In 2012, Cecily Strong was added to the all-star cast at Saturday Night Live and began hosting the segment Weekend Update. Her success on the show landed her a gig hosting the White House Correspondents’ Dinner in 2015. The breakout star can be seen in the films The Bronze, Staten Island Summer, and the recent remake of Ghostbusters.
Chris Westfall embodies the comprehensive and diverse value of the Academy experience. Author of The NEW Elevator Pitch and a US National Elevator Pitch Champion, Chris has coached clients on Shark Tank, helped entrepreneurs raise millions from investors, and successfully rebranded companies, products, and services around the world. He lives in Houston, Texas with his wife and two children and has used his influence to be an avid supporter of the visual and performing arts.