Title: Owner, Founder
Company: Ever Gold Agency
Location: Los Angeles, California, United States
Lisa Oropeza, Owner and Founder at Ever Gold Agency, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Business Owners for dedication, achievements, and leadership in film production.
Having accrued more than 20 years of professional experience, Ms. Oropeza has served as the owner and founder of Ever Gold Agency, a consultancy business, since 2007. Offering specialty public relations and project consultation, travel and lifestyle management and event planning services, she proudly provides her clients’ projects with the “Midas touch.” Notably, Ms. Oropeza has worked on more than 175 campaigns for a wide range of companies including New Line Cinema, Paramount Pictures, Focus Features, LAIKA, National Geographic, Amazon Studios, Annapurna Pictures, Walt Disney Studios, United Artists Releasing and MGM. Some of the most popular project she has contributed to include “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy, “Austin Powers” and “Rush Hour” franchises, “Boogie Nights,” “U23D,” “The Kids Are All Right,” “Dallas Buyers Club,” “If Beale Street Could Talk” and “Booksmart.”
Ms. Oropeza commenced her career with New Line Cinema as assistant to the senior vice president of publicity and promotions in 1997. By 2001, she was promoted to director of talent relations and special projects, which she excelled as until 2006. From there, she served as a senior account manager for Mint Lifestyle for one years before officially beginning her initial consultant work with Picturehouse, Summit Entertainment, Focus Features, who produced “Coraline,” and others. Likewise, Ms. Oropeza gained valuable expertise in the field as an awards and special projects consultant for Focus Features and Annapurna Pictures. She currently presides over the awards office for United Artists Releasing.
Looking back on her career trajectory, Ms. Oropeza considers her career highlight to be working on The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, which she proudly refers to as her “Master’s Degree in Execution and Logistics.” However, she is most proud to be a five-year breast cancer survivor. Civically, Ms. Oropeza is involved with Big Brothers and Big Sisters of America and Meals that Heals, which provides on-the-job meals to frontline healthcare workers in Southern California during the COVID-19 crisis. She also sponsors homeless citizens and animal shelters. As she continues to progress in her career, she hopes to serve on targeted select board groups that have to do with youth empowerment and mentorship, as well as diversity and inclusion initiative committees.
From working at her parents’ video store in the San Fernando Valley in the 1980s, Ms. Oropeza grew a deep love for film. Since first landing a job in New Line Cinema, she says has felt like Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz finding her way home, which led her on a quest and magical adventure with every film contribution she has provided. Presently, Ms. Oropeza maintains affiliation with the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences and the Academy of Marketing and Public Relations Branch. As a specialist in the entertainment industry, she attributes her career success to her upbringing, as well as her sense of self, which encompasses worthiness and deservedness. She is also eternally grateful for the mentors who have helped shape her into who she is today.
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