Vic is a respected thought leader whose efforts include lobbying and negotiating with entertainment industry executives to expand access and to provide opportunities for people of color. He has advanced programs and initiatives that focus on employment issues that impact creative, executive and technical positions in the entertainment industry. His groundbreaking work has been recognized by the California State Legislature and the Foundation for Ethnic Understanding.
Vic made civil rights history when he opened the Hollywood Bureau office for the NAACP in 2002 and became its first Executive Director. The Hollywood Bureau serves as the Association’s main office for addressing issues of minority representation and employment in front of and behind the camera. He is a regular speaker and panelist on diversity issues in the entertainment field and he has key contacts and industry relationships throughout the entertainment arena.
His experience spans production, marketing, promotion, sales, budget management, staffing and operations.