2018 Teddy Ball Host
CFO, Executive Producer
Direct: (858) 677-0792
John Teotico is the Yin to Village Entertainment’s creative Yang. With 30+ years as a CFO for leading advertising and technology companies John brings the knowledge and coordination needed to keep Village Entertainment moving in the right direction. He has been recognized as a CFO finalist by the San Diego Business Journal multiple times over the years, and his devotion to the companies he works with have helped them grow exponentially in the last decade. John has lead many of the companies he’s been associated with through successful exits both and IPO and an acquisition. John received his bachelors degree in Accounting from San Diego State University.
Outside of his professional life John has been making a documentary on Homeless Youth in America; Lost in America. With involvement from Miley Cyrus, Russell Simmons, Sen. Patrick Leahy, Jon Bon Jovi, Jewel, Halle Berry, Rosario Dawson, Sanaa Lathan and other celebrities, politicians and business leaders, Lost In America takes an all-encompassing look at this pandemic. The film highlights related issues such as human trafficking, the foster care system, youth rejection because of their sexuality, domestic violence, abuse and more. It also examines what many organizations, politicians and other public figures are doing to help youth experiencing homelessness – and more importantly, what still must be done to help.
He is one of the Executive Producers alongside with these dignitaries:
• Miley Cyrus
• Russell Simmons, Chairman, Founder, and CEO of Rush Communications. Cofounded the hip-hop music label Def Jam Recordings and created the clothing fashion lines Phat Farm, Argyleculture, and Tantris. Co-founder of Def Jam Records, and was the force behind the hip-hop revolution, promoting stars like the Beastie Boys, Public Enemy and LL Cool J.
• Tom DeSanto who produced and was the screenwriter for Transformers and X-Men
• High level business individuals and philanthropists
• Rosario Dawson
• Sanaa Latham
• Rebecca Gayheart
• Senator Patrick Leahy
• Senator Karen Bass
• Senator Heidi Heitkamp
• Many members of Congress and Leaders of Organizations and Advocates for Youth Homelessness
• Tammy Hyler, one Nashville’s most sought after songwriters. She has written number 1 hits for Martina McBride, Shania Twain, Billy Ray Cyrus and Taylor Swift
• Fred Williams, plays and programs on songs with the Jonas Brothers, Adam Lambert, and American Idol finalists and the keyboardist for the Backstreet Boys