked 600 miles on the Camino de Santiago, studied 18 years of classical piano, and has a new found love of Lindy Hop. In her free time, Celeste practices Lyengar yoga and avidly attends live music events.
Eleni Pallas, ADVISOR
Eleni is an Executive Coach, Author, Professor at UC Berkeley, and Founder of Leaders for Good. As a leadership advisor for she helps creative change makers be powerful human-centric leaders in their communities and organizations. She is currently creating a Playbook on Human Centric Leading that promises to revolutionize how we think about leadership.