(Los Angeles) June 10,
2015--The Foundation for a National AIDS Monument today announced three new
members of its Board of Directors. Actor and activist Zachary Quinto,
William Morris Endeavor Board Member Mark Itkin and marketing executive and
MSMGF Board Member Tom Whitman (pictured). All three men add a wealth of
knowledge, leadership and experience to support the growth and development of
the AIDS Monument, located in West Hollywood, CA.
The Foundation for an AIDS
Monument has been working with the City of West Hollywood and local community
members to plan for the development of an enduring physical and interactive
testament to the historic and future fight against HIV and AIDS. The physical
monument, as envisioned by internationally acclaimed artist Daniel Tobin,
will honor HIV/AIDS activists, caregivers and community leaders, and
memorialize those impacted by the devastation of HIV/AIDS on a local and
Tom Whitman, Tom Whitman
Presents (TWP) — Tom Whitman is the Senior Vice President/Director of Flip,
the LGBT division of integrated marketing agency ion+Radarworks, with offices
in Los Angeles, Seattle and New York. Tom has made a career of specializing
in connecting Fortune 500 brands to the LGBT consumer through a range of
integrated marketing plans, including experiential, digital, print,
influencer marketing and social media. His deep experience in delivering
creative and innovative programs ranges from television and event production
to advertising, marketing and communications. A much sought after
thought-leader and expert on LGBT marketing and promotions, Tom also serves
in leadership positions on the Board of Directors of AIDS Project Los
Angeles, GLAAD, the Global Forum on MSM and HIV, and is active in the
regional, national and global LGBT non-profit space.
"The National AIDS
monument will be a catalyst for conversations that can help save lives. We
are equally grateful for Tom's experience in building community and marketing
campaigns as well as his relevant Board experience," said Jason H.
Kennedy, Board vice-chair.
The monument will be
located in Los Angeles in West Hollywood Park, which is undergoing an $86
million renovation. The foundation Board chose Daniel Tobin of Urban Arts
Project to design the monument.
For more information about the AIDS Monument in
West Hollywood, please visit www.aidsmonument.org .
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